Southampton Altbier - Southampton Publick House
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Reviews by Kendo:
4.05/5 rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5
12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass. . . .
Coppery-brown with an ivory head. No real lacing remained, but a small amount of bubbles continued to rise as I drank my way down the glass.
As for the nose: a very faint smell of malt, with just a touch of caramel. No real hops were discernable.
Taste: nicely balanced between sweet malts at first, followed by a clean, dry hoppy finish, with the hops lingering on the tongue. This was not an extreme beer by any stretch, with big, bold hops or over-the-top malty sweetness. But it fits nicely with the altbier style -- fairly light and nicely balanced between the sweet malts and the florally bitterness of the hops.
Mouthfeel: this was well-carbonated (perhaps a bit too much so), but the dry finish of the hops made for a fairly balanced feel on the mouth.
I found this beer extremely drinkable. I could easily put back quite a few of these.
Serving type: bottle
05-22-2006 20:51:30 | More by Kendo
More User Reviews:
3.38/5 rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Stopped by the publick house for a bite and to pick up some IRS bottles. Ordered a flight with bratwurst. Brew arrivedin a few ounce sample pour. Copper color. Fairly malt forward with a soft hop. German crystalized malts. Nice easy drinker nothing mind blowing. Good altbier.
Serving type: on-tap
03-05-2013 18:17:52 | More by cosmicevan
Southampton Altbier from Southampton Publick House
81 out of 100 based on 474 ratings.