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Altercation - Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works

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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 7.28%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Ale and lager fight for supremacy in this rare beer style: this is a dark copper ale but is fermented at colder temperatures like a lager and is more bold than an altbier. Full-bodied, well-hopped and bitter balanced by nutty-malty sweetness with notes of caramel and roasted malts.

58 IBU

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 11-08-2013)
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Reviews by tut2528:
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

tut2528, May 20, 2014
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3.79/5  rDev +2.2%

On tap at Destihl, quick review from notes.

Bright clarity reddish brown color, compact head of off white foam on the surface.

Aroma was malty first and foremost, with a dry mellow hop presence.

Taste was similar, ample hop bitterness that lingered after the initial chewy and nutty malt flavors. Complex and enjoyable though a little one dimensional. Glad to see Destihl attempt the more unconventional German styles, though the Dampfbier is still the standout to me.

emerge077, May 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

tfidler, Jan 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Kubrickx, May 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Mystereli, May 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

wyatt13, Nov 30, 2013
Altercation from Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.