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Alt-Bier Ale - Hangar 24 Brewery

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Alt-Bier AleAlt-Bier Ale

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121 Ratings
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Ratings: 121
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 14.61%
Wants: 3
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hangar 24 Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Floydster on 11-06-2008)
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Ratings: 121 | Reviews: 27 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by deruiz10:
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deruiz10

California

4.05/5  rDev +13.8%

A - One-inch whitish head fades fairly quickly but leaves a light floating layer. Pour is a reddish copper, great deep color yet great clarity.

S - Earthy malts and slight hop bitterness. Hints of yeast and biscuits. Also a mild sweet note that interweaves with the hops.

T - A mildly spicy, dry hopsiness predominates the body with some slighty sweet & grassy malt foundation. Distant molasses notes, but the sweetness is so integrated that it's hard to really tease apart the flavors. The finish is where this brew really leaves you wanting more: a lingering oaty, biscuit flavor makes you feel like you can see the mash. Some brown sugar sweetness also lingers with that light hop bite.

M - Lightly carbonated, it keeps the beer lively while feeling substantial. Not too slick, but not heavy either. Well balanced.

D - A great brew, goes great with almost any food and has enough character to stand well on its own. The unique balance of maltiness and sweet hop bite will bring you back for another pint.

12-20-2009 23:47:03 | More by deruiz10
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freshflesh

California

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

02-04-2014 08:31:28 | More by freshflesh
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Beerswag

California

2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

10-14-2013 04:48:58 | More by Beerswag
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ehammond1


3.68/5  rDev +3.4%

On Tap

Eureka! Burger
Redlands, CA

Clear and dark amber, bordering on brown. Thin off-white head. Some lacing down the glass.

Sweet, bready aroma. Little to no hop presence. There's a touch of toffee which is very nice.

Simple altbier. Caramel notes and a touch of toffee sweetness, but relatively simple and one-note, though tasty.

Medium to light bodied. Easy to drink. Pairs well with food.

A simple, malty altbier. Some caramel and toffee sweetness, but not a huge amount of character. Good with a delicious burger.

07-12-2011 03:23:50 | More by ehammond1
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ste5venla

California

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

11-28-2012 20:42:52 | More by ste5venla
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quirkzoo

Colorado

3.93/5  rDev +10.4%

Extra from Cavery

Pours a nice rich mahogany with a thin off white head that recedes into a thin layer on the beer. The aroma is really nice. Lots of toasty, bready notes balanced with some caramel sweetness. I get some apple/pear fruitiness on the nose but again none of it is overpowering. Taste is more of the same with a good amount of hop bitterness to balance the roast and the sweet. Mouthfeel was fine, didn't detract from the beer but felt appropriate. Overall this is a really nice, well balanced beer. It has depth but is not overly complex. The flavors are sticking in my mouth and leaving me with a really nice aftertaste, this beer just keeps on giving. I will definitely seek this one out again.

11-03-2011 03:31:20 | More by quirkzoo
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InfernoBoss

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

05-06-2013 02:12:45 | More by InfernoBoss
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dertyd

California

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

08-31-2013 07:17:04 | More by dertyd
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VictoriaAnne

California

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

07-06-2013 05:23:15 | More by VictoriaAnne
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

09-29-2012 07:29:20 | More by Gonzoillini
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jmccraney

Washington

4/5  rDev +12.4%

09-03-2012 22:10:19 | More by jmccraney
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Pivo

California

4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

08-03-2013 15:20:45 | More by Pivo
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JamLand

Hawaii

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

06-28-2013 00:37:11 | More by JamLand
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incubuscience

Illinois

3/5  rDev -15.7%

07-27-2013 03:57:00 | More by incubuscience
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g_jenkins

California

4/5  rDev +12.4%

11-21-2012 21:42:15 | More by g_jenkins
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LakerLeith

California

2/5  rDev -43.8%

06-29-2014 16:06:48 | More by LakerLeith
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AleHunter805

California

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

07-25-2014 04:38:29 | More by AleHunter805
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LoFiDave

California

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

07-28-2014 02:04:50 | More by LoFiDave
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largadeer

California

3/5  rDev -15.7%

04-06-2013 20:20:22 | More by largadeer
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koakley

California

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

07-19-2014 21:48:53 | More by koakley
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cdog707yo

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

05-19-2014 21:46:32 | More by cdog707yo
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MrHirschybar

California

4.08/5  rDev +14.6%

On tap at Hangar 24 in Redlands
1/24/11

A - Dark coppery brown caramel/watery coffee in appearance - not much head off the tap

S - Sweet, roasted malts, coffee and chocolate

T - Slight sweet start goes quickly to a bitter coffee with roasty malt and lingers with sweet finish and lingering roast flavor.

M - Light, low carbonation and sticky coating to the throat with a light alcohol warmth present

D -Thought this was a nice malty session style beer being at 6.0% just a little over the "5% official session". It's not too sweet and has a nice light bitter balance with the roast.
I actually ordered this after trying it here - having it at the Underground in Redlands on tap and my craft beer friends enjoyed the tastes they had off my pint.

02-14-2011 09:01:39 | More by MrHirschybar
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swimnadd

California

3/5  rDev -15.7%

09-24-2013 02:29:57 | More by swimnadd
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Stoffel

Texas

4/5  rDev +12.4%

01-31-2012 21:12:17 | More by Stoffel
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DarthKostrizer

California

3.45/5  rDev -3.1%

On tap @ Hanger 24

Look: Copper in color and slightly translucent with a 1/8 off white head and no real retention

Smell: Caramel and toffee

Taste: Chocolate upfront with some caramel on the back end ok flavors but pretty one dimensional

Mouthfeel: Thin body and mildly carbonated

Overall: A pretty good alt bier with drink again next time I go to Hanger

02-05-2012 18:32:28 | More by DarthKostrizer
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Alt-Bier Ale from Hangar 24 Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 121 ratings.