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Alt-Bier Ale - Hangar 24 Brewery

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136 Ratings
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Ratings: 136
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 14.33%
Wants: 4
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hangar 24 Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Floydster on 11-06-2008)
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Reviews by tlazaroff:
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4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sort of like a nice lightly burnt caramel on the nose with bits of chocolate for highlights. It leaves a sweet and nutty impression on the brain.

Pours a deep clear amber with a few bubbles of carbonation that rise to the slightly off-white, thin head. Lacing is thin but adequate to satiate me. It's a really nice looking beer.

Nice sweet start that brings up this brown sugar caramel-like flavor and rounds out to a flavor reminiscent of eating a toffee bar with chocolate and nuts. Very nice and simple flavors coming off of this beer. It's smooth and medium bodied, with little carbonation. Its a solid Alt bier that I'd love to have again.

tlazaroff, Sep 26, 2012
More User Reviews:
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

freshflesh, Feb 04, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

Beerswag, Oct 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

DeLuxe13, Aug 30, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 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.

ehammond1, Jul 12, 2011
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

ste5venla, Nov 28, 2012
Photo of quirkzoo
3.93/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 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.

quirkzoo, Nov 03, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

InfernoBoss, May 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

Adeezy4495, Nov 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

dertyd, Aug 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

VictoriaAnne, Jul 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Gonzoillini, Sep 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

jmccraney, Sep 03, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

Pivo, Aug 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

JamLand, Jun 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

incubuscience, Jul 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

g_jenkins, Nov 21, 2012
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2/5  rDev -43.8%

LakerLeith, Jun 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

AleHunter805, Jul 25, 2014
Photo of ocelot2500
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Pours a dark amber color with a tight, off-white head that leaves little bits of lacing.

Smells of toasted malts with a bit of dark fruits.

Tastes of the toasted malts, dark fruits, and a bit of earthy hops. Toasted malts lead off with notes of toffee, chocolate, toasted bread, and a bit of caramel. A bit of nuttiness comes through before some figs and raisins. Toasted notes give way to some earthy and grassy hops. Fairly sweet overall. Finishes with a bit of toasted malt.

Mouthfeel is medium-light with a smooth amount of carbonation.

Overall, this is pretty tasty with a nice combination of fruits and malts. Would like a bit less sweetness.

ocelot2500, Aug 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

LoFiDave, Jul 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

largadeer, Apr 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

koakley, Jul 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

cdog707yo, May 19, 2014
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Alt-Bier Ale from Hangar 24 Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 136 ratings.