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Old Forge Alt - Old Forge Brewing Company

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Old Forge Alt
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6 Ratings
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 13.22%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Old Forge Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-05-2009)
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Reviews by akorsak:
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akorsak

Pennsylvania

3.68/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap.

A: The altbier is a dark copper color, barely translucent with a steady stream of bubbles. A small off-white head accompanies the ale.

S: The nose is malty, bready with caramel, alongside an earthy hoppiness. The hops stand out, firmer than the malts.

T: Rich caramel malts are a strong set-up, lightly toasted with a sweet undertone. An earthy hoppiness stands out, overstepping the malts. Closer inspection reveals nuttiness and bolder malt flavors that have darker fruits in spades. The combination, floral and chewy and sweet, is nice.

M: Darkly sweet, the altbier has a nice finish with fruits and caramel. Hoppiness comes and goes, bitter at times.

Serving type: on-tap

06-19-2011 01:45:41 | More by akorsak
More User Reviews:
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -21%

01-29-2013 15:02:17 | More by Slatetank
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stakem

Pennsylvania

2.95/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On draft at Old Forge. The brew appears a muddy brown color with a tan cap that holds well actoss the top. Some spotty lace paints the wall of the glass as the head fades.

The aroma is overall mild and quite muted with a light caramel grain to biscuit quality being the only real presence to be noted. As it warms up, there is a faint fruit inclusion.

The taste is peculiar with an unexpected strong flavoring of apple. The back the apple is some caramel to toffee grain quality. A mild yeasty ester and hint of alcohol is noted mixing with earthy hop bitterness across the back.

This is a medium to light bodied brew with modest to lower level of carnonation. It displays an interesting green apple character that while not terrible was a bit out of place. This is another offering that take it or leave it, you arnt missing much by not trying it.

Serving type: on-tap

08-09-2012 14:00:25 | More by stakem
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jaybags

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

06-11-2012 17:39:02 | More by jaybags
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vonnegut21

New York

4/5  rDev +14.9%

05-03-2012 16:59:12 | More by vonnegut21
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

11-25-2011 08:05:56 | More by TimoP
Old Forge Alt from Old Forge Brewing Company
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