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Sunday River Alt - Sunday River Brewing Co.

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Reviews: 3
Hads: 8
Avg: 3.18
pDev: 18.55%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sunday River Brewing Co. visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: smcolw on 02-09-2008

A smooth cold conditioned ale with a hint of caramel sweetness.
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Reviews: 3 | Hads: 8
Reviews by smcolw:
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3.66/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Dark amber in color with apparent clarity; generous lace

No off aromas but very mild; I have no idea what to expect in the taste.

This is a well balanced beer. There is subtle chocolate malt and a very interesting smokiness to the brew. Overall, this is a dry beer. The aftertaste is where the hops show up. Good body.

With a little more aroma, this would be a superior offering.

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Photo of bishopdc0
3.45/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Had on draft at the Great Lost Bear.

Clean amber transparent with a good head that laces well
A hint of malt upfront with a fruity back lite nice 3.5 to 4
The taste matches the aroma a slight tart but mostly sweet malt with a roasted malt finish.

The beer is clearn and fresh and pretty easy to drink.

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Photo of Denzo
3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

Photo of jmilo64
2.25/5  rDev -29.2%

Photo of wlfmaldon1
3.58/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RevCraig
4/5  rDev +25.8%

Photo of Ivanhoes_Backpack
3.06/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of thekevlarkid
2.37/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Off the tap in Bethel this Altbier was a copper color with a great tan head of delicate bubbles that retained itself as a collar and left scattered lacing. The aroma was almost non-existent; pale, dry malt was all I could get. The flavors were odd, nutty at first it then went towards caramel malt before it became very full of minerals and wood. The finish was bitter in a biting way. The body was medium, the mouthfeel rough and the carbonation too high and subsequently foamy. Misbalanced and off-target for the style.

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Sunday River Alt from Sunday River Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.