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Kürzer Alt - Brauerei Kürzer

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Kürzer Alt
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 13.99%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
Altbier |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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(Beer added by: BlackHaddock on 11-16-2012)
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3.78/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: impressive clarity, foamy white head, coppery-brown with red hues (lighter in color than Schlossel and Uerige, darker than Schumacher)

Aroma: toasty malt character, restrained aroma though

Taste: very toasty, almost like a light bock in flavor, very restrained dark fruit notes, spicy and floral noble hop to round out flavor, finish is smooth and a little sweet with mild fruit character

Mouthfeel: medium body, lager like, but not quite as crisp or carbonated (definitely the least carbonated so far),

Overall Impression: A middle of the road altbier, not straying too far towards lager or ale, with restrained fruit flavor and lager clarity, but ale like carbonation and mouthfeel.

Serving type: on-tap

06-12-2013 21:56:16 | More by dwren89
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

11-03-2013 04:53:07 | More by carrollmel7
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United Kingdom (England)

2.75/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Tall flip-top bottle: best before 15 Dec 2012. Poured (three times) into one of my Hannen Alt glasses @ home during a random tasting evening on 16 Nov 2012.

Looks reminded me of a cola with a head that stayed longer than normal: certainly that colour anyway.

Poor nose: just weak malt notes and an earthy whiff.

The taste is also on the weak side: mildly malty but no depth or 'umph' to the brew at all, a big disappointment to be honest. Maybe it's better fresh or on-tap, but I doubt it. The beer did seem to grow on me a little as I got used to its flavours, there was some bitterness to be found along with those malts mentioned earlier but it still didn't cut the mustard as a good Alt in my eyes.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2012 22:39:39 | More by BlackHaddock
Kürzer Alt from Brauerei Kürzer
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