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Battle Axe - Austin Beerworks

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Reviews: 4
Hads: 44
Avg: 4.12
pDev: 35.68%
Wants: 6
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Austin Beerworks visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

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Beer added by: jamescain on 10-24-2011

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The beer pours a reddish color with a white head. The aroma is some biscuit and toffee malts with a whole lot of pine from the hops. It smells like a super-hopped red ale, which is how the bartender described it.

The flavor is very bitter, but very good. I get a lot of pine from the hops as well as some resin and some orange citrus. There is also a little bit of biscuit malt and some toffee, but the bitterness level is about medium. The beer is fairly dry and the bitterness is lingering.

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The appearance was great, and the aroma was coming alive. It was served in a pint glass, which we all know is not always the best type to get a waft of aroma. It smelled fresh, and hops was showing off somewhat.

The taste was, for me, a bit of the more surprising part than anything else. I can taste a lot of malts coming through, which made it more "sweet," but there was also hint of bitterness. For me, it was very drinkable as it was a bit more on the malty side. 8% ABV? I didn't realize that until I came on here to review.

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Battle Axe from Austin Beerworks
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