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Alt-eration Ale - Hops and Grain Brewery

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Alt-eration AleAlt-eration Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

132 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 132
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 11.26%
Wants: 3
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hops and Grain Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: wagenvolks on 12-02-2011)
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Reviews by Pegasus:
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Pegasus

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Deep amber in color, all but opaque, darker than any other example of the style that I have tried. The head is small and tan, and soon collapses. The lacing is fine and unbroken, entirely coating the glass walls.

Aroma: Lots of toasted malts, a moderate coffee presence, and a bit of wood.

Taste: Opens with an abundance of toasted malts, and a distinct charcoal note. As the taste progresses, the toasted malts roll on. Very late in the taste, there is a moderate, crisp herbal hop note, which carries on past the end of the taste.

Mouth feel: Smooth, fairly soft, low carbonation, feels a bit thin.

Drinkability/notes: Perhaps a bit off style, but certainly not terrible, and is pleasant and drinkable. How about a "sticke" version.

Presentation: Packaged in a standard twelve-ounce aluminum can, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice. Purchased at Spec's today.

Serving type: can

10-20-2012 01:04:12 | More by Pegasus
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Alt-eration Ale from Hops and Grain Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 132 ratings.