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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
85
very good

124 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 124
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.32%
Wants: 2
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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Ratings: 124 | Reviews: 20 | Display Reviews Only:
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wreckem8010

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-29-2013 04:50:21 | More by wreckem8010
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javlin624

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

12-17-2013 01:29:29 | More by javlin624
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greenspointexas

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

12-14-2013 20:41:22 | More by greenspointexas
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Radome

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

11-18-2013 05:27:17 | More by Radome
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matthewbc

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.3%

11-18-2013 01:12:00 | More by matthewbc
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StevenLaValley

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

10-31-2013 07:10:01 | More by StevenLaValley
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Canti4341

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

10-29-2013 00:07:33 | More by Canti4341
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duff247

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.3%

10-01-2013 01:52:27 | More by duff247
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HookemHops13

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

09-28-2013 19:17:32 | More by HookemHops13
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Jame515

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

09-26-2013 02:19:49 | More by Jame515
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DeutschesBier

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

09-16-2013 13:30:31 | More by DeutschesBier
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Dicers

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

09-16-2013 02:01:33 | More by Dicers
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thugherman

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

09-08-2013 22:44:17 | More by thugherman
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MatthewD4

New Mexico

4/5  rDev +5.3%

09-06-2013 01:04:42 | More by MatthewD4
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dopelaugh

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

08-20-2013 21:58:02 | More by dopelaugh
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Theortiz01

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.3%

08-19-2013 17:51:40 | More by Theortiz01
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BryanCarey

Texas

3.69/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

ALTeration pours to a slightly darker color than other German altbiers, with a deep copper/brown hue. The nose on this beer reveals scents of caramel malts, yeast, and bread. The foam level isn’t anything incredible, but it is acceptable.

This beer has a flavor that follows its nose. Tastes like toasted malts and bread are obvious, but there are also some nutty flavors, caramel, and toffee. The beer has an earthy hop taste and a nice but not overdone level of spicy bitterness to finish things off.

ALTeration utilizes a German Alt base, but it makes a few changes along the way to give this beer a taste all its own. One change you will notice immediately is the color. This beer has a somewhat deeper color than other beers of its style and it is due to the addition of a small amount of black malt. The brewery makes a few other slight changes as well, resulting in a beer with Alt character, but something a little different, hence the beer’s name.

This is a tasty beer overall and it’s the type of beer that most everyone will like who tries it. It already has one major award under its belt and will likely win more in due time. It’s a nice beer in most every way and I recommend a tasting, if you can find it.

Serving type: can

08-17-2013 03:56:25 | More by BryanCarey
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sendbeer

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

08-17-2013 01:32:18 | More by sendbeer
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chebode2

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-19-2013 04:26:23 | More by chebode2
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Mortarforker

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

07-04-2013 14:36:26 | More by Mortarforker
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JamLand

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-02-2013 00:27:58 | More by JamLand
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obrike

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-01-2013 03:05:15 | More by obrike
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Ted

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

06-16-2013 22:32:46 | More by Ted
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JMad

Texas

3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The beer pours a dark copper brown color with a solid off white head. I detected a nutty aroma with a bit of a caramel sweetness and a hint of tobacco. Some earthy hop flavor up front followed by a malty sweetness, slightly roasty with just a hint of chocolate. It's light/ medium bodied with moderate carbonation and a crisp, slightly dry finish. Solid beer all around, for $6.99 a six-pack I would go back to this one regularly.

Serving type: can

06-10-2013 03:25:30 | More by JMad
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backphish

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

06-10-2013 01:15:30 | More by backphish
Alt-eration Ale from Hops and Grain Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 124 ratings.