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Alt-eration Ale - Hops and Grain Brewery

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Alt-eration AleAlt-eration Ale

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very good

158 Ratings
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Ratings: 158
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 11.26%
Wants: 4
Gots: 20 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Hops and Grain Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: wagenvolks on 12-02-2011

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Hoptometrist
4.23/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served on tap into a nonic glass.

A- Poured a dark brown with off-white frothy head that left minimal lace.

S- Pretty faint aroma of bready malt and caramel notes.

T- Big bready malt, juicy fruit notes, toffee, toasted malt, and some light chocolate notes.

M- Very smooth and creamy, soft carbonation, refreshing, and semi-dry finish.

O- Altbiers don't seem to be a very popular or trendy style. Most that I have had have been drinkable but not too exciting. This is absolutely the best I have had in the style.

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of darthvohn
3.99/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Glass Used: Nonic pint

Appearance: A dark cloudy pretzel brown with a tan index finger thick head. Lacing stays right above the surface, making sure to not trail too far behind.

Smell: Toast, brown bread, malt and some sweetness. A bit of spice at the end.

Taste: Malt, toast, brown bread. A faint hop bitterness in the finish. This might be my new session choice.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, very low carbonation with a medium body..

Overall: Never had an Alt before but this was quite tasty. I really liked H&G's Zoe and wanted to give this a shot. So far, I like what they are doing there in Austin. I would be more than happy breaking this out during any get together.

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Alt-eration Ale from Hops and Grain Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 158 ratings.