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Balt Altbier - Union Craft Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

98 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 98
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Union Craft Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: yourefragile on 07-05-2012)
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Reviews by DIM:
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DIM

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

a: Chill hazed chestnut brown with golden edges; pours with relatively short lived head.

s: Sweet bread and toasted nuts, traces of grape and leafy hops.

t: Very much malt forward, black bread and strong roasted nuttiness with sweet grapes. Fairly strong lingering hop tingle.

m: Smooth and crisp, surprisingly full bodied.

o: Not a style I know well at all. Looking back over my reviews, of the few I have tried my favorites seem to be bigger, extreme examples. I need to try more traditional examples, this is damn good.

Serving type: can

09-22-2013 17:47:17 | More by DIM
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BmoreBeerGuy

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-09-2014 03:01:21 | More by BmoreBeerGuy
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smokeypeat

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-08-2014 21:46:40 | More by smokeypeat
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Zachior

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

07-08-2014 15:33:48 | More by Zachior
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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

4.01/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Balt pours a brownish color with a nice long lasting lacing head. There is a doughy bready aroma; like dry bread. The taste is very dry, and has a very nice creamy roasted oat taste. Nice body, and very nice strong flavors. Overall its a nice dry, thick, roasted oat beer.

Serving type: can

07-05-2014 00:44:00 | More by vette2006c5r
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oatsodas

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-04-2014 19:09:10 | More by oatsodas
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gillagorilla

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-29-2014 22:10:06 | More by gillagorilla
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skriv

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-21-2014 16:24:30 | More by skriv
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CraigTravor

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

06-11-2014 04:53:58 | More by CraigTravor
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Jackz29

Maryland

2.25/5  rDev -41.1%

06-11-2014 00:18:25 | More by Jackz29
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KevMo84

California

2.5/5  rDev -34.6%

06-09-2014 02:20:03 | More by KevMo84
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dsshuck

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-08-2014 12:40:18 | More by dsshuck
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Std73

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

06-03-2014 18:22:52 | More by Std73
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earlholman

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

06-02-2014 20:08:23 | More by earlholman
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petermethot

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-01-2014 12:53:57 | More by petermethot
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Kubrickx

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

05-18-2014 14:09:42 | More by Kubrickx
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memphischas

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-12-2014 03:29:33 | More by memphischas
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DavidHume

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

04-27-2014 01:58:34 | More by DavidHume
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lupercmda

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

04-25-2014 03:54:56 | More by lupercmda
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csurowiec

Maryland

4/5  rDev +4.7%

04-12-2014 23:40:15 | More by csurowiec
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DRBiser

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

03-26-2014 11:23:14 | More by DRBiser
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lurpy1

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +4.7%

03-13-2014 19:48:51 | More by lurpy1
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clayrock81

Virginia

3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark ruby-tinted brown with two finger head and lace patches on top of an aroma of strong malts, mostly some roasted and bready malts, a graininess as well, and touches of sweet malt like caramel and toffee and I get a touch of hops. Beer is smooth, medium-bodied, there is a good amount of sweetness to it as I get caramel and some other sugary goodness, a little balance from roasted malts and bitter hops but it's not evenly matched. Finishes dry and is a good sipping beer that I enjoyed but not really complex and a little off key.

Serving type: can

02-23-2014 16:45:22 | More by clayrock81
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langisland

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

02-06-2014 15:11:15 | More by langisland
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VictorFranco

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

01-31-2014 04:45:49 | More by VictorFranco
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Balt Altbier from Union Craft Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 98 ratings.