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Balt Altbier - Union Craft Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

105 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 105
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 9.4%
Wants: 1
Gots: 11 | 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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Jason

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-17-2013 04:16:25 | More by Jason
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

07-26-2014 01:08:31 | More by beerjamieson
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-23-2014 11:50:57 | More by deansellers
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-20-2014 23:29:26 | More by dexterk1
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-15-2014 18:27:26 | More by mikeburd1128
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Chvck1

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4.25/5  rDev +11%

07-14-2014 02:02:55 | More by Chvck1
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JednoPivoProsim

Maryland

3.26/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12 FL OZ can into a pint glass (no Altbier glass on hand).

Appearance: Pours a thick caramel colored body with a thick, yet not dense, head. Looks like a thick iced tea or loosely carbonated soda.

Smell: Caramel aroma with a nice scent of German Noble hops.

Taste: More like a brown ale than the crisp Altbier flavor I remember. Nutty, caramel, and a touch of chocolate malt.

Mouthfeel: Very, almost too, thick for an Altbier.

Overall: Just not enough to style from the plethora of Altbiers I enjoyed so much outside of Duesseldorf 20 years ago. Again, much more like a nutty brown ale than a true crisp Alt. I feel like Fordham's Copper Ale was much more on point.

Serving type: can

07-12-2014 19:07:59 | More by JednoPivoProsim
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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11%

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

4.01/5  rDev +4.7%
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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Maryland

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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Balt Altbier from Union Craft Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 105 ratings.