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Altercation - DESTIHL Brewery

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Reviews: 1
Hads: 10
Avg: 3.73
pDev: 11.26%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
DESTIHL Brewery visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MasterSki on 11-08-2013

Ale and lager fight for supremacy in this rare beer style: this is a dark copper ale but is fermented at colder temperatures like a lager and is more bold than an altbier. Full-bodied, well-hopped and bitter balanced by nutty-malty sweetness with notes of caramel and roasted malts.

58 IBU
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Reviews: 1 | Hads: 10
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3.79/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Destihl, quick review from notes.

Bright clarity reddish brown color, compact head of off white foam on the surface.

Aroma was malty first and foremost, with a dry mellow hop presence.

Taste was similar, ample hop bitterness that lingered after the initial chewy and nutty malt flavors. Complex and enjoyable though a little one dimensional. Glad to see Destihl attempt the more unconventional German styles, though the Dampfbier is still the standout to me.

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Altercation from DESTIHL Brewery
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