Altbier - Bluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's
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Reviews by BeerAngel:
4.2/5 rDev +20.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5
This beer pours clear burnt orange/amber color with a modest head that shrinks rapidly down to a long laster thin layer covering the top of this brew like a blanket.
The aroma reveals a hint of roasted malts with a nice earthy grain with just a slight musty smell that is present in a complimentary way.
The taste is a repeat with the roastiness punching through in a more pronounced fashion and sliding into the hints of earthy grass and slight hoppiness nestled in the background.
This is a light bodied beer that is spot on IMHO. It finishes with a very minute dryness in the end of each swallow.
This beer is a very easy drinker and one I wish I could get my hands on down here in the hot state of Texas. This would be my summer beer of choice on scorcher days.
Serving type: bottle
10-01-2006 19:35:29 | More by BeerAngel
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3.68/5 rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Served on tap into a shaker glass at the brewpub
A- Poured a dark amber color with frothy head that left lots of droppy lace
S- Some sweet caramel maltiness and some grains
T- Some big sweet caramel malt notes, some breadiness, some fruitiness, and grains
M- Pretty smooth medium carbonation, refreshing
O- A very drinkable amber ale that was refreshing and paired well with my food at the brewpub
Serving type: on-tap
03-26-2012 03:24:25 | More by Hoptometrist
Altbier from Bluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's
80 out of 100 based on 111 ratings.