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Altbier - Bluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's

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108 Ratings
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Ratings: 108
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 15.23%


Brewed by:
Bluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's visit their website
Kentucky, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  4.19% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Altbier, literally translated as “Old Style” beer, is a classic German ale. BBC Altbier is brewed with additions of Munich, wheat, caramel, and chocolate malts creating a delicate, but flavorful malt profile. This delicious amber colored session beer is balanced with additions of tradtional spicy German hops creating a light and floral bouquet to compliment its complex malt profile.

28.6 IBU

(Beer added by: SheepNutz on 07-30-2001)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by zerk:
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zerk

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3.98/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear deep copper/light amber, with a thin white head. Aroma is a pleasant mix of caramel, pears, and some light hay notes. Flavor begins somewhat sweet, with light fruit and bready malt notes that give way to a nice balancing herbal bitterness. This is a subtle but very tasty beer. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with low to medium carbonation. All in all, quite a nice effort!

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2004 00:13:06 | More by zerk
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Altbier from Bluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's
80 out of 100 based on 108 ratings.