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Headwall Alt - Tuckerman Brewing Co.

Headwall AltHeadwall Alt

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BA SCORE
83
good

158 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 158
Reviews: 84
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 11.38%


Brewed by:
Tuckerman Brewing Co. visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  4.75% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This is traditional style of altbeir from Düsseldorf, Germany. Alt literally means old in German. Staying as true to the recipe as possible, the Headwall Alt is brewed using German malts, plus German and American hops. Like the Pale Ale, the Headwall Alt is cold conditioned, dry-hopped and krausened in the bottle or keg. Similar to the Pale Ale, the process takes about 30 days.

(Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 05-29-2005)
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Duhast500

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3.58/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the tap into a tasting glass.

The color is a dark copper with a finger of foamy brownish head and some slight lacing.

The smell is malts at first with some sweet dark fruit flavor. There is a bit of a spicy flavor with the bitter hop flavor hiding way in the background of the aroma.

The taste is a little biscuity flavor with some slight roasty flavor. There is a little bitterness again in the far background that hangs back for a bit before a sweet toffee flavor.

The feel to this beer is medium to light with a nice drinkable feel. It goes down well and makes for a good session ale.

Serving type: on-tap

07-12-2010 16:18:01 | More by Duhast500
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Headwall Alt from Tuckerman Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 158 ratings.