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ALTitude - Tuckerman Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

49 Ratings
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Ratings: 49
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.46%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tuckerman Brewing Co. visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
ALTitude – Altbier with Attitude, is a limited edition release of the original recipe for the Headwall Alt. The original pilot batch was smooth, malty, full bodied but too high in alcohol (7.5% abv), to become the “session beer” Headwall Alt. Too strong to be a classic Altbier, but too good to forget, we knew we wanted to one day brew this novel beer again and share it with you. Like the Headwall Alt, the ALTitude is cold conditioned, dry-hopped and krausened in the bottle or keg. The process takes about 60 days.

(Beer added by: mduncan on 11-25-2011)
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

4.03/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle with an Oct '12 expiration date. Sampled on January 28, 2012. According to their website this is a Schtick-Alt beer, which is similar to an Alt with a higher ABV. The pour is an attractive dark amber with a long-lasting boisterous head. The aroma is full of sweet malts and mellow hops. The body is medium to full. The taste is splendid with malty sweetness, a little yeast, licorice, and all balanced by a dry hopped ending.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2012 19:31:37 | More by puboflyons
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Bottled on 10/01/13, gotta love bottling dates.

Pours a large fizzy frothy thick 2+ finger head that fades pretty slowly, some spotty lacing, very dark mahogany brown color with hints of light coming through.

Nose nice brown malts, little nutty, caramel, syrupy, with some earthy spicy hops, fresh wort, and mild boozy aroma.

Taste brings more brown malts, sweet and a bit syrupy, candy syrup with caramel and nutty flavors, mild boozy taste and warmth, more sweet fresh wort. Also some earthy hops, faint pine and forest floor, mild to fair bitterness. Finish is dry and not really sticky either, mild bitterness, bit more earthy hops, caramel, nutty syrupy flavors lingering.

Mouth is med to a bit bigger bodied, lots of carbonation perhaps a bit too much, touch of booze warmth, bit syrupy.

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I snagged a couple of single, 12oz bottles of this the other day ($1.60ea ), and have now opted to start quaffin' while out in the 'Zebo as the sun slowly sets...

Poured into an imperial nonic.... The bier has a slight bit of haze, and the color is a deep, dense chestnut. The head is tan and creamy, a fine, tight layer of minute bubbles, lasting quite well. Lacing is present, though not leaving too much behind. The aroma is rich and malty, with healthy levels of caramel and toffee. This brew is fairly smooth on the tongue, and ther body is a standard medium.

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ALTitude from Tuckerman Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.