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Ad Astra Ale - Free State Brewing Co.

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Ad Astra AleAd Astra Ale

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204 Ratings
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Ratings: 204
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.41%
Wants: 9
Gots: 30 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Free State Brewing Co. visit their website
Kansas, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-14-2002

This ale is the first brewed in Kansas since pioneering days. The name "Ad Astra comes from the Kansas State Motto - Ad Astra per Aspera, Latin words meaning "To the Stars through Difficulties". We've blended Pale, Caramel, and Munich malts for a rich amber beer. The hops balance this malty sweetness, and we've chosen Northern brewer and Fuggles hops for their flavor.

24 IBU
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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A: Dark amber color, small head which dissipated quickly

S: Moderate, nutty/sweet aroma

T: moderate hoppy flavor to nutty notes. At first it finishes so clean there is almost no aftertaste but as you continue it leaves a subtle bitterness.

M: Not quite crisp, more of a carbonated feel

O: Overall not a bad ale but not remarkable

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Ad Astra Ale from Free State Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 204 ratings.