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Ad Astra Ale - Free State Brewing Co.

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Ad Astra AleAd Astra Ale

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156 Ratings
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Ratings: 156
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 10.57%
Wants: 9
Gots: 14 | 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:
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

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-14-2002)
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

01-09-2014 00:30:40 | More by IPA1978
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Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev +8.4%

12-31-2013 21:52:01 | More by siege06nd
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Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

12-25-2013 19:07:21 | More by Theogre83
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Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

11-16-2013 06:22:41 | More by jaydoc
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

11-16-2013 06:16:57 | More by V3XX069
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Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

11-04-2013 02:11:38 | More by rapayn01
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District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +8.4%

10-23-2013 02:52:24 | More by Sludgeman
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Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

10-22-2013 03:59:13 | More by Mikevicgates
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Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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irongator

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

09-28-2013 21:41:55 | More by irongator
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FPWolff

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

09-09-2013 04:41:10 | More by FPWolff
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Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

09-06-2013 21:20:43 | More by stephensinner
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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Kansas

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Kansas

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Kansas

3.96/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

the beer poured ruby red/brownish. The head was thin and not too hearty as is disappeared quickly. It did maintain a little head to the finish but the lacing was scant. The taste was somewhat bready with a hint of molasses. Mouthfeel was really nice..very crisp with a medium amount of carbonation. Overall, a very good beer for a hot day. I wouldnt have a problem drinking a few of these!.

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Kansas

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Ad Astra Ale from Free State Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 156 ratings.