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Alexander Keith's Hallertauer Hop Ale - Alexander Keith's

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Alexander Keith's Hallertauer Hop AleAlexander Keith's Hallertauer Hop Ale

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BA SCORE
75
okay

97 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 97
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.21
pDev: 15.26%
Wants: 2
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Alexander Keith's visit their website
Nova Scotia, Canada

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: wordemupg on 03-29-2013)
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1.5/5  rDev -53.3%

XmnwildX12, Jul 20, 2014
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2/5  rDev -37.7%

oldp0rt, May 04, 2013
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2/5  rDev -37.7%

mspang, Jun 29, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -29.9%

kabritz, Nov 03, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -22.1%

dcbeers, Jul 20, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -22.1%

Krakpoff, May 01, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -22.1%

schnarr84, Aug 17, 2013
Photo of Phyl21ca
2.58/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Can: Poured an amber color ale with a medium white foamy head with good retention and minimal lacing. Aroma of light dry floral hops is more subtle then I had expected. Taste is also dominated by subtle notes of dry floral hops with a lightly sweet caramel malt base. Body is a bit light with good carbonation. Malt base is too sweet and hops profile lacks in character.

Phyl21ca, May 24, 2013
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2.59/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Pours a dark gold/light copper colour with a little over a thumbs worth of egg shell white head that quickly dissipates. Smells of caramel, biscuits, vanilla, toffee and yeast. Not much hop presence in the aroma. Tastes a bit hoppier, with grass and spice hops coming through. Still, rather malty for what I'm assuming they are marketing as an IPA. Mouthfeel is mid body and smooth. Overall, a decent offering, but I prefer the cascade hop ale.

slitherySOB, Sep 30, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -14.3%

TheSevenDuffs, May 21, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -14.3%

BrunoPettipas, Jul 14, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -14.3%

fizzyted, Jul 17, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -14.3%

Kmat10, Aug 17, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -14.3%

Shadman, Jul 04, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -14.3%

NightINgale, Apr 14, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -14.3%

deonreds, May 16, 2013
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2.76/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

A: Orange colour, no head, clear.

S: Some alcohol, corn, hint of grass, vegital.

T: Where did the flavour go. Hop flavours are low, malt is low. Bitterness is very low. Again, Keiths makes an ale that resembles more like a lager.

M: Good carbonation, thin body, low bitterness.

O: Fail!

Kremlock, Apr 04, 2013
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2.9/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Macro outfits always seem to have a tough time pulling off specialty beers. By the time they're done they've typically dumbed it down to some sort of lowest common denominator in order to suit unadventurous beer drinkers and keep the penny-pinching accountants happy by not spending money on stuff like ingredients.

After AK's attempts at whites, red, browns, blondes, etc., etc., I wasn't expecting much here and they didn't disappoint. Same soap, new box.

Pours amber orange with a moderate head that quickly settles to a ring and a patchy film. The hops are there, but they're hidden beneath more malt and alcohol than you'd expect from something that fronts a hop variety. Same taste-wise, with malts dominating what should be a hoppy beer. Mouthfeel and taste pretty much anonymous. A touch more interest than your average macro, but overall nothing to write home about.

TerryW, Apr 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev -6.5%

cam477, Aug 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -6.5%

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3/5  rDev -6.5%

SebD, Jun 28, 2013
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Alexander Keith's Hallertauer Hop Ale from Alexander Keith's
75 out of 100 based on 97 ratings.