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Heritage Alt - Erie Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

51 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 51
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 13.68%
Wants: 4
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Erie Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WVbeergeek on 07-23-2004)
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swright13

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

06-19-2014 19:12:51 | More by swright13
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HoppyBastard2

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

06-08-2014 04:06:32 | More by HoppyBastard2
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-08-2014 20:31:35 | More by rolltide8425
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -21.1%

04-30-2014 04:01:49 | More by tommyguz
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dannyfayy

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -21.1%

03-10-2014 12:27:05 | More by dannyfayy
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Pog-Mo-Thoin

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

01-12-2014 04:10:14 | More by Pog-Mo-Thoin
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xbrettfavrex

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

11-21-2013 03:42:43 | More by xbrettfavrex
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OhNo789

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

11-20-2013 02:53:45 | More by OhNo789
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bcsbeer

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

08-30-2013 04:38:35 | More by bcsbeer
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gpblackgt

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-17-2013 20:16:58 | More by gpblackgt
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harpus

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

07-16-2013 16:51:57 | More by harpus
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.74/5  rDev -1.6%

Served on tap in a pint glass

Appearance –Served a deep mahogany color with some ruby red highlights shining through. Upon serving there is a small tannish head that fades relatively quickly to leave a light film on the brew.

Smell – The aroma has a nice dark fruit aroma of cherry and some chocolate as well as a little bit of a bready aroma. Mixed with this is a bit of nut as well as some light coffee rounding out the smell nicely.

Taste – the taste begins with some roasted malt as well a bit of chocolate up front. There is a moderate sweetness present as well, consisting mainly of a dark fruit taste with a bit of almost milky sweetness. The flavors present upfront remain largely throughout the taste and are joined by a light coffee and nut flavor which biter the brew slightly. In the end a roasted sweet, but lightly bittered flavor is left to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfel- The body of the beer is on the average to above average side for a brew of only 5.4 % with a carbonation level that is rather average. Both are rather good for the style and create a slightly heavier feel with the creamier body but yet maintain a good drinkability due to the moderate carbonation.

Overall – A decent drinking brew with nice cocoa and roasted flavors and a thicker body then would have been expected for a brew of only 5.4 % abv Overall a nice drinker.

04-04-2013 00:03:57 | More by Darkmagus82
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nstroup

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-26-2013 06:48:25 | More by nstroup
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Mojo

Alabama

3.63/5  rDev -4.5%

This beer pours black with a tint of red. The head is a beautiful creamy caramel color about 2 1/2 fingers tall that takes a few minutes to dissipate. There is minimal lacing. The smell is not very strong (in a good way.) Mouthfeel is about average. Not thin, but not thick either. The taste is a near perfect blend of malt and hops with a hint of toffee and mocha. A pleasant offering that I would drink again.

08-12-2012 03:29:44 | More by Mojo
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev +3.4%

12 oz.

Pours a deep brown color, off-white head dissipates relatively quickly.

Smells like chocolate and oak.

Figs, cocoa, slight oak notes, hints of clove.

Medium to light body with a light carbonation on the roof of the mouth.

Pretty tasty dark ale with some nice flavors. Good flavor without being too strong. Enjoyable and I would certainly have this again.

07-16-2012 21:57:15 | More by Cylinsier
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jaybags

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

06-11-2012 17:21:02 | More by jaybags
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clickyourfingers


3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

05-19-2012 15:35:45 | More by clickyourfingers
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dugly2ugly

Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-07-2012 01:22:31 | More by dugly2ugly
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weaselchew

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

04-14-2012 20:09:24 | More by weaselchew
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Buggies

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

04-12-2012 01:57:36 | More by Buggies
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -21.1%

04-09-2012 02:14:39 | More by ejimhof
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TheNightwatchman

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-19-2012 23:20:32 | More by TheNightwatchman
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.4/5  rDev -10.5%

Trying a Heritage Alt from Erie from my boss who brought a bottle back from his Xmas trip home to PA. The beer pours a deep clear ruby amber with virtually no head and no lace. The smell is a very nice sweet malt aroma. The taste is a good malt base with caramel tones and slight hop finish. The mouthfeel is a light to medium body with good carbonation. Overall it is a decent beer.

01-29-2012 03:30:46 | More by WoodBrew
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DWolf

Pennsylvania

1.75/5  rDev -53.9%

01-08-2012 22:03:03 | More by DWolf
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tclapper

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-05-2011 02:42:04 | More by tclapper
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Heritage Alt from Erie Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 51 ratings.