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Headless Man Amber Alt - Tyranena Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

184 Ratings
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Ratings: 184
Reviews: 121
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 7
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tyranena Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-24-2002)
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koes0024

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

07-26-2013 02:26:47 | More by koes0024
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jabo134

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-10-2013 11:32:11 | More by jabo134
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pirmannt1

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16.4%

07-03-2013 03:24:04 | More by pirmannt1
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BRD14

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-02-2013 02:29:21 | More by BRD14
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Fargrow

Michigan

4/5  rDev +11.4%

07-01-2013 13:00:11 | More by Fargrow
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

3.98/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle, no bottled on date present. Purchased as part of Tyranena's The Legendary Collection assorted twelve pack, which says Packaged on 04/02/2013.

Poured into a Firestone Walker pint glass.

A - Pours a deep golden amber color, that's for sure. Half finger of white head that dies away extremely quick. No sediment, no carbonation showing.

S - The smell is very inviting. Smoked wood. Vanilla. Caramelized malts. Earthiness & a light creamy nutty smell.

T - Taste follows the nose, light cream, wood, earthiness, malt, a strong nutty characteristic not unlike peanuts.

M - Feel is smooth & creamy, light bodied, some brisk carbonation, and lightly bitter & dry in the aftertaste.

Overall, a nice beer from Tyranena. I don't know a whole lot about the style of altbier, but I do know that this one was better than the last one I had, Metropolitan Brewing Iron Works Alt. It's probably not a beer I would go out of my way to try again, but I'm glad I had the chance to try it. I'm liking what Tyranena is doing, and I enjoyed the blurb about the pyramids at the bottom of Rock Lake in Wisconsin. Sounds epic.

Tyranena Headless Man Amber Alt ---4/5.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2013 23:54:01 | More by mfnmbvp
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rhoadsrage

Illinois

3.28/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

(Served in a Nonic)
A- This beer pours a dense clear aged copper with a gentle carbonation and a thick deep beige head that turns bubble.

S- The dry woody malt has hints of woody green hops in the finish but the smell is pretty clean.

T- The watery flavor has some clean lightly toasted malt flavor with some cardboard oxidation note to follow. There is a green pine hint that lingers a bit.

M- This beer has a medium-light mouthfeel with a scrubbing fizz that covers some of the flavors.

O- This beer is a bit watery with some nice malt hints but also taste like it is a bit old.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2013 16:16:48 | More by rhoadsrage
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rlee1390

Indiana

3.6/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A-Cloudy orange, not much carbonation or lacing.

S-Very malty, bread molasses caramel, sweet smelling.

T-Bland. Similar to the nose, malty bread some caramel and no bitterness.

M-Light to medium bodied, some to very little carbonation.

O-A bland boring beer. Other Altbiers (Long Trail's) were more complex but this one brought very little to the table.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2013 22:32:30 | More by rlee1390
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

03-13-2013 07:23:02 | More by Zachtheporter
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t0rin0

California

4/5  rDev +11.4%

03-04-2013 14:17:53 | More by t0rin0
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ssimpson89

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

03-02-2013 21:41:54 | More by ssimpson89
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Hopsiam14

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

02-18-2013 16:33:53 | More by Hopsiam14
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BeerLover99

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

01-14-2013 17:17:26 | More by BeerLover99
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BrownAleMale

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

01-10-2013 17:58:26 | More by BrownAleMale
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stortore

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

01-05-2013 07:27:22 | More by stortore
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Zymocenosilicaphobic

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -16.4%

12-25-2012 00:25:35 | More by Zymocenosilicaphobic
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tigg924

Massachusetts

3.78/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Sam Adams perfect pint glass

Appearance: amber in color, 1/4 inch head, clear, moderate carbonation

Smell: big toasted malt, toffee, and light roasted malt--smells wonderful

Taste: Biggest taste is toasted malt with some roasted malt and earthy bitterness

Mouthfeel: medium bodied, moderate carbonation, sweet start with a slightly bitter middle and a sweet end

Overall: A solid sessionable amber. Not a beer I would go for every day, but certainly once a month. It has a wonderful combination of toasted malt and earthiness.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2012 13:02:13 | More by tigg924
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bzach

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

10-16-2012 09:45:46 | More by bzach
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Ilikebeer2


4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

10-03-2012 00:36:31 | More by Ilikebeer2
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WastingFreetime

Wisconsin

3.45/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed from session notes.

Pours out a copper color with a flash head that dies back rapidly to a 3mm collaring ring of fizz, minimal lacing is present. The nose contains a light amount of toasted bread and nuttiness with just a nuance of ester fruitiness. Honestly, If it were my call I would have amplified that fruitiness level by about 15%. The flavor follows suit, but also has a faint herbal and grassy hop tone on the back end. Crisp, sharp carbonation on a medium body.

Another middle of the road offering from Tyranena.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2012 23:32:52 | More by WastingFreetime
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runwild99

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

07-03-2012 21:35:49 | More by runwild99
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ccozzi

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-10-2012 23:04:29 | More by ccozzi
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-10-2012 14:23:59 | More by Kunstman
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wakajawaka76

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

05-30-2012 16:21:44 | More by wakajawaka76
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Joeyuwp

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

05-12-2012 01:29:44 | More by Joeyuwp
Headless Man Amber Alt from Tyranena Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 184 ratings.