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Alternator - Granite Brewery & Restaurant

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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 0.27%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Granite Brewery & Restaurant visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
Altbier |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: Sammy on 03-26-2012)
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

3.7/5  rDev +0.3%

On tap at the brewpub, into a pint glass.

Murky brown in colour with some dark orange highlights. Sheets of lacing and solid retention. Nose is a bit sweet, with some bready malts and leafy hop notes. Quite English in nature with alot of Granite house character (either the malts or the yeast). Perhaps a bit of toffee as well. Taste has some mild English hop notes, sweet caramel, bready and again with a signature Granite feel to it. Moderatly drying and subtly sweet in the finish. Medium low carbonation with a decent body. I'd call this more of an English brown than an Altbier - even this was supposed to be a 'one-off,' I could see this fitting in quite nicely with the current Granite lineup.

04-01-2012 15:29:44 | More by liamt07
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.68/5  rDev -0.3%

Very brown with some white head. Malty aroma. Spot on the style though surprisingly boozy. A story of malting complexity, and modestly bitter at 23 ibu.Beer for Boobs event at Bar Volo, had on cask, also was available on tap.Middling mouthfeel, good drinkability.

03-26-2012 03:25:09 | More by Sammy
Alternator from Granite Brewery & Restaurant
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