Alt"er" Ego | Pennsylvania Brewing Company

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Pennsylvania Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: Altbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Todd on 04-20-2008

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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by bigdog73:
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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Photo of Stinkypuss
3.83/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pennsylvania Brewing Co.
Alt "er" ego
4.5% ABV

LOOK: From the tap it pours a rich amber brown color with a fine clarity.

SMELL: The nose is greeted with some soft fruity aromas, sweet roasted malts, lager yeast

TASTE: Upfront flavors are rich and malty. Some tasters have detected raisin and dark fruits. Brown sugar, caramel, low bitterness. There is a toasted edge to the malts. Rich and satisfying flavors.

FEEL: Medium to full bodied, solid feel. Well carbonated.

OVERALL: Glad to see Penn bring this one back after some years of being retired. A tasty, accessible dark lager that would be a solid compliment to grilled pork.

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Photo of Hojaminbag
3.9/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Strange I'm the first to review this beer, I wish I had taken more detailed notes. On-tap at the brewery.

A nice rich mahogoney color with ruby highlights and a white head.

Smells very sweet, malts with caramel and molasses.

Taste follows smell. A nice, rich and sweet flavor. Notes of molasses and caramel, just a slight roasted character. Actually has a somewhat dry finish. Medium bodied, good carbonation.

Pretty good beer overall, I hope others agree.

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Photo of billbeers
3/5  rDev -20.8%

Alt"er" Ego from Pennsylvania Brewing Company
3.79 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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