Alpenglow | Half Acre Beer Company

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63 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Half Acre Beer Company
Illinois, United States
halfacrebeer.com

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
This winter glider is a concept reserved for the haul, the long push, the times when the day extends into the night. Roast punch and hop slice make this black ale your solution to winter sessions.

Added by GbVDave on 12-22-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
63
Reviews:
10
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
9.74%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
3
For Trade:
0
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3.95/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ARoman
3.65/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

On tap, poured into an 8oz glass. The aroma ia a roasty, warm, rich bakers chocolate that turns earthy early on. The aroma turns towards cooked nuts by the end of the drink. The beer is a dark, near opaque, oily mahogany with a light beige foam head that retains a light ring with a moderately light lace. The taste is a dry, medium light sweet and bitter, fairly balanced. The beer is thin, and kinda watery with a fuzzy carbonation and a medium light, roasted body. Flavors of bread and a hint of raisin come through up front, and it finishes with toast, nearly burnt, with a dry caramel and cooked nuts as it warms. The aftertaste is slightly sticky, and gritty cocoa and earthy blend with a hint of nuts.

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3.96/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kurmaraja
3.78/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.78/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.1/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of bcm75
3.77/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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Alpenglow from Half Acre Beer Company
3.9 out of 5 based on 63 ratings.
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