Sunday River Alt | Sunday River Brewing Co.

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13 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sunday River Brewing Co.
Maine, United States
sundayriverbrewpub.com

Style: Altbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A smooth cold conditioned ale with a hint of caramel sweetness.

Added by smcolw on 02-09-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
13
Reviews:
4
Avg:
3.3
pDev:
15.45%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
3
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Ratings: 13 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by smcolw:
Photo of smcolw
3.66/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Dark amber in color with apparent clarity; generous lace

No off aromas but very mild; I have no idea what to expect in the taste.

This is a well balanced beer. There is subtle chocolate malt and a very interesting smokiness to the brew. Overall, this is a dry beer. The aftertaste is where the hops show up. Good body.

With a little more aroma, this would be a superior offering.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of bishopdc0
3.45/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Had on draft at the Great Lost Bear.

Clean amber transparent with a good head that laces well
A hint of malt upfront with a fruity back lite nice 3.5 to 4
The taste matches the aroma a slight tart but mostly sweet malt with a roasted malt finish.

The beer is clearn and fresh and pretty easy to drink.

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Photo of Denzo
3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of jmilo64
2.25/5  rDev -31.8%

Photo of wlfmaldon1
3.58/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RevCraig
4/5  rDev +21.2%

Photo of BFCarr
3.62/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Looks good at Red copper color. Decent head. Taste is mild and inoffensive. Definitely on the malty side. Feel is good, refreshing. Overall, not bad, but you won't remember it.

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Photo of Mack
3.75/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tobydornton13
3.18/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ivanhoes_Backpack
3.06/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of lupercmda
3.73/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thekevlarkid
2.37/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Off the tap in Bethel this Altbier was a copper color with a great tan head of delicate bubbles that retained itself as a collar and left scattered lacing. The aroma was almost non-existent; pale, dry malt was all I could get. The flavors were odd, nutty at first it then went towards caramel malt before it became very full of minerals and wood. The finish was bitter in a biting way. The body was medium, the mouthfeel rough and the carbonation too high and subsequently foamy. Misbalanced and off-target for the style.

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Photo of fastestmanalive
3.54/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sunday River Alt from Sunday River Brewing Co.
3.3 out of 5 based on 13 ratings.
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