Kuhnhenn Aldebaran | Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

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157 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
kbrewery.com

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.25%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A very hoppy citrus nose leads this beer, with low malt and high hops in flavor. The Belgian yeast leaves the palate creamy instead of dry. This is an awe-some beer for Belgian and hop fans alike.

Added by mikesgroove on 03-19-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
157
Reviews:
62
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
9.8%
 
 
Wants:
24
Gots:
13
For Trade:
3
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3.56/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

2012 bottle. Have had it for about 1.5 years, thanks Dan. Beer seems close to flat when opening, very little "pop". Apperance is ruby red, no head, the stillness on top tells me it is indeed flat. Nose is sunscreen (in a good way), sweet, malty. Taste is yeast up front (I'll attribute the "sunscreen" smell to the yeast), kind of tangy & slight citrus bitterness on the sides, more bitterness going down with yeast flavors. Nice. Mouthfeel is medium, but very flat. Doesn't seem to be properly carbed, or the seal was not intact. Overall the flatness really hurt my initial impression, but as it warmed I noticed that less and the tastiness took over.

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look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 3

Clear red liquid, with little to no carbonation. Coaxing will get a thin layer of very oily bubbles on top, less than a finger deep.

Slightly sweet aroma, with notes of bubblegum. Very faint aroma, with nothing much else.

A viscous liquid, with very little carbonation. Full bodied beer, with such a mild flavor. It almost tastes watered down. It really doesn't taste like a 9.25% abv beer at all. There are deep notes, way in the back of the throat, of caramel malts. Citrusy hops leave a trail. It could really use a bit more carbonation.

The biggest miss of this beer is the extremely low level of carbonation. Then, I thought this beer could also use a boost in aroma and flavor. How does a high octane beer like this one come off as mild? It's a tasty beer, but it feels juvenile.

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Kuhnhenn Aldebaran from Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
3.98 out of 5 based on 157 ratings.
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