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Altbier | Cape May Brewing Company

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3.56/5
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8 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cape May Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States
capemaybrewery.com

Style: Altbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Altbier is a German ale, which literally means old beer. This is not referring to the age of the beer but rather to the pre-lager fermentation method of using ale yeast. Amber in color, the Althas a clean flavor, which is similar to a dark lager but with the addition of noble hops from Germany with a light biscuity flavor.

36 IBU

Added by orangesol on 10-05-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
8
pDev:
7.87%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
5
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0
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User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 8 |  Reviews: 1
Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pokal, the appearance was a dark red to brown color with a thin white foamy head that dissipated at a nice pace. Moderate thin speckled lacing. The aroma starts off with crisp sweet bready malts entering in upon some light grassy hops. Light caramel and then some biscuity notes slide in underneath. The flavor leans malty sweet with a touch of the German lager yeast creating a nice lager biscuity smoothness. Super low grassy with malty aftertaste with finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fair sessionability about it. Carbonation felt fine for what it was. Overall, pretty good Americanized altbier with a tad more grassy hops than expected along with some more caramel tones. Still, worthy of coming back to.

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Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of braican
3.91/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Vivs85
3.53/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of weeare138
3.56/5  rDev 0%

Photo of cheah
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of ColForbinBC
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Belittle
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Altbier from Cape May Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.56 out of 5 with 8 ratings
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