Lighthouse Amber | Cheboygan Brewing Company

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108 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cheboygan Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
cheboyganbrewing.com

Style: Altbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.25%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our German style Alt has a brilliant amber hue, and silky smooth medium body. Its light tan head is thick, retaining, and laces the glass all the way down. A Noble hop aroma up front finishes with a caramel malt nose. Our old world brewing method brings out a light toasted-bread flavor you’ll want to savor again and again. It’s a mouthwatering, thirst quenching delight.

Added by jmich24 on 11-27-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
108
Reviews:
16
Avg:
3.68
pDev:
13.59%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
33
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 108 |  Reviews: 16
Photo of UPBrewer92
4.13/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: amber with a dark tint and a tan, fluffy head Smell: Has bread and sweet malt aromas Taste: A little heavy German dark bread tart at the start, dark kettle sugars, rich malt, and dark bread crust flavors finishing with a light tartness and faint dark fruit. Mouthfeel: Creamy, medium body to medium full, medium light carbonation

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Photo of jgarrison2
5/5  rDev +35.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Amazing Beer. Great color and smell.

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Photo of midlifec
3.6/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jaythedeuce
3.76/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beerguy1969
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Coorsy
3/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of superspak
3.9/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, no bottle dating. Pours lightly cloudy ruby red color with a 1 finger dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with some light streaming carbonation. Aromas of caramel, toffee, toast, brown bread, plum, apple, light nuttiness, light chocolate, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/bready malt, earthy hops, and yeast ester notes; with good strength. Taste of caramel, toffee, toast, brown bread, light chocolate, light nuttiness, plum, apple, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Light earthy herbal bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of caramel, toffee, toast, brown bread, light nuttiness, light chocolate, herbal, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice robustness and complexity of dark/bready malt. earthy hops, and light-moderate yeast fester flavors; with a nice malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth and moderately creamy/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice altbier. All around good robustness, balance, and complexity of dark/bready malt, earthy hop, and light-moderate yeast ester flavors; and very smooth to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

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Photo of DanGeo
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cb8282
4.18/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of km02600
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AndrewLuch
3.32/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of brismit
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of Sento
5/5  rDev +35.9%

Photo of MTLansing
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Kimberly_B
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

Photo of goast8127
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of BBlov
3.52/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of t2grogan
2.5/5  rDev -32.1%

Photo of Subliminal64
4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of tommy5
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of twkirkby
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of IDPharmProf
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of BcOneSeven
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of ChrisOS
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Lighthouse Amber from Cheboygan Brewing Company
3.68 out of 5 based on 108 ratings.
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