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Shadow Caster Alt | Draught Works

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Brewed by:
Draught Works
Montana, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Embodying the rogue qualities of Brad Pitt’s portrayal of Paul Maclean, this American-style amber ale is far from traditional. Its pronounced aroma sets the scene for rich, caramel malts on the palate, which in turn taunt with perceptions of fruity esters. The balance of strong, sweet maltiness with moderate hop bitterness makes a crisp ale with a clean finish. Get hooked on this one! He would pivot, reverse his line in a great oval above his head and drive his line low and hard downstream, again skimming the water with his fly…creating an immensity of motion… He called this “shadow casting.” – Norman Maclean, A River Runs Through It

According to the brewery, this is an Amber Ale, despite having "Alt" in the name.

Added by harrymel on 05-18-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of delalove
3.25/5  rDev +16.5%

Photo of Sark
3.43/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance- Golden amber with a finger of cream colored head

Smell- Noble hop warmth and a light sweet undertone

Taste- mild malt balanced by a light crisp hop character, notes of bread and yeast

Mouthfeel- medium bodied, crisp finish

Overall- Solid session beer with some pub food

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Photo of harrymel
1.69/5  rDev -39.4%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Brewed once, possibly continue on.

Pours light amber with some white bubbles. Nose is sweet, hints of diacetyl and some vanilla, not nice to me. Light amber flavor and hints of metal with butterscotch. Medium bodied with a slightly tacky finish. Not so much.

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Shadow Caster Alt from Draught Works
Beer rating: 2.79 out of 5 with 3 ratings
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