Alt-eration Ale | Hops and Grain Brewery

BA SCORE
85
very good
200 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good
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Alt-eration AleAlt-eration Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hops and Grain Brewery
Texas, United States
hopsandgrain.com

Style: Altbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by wagenvolks on 12-02-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
200
Reviews:
26
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
10.5%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
30
For Trade:
0
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On-tap at the Draughthouse, came with a free Hops & Grain pint!

Alt-eration pours with a deep, chestnut brow body beneath a well-retained light khaki head. Great nose on this altbier. It's a malt-bomb with brown and nutty malts leading the way, but balanced nicely by a delicate, herbal hoppiness. Slight fruit note reminiscent of banana bread. Very mild fragrance, overall, but perfectly to style.

The flavor has a straightforward bitterness about it that's earthy and green on the tongue. Caramel-toffee maltiness is clean and somewhat spicy on the finish. The spritzy body is nicely carbonated, but feels a bit too thin on the back end. A minor nit-pick for an all-around excellent altbier. Perfect for the cool Austin weather this time of year.

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Alt-eration Ale from Hops and Grain Brewery
3.81 out of 5 based on 200 ratings.
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