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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2.43/5  rDev -36.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 1.75

Appearance is typical brown ale-ish. Smells a lot like a mix of Shiner Bock and a brown. Taste just does not hit altbier on the head enough. I'm not too stuck on "style," but when you say this is an altbier, and I get my tastebuds ready for an altbier, it better be an altbier. This tastes like a Shiner Bock with hints of brown ale, which is cool and all, but I want a real altbier, dammit. Too toasty. Oh, TX brewers, this tastes like the "old ale" from Southern Star. I'm starting to think US brewers just like the NAMES of STYLES and like to tag them to their random half-assed homebrew concoctions. Mouthfeel is so-so. Can't really describe it, just kind of there. Not crazy about this.

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2.75/5  rDev -27.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -27.8%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3.13/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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3.19/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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3.27/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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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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