Alt-eration Ale | Hops and Grain Brewery

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3.8/5
Very Good
200 Ratings
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:
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Added by wagenvolks on 12-02-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#16,760
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
200
pDev:
10.53%
Bros Score:
3.62
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
30
Trade:
0
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Photo of WDJersey
3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 22Blue
3.85/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dasotelo50
3/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Ryannotbryan
3.63/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kkarimi
3.77/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DbbC
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aufie
3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bluesyasian
3.53/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bluecrow
3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rorjets
3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jmills3
3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ExaltedNecrosis
3.94/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stevoj
3.96/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Can from Whole Foods - Lamar. Agree with Cosmic Scherzo, spot on for an altbier. Dry and nutty, medium murky brown/amber body, soft tight beige head. Aroma and taste both accurately represent this Dusseldorf style. Somebody did their homework.

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Photo of edabdala
4.2/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Junichi
3.27/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MaddDogg84
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ryanhooks81
3.58/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jdimento
3.44/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LloydDobler
3.52/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of aknalley
3.73/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chuckt62
3.19/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of bwood06
3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap into a small pint glass

A - Ultra thin head, which seems to be the going rate for beers on tap at this brewery. Beer is clear and dark brown bordering on mahogany. Light to moderate carbonation is visible. 4/5

S - The aroma leans heavily toward the sweet side of things with notes of toffee, molasses and a sweet toasted malt that is backed up by a complete lack of a hop profile. Somewhat muted. 3.75/5

T - Sweet caramelization and a light breadiness are the initial notes to hit my tongue which is followed by dates, dark chocolate, and finished off with a floral hoppiness. Lingering bitterness makes it hard to forget that you've just taken a drink of this beer. 3.75/5

M - Very light with only a slight carbonation tickle. No real drying astringency allows this beer to remain somewhat creamy despite its light profile. 4/5

O - Muted aroma was disappointing despite the notes that were present (I really had to search for those notes). However, this is somewhat made up for with a nice complex taste profile that balances out on the sweeter side of life. The lightness of this beer allows the drinker to have several without feeling weighed down. 3.75/5

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Photo of BGsWo22
3.52/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ilikebeer03
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ddedhed
3.8/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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Alt-eration Ale from Hops and Grain Brewery
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 200 ratings
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