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Alt-eration Ale | Hops and Grain Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good
26 Reviews
THE BROS
82
good
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Alt-eration AleAlt-eration Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hops and Grain Brewery
Texas, United States | website

Style: Altbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by wagenvolks on 12-02-2011

BEER STATS
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
197
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
29.13%
 
 
Wants:
8
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For Trade:
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4.34/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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
85 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.
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