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Alt-eration Ale | Hops and Grain Brewery

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Alt-eration AleAlt-eration Ale
BA SCORE
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:
#16,827
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
200
pDev:
10.53%
Bros Score:
3.62
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
30
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 200 |  Reviews: 26
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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

Big head topped a lightly hazy auburn brew.

Aroma and flavor are spot-on altbier, I could smell it as soon as I opened the can. Malt forward, caramel malt, bready, biscuit, grain, maybe a hint of chocolate with a nice but indistinct hop bitterness that balances well.

Body is medium-thick and drinks like it's bigger than it is.

I'm a big altbier fan and now I have another choice, made better in that it's a local brewery (as local as we can get here in Tx). One more plus is that it comes in cans. Very nice job hops and malt!

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of Hoptometrist
4.23/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served on tap into a nonic glass.

A- Poured a dark brown with off-white frothy head that left minimal lace.

S- Pretty faint aroma of bready malt and caramel notes.

T- Big bready malt, juicy fruit notes, toffee, toasted malt, and some light chocolate notes.

M- Very smooth and creamy, soft carbonation, refreshing, and semi-dry finish.

O- Altbiers don't seem to be a very popular or trendy style. Most that I have had have been drinkable but not too exciting. This is absolutely the best I have had in the style.

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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