Altercation | DESTIHL Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
DESTIHL Brewery
Illinois, United States
destihlbrewery.com

Style: Altbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Ale and lager fight for supremacy in this rare beer style: this is a dark copper ale but is fermented at colder temperatures like a lager and is more bold than an altbier. Full-bodied, well-hopped and bitter balanced by nutty-malty sweetness with notes of caramel and roasted malts.

58 IBU

Added by MasterSki on 11-08-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
10
Reviews:
1
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
11.26%
 
 
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Ratings: 10 |  Reviews: 1
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3/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of emerge077
3.79/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Destihl, quick review from notes.

Bright clarity reddish brown color, compact head of off white foam on the surface.

Aroma was malty first and foremost, with a dry mellow hop presence.

Taste was similar, ample hop bitterness that lingered after the initial chewy and nutty malt flavors. Complex and enjoyable though a little one dimensional. Glad to see Destihl attempt the more unconventional German styles, though the Dampfbier is still the standout to me.

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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Altercation from DESTIHL Brewery
3.73 out of 5 based on 10 ratings.
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