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Detroit Beer Co. The Detroit Dwarf | Detroit Beer Co.

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74 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Detroit Beer Co.
Michigan, United States
detroitbeerco.com

Style: Altbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
"This beer has won a bronze, silver and gold as an Alt at the Great american beer festival, and now a silver at the world beer cup as an Alt."

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-20-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,632
Reviews:
31
Ratings:
74
pDev:
12.47%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
7
Trade:
0
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Photo of Tsar_Riga
3.92/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A - Appearance is dark brown, largely clear, with some reddish highlights. Head is moderate, light tan. Lacing is mild, small bubbles.

S - Dough and honey. A bit of tea. Quiet.

T - Superb bright malt, dark brown bread, honey, a bit of toast, and subtle bitterness.

M - A bit sticky, then the carbonation and dry close scrub this clear.

O - A lovely, malt oriented drinker, easy going on a summer evening, with enough warmth to deliver on a crisp autumn evening.

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Photo of DanGeo
2.93/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Timc32
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of breakingbland
4.17/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle as a lovely deep brown with clear ruby highlights. There was scant head.

The aroma was of malt with a suggestion of hops. The taste was of roasty malt, medium sweet. There was astringency in the aftertaste. The body was slightly thin but still good, as was the level of carbonation.

Overall, I liked this beer, although the astringency seemed to increase as the beer warmed. I'll look for this beer again.

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3.65/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.82/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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Detroit Beer Co. The Detroit Dwarf from Detroit Beer Co.
Beer rating: 3.61 out of 5 with 74 ratings
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