Headless Man Amber Alt | Tyranena Brewing Company

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Headless Man Amber AltHeadless Man Amber Alt

Brewed by:
Tyranena Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States

Style: Altbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-24-2002

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.97/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle, no bottled on date present. Purchased as part of Tyranena's The Legendary Collection assorted twelve pack, which says Packaged on 04/02/2013.

Poured into a Firestone Walker pint glass.

A - Pours a deep golden amber color, that's for sure. Half finger of white head that dies away extremely quick. No sediment, no carbonation showing.

S - The smell is very inviting. Smoked wood. Vanilla. Caramelized malts. Earthiness & a light creamy nutty smell.

T - Taste follows the nose, light cream, wood, earthiness, malt, a strong nutty characteristic not unlike peanuts.

M - Feel is smooth & creamy, light bodied, some brisk carbonation, and lightly bitter & dry in the aftertaste.

Overall, a nice beer from Tyranena. I don't know a whole lot about the style of altbier, but I do know that this one was better than the last one I had, Metropolitan Brewing Iron Works Alt. It's probably not a beer I would go out of my way to try again, but I'm glad I had the chance to try it. I'm liking what Tyranena is doing, and I enjoyed the blurb about the pyramids at the bottom of Rock Lake in Wisconsin. Sounds epic.

Tyranena Headless Man Amber Alt ---4/5.

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3.26/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

(Served in a Nonic)
A- This beer pours a dense clear aged copper with a gentle carbonation and a thick deep beige head that turns bubble.

S- The dry woody malt has hints of woody green hops in the finish but the smell is pretty clean.

T- The watery flavor has some clean lightly toasted malt flavor with some cardboard oxidation note to follow. There is a green pine hint that lingers a bit.

M- This beer has a medium-light mouthfeel with a scrubbing fizz that covers some of the flavors.

O- This beer is a bit watery with some nice malt hints but also taste like it is a bit old.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A-Cloudy orange, not much carbonation or lacing.

S-Very malty, bread molasses caramel, sweet smelling.

T-Bland. Similar to the nose, malty bread some caramel and no bitterness.

M-Light to medium bodied, some to very little carbonation.

O-A bland boring beer. Other Altbiers (Long Trail's) were more complex but this one brought very little to the table.

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Headless Man Amber Alt from Tyranena Brewing Company
3.62 out of 5 based on 220 ratings.
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