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Blue Mountain Evan Altmighty



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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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A new brew in honor of owners Taylor’s and Mandi’s new son, Evan (and with a winking nod to the Steve Carrell movie filmed around the corner in Crozet). This beer is in the style of a Dusseldorf "sticke altbier" - originating from the North Rhine-Westphalia area of Germany. It is the cousin to Cologne’s Kolschbier, in that they are both termed "obergärige" - top fermented - beers brewed in the alt ("old" or pre-lager beer) style. Alts range from deep gold to dark copper in color and have a firm, hoppy dryness to back up their malty undertones. We’ve created our alt on the deep gold color end of the spectrum, but in the "sticke" (secret) category, that signifies a higher-gravity beer that, in Dusseldorf, is brewed as a reward for local customers and is often not listed on the menu (thus the "secret" part). Evan Altmighty was brewed with Pilsner, Munich, and Caramel Munich malts and hopped with German Hallertau Tradition hops. The same cologne-based strain of ale yeast for fermentation provides light fruit and bready notes and aids in the prolonged cold aging of this ale often treated like a lager after primary fermentation. 30 IBUs, 6.6% ABV.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Torrefacto (516) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 25, 2014
Color caramelo limpio con espuma marfil regular. Aromas de cereales dulces y azúcar moreno. Cuerpo ligero, inicio dulce de caramelo y azúcar moreno, con final moderadamente amargo, con toques herbales, algo citricos y muy seco. Bien

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
laiti (5572) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 13, 2014
35,5 cl bottle @ Beer Temple. Aroma is sweetish with American hops, bready malt and toffee. Flavour as American hops, toffee, caramel and hints of bread. Altbier in American way; like American strong ale with some maltiness typical to Altbiers. Sweet, but not in typical way for this style. Would not recognize this as alt, on blind tasting my guess would be American strong ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20580) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle at Ungstrup. Clear orange coloured with a small white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel and bread. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, bread and hops. Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29170) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 28, 2014
Bottled. An amber beer with a huge yellowish head. The aroma has notes of caramel, fruits, malt, and straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel, bread, straw, and fruits, leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mansquito (3297) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JUN 14, 2014
Total Wine, Fairfax 12oz ($2): Pours brownish amber with an off-white head. Aroma is caramel malts and some of them hops as well as a little bit of fruitiness. Taste is a little sweet with an underlying light bitterness that is a bit dry. Overall, nice, but not all that interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34404) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2014

Bottle 12fl.oz. @ home.

[ As Blue Mountain Evan Altmighty ].
Clear medium amber orange color with a average to large, creamy - frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white to light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, nutty, caramel, dusty malt, light bread, light hoppy, grass notes. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, bread, caramel, nutty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140321]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frovigalning (2930) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2014
Bottle from a bottle shop in Copenhagen. Malty smell with caramel and dried fruit. Similar taste. Something that reminds me of dissapearing hops (aging hops). Smooth mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ken1 (866) - DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
Aroma: sweet caramel Flavor: sweet roasted caramel with notes of berries with a dry finnish. Color: reddish brown with a white head.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (10644) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle from Kihoskh. Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and light hoppy. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. Good bitterness. 170514

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
weark (282) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 1, 2014
Bottle from Erzbierschof - light brown color with a beautiful creamy beige head fully lasting and good lacing- Aroma is malty, caramalt, caramel and toffee - flavor is malty, caramalt, earthy and herbal hops - Medium body, medium bitterness, good carbonation, malty finish - good but simple beer

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