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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.01/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Buzzards Bay Brewing’s Alt is the South Coast’s take on a German classic. Brewed with copious amounts of German malts and hops, our Alt is a well-balanced copper hued old-world ale. Like all Alts, ours toes the line between two worlds. It’s brewed with an ale yeast, but it is treated like a lager. It is fermented and cellared at a colder temperature, for a longer time than most ales. The result is a clean, drinkable beer with a very light and warming estery aroma that accents the earthy Hallertau hops added late in the boil. We hope you enjoy our Alt as the weather turns colder. Cheers and prosit!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rubbishystuff (2334) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 5, 2010
UPDATED: FEB 16, 2015 Beer of the month club selection. This was not very exciting. A little thin and bitterness was off. Serving: Bottle

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - APR 17, 2010
bottle courtesy of Cavie, pours caramel with a medium off white head. Aroma is hay and some floral hops. Flavor is rich biscuit and grass malt flavors, some sweet caramel and thin bitter finish. Not very well balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12756) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 9, 2010
(12oz bottle, courtesy of Cavie) Pours a clear orange body with a small off-white head. Aroma of nuts, caramel, maple, roasted grain, and brown sugar. Flavor of caramel, raisins, nuts, light grass, and some roasted malt with a dry, somewhat bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (6073) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 17, 2010
( 12oz bottle thanks to cavie) Pours clear orange with no lacing or head. Nose of toasted brown sugar, sweet malt. Taste is watery, and toasted grains.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 29, 2009
Caramel orange-red, whitish foam. Dry spicy aroma, caramel. Taste is sweet, spicy, caramel. Light cocoa.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
agillespie81 (315) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 17, 2009
Aroma - earthy hop, subtle malt; Appearance - light brown, fluffy head, excellent lacing; Taste - mild malt front, basic hop back, slightly bitter finish; Palate - somewhat crisp, decent body; Overall - good for the style, easy drinking yet flavorful.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SphinxTX (2875) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - DEC 4, 2009
Bottle thanks to Cavie. Pours a clear, light amber with off-white head. Aroma of malt, faint honey, light fruit. Flavor is kinda watered down, some malt and honey with some light fruit. Mouth feel is watery, medium body, medium carbonation. Overall, nothing to write home about.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
19Ei8hty (1166) - Washington, USA - DEC 2, 2009
Biscuity malt character. Somewhat chewy with some caramel notes. A little spice, fruit and nut. Wet leather flask character.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (5256) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 19, 2009
Bottle thanks to cavie. Brown pour with a white head. Nose is butter, caramel and nuts. Decent on the palate with a flavor that reflects the nose quite well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
travita (4867) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 16, 2009
Bottle thanks to cavie. The smell is caramel, sweet, malts, and good. The taste is sweet, nuts, and malts. The look is clear, copper in color, and has an off white head.

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