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RATINGS: 4   MEAN: 2.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
A German-style alt beer. "Alt" means "old" in German, and refers to the time when all beers were ales. Has an initial caramel sweetness and a touch of fruitiness, but finishes with a spicy hop flavor. IBU's = 32.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
umich03jm (3513) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - NOV 2, 2012
Draft at the brewery. Pours a dark ruby red color, very little head, webbing on the glass. Caramel malt aroma with hints of citrus and light fruit. Taste is very light caramel malt mostly, like a light scotch ale. Slight fruitiness comes through. Finish leaves a slightly odd herbal aftertaste. Ok beer, nothing I would drink again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - MAY 20, 2005
Taste is hoppy and malty initially but the malts dominate as it warms up a bit. Theres a real nasty aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
11026 (1772) - Alabama, USA - FEB 16, 2005
Tap. Brown with red hue. Malty sweet aroma. No head/ lacing. A touch thin. Crisp and a little drying. Decent.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Pailhead (6429) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - FEB 15, 2005
On tap: Light citrus aroma. Dark transparent amber with an off-white head. Very watery and thin. Just a real light citrus hop finish and even lighter nuttiness. Just not much going on with this one.

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