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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Caramel, Toasty, and Clean. This red ale is our unique version of a northern German Alt-Bier. Enjoy silky caramel smoothness, followed by toasty, bready flavors and finished with a hint of chocolate roast. These flavors all come through in the aroma and combine in a truly unique, very clean, complex, Alt-Bier. Additional Information: Our Alt-Bier is very traditional except for one twist, chocolate roasted malt. We decided to add the chocolate malt to add a little more complexity to the beer and for a perceived dryness that helps to balance the caramel malty flavor.


1.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Westcoasttex (8) - USA - MAR 31, 2015 does not count
The aroma didn't offer any pleasant expectations once I took a sip. It was difficult on the palate and the aftertaste, which lasts longer than it should didn't leave a nice taste. Not for refreshment but could pair well with a spicy meal. Disappointed in this beer as I am a fan of most Hangar 24 Fredo

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VertBaconStrips (2179) - Asshat, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 2, 2015
Tony roma’s across from Disneyland. Sculptin was on tap and I passed it up...... Another ’I’ll order another beer before the bill gets requested and then absorb it in record time’ purchase. Had a wonderful pronounced sweet/dry malt and overall mild character. Was a bit more bold than I like in an alt but it didn’t wreck it. Confused by my brain thinking chocolate or something like it hanging around in the back. I also drank the pint in 4 swigs between blinks.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braudog (6014) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JAN 15, 2015
Bottle. Good one to put in the style guide. Ruddy bronze with a thin but frothy top. Nicely toasted malty flavors, even keeled, smooth and clean. Nice beer that reminds me of my earliest days of drinking beer in Germany. (#5919, 1/15/2015)

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dresden (1156) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - DEC 30, 2014
Stay at brewery. A darker amber pour. Caramel malt, lightly bitter, clean and malty, very decent lager.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
loubar (154) - Los Gatos, California, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Their description (above) is accurate. However you feel about the flavor, it is well balanced and comes together nicely. It’s not fragrant or exotic or skunky. Just a pleasant earthy, woody taste with a hint of chocolate. There’s bitterness at the end but it’s moderated with nice malt base. Not a record setter but nothing not to like.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
badhack (413) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Drank from the bottle. Malt forward, with expected sweet and caramel malt flavor along with some bread and bread crust. Hops and finish both seemed muted. Drinkable. Medium palate, quite sessionable along with a Rueben would be nice. Would like to try this again.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
highibus (755) - Vail, Arizona, USA - SEP 18, 2014
Pours deep amber with off white head and considerable bubbles. Aroma of buscuit and toffee. Flavor is right on for the style. Clean biscuit malt slightly chewy and a nice lightly sweet finish. Good beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (7100) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 3, 2014
"Good n sessionable. Aroma a little musty but malty with Carmel and toasted malt, very ligh t hops. Flavor is much the same. Light hops are earthy. Maybe a little Nutty. Crisp. Mahogany color. Simple, but good..."

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DedicatedToFun (3935) - Santa Monica, California, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle, amber pour, white head, nose is caramel, taste is slighty malty, caramel, decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (6227) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Las Vegas, NV - Total Wine - Summerlin - 12 oz bottle. Dark orange pour, khaki colored, thick sticky head. Aroma of sweet toffee and tea. Flavor has some nuttiness, a bit of toffee, some cola accents. Mouthfeel is nice and smooth. Enjoyed this at Antelope Island State Park after "swimming" in the Great Salt Lake.


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