Lucky Labrador Crazy Ludwigs Alt
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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vyvvy (5892) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 22, 2014
On tap at the brewpub - Pours copper / brown with a small off-white head. The aroma has doughy caramel, toast and rich maltiness. It has a medium rich body with very soft carbonation. The flavor starts off with muddied caramel, nuttiness and earthy British yeast. The finish shows the spicy / earthy hops. Nice alt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
notalush (5732) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 16, 2011
Third beer into my flight here and I’m starting to notice a sameness between all the beer - this is clean, medium dry, crisp, with piney and citric hops - nothing stand out, but clean and quaffable - a light bit of estery notes - not as malt-forward as most alts I have had - decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skyview (5696) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - JUL 17, 2007
Last stop in Portland during ABA Beer Tour 07. On draught at the brewpub pours a semi-clear brownish amber brew (resembling iced tea) with a thin off-white head that quickly dissolves to a fine film. Aroma of multi-grain malt, graoefruit and lemon zest and a touch of pine. Taste is slightly sour, medium bodied and lightly carbonated. Flavors picked up in clude multi-grain malt and pine, but not as over-powering as the Magnum PA. Finish is dry with a lingering bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2004
Tap@Lucky Labrador. Doesn’t really taste like an alt to me. Loads of American hops in here. Lychee/piney hops and toffee-ish malts, still pretty tastey, I like the name too.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - JUN 8, 2004
Ruby amber color with light head & lacing. The aroma is rich & malty with lots of resiny hops for the style. The flavor has a good mix of dark malts, medicinal hops & sweet body. Finishes good & balanced. Clean, fresh, yum!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerguy101 (5359) - Newark, California, USA - JUL 30, 2004
Medium gold color. Aroma is fruity and hoppy. A medium bodied alt. Malts are nutty and fruity. Hops are grapefruity and piney. A touch sweet, but a nice beer. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
boFNjackson (4200) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 28, 2009
Tap @ Bailey’s Taproom... Poured a clear orange with a beige head. Aroma of floral, earthy tones and malted grains. Seemed almost like a muted pale ale in character. A mild hop bitterness with toasted malts and sweet caramel in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
patrick767 (4010) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 24, 2006
Pours amber with a medium head that left some excellent lacing. It has a very good citrus aroma. The flavor has some caramel malts and moderately strong hops that balance well. It closes with a big hops finish. Good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillKismet (3863) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 4, 2010
Hazy orange-amber with modest head. Warming malt nose pricked with citrus hop infusion. Not terribly alt-like hoppy body. More in the style of a hop-centric American Amber / Red Ale. Solid malt backbone with juicy citrus hop infusion. Moderate citrus bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DYCSoccer17 (3638) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 24, 2010
Half pint on tap at the Lucky Lab Beer Hall in Portland, OR. Fruity, caramelly, malty aroma with some moderate roastiness. Scant hops. Transparent light amber/copper body with an off-yellowish head. Starts a little sweet, before it becomes more metallic towards the middle. Quite roasty in the middle as well. Finishes with some metallic hop character, which is fairly bitter. Pretty nice stuff.

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