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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.6/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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This is the creation of young brewer Adam after discovering this beer style while attending brewing schoool in Germany. "Alter Ego" is a Stikke Alt beer, this is a special alt made by breweries once a year that is stronger in alcohol and hops.


3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DalzAle (1904) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - AUG 24, 2010
Tap (from notes). Copper/amber color pour, nice carbonation and lacing with a rich malty and metallic aroma. Flavor is malty, spicy and peppery warm on the finish. A good, rich hearty winter beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerlando (3342) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JAN 8, 2010
Growler, courtesy 4.4-40. The pour yields a clear, dark, bronzy-copper colored body with a small, foamy tan head that fades. Sudsy lacing mostly rejoins the body, leaving just some scant, wet flares behind. The aroma is based in smooth, nutty caramel malt, with notes of candied walnuts, hazelnuts, and some clean, dark grain. Flavors are again very nutty and caramelly, with notes of roasted marshmallow and a touch of earthy, peppery hoppiness on the finish. Medium-plus bodied, smooth, and appropriately a little sugary. It’s very much a traditional alt, through and through, and a very well done one at that. Good stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (5715) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 30, 2009
Pours deep amber with off white head, aroma is hoppy with bready malt in the background. Taste is nice and hoppy up front with a mix of caramel and bready malt at the end that bitters fairly well. Seems like a tamed down barley wine style, and works well!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dchmela (2559) - Orlando, Florida, USA - DEC 23, 2009
Growler courtesy the fastest man in Otown, 4.4 40! Pours a nice deep red pour with thick head. Creamy, slightly smoky aroma. Taste is smooth roasted touch of cararmel and toffee. Solid brew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11002) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 12, 2009
@RLRL with Orlando group-thanks to GoT/4.4-40-growler-pours a tan head with some lacing and copper color. Aroma is sweet, fruit hops, light/medium malt. Taste is light/medium malt-toffee, secondary fruit/spice hops, bready.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (8529) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 11, 2009
Growler… Clear, beautiful copper ale with a small, creamy, off-white head. Good retention. The faint aroma offers nice, but subtle, biscuit and toffee notes. Medium-bodied with lively carbonation. The flavor provides some tasty caramel and toffee malts - even a hint of chocolate – alongside moderate to medium bitterness. Crisp, dry finish. Growler courtesy of GoT/4.4-40!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SoLan (1550) - Florida, USA - DEC 11, 2009
Growler courtesy 4.4-40. Brown, off white carbonation. Solid alt with plenty of nice toasty, graham cracker, cookie, toffee malt. I’d like a bit more hop presence and dryness on the end, but it’s still very good, very easy to drink. Medium body, balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
redlight (2303) - Orlando, Florida, USA - DEC 10, 2009
growler shared by godofthunder. Noble hops on the nose with caramelly malts. Pours amber with a solid white head. Very smooth caramelly flavors traces of molasses with spicy hops. Very nice Altbier!


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