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A German Style brown ale brewed with dark, rich Belgian specialty malts and domestic whole hops. The alt will have a dark copper color and will have a slightly fruity, bittersweet flavor. It is a beer for the more adventurous, for people with an appreciation for a beer with a rich malt character and a balanced hop finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JuliusCaesar (162) - New Hampshire, USA - JAN 29, 2013
Mild aroma and flavors. Not a lot going on but drinkable. Overall decent

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SudsMcDuff (6403) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JAN 31, 2015
i don’t like the label, makes me feel like i’m an extra in back to the future 3 .. . mild caramel and light maple jam from an old pantry .. . light all around, an average alt .. . . That guy up there is a tireless worker! Hard working, loyal, .... Oh never mind, it’s just a windsock...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
WillRunForBeer (1085) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Bottle brought to dinner by my Uncle, thanks Jeff! Pours reddish brown with a creamy off white head. Aroma is caramel, nuts, mild citrus. Flavor is sweet caramel, some fruity esters, citrus, grassy bitter in the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bulk_Carrier (2431) - Temporarily, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a stange. The appearance had a decent somewhat clear red color with a decent half finger white foamy head that gracefully dissipated into the beer. There was some light lacing sticking nicely to the glass. The smell had a decent roasted nuttiness blended into a light caramel maltiness. The taste was somewhat sweet with a semi-thick nutty breadiness. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium with a decent sessionability about it. Overall, not a bad altbier, though this could have also gone as an American Amber/Red, no worries as I’d have it again if available.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DuffMan (7325) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 24, 2013
Bottle. Crazy carbo results in a towering beige head on a slightly hazy copper body. Low aroma, principally grainy with light caramel. Grainy body as well, light fruity caramel, slightly reedy with a sharp hoppy bite. I much preferred the Altitude, which apparently is the original recipe for this beer? Should have stuck with Plan A.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jdobbs (411) - New Brunswick, CANADA - SEP 20, 2013
Pours brown with an initial foamy head that lasts for a bit. Aromas are nutty, English breakfast tea, maybe grass, maybe some caramel. Tastes are mostly sweet, with some limited bitterness. Fairly light in the mouth with lots of carbonation

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
queenholly (3067) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - SEP 5, 2013
Bottle. Nutty caramel malt aroma. Deep amber with a moderate beige head. Roasty/nutty caramel malt and herbal hops flavor. Light body , moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (4445) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Pours hazy, woody brown with a thick, light tan head. Aroma is caramel malt. Very malty, caramel with a sort of tree-bark bittering. Mild, tasty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Imaena (1939) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Zealand Hut White mtns NH. Beer hiked into the woods always tastes better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (8301) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUL 29, 2013
Bottle. Caramel malt and metallic aroma. Dark amber with large tan head. Lightly sweet caramel malt and mildly bitter herbal flavor. Body a bit light. Pretty good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrettTaylor (615) - Radford, Virginia, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Poured from bottle to glass. Poured a dark copper with an initially thick amber head with medium lacing. The head dissipated quickly to a very thin head. Aroma is caramel with subtle coffee and a bit floral. Tastes a bit of coffee, some hops, malty, and a bit of something green. Light mouthfeel, a bit of astringency on the finish. Long finish, but not particularly pleasant.

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