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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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This German-style Altbier is our nod to an old world, old school ale. The word “Alt” is German for "old", and refers to the traditional style of brewing before lager yeast was discovered. Balt is a dark, copper colored brew with a creamy head, a gentle bitterness and a clean, dry finish. Prost, Hon!


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewBoxer (2123) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Poured at the food and wine brew more festival. Malty nutty dark beer but light and very drinkable. Decent

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kramer (5092) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Can. Pours a clear amber body under a frothy beige head that left some nice lacing. The nose is lightly fruity, dry, some light toasty and nutty malt, a light hint of hops. The flavor is nicely dry with light fruitiness, some gentle nutty malt, light pleasant bitterness. Pretty solid as far as attention to style. Light bodied and very easy drinking with soft fizzy carbonation. Good Alt.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (6083) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 26, 2014
kind of a unique alt in that it has all the usual suspects, plus an underlying hint of anise/black licorice in the nose and aftertaste. I dig that...made it stand out from the crowd just a little.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
pras (489) - Maryland, USA - JUL 13, 2014
I really enjoyed this. Pours dark brown. Strong malt aromas in the nose. Flavor was malt forward with a really strong hop punch at the end. Very full flavored and in balance. Very enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jahouse (14) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JUL 11, 2014
very faint cherry and wood aromas. Amber color. incredibly malty. bitter finish gives it a very American flavor. The maltiness nicely coats the tongue, but doesn't linger too much. A good altbier, if a bit bitter for the style.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
devman171 (1047) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Draft at the brewery, aroma is medium toast and pine. Taste is similar with a nice toasted and light bitter sweet finish. Wife loves it

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jayb0 (1052) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - JUN 10, 2014
This was a miss for me, just not striking me as true to altbier style. Lacked the up front malt richness and the backend dry bite. And not quite enough head. Came across more like mixed up brown ale to me.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tstamba (361) - Maryland, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Can to a pint glass. Memorial Day weekend. Amber brown with tan head. Fresh bread, toasted grain, malty sweetness and a bit of smoke? Well balanced and very drinkable. Cheers to the troops, we appreciate what you do to preserve our freedom!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DiarmaidBHK (3527) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 14, 2014
Can from Frederick Wine house. Pours dark brown with a half inch of khaki foam. If you breathe real deep you might get the stray note of malt on the nose. Kind of chewy on the tongue with a bit of a hop thing somewhere. Finishes clean. This feels like a nice summer beer in that’s it’s not complicated but it has just enough flavor to keep you interested.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
solidfunk (4474) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 5, 2014
Not hugely reminiscent of other altbiers I’ve had, but ok for a easy-to-drink session beer with a little taste of interesting barley. Pours brown with ok head and lacing. Finishes with light bitterness. Palate a little watery. Can.


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