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RATINGS: 53   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!


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jkwood04 (4829) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 29, 2015
12oz can in a plastic cup. Pours brown with a beige head. Aroma of caramel and pale and light chocolate malts, some floral hops, and some dough. Flavor the same. Average texture. A decent beer for the style.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JDBaker11058 (1572) - Maryland, USA - JUN 19, 2015
Appearance: medium clear brown, short fizzy/creamy light tan head, average lacing. Aroma: rustic malts that smelled like country brown bread, slight nutty notes, earthy noble hop undertone. Taste: as the aroma indicated, with a little bit of caramel and maybe a hint of stone fruits. Finish: hint of toasted nuts, dry and clean, not too long. Notes: Perfectly acceptable alt. Easy drinking and balanced, but not exceptional. Can at Full On in Rockville, Maryland.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
trapped (1449) - New York, TURKEY - APR 6, 2015
Can. Pours amber with medium sized foamy beige head that dissipates quickly, light caramelized malt aroma, medium carbonation, caramel taste with slight bitterness at the end, abrupt finish with sticky caramel aftertaste. Nice and easy to drink.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jackl (5821) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 14, 2015
Keg @ Meridian Pint. Toast and caramel. Orange. Grain. Taste is caramel and croissant. Slightly grassy. Medium body, soft carb.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
stevoj (2958) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 10, 2015
Kind of weak on the normal alt characters. Taste was more sweet than nutty, body a bit thin. Cola colored, underwhelming

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 7, 2015

Cask (gravity) @ GBBF 2013, Great British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, England W14 8UX.

[ As Union Craft Balt Altbier ].
Unclear - hazy medium orange amber color with a small to average, frothy - fizzy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, bread, dusty malt, nutty, toasted, tart berry, light caramel, light roasted. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a long duration, nutty, caramel, tart notes. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130816]

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jrodooo5 (1284) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JAN 13, 2015
Pours brown, bubbly, & has a foamy white head. The aroma is mild w/ just a touch of malt. The taste is quite bland & just a bit off putting in the finish. Mouthfeel is ok but I’m not really feeling this beer!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewBoxer (2458) - 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 (5395) - 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 (7282) - 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.


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