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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!


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
trapped (1191) - New York City, 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 (5467) - Charlottesville, Virginia, 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 (2714) - 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 (38083) - 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 (1171) - 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 (2397) - 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 (5346) - 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 (6698) - 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 (522) - 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.


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