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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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!

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3.3
jefcon (1834) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUN 18, 2017
A darn good alt. Sweet grass and grains on the nose, herbal and dry. Slightly nutty and sweet, like bread or cereal, with a full, rich palate.

3.1
McGarnigle (650) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 13, 2017
Can. Mostly clean, some hops (not citrusy of course). Slightly nutty. A little sweeter than I’d like.

3.3
jsquire (4425) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - NOV 26, 2016
Hazy brown color with a dissipating off white head. Dusty grain and ripe fruit nose. Caramel sweetness with some dusty grains, over ripe fruit AMF some spicy yeast in the finish.

2.4
jredmond (8206) - New York, New York, USA - OCT 25, 2016
Sampled at GABF 2016 with Paul and Larry. Pours a deep brown body with thin off white lacing. Nose is plain malt. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with notes of syrupy malt, sugar and some nuttiness as well.

3.1
books_n_brews (162) - Baltimore-ish, Maryland, USA - AUG 1, 2016
tap 7/2016 at Union. Pours amber with medium head. Nose is nutty and toast with a pinch of spices. The bitterness in the after taste was less than desirable. sort of killed the spicy hop I was looking forward to.

3.2
mansquito (6338) - Nueva York, New York, USA - DEC 31, 2015
Total Wine, McLean can: pours copper with an off white head. Aroma is toffee, toast, some flowers. Taste is toasty and tasty. Nothing too exciting but a good session style beer.

2.9
Maverick34 (3212) - New York, USA - NOV 22, 2015
Poured a rusty cloudy amber from can. Some sweet malts and dough. Ok but unspectacular.

2.9
DCLawyer (2839) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - NOV 22, 2015
Can->willibecher. Murky brown with small offwhite head. A: wet malt, roast, nuts. T: same. Pretty thin and watery. Eh.

3.3
Iphonephan (6953) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 7, 2015
On cask at the Mad Fox came ale festival 2015. Pours a cloudy amber. Aroma of toasted malt. Nutty Flavors.

3.3
altonbrownd (5898) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - NOV 1, 2015
Can at Villain & Saint. Nice amber body wit top tan head. Nose more floral, with malts, caramel and skunky notes. Taste is fruity, malty, caramel and malts with bitterness. Solid finish.


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