Brewed by Privatbrauerei Bolten
Style: Altbier
Korschenbroich, Germany


on tap

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RATINGS: 132   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnfryd (10453) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 2, 2008
Bottle. Copper colour with a white head. Aroma is sweet, caramel, malt. Flavour is sweet, caramel, malt, hop, fruit. Ordinary beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yngwie (13458) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 21, 2008
Bottle, a gift from MiP, thx mate. It pours a nice, clear, copper body with a small, white head. It’s bready on the nose, with caramel and malt. Fruityness as well. It has a bready taste with toffee and a little fruityness. Wee bitterness. More bitter towards the finish, and it continues to be bready and toffeeish. I’m not really sure about this one. It’s nice and drinkable in a way, but on the other hand it’s quite boring. It’s a nice break from pale lagers and boring pilsners though. (080521)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoeinDahlem (1325) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - MAY 19, 2008
Tasty and uncomplicated Altbier with healthy character. Bottle pours dark brown with bright amber highlights, thick whitish-gray head. Malty, dry-grassy nose. Taste is woody, caramel-malty, going into a growing and moderate bitterness. Dry mouthfeel with a faint touch of smoke in the backdrop. Dry and bitter aftertaste. Refreshing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TaxiDriver (1472) - Stadland, GERMANY - MAR 17, 2008
Bottle. Malty, toasted, light bitter. Large light brown creamy head, dark brown body. Light acidic at first, later on it gets bitter. Light to medium body, dry, soft carbonation. Moderate astringent finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Furseth (1950) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - FEB 27, 2008
Bottle: Clear dark red/copper colour, with a thin head. Aroma is dry hopy nose, with lots of maltynes. Flavor is almost the same, werry sweet,smoouth mouth feeling, but still in balance. Short to medium finish, Thin body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MiP (13597) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2008
Bottle, 4.9%. Clear dark copper colour, greyish. Stable tan head. Weak aroma, a little rough. The flavour is also rough, sharp bitterness. I guess Alt is not one of my favourite styles.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kappldav123 (4815) - GERMANY - DEC 21, 2007
The bottle looks good, but the labels would also fit to a wine-bottle. The beer is dry and malty, not as drinkable as other alts. An average beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Emil (6066) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2007
Bottle. A amber beer with a big tan head. Malty, ashtray aroma and taste. Medium body with a tobaco finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Grovlam (4154) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 3, 2007
Bottle. [Courtesy of Papsoe] Small fizzy beige head that mostly diminished. Spare lacework. Clear flat looking golden color. Grain, hay, cardboard, grass. Light to medium bodied with a soft carbonation and light dry texture. Light bitter and sweet flavor. Light dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fiulijn (14381) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 3, 2007
Amber color, breadish aroma and dry caramel flavor, just less bitter and roasted than the Ur-Alt.

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