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Brewed by Privatbrauerei Bolten
Style: Altbier
Korschenbroich, Germany

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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Das BOLTENs Alt ist, wenn Sie so wollen, der Ur-Ahn unseres Produktsortimentes.

Es entspricht einem klassischen Altbier und wird unverändert mit 11,7% Stammwürze eingebraut. Das war´s dann aber auch schon hinsichtlich der Gemeinsamkeiten mit anderen Altbieren.

Im Gegensatz zu vielen Wettbewerbern erzielen wir die altbiertypische dunkle Farbgebung durch die besondere Mischung feiner Spezialmalze.

Das Malz, das milde Brauwasser sowie eine besondere Komposition aus 4 Hopfensorten wird von unseren Brauern zu einer harmonisch-abgerundeten Gesamtrezeptur im Sudhaus vermaischt, gekocht und mit dem hauseigenen Bolten-Hefestamm vergoren.

Das Ergebnis ist ein voller, aromatischer Altbier-Geschmack mit fein-süffiger Hopfennote - ohne jedoch herb zu werden. Insgesamt ein ungewöhnlich aromenreicher Charakter.

Soviel Geschmack kommt an: BOLTENs Alt hat im Laufe der Jahre von den unterschiedlichsten Jurys zahlreiche Auszeichnungen erhalten, u.a. DLG, CMA und Monde Selection. Noch wichtiger ist uns aber: BOLTENs Alt findet immer mehr Liebhaber und Kunden, denn der Absatz steigert sich kontinuierlich Jahr für Jahr. Frischer Geschmack setzt sich eben durch.

Zutaten: Wasser, Gerstenmalz, Weizenmalz, Hopfenextrakt. Alk. 4,9 % vol.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (7145) - Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 6, 2015
swing top bottle 330ml. -from Edeka supermarket Mönchengladbach. Straight from the bottle. Toasted malt, caramel and herbal hoppy with bitterish hoppy finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
culchiem (3445) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUN 30, 2015
Bottle from McTapps. Aroma is sweet malt. Flavour is slightly roasted malt, a little smoke, toffee on the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SVD (1320) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 3, 2015
Bottle at home, Amber brown beer with a small head, aroma is malty, taste is sweet, some malts, not bad pretty standard

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bartlebier (3306) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - NOV 3, 2014
50cl bb01/2015, tradecatered by idiosynkrasie, merci. Pours lukewarm like diluted cough sirup. Spookily dormant malzbonbon aroma, maybe a drop of Maggi, then Schluss. More diluted Vitamalz, Lutschbonbon caramels and a half-assed dryness in mouthfeel. Hops provide obtrusive metallics instead of aroma. A far cry from Boltens still modest Ur-Alt and in all aspects a very mediocre beer/Alt.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
tricksta_p (3261) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2014
Aroma of malt, caramel, cardboard, nuts, strong metallic notes, hops. Flavour is light malty sweetness with a bitter finish. Body is a bit on the light side. Pretty typical Altbier.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alusmamuts (1460) - LATVIA - SEP 18, 2014
Dark amber colour with medium yellow head. Roasted bitterness, some waterness and malt notes over the main taste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (2579) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2014
Bottle midlands tasting group. Clear brown copper colour thin beige head. Aroma is caramel malts taste is same slight roasted notes nice bitter finish. Nice body soft carbonated. Good stuff

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DutchMark (351) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 29, 2014
Not familiar with the style so it is hard to compare. Looks nice deep clear copper. Small head and sufficient but low carbonation. Body it quite weak. Flavor is subtle with a nice hint of smoke some malt, bitter hops and caramel. There is a metallic element I do not like so much. Curious to see how they compare to others in the style.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minutemat (4040) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2014
500ml bottle @ Midlands Tasting Aug 14, at Richie’s Hop Palace. This will go down in history as Blackhaddock’s favourite Alt so I felt quite privileged that he chose to share it with us. Pours dark amber with off-white head. Smoked aroma, malts, slightly bitter. A decent alt.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (9255) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 27, 2014
500ml bottle from beers of Europe. Pours clear copper, thick off-white head, nice lacing. Toffee and slightly metallic aromas, light herbal notes. Taste is light sweet, more toffee maltiness. Clean finish, nice.


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