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Brewed by Privatbrauerei Bolten
Style: Altbier
Korschenbroich, Germany

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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Russo's rating

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Russo (1635) - Campinas, - OCT 12, 2012
Amber Color with an off-white head. Both aroma and flavor are sweet malty and dominated by caramel. Mouthfeel is quite sweet bitterness.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (5610) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 9, 2014
Dunkel rötlichbraunes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, Karamell, bitter. Geschmack röstmalzig, leicht schokoladig, würzig bitterer Abgang.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mzaar (1366) - Varberg, SWEDEN - FEB 4, 2014
Flaska. Bärnstensfärgad med stort vitt skum. Doftar karamell och örter. Samma i smaken samt svagt av honung. Kolsyrig munkänsla. Ingen höjdar-alt.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gildnerk (71) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - FEB 4, 2014
Ein durchschnittliches Alt, natürlich etwas schmackhafter als die kommerziellen Diebels oder Frankheim, aber weder so aromatisch noch so vielfältig im Geschmack wie Uerige, Füchschen, Schumacher oder das Ur-Alt derselben Brauerei. Trotzdem durchaus genießbar.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Douberd (1709) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JAN 30, 2014
Bottle 500 ml at home, thanks to McTapps! Into an Alt glass, ABV 4.9% Amber brown colour on the body, two fingers of tan head, good retention. Thin film left on the surface of the beer and light lacing. Aroma of caramel, light toffee, soem straw too. Taste is malty, with burned caramel on the finish, along with unwanted metallic notes and a nice bitterness on the aftertaste that lasts for long. Medium thin body, quite carbonated. Dry on the palate. Overall okay alt, drinkable, even more when warmed up a bit.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
aleigator (96) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - DEC 13, 2013
0,2 from NaNiWa, (paired with a double-miso soup :) Small head, decent smell of toffee and toasted bread, but pretty cautious. Taste from the first moment is a big gush of malts, dried fruits and burned caramel, really good, but much too short, very soon gets overwhelmed by a big, unflavored sparkling. Only small hints of malt linger on my tongue before they vanish, just when i decided to continue my (much stronger) soup.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (1923) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - DEC 8, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 28, 2013 a) Rating on tap at 28.12.2013
Im Antrunk malzig-trocken, schön weich. Der Hauptteil ist röstmalzig, würzig, angenehm weich; kaum süß. Im Nachgeschmack lang, malzig-trocken, nicht zu lang, aber schnell abfallend; leicht herb, aber nicht zu sehr; nett, süffig, trocken. 12/12/10/10

b) Rating from 2008
Trotz Flaschenbier schöner cremiger Schaum. Süßlich-neutraler Geruch. Der Antrunk ist etwas neutral und leicht süßlich, aber schon zum Hauptteil hin entfalten sich angenehme, röstmalzig-herbe Altbieraromen. Der Nachgeschmack ist schön lang anhaltend mit leichter Hopfenfrische, dazu die schöne trockene Malzigkeit.
--> Ein schönes Altbier, schön süffig und aromenreich. --> 11+12+12+12 = 11,85

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jessop (206) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 17, 2013
Lovely amber in colour, scummy foam and no carbonation. Malty aroma very bready. Subtle bitterness followed by rich chewy malts, crusty freshly baked bread. Smooth easy to drink.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
vipinvelp (1890) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - NOV 4, 2013
somewhat opaque dark brown with light brown foam head. Aroma is bit smokey, which is strange for a German alt. Taste is quite sharp, hay, little woody. (Velp 201311)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sdmmb (504) - USA - OCT 5, 2013
Drunk on draft at gladbach home match. Very pleasant flavourful alt beer. B ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarcoDL (1560) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2013
Average altbier. A little more tasty and grainy than a usual lager, but not very interesting.


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