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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Alt beer (German style brown ale) brewers in Dusseldorf periodically brew a special beer for their best customers. The availability of these "sticke", or "secret" beers are usually only advertised to regular customers. The code to announce that the "sticke" beer is on tap is simply a picture of a blindfolded beer drinker. Boscos "Sticke" is big and malty with a pronounced unique hop bite from the liberal use of high quality continental hops. O.G. 1068 I.B.U. 40

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcnielsen (3220) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 23, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 1, 2014 On tap at Boscos Squared in Memphis. Pours a brown color with white head. Toffee, malty, syrupy flavors. Pretty nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
high_on_hops (809) - Burlingame, California, USA - MAY 10, 2012
On tap. A deep brown color with a foamy off-white head and lots of lacing. The aroma is faint, with sweet and toasted malts. The flavor is the same, with the sweet and toasted malts along with a faint hop bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beernovice39 (3270) - Idaho, USA - APR 1, 2012
Draft. Copper pour with an off white top. Scent is musty. Taste is sweet, musty with a mild bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (12198) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 5, 2011
Shhh Sticke [Nashville]–on tap-pours a dissipating off white head and amber color. Aroma is medium fruit, slightly sweet medium malt-roasty, some spice-nutmeg. Taste is slightly sweet medium malt-roasty/caramel/cocoa, secondary spice/fruity hops, some nutmeg.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5850) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAR 12, 2011
Copper pour with light tan head and lace. Caramel and a hinto peat. Sweet malt, peat, very light bitter. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BillKismet (3857) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 9, 2011
Brazen brassy colored brew with bubbly head. Subdued brown and medium crystal malt nose needs some coaxing. For some reason, the flavors just don’t quite mesh for this beer. Leafy bitterness mixed with bland malt and wet shoe. Not a particularly favorable combination.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 2, 2011
Caramel red, beige cover. Aroma is bland, metallic caramel. Taste is sticky toffee, tin, meh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
SmellGood (339) - Memphis, Tennessee, USA - JAN 23, 2008
In my limited experience with alts, I found this to be quite flavorful and hoppy. Maybe too hoppy for an alt but definitely to my liking.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
troyc (2869) - Illinois, USA - DEC 21, 2007
(Tap) Pours a brown color with a very small tan head. Aroma of hops, grass, and doughy malt. Taste included some light caramel notes and some roasted nut. Moderately bitter finish. Average mouthfeel and palate for the style. I think this is a bit more hoppy than a altbier should be, but I liked it nevertheless.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
charcot25 (181) - Cordova, Tennessee, USA - DEC 19, 2007
A dark brown beer. Has little aroma but there is a noticeable herbal, almost minty, German noble hop flavor accompanied by notes of caramel, slight graininess and light roasted character.

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