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Brewed by Gasthaus-Brauerei Braustelle
Style: Altbier
Cologne-Ehrenfeld, Germany

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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Salwal (215) - GERMANY - FEB 1, 2016
From the bottle at home dark brown with huge off white head. Nose is nuts and strong malty hints. Taste is bitter grassy hops typical light muddy altbier taste. Crisp and refreshing. I like it...

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
peponi (1044) - Mainz, GERMANY - JAN 13, 2016
Aroma: roasted dark malts, caramel, herbs. Appearance: hazy brown color and thin creamy head. Taste: medium herbal bitterness, roasted dark malts, caramel, nuts, quite dry. Appearance: medium body and medium carbonation, bitter finish. Overall: Great alt, very drinkable and balanced.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (9051) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 12, 2016
Deep brown pour with a very lift carbonation. A rich toasty malt aroma with a bit of toffee and clean yeast profile. There’s a touch of oxidation but still some clean toasty character. The hops just add a woody accent to the malt sweetness. Straightforward and tasty alt.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pailhead (6142) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - DEC 18, 2015
Bottle: The aroma consists of moderate caramel, toffee, light fruit, smoke (although I didn’t initially notice it until after I took a drink) and faint nuts. It pours a dark brown that becomes a transparent reddish-brown when held to the light. It has a small beige head that fades to a thin film outlined by a soapy ring. There is some thin webbing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with very mild caramel/toffee. There is a quick dose of light fruit in the middle. The finish has light smoke with some hints in nuts to barely sneak past the smoke. It’s light-medium bodied with mild carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chucklemation (1034) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - NOV 26, 2015
Pours a dark Amber with a thin white head. Aroma is caramel, toffee, and earthy notes. Flavor is caramel and toffee malts. Has a light body, light bitterness. Good beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drpimento (2769) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 8, 2015
Great, rich, dark malt aroma. Flavor’s somewhat similar with plenty of malt, but has a very long strong bittersweet finish. Palate is a touch thin and chalky. Still an enjoyable, good drinking brew.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (4570) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - NOV 5, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at ChurchKey. Dark amber with light beige head. Aromas of caramel, malt, nutty notes. Tastes of caramel, nutty notes, toffee, malt, subtle dark fruit. Medium-light body with a dry finish. Very nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
pityu (461) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 26, 2015
Bottle - Clear reddish brown colour with medium sized beige head, fair retention. Fine aromas of cocoa, dried fruits, woody and earthy notes, herbal hops and a touch of smoke. Taste is sweet malty with roasted nuts, dried plum, red berries, chocolate, wood, cardboard. Medium body, soft carbonation, silky texture, smooth finish. A very nice, smooth, balanced beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rouhlas (1963) - GREECE - SEP 24, 2015
From tap at Braustelle. Hazy copper color with off white to light beige head. Malty aroma, light roasted, smoked notes, bacon, bread, caramel. Sweet and bitter like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Svesse (7501) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JUN 17, 2015
(Bottle) Brownish amber colour with frothy, off-white head. Malty, roasted nose with toast, dried fruit, crisp-bread, a touch of chocolate and a distant hint of sweet gale. Malty, roasted taste with notes of dried fruit, crisp-bread, some orange, chocolate, toast and a balanced, slightly metallic bitterness in the finish. Medium body, quite dry. Tasty and well balanced. Quite enjoyable.


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