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

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RATINGS: 188   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
johanjacobsson (17) - - SEP 27, 2013
A bit hollow. Slight metallic taste. Looks good in a glass, and starts off an evening on the right foot.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (6330) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2016
August 2016 - At GBBF 2016, with the Scopeys, as ’Braustelle Ehrenfelder Alt’. Hazy brown, opaque, bubbly white head. Aroma is apple, rye bread, fruit loaf. Body is smooth with tingly carbonation. Taste is resinous up front, twiggy, bready, light astringency. Decent enough alt. (3.4)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (12505) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2016
Cask gravity at GBBF 2016. It pours hazy mahogany brown with a decent off-white head. The aroma is soft, bitter - sweet, juicy, dried fruits, candy, toast, fruit cake, banana and light spice. The taste is crisp, bitter, pine, resin, dried fruits, wood, pine, resin, leather, dried fruits, juniper and earth with a dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Decent Alt.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ronaldtheriot (1784) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - MAY 31, 2016
Ehrenfelder Alt has a thin-to-medium, cream-colored head, with rather big, soapy bubbles, some lacing left on the glass, and a very dark brown, with red highlights appearance. Lots of caked, brown sediment, at the bottom will give this beer a milky look, it that junk is swished loose and poured in. The aroma is of rich, dark bread, raisin, prune, and a touch of both wood and smoke. Taste is of those elements, with possibly some rounding bitterness. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Ehrenfelder finishes on the crisp end of it. RJT

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
javiercrasher (273) - Granada, SPAIN - MAY 25, 2016
De color marrón rojizo con una capa de espuma beis de retención media. Maltosa, con fondo ligeramente ahumado. Cuerpo medio y poca carbonatación. Moderadamente amarga, acaramelada con algo de fruta madura. Muy sabrosa. Sin rastro de lote, ni fecha de embotellado ni caducidad.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rumproasts (5048) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 11, 2016
bottle. Brown with one finger head. On the thin side, malty with nutty roast, and bit of astringent smokiness. Quite a bit of oxidation and cardboard. Finishes dry. Just seems slightly off.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThirstyBird (2600) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2016
Bottle from erzengel - Thank you!! Pours a orange/brown with some haze and a tan head. The smell is roasted malt, brown sugar and some fruit. The taste is toasty, crisp fruit, brown sugar ending dry and roasty. Light+ in body with average carbonation. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Salwal (336) - 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 (1466) - Hannover, 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 (9267) - 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 (6403) - 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.


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