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Brewed by Brauerei Diebels (InBev)
Style: Altbier
Issum, Germany

bottled
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common

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RATINGS: 464   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
DIEBELS Alt is brewed according to the German Purity Law of 1516. Under this "Reinheitsgebot", only four ingredients are allowed: Barley malts, hops, yeast, and water. The dark-roasted special malt lends DIEBELS its unmistakable amber glow.

Dark and Delicious. For a dark, flavorful beer, DIEBELS is surprisingly light and drinkable - a beer you can enjoy all night long. It isn't bitter like many ales, and it doesn't have the strong aftertaste of certain imports.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EAGLE82 (34) - Röslau, Bavaria, GERMANY - MAR 26, 2015
A good Alt! Slight aroma of chocolate, a red brown appearance and a light sweet taste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
McSherman (224) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAR 1, 2015
Bewertung importiert von bier index: 7 / 6 / 7 / 7 / 6 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 72

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JorgeLee (1331) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2015
Bottle in Dusseldorf airport lounge, served a little warm. Chestnut colour, quite high carbonation. Too many bottled ales especially in England taste a bit like this, overfizzy, some bitterness, toasty bitter malt, this one relatively clean yeast profile. Fine, drinkable, unremarkable, hopefully next time in Dusseldorf will have time to find it on tap.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thanatosti (1050) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 14, 2015
33 cl. bottle @ home, bought @ Hogerdijk, Culemborg. Clear dark amber/light brown with an off-white head. Malty, very slightly smoked, aroma with some caramel. Taste is semi-bitter and the body is thin but fitting for the style.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Camons (6808) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JAN 21, 2015
Bottle @ Home. Pours dark amber with a offwhite head. Aroma of malt, grass, little nuts, just a hint of cardboard. Flavor is malt, grain, grass, cardboard, little sweet. Medium body, lively carbonation. 210115

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
NierBier (9) - GERMANY - JAN 4, 2015 does not count
Brewed in Issum - Niederrhein, Germany and poured from a 0.33 l bottle in the Rhein-Main area in Germany. Clear brown beer with thin light brown head. Very drinkable and smooth with slight bitter after taste. I like it.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markextrae (1492) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 30, 2014
from draft at a german pub, amber colour with a tanned head. malty aroma, caramel, grains, dried fruit, citrus, apples, cereal, bread, some roast,

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rotaman14 (245) - Potsdam, GERMANY - DEC 29, 2014
Fruchtig malziges Aroma. Schmeckt würzig, geröstet. Ein... ungewöhnlicher Nachgeschmack von Zigarettenrauch macht sich bemerkbar. Hat ziemlich viel Kohlensäure und spürbare Rezenz. Gut.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PauloAG (97) - BELGIUM - DEC 28, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 7, 2015 500cc bottle. Brown coloured beer with pale head. Surprisingly pleasant beer. Caramel, malt and sweet but with some bitterness. Interesting flavours.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tandembrauer (402) - Stavanger, NORWAY - DEC 22, 2014
Can at home; present from my mates Hardy & Elsa. Pours dark amber to copper, clear, with an off-white head. Aroma of caramel, some roasty notes. Taste is a bit watery. Bitter finish.


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