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

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RATINGS: 503   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cimbasso (640) - - NOV 25, 2015
Sampled from a bottle at Bierschenke, City of London. Copper coloured with a white head. Aroma is mostly of caramel, and the taste is caramel with nutty overtones. Served too cold, direct from the fridge. Quite sweet and with a rather watery palette. Not much bitterness. An easy-drinking beer without much character, surprisingly underpowered for an altbier.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
altonbrownd (5163) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - NOV 17, 2015
Can in Frankfurt. Golden body with medium head. Nose is corny, floral and slightly metallic. Taste is eggy, malty and hops. Smooth and creamy. Pretty good.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
birrabona (221) - ITALY - NOV 12, 2015
Sono un amante delle ale ambrata. Seppur apprezzi che anche in Germania si producano , trovo questa birra fatta troppo con profilo industriale. Il gusto si ferma dopo 30 secondi. Ambrata rubino. Abbastanza secca. Fruttata di caramello. Tostata. Corpo medio. Meglio una dunkel .

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrNosha (1381) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - OCT 28, 2015
Flasche. Dunkles Bernsteinfarbenes Bier. Röstmalz und karamell. Geschmack malzig mit herber Note. Süffiges Alt.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MBlessing (694) - Württemberg, GERMANY - OCT 28, 2015
Braune Farbe Schaum ok, malzig süß im Geruch, Geschmack leichte röstaromen Malz, recht herb, kein schlechtes alt

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grisza77 (453) - Poznań, POLAND - OCT 27, 2015
Ciemno miedziane, klarowne piwo o obfitej pianie, która zdobi szkło i pozostaje do końca w postaci warstewki na powierzchni. Aromat mało intensywny, czuć tylko lekki karmel. W smaku dużo lepiej, karmel dużo bardziej intensywny plus przyjemna ziołowość. Goryczka średnia, przyjemna, krótka, ziołowa. Ogólnie dość udane piwo, w smaku czuć wyraźnie chmiel co dla mnie jest duży plusem, bardzo pijalne.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arek (877) - Zielona Góra & Wrocław, POLAND - OCT 24, 2015
23.12.12: Bottle 0.5 l.
Ciemno miedziane piwo o grubej, lecz nietrwałej pianie. W smaku bardzo fajne, słodowe, chmielowe i goryczkowe - idealne wyważenie proporcji.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Japalo (1699) - DENMARK - OCT 24, 2015
Bottle@midtfyns bryghus. Copper clear. Small head. Caramalty toffee. Very sweet Caramalty flavours. Sone bitterness in the finish. No. 1 style altbier.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bastarda (377) - Freiburg, GERMANY - OCT 4, 2015
BI, Oct 3rd; Some roast, sweet white grapes, metal and some caramels in aroma; not a lot of carbonation, on a watery palate caramel, metal and roast turn up again; quite a nice roasty bitter finish. All in all not a good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
caribou43 (414) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 7, 2015
It is a good beer. The taste is dry with hop and malt, we could feel something like torrefied. The colour is brown and dark and the foam is weak like the carbonation. A perfect beer to start a barbecue.


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