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RATINGS: 537   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
A unique style of beer making revived from a fifteenth century tradition gives Duckstein Original its distinctive taste. At 4.9% ABV this top-fermented speciality beer is matured in beechwood and is the perfect accompaniment to a wide range of foods.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Thomas_W1 (464) - Rastatt, GERMANY - JUL 18, 2016
Flasche 0,5l: Bernstein, rötliches Braun, glasklar, fester feinporiger Schaum; frische, leicht süße Nase, Malz, Malzzucker, dunkle Fruchtigkeit, getrocknete Früchte, Röstaromen, Tannine, Kaffee; recht würziger Körper, eher trocken, Getreide, Malz, Röstaromen, sehr cremig, kräftige Kohlensäure, trockene Würze, Kaffee, angenehme trockene Bitterkeit; angenehmer trocken-würziger Nachgang

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Karstenborg (741) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2016
Hazy light brown with a small beige head. Aroma is caramel, malt and grass. Taste is caramel, nuts and lime.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Michael27 (572) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUN 26, 2016
Aus der Flasche getrunken (Supermarktkauf). Netter Versuch, aber nuchts Besonderes.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
rondphoto (3867) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUN 20, 2016
bottle @ Kaufland market / Schwaebisch Gmuend Germany --- Clear ambergris color, off-white head, lace streaks. Taste is malt with a light infusion of oak with very light fizz and, then, a trace of hops for the finish. This has some body, but very little flavor. I won’t have another.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
eunck (120) - Hamburg, Hamburg, GERMANY - JUN 20, 2016
Can’t complain about the head and the color is a nice clear redbrown. The body is quite light but it’s not watery, rather easily drinkable. A wooden taste is clearly noticeable and very pleasant. I found this a very good option when the alternatives were only standard industry pilseners.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
17Beer (198) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 11, 2016
Faint undestinctive aroma. Pours a red clear color with a fast dissipating white head. tastes of light caramel and a short sour edamami note. Balanced but not very assertive. Don’t know altbiers well enough to know if its a good example. Pleasantly drinkable but no wow factor.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
berlincrafty (4) - Panketal, Brandenburg, GERMANY - MAY 9, 2016 does not count
Die nicht vorhanden Schaumqualität ruiniert dieses Bier inzwischen total. Geschmacklich auch nicht mehr das Highlight wie noch vor einigen Jahren. Farblich ist es noch schön aber das allein kann dieses Bier auch nicht mehr retten. Das ganze noch zu einem völlig überzogen Preis für diese Qualität.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Schlumpfhunter (128) - Bavaria, GERMANY - MAY 4, 2016
Farbe: klares Rotbraun Schaum: fein Nase: Hopfen, Holz, Geschmack: überraschend leichter Körper, klar, Säure dominiert. Ein bisschen was Süßes liegt darunter, im Abgang wieder der Holzgeschmack. Dann mehr bitter als sauer. DieGeschmacksnoten sind alle fein, bisschen Karamell. Sehr gutes eigenständiges Bier.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (2562) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - MAY 1, 2016
Draught at Fisherman’s, Travemünde. Somewhat hazy amber with a small white soapy head. Medium body with low to moderate carbonation. Subtle sweet and bitter tones. Caramel, malts, red fruits and spices. Nice altbier.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ALIBALI (433) - Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, GERMANY - APR 14, 2016
Obergärig?! Amber Ale?! Altbier!!! O.K.mag ja alles sein. Und dann noch Buchenholz!? Hört sich toll an, ist es aber nicht. Schmeckt irgendwie lasch und uninspiriert. Fand ich vor einigen Jahren noch echt toll. Abgefahren!!!!! Trotzdem besser als alle Industrie Pilsener!!!! Das letzte Mal..... heute beim Inder.

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