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RATINGS: 492   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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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.


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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
gtreptow99 (15) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 12, 2002
Very delicious brew from my hometown Hamburg. A perfect thirst quencher and a real beer.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kermis (6559) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 17, 2015
Draft at a cafe in Berlin. Pours clear Amber brown with an off white head. Aroma of caramel, malt, grain, light toffee and a light touch of fruit. Flavour is light to light moderate sweet and bitter. Light bodied with moderate carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mister_Li (41) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - MAY 8, 2015
Klares rotblond mit festem Schaum, malzlastiger Antrunk, etwas Karamell, leichte hopfenbittere, sehr süffig.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bartzluke (201) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 7, 2015
12 oz pour from refrigerated bottle into tulip glass. Fluffy white head with decent retention. Ruby and mostly clear. Dark. Nose is malty and carmelly. Medium body. Fairly creamy. Taste is woody and malty with some caramel sweetness. A bit ashy. Pretty light overall.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ramboraffe (995) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2015
On tap at pub in Bremerhaven. Hazy red amber with white head. Smell is sweet malt, grain and caramel. Taste is malty with grain, malt and bread body and slightly bitter finish. Semi dry with low bitterness and medium carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
RW80 (1141) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - APR 11, 2015
33cl bottle Appearance: Clear reddish Amber, with a small white head. Aroma: Light smoky smell, light grainy, some malts. Taste: Burned grains, burned malts caramelised malts, ashy tones, bitter herbal hops, some maple syrup and then it becomes totally boring in te finish. light to medium body, slick mouthfeel, soft carbonation, Unbalanced alt, which seems to compromise unbalancedness with blendness. Dissapointing.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cantabrian (919) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - APR 10, 2015
Not sure whether this is my first Altbier ever, but if not, I would not be surprised. It is totally unremarkable. I’m sure the style must have something which is less boring than this...

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Werckmeister (637) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - APR 2, 2015
bottle at home bought in Stuttgart. amber / redish clear color, small white head. light smoky smell, light grainy, light bacon, light lactic, light malty sweetness, smell pretty good. light to medium body, slick mouthfeel, soft carbonation, very quickly a very sharp taste of ash appears, some burned grain, light malty roasty taste, finishes roasted bitter. smells good but taste is unpleasant / very unbalanced.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lordsimmons (43) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAR 25, 2015
Very good bier. I enjoyed it while watching USA vs. Denmark. The result of the bier was better than the result of the match for the USA.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mariuszek (379) - Gdynia, POLAND - MAR 19, 2015
Boring, watery, weak aroma and taste, milky notes, metal, boiled veggies. For me enough.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Icedwarf (609) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - MAR 7, 2015
Roodbruin bier met weinig schuim. Smaak is licht hoppig biiter, licht rokerig, hout, nootachtig. Goed bier.


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