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Brewed by Brauerei Ferdinand Schumacher
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany

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RATINGS: 230   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
lovibond (115) - New York, USA - NOV 19, 2011
At the brewery, 123 Oststr. Served in a 25cl Altbier tumbler. It may be a small serving, but its sensory delights more than compensate. Brilliant clarity; a little on the light side for typical Altbier, but this is one of the places where the Altbier style was defined! Creamy, long-lasting head. Aroma of resiny, herbal, even a little grassy, hops, hops, hops, with malt right behind. Phenomenal taste: extremely clean bittering, but massive dose of iso-humulone makes its presence felt mid-mouth and even a bit in the back. As in aroma, malt elegantly supports flavor. Finish is dry, and aftertaste is primarily of noble-type hops. A masterpiece!


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zlotta (2161) - Hagen, GERMANY - SEP 25, 2016
On tap at ’Schumacher Stammhaus’. Clear, copper with a medium large, frothy, stable, off-white head. Sweetish-malty, quite grassy aroma of caramel, nuts, some straw and a touch of bread. Sweetish-malty, quite grassy and a little fruity taste of caramel, nuts, straw and a touch of bread, followed by a short, medium bitter, a little dry finish. Thin to medium body, slightly creamy mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Nice!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pyobon (1300) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 17, 2016
(On tap) Clear mid brown with big white head. Subtle aroma with notes of bread and toffee. Medium body, medium carbonation. Taste has toffee, yeast and some bitterness. Very drinkable.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
King_Alex_II (1228) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 18, 2016
Caramel-amber brown color with foam layer. Fresh malty nose. Malty fresh taste with a tiny bitterness. Light bitter yet fresh and malty aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ascelja (907) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 28, 2016
#775
Many thanks to pivnizub! Díky za školu altbieru :)

Bottle 1l. Clear dark amber body, high light beige head. Aroma of caramel, strawberries, fruits, cereal. Taste is very well balanced between bitter and sweet very slightly sourish aftertaste. Caramel and fruits, mostly plums and dried plums, cherries, wood, touch of strawberries. Light to medium body, medium to high carbonation.
Good one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rotin (907) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 27, 2016
Bottle 1l, many thanks to pivnizub, zdravím do Bochumi! Clear, amber colored. AROMA- malt, caramel, some strawberries. FLAVOR- neutral to slightly sweet, lightly bitter, smooth, malt, strawberries, some tart berries, touch of caramel and bread crusts. Light to medium bodied.
Good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SeniorZozo (1265) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 22, 2016
Aroma is hay, light cereal and roastiness. Taste is low sweetness, not too bitter, floral and light bitterness. Palate is dry. Standard alt, a little bland.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ekstedt (6516) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2016
Draught at the brewpub. Clear amber, medium off-white head. Freuity aroma with notes of strawberries, floral hops. Medium bodied, low to medium carbonation. Dry, low to medium bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
g_georgiou (490) - CYPRUS - JUN 6, 2016
Clear amber body with a medium off white head. Aroma is light caramel, malty. Taste is sweet and medium to mild bitter. Watery texture, bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rubin77 (1033) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 29, 2016
F: big, off-white, good retention. C: coppery, clear. A: malty, hoppy, caramel, fruity. T: malt balanced with good grassy bitterness, caramel, yeast, medium body, good carbonation, very good I like this style, on tap in Schumacher brewery in Düsseldorf.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Erasmus_ro (2509) - Alabama, USA - MAY 18, 2016
Tap @ Im Golden Kessel, Düsseldorf. Pours a slightly paler dark red brown than Uergie’s. Large bubbled head with some yellowish brown to it. Aroma is fairly mild. Taste is somewhat fruity, dark malt, slight herbal, light earthiness. Dries up on the finish. Definitely a different take than Uerige.


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