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Brewed by Brauerei Ferdinand Schumacher
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany

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RATINGS: 225   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!


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SeniorZozo (1092) - 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 (6420) - 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 (460) - 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 (857) - 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 (2387) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (9985) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2016
Draft at the brauhaus. Clear amber brown with a medium off white head. Aroma of malt, bready notes, light caramel and light dark fruits. Flavour is light to moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Light bodied with light carbonation. Quite enjoyed this one, my favourite alt of my visit to Düsseldorf.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Baramba (811) - ITALY - JAN 19, 2016
cask @ the brewery. Clear amber with white head. Malt aroma. Sweet malt aroma, caramel, watery

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FatPhil (13289) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 20, 2015
Tap (Schumacher, Dusseldorf)
Mahogany, large bready head. Head tastes utterly delicious, Super fruity aroma. Refreshing palate. Amazingly fruity taste, nutty too, a bit woody. Absolutely lovely brew, attenuation perfect, hopping gently metallic and vapoury in the finish, some dry nuttiness too. Makes you want another one, which is the best thing a beer can do.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
szeli (253) - GERMANY - DEC 18, 2015
Sehr "kölsches" Alt. Verhältnismäßig mild, sehr ausgewogen. Leichte Süße und Karamell, zudem feine Hopfenbittere, nicht zu stark. Süffig!

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
neur0 (1092) - GERMANY - NOV 21, 2015
(Flasche) Es hat eine bräunliche bis kupferne Farbe, ist klar filtriert mit einer bräunlichen Schaumkrone. Das Aroma ist Puddingplunda, leicht metallisch und süßlich. Der Geschmack ist wie das Aroma nur leicht pappig. Die bittere ist grün.


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