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Brewed by Privatbrauerei Frankenheim (Warsteiner)
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany

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RATINGS: 379   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
kingstoni (1468) - FINLAND - JUL 10, 2013
Tap. Mostly clear copper brown color with a thin head. Aroma of coffee, slightly roasted malt and caramel. Mild malty taste with syrup. Thin body. Soft carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (5077) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 11, 2013
25cl on tap at goldenen ring. white head which dissappears quickly. Clear amber pour. A nice alt..

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
stravale (2062) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - MAY 25, 2013
Bottle from Beer Hive, Edinburgh [240513]
Caramel brown, clear, bubbly thin white head, some lacing
Aroma of soft sweet toasted malt, light caramel malts
Taste of caramel malts, soft roasted grains, touch of biscuit, bitter hops, dull
Palate - Medium carb - bit over fizzy, thinnish body, light oily texture. Finish as main flavour, some bitterness, little dry, rapid finish
Overall - This didn’t impress me at all, dull and boring

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saimon (3) - Lappeenranta, FINLAND - MAY 22, 2013 does not count
500ml bottle. Pours brown with thick head, which lasts for a while. Deep taste with some caramel. My first alt, quite liked the style and this particular beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (7938) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2013
Served from the wood at Am Golden Ring 1900, Dusseldorf, 28/04/13, Clear chestnut brown with a decent sized beige head. Nose is dark malts, light fart, dark toffee, dark fruits. Taste comprises dark malt, toffee fudge, demerara sugar, light spice. Medium bodied, fine carbonation. Decent alt served the trad way.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinVanBeer (25) - Conway, Arkansas, USA - APR 23, 2013
Pours a light brown with a thin white head. Molasses and malt in the aroma. Crisp and deep with some caramel flavors. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jesperhammer (2838) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 2, 2013
02-APR-2013, bottle @hotel in Berlin. Clear brown with ladting grey/tan head. Caramel and tobaco and a touch of "alt". Medium to thin body with nice carbonation. Finishes slightly bitter. My first alt, and I prefer this to a pilsner. Tastefull and crisp even though it is a bit sweeter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
note666 (1129) - Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS - MAR 20, 2013
2013 - 03 - 20 500ml bottle. clear amber colour. medium, fading to small, light tan head. paper, nuts and caramel in aroma. light bitter taste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
rauchbierlover (588) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - JAN 21, 2013
Clear ruby body with a minimal white head. Aroma of cherry. Taste is caramel, cherry again. Slightly metallic aftertaste, a bit sour.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Shaney (2428) - Köln / Cologne, GERMANY - DEC 30, 2012
#174 Typisches Altbier-Outfit: Kupferfarben mit bräunlichem Schaum. In der Nase eine gute Dosis Röstmalz mit feiner Hopfennote. Im Antrunk dann sehr weich und trocken. Geschmacklich erst mild-würzig, wird dann aber zunehmend trockener. Im Abgang dieser für Alt typisch trockene, leicht bittere Nachzieher. Die obergärige Brauweise trägt auch hier zur Süffigkeit bei. Fazit: Ein absolut gelungenes Massen-Alt! Das Flaschenetikett halte ich persönlich für klassisch und gelungen!


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