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Brewed by Brauerei Im Füchschen
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany

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RATINGS: 231   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maria (10190) - Thisted, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2009
It is dark amber with a huge, creamy head. The aroma has notes of malt and caramel. The flavour has a light sweetness and a full, smooth and soft flavour of malt, caramel and a slightly dry bite of citrus in the finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bobinlondon (1276) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2009
UPDATED: MAR 17, 2014 Gravity at Zeitgeist Bier Mania Oktoberfest 08, and many times over the years at the brewpub in Dusseldorf. Amber with a white head. At its best one of mt top 5 session beers. Wonderful balance of toasty malt, ale yeast fruitiness, fresh nobel hops and clean lagered smooth conditioning. Not a beer that should be rated on a mere sip.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (12189) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2009
Amber with a small white head. Malty aroma with good herbal hops. Dry and malty flavour with a full body. Good hop flavour and bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
delnoche (486) - Alamogordo, New Mexico, USA - MAY 20, 2009
50cl bottle poured into an altbier glass. Crystal clear light amber brown with a ton of tan head. Nose is fruity and hoppy. Flavor is roasty with a lot of hops. Finish is long and bitter. This beer is quite bitter but very drinkable. This is only my second altbier and I’m becoming a fan of the style. I see a trip to Düsseldorf in my near future.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (32181) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 22, 2009
Bottled. A red-amber beer with a huge off-white head. The aroma is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, bread, and some hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and bread, leading to a dry bitter finish. Thanks a lot yespr for giving me this.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
fata2683 (2175) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - FEB 27, 2009
bottle, pours amber with a medium off white head. Hay and clove mixed with light hops on the nose. Malty mouth with a light pepper note that ends dry with a fresh hop flavor. Solid alt.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DeutschesBier (9) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 31, 2009 does not count
A personal reccomendation from one of my German colleagues on a recent trip to Dusseldorf... I was not disappointed! Got it nice and fresh at Brauerei zum Fuchschen in Dusseldorf Altstadt. I am a pilsener man, but this is the favored style in this area, and it’s a great one! Nice malty sweetness, great color and head. Well balanced hoppiness, there but not overpowering as one would expect in this style. Great!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gnoff (9283) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JAN 2, 2009
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2010 First rating
Draught at the brewery / brewery outlet in Düsseldorf Altstadt, on December 27, 2008. Clear dark brown color, fluffy tan head. Fresh malty and yeasty scent. Spicy and malty rich taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness.
7/4/7/3/14=3.5

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Draught at Brauerei Zur Uel, on March 12, 2010
Herbal hoppy almost spicy bitter taste with a caramel sweetness to back it up. Well balanced taste with a dry medium high bitterness that leaves room for another taste. Herbal hoppy and nice fruity sweet scent, yummy. Medium mouthfeel, to the high side with co2. Clear dark copper color,w ith a nice looking tan to yellowish lasting head. I love these small beer servings, though you quickly end up asking for another one. The freshness of the beer, with the slightest touch of yeast, mixed with that herbal hoppiness is just awesome.
8/4/8/3/16=3.9

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (9271) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2008
Bottle. Amber brown with a small head. Aromas are nutty and peppery with earthy hops. Quite spicy. Flavours are toffee malts with some roast bitterness. Crisp hops with citrus and traces of metal. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4524) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2008
Bottle. Amber beer with a lightly hopped aroma and a medium malty and dry flavour. Overall a nicely hopped, gently dry and roasted beer.


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