Usko (111) - Bavaria, GERMANY - OCT 6, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Brown color with white-reddish head. The smell is roasted malt with hints of coffee and chocolate. The taste is roasted malt and chocolate. Very light body.
StueyD (1000) - Heacham, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A mid to dark reddish brown coloured beer with a thickish off white head. A light nutty, bready malt aroma, some smoke and a touch of of spice. Dry mouthfeel. A dry malt taste with elements of nut, dried fruit and a touch of dark bread. The finish is slightly less dry, with a fuller malt flavour.
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ThirstyBird (761) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - AUG 23, 2013
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Pours a clear bright orangish brown with an off-white head. The smell is roasted malt, grain. The taste is roasted malt, nutty with a bit of fruit ending dry. Light in body with average carbonation. The taste is a bit watery but it is certainly serviceable.
Grzesiek79 (2729) - Radom, POLAND - JUN 9, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Taki przecietniak. Ale piana stoji debem. Jest do tego bardzo trwala. Aromat karmelowy i troche rodzynkowy ma posmak, karmel takze. Wytrawny lekki finisz. Kolor ciemno bursztynowy. Alt prosto z Dusseldorfu, ale jednak degustowalem sporo lepsze.
maeib (8041) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottled 04/06/13. A dark brown beer with an off-white head and lace. A dry, slightly grassy aroma. A little smoky roasty in the mouth but it’s way too thin for me. Harmless but really quite uninteresting.
KeefOz (623) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - APR 10, 2013
2.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at Altes Brauhaus, Koblenz. Poured a translucent dark amber with a two-finger light beige foamy head that retained well and laced OK. Low to moderate carbonation with small bubbles forming trails. Aroma of sweet malt and a trace of caramel. Taste is sweet malt from start to finish; no bitterness. Light body. Sweet finish. Easy drinking, even if a bit sweet.
Lowenbrau (1448) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - JAN 31, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap @Oldenburg Madrid. Standard alt. Malty, some nut aromas and flavours, light, pale copper colour, average head. Nothing remarkable.
ElDesmadre (1191) - Mikołów, POLAND - DEC 18, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Really nice aroma of nuts, some coffee, basement lagered grain, and some hazelnut chocolate. Velvety carbonation, moderately dry taste, malty flavour with a moderately strong bitterness and an aftertaste of chocolate, coffee and hazelnuts. Really nutty altbier, with many dark flavour notes. Very good!
zimbo (414) - SCOTLAND - DEC 12, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Was off to a promising start with an effortless big foamy head. collossal beading everywhere. Turned in to a yellow brownisg been with almost a greenish tinge to it.
Soft but somewhat carbonic in the mouth at first. Light to medium bodied at best ands seemingly tighly filtered. Some dash of nut but also a hardness on the edge where nothing else is allowed to escape. Quenching but that tinny quality just always seems to be there in the foreground.
Douberd (1203) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - NOV 29, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle of 500 ml, bought at a gas station when returning home from Germany. Poured into an altbier glass. ABV is 4,8%. On the bottle the name is just Gatz Altbier, (and not Gatzweiler).
Dark amber colour, with a nice,creamy head of two fingers, off-white in colour and with very good retention. Light lacing left behind. In the glass, lots of tiny bubbles rising to the top.
Very nice aroma of roasted malts, along with light caramel notes.
Taste is also of roasted malts, slighty sweet at first, turns to very bitter on the finish, with long duration too. A metallic flavour as well.
Medium to full body, with average carbonation.
Very good altbier, I will keep it in mind for the next time I visit that area.