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Formerly known as "Hövels Original Bitterbier". Nowadays sold Germany-wide with the additive "Feinherbes Rotgold".


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SVD (410) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 4, 2013
0.5L bottle at home, red/brown beer with a white head, aroma is a bit malt and caramel, taste is sweet and a bit malty, damn what a good beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
htnicholas (49) - California, USA - OCT 2, 2013
330ml bottle. Pours a clear but medium dark reddish amber with a two inch tan sustained head. Very light aroma of carmel and baked bread. Has an earthy and caramel malt flavor to it. Fairly sweet. A slight hop bitterness to balance it out. More of a malt than a hop finish. Somewhat average and un-distinctive despite being an Altbier. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (1345) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 25, 2013
I dropped by Liquor Mountain yesterday and saw this new beer for only 198 yen. I decided to give it a try. Quite drinkable & at a great price. I thought it was a nice enough ale, it had a bit of an aftertaste but went down smoothly and had a nice balance.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
batneil (244) - - SEP 21, 2013
Bottle at a hotel in Braunschweig. Deep brown with a red tint. Foamy head. Pleasant taste. Recommended.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cuso (3823) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 7, 2013
Bottle from trade with McTapps, many thanks Sabine. Amber colored beer with medium off-white head. Malty, hoppy aroma. Taste, solid malty base with caramel, bitter hops, some fruitiness. Good, went nicely with grilled sausages.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ROGUE (2086) - Newark, Delaware, USA - SEP 5, 2013
On tap at Epcot Center Germany. Poured an amber color with a nice creamy white head. Moderate aromas of bready malts with some notes of caramel sweetness as well as some fruity yeasts. Flavor of caramel and bready malt, finishes with light grassy hops and a long hop and malt aftertaste. Starts slightly sweet and finishes slightly dry. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation and relatively smooth.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
coldbrewky (1411) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - SEP 4, 2013
Bottle (green) at Beerworld. Strong skunk aroma as cap is popped and poured into mug. Dark amber with thinner oily head. Some thin lacing. Light bread on caramelized malt. Thin meandering finish. First of the day.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
strap (373) - honolulu, Alabama, USA - SEP 4, 2013
Deep amber with loads of carbonation. Bready taste with bitter aftertaste. Better than I expected. Goes down easy and is very quaffable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kingstoni (1345) - FINLAND - AUG 31, 2013
Bottle. Clear deep amber color with a medium thick off-white head. Aroma of metallic malt and caramel with some saltiness. Some bitterness in taste. Medium body.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rok1024 (919) - Maribor, SLOVENIA - AUG 28, 2013
Dark amber appearance with medium low head. Herbal aroma with mild orange peels. Aroma is nicer than taste. Overall decent Altbier style.


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