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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Our take on Dusseldorf’s broad style features our most complex grain bill, which produces a malty, amber beer with a lot of flavor. Saphir hops give it a spicy, noble aroma and delicious hop profile. Definitely on the hoppy side for this style of beer.


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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
benjaminbier (45) - Oregon, USA - NOV 4, 2011
Taster at the brewery around 60F. Can’t tell about the foam in the little taster glass, but it’s present. Lightly astringent aroma, somewhat grassy hop aroma. Color is a thin brownish grey appropriate to style. Taste is neither strongly malty nor hoppy. Body is light to moderate lacking distinct character. In some regards this is very much like authentic Altbier. It is lighter than nearly all american craft brew but darker than German lager, it is slightly maltier than said lager but nowhere near as malty as US craft brew. Difficult beer to appreciate in the US but maybe in Germany it would rate well.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sarlacc83 (1700) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 29, 2016
Can. 2/24/16 canning date. A: Mostly opaque brownish red with a large off-white head that quickly lapses into a ring on the outer edges of the glass. Solid lacing. N: Malt, toast, earth, and some pine up front. Lots of bread and biscuit. Bit of peppercorn to spritz it up. Grapefruit lurks far underneath but one can discern it. Hint of clove. T: Balanced between a medium light sweetness and medium light bitterness. M: Very prickly carbonation, light body, no alcohol. O: Solidly constructed beer. I can’t really find much fault with it. Easy to drink and tasty.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Squizzle (225) - Ashland, Oregon, USA - MAR 17, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 22, 2016 I’m not that into this beer. Its kinda boring and the taste goes down a lot as it gets less cold. Cute can though.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Crit (3718) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 7, 2015
Sparkling amber,small beige head.Lightly fruity nose.Light hop/light malt nose.Smooth malt profile,medium spicy hop finish

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
smallfry (169) - - JUL 3, 2015
(Can) Not too bad. Some slight bitterness, some clean, soda-like quality, but not very sweet. Fairly light, but pretty decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (10586) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 25, 2015
Draft - Caramel, toffee and light spice. Clear copper with a creamy beige head. Caramel, light twig and a sweet rich sugars. Nice, malty and sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuFFBreweryLtd (4) - - JUL 9, 2014 does not count
Dark amber for sure. A lot going here. Cloudy. Peppery. Lemony, sure. People say burnt toast, and I agree with them. Nutty. Toffee-y. A big party in my mouth. I have a feeling I don't what's going on here. Is very good. Very different, for me. Not a back to back kinda beer for me, but it's dee-lish! I'm going to say cloudy again. Cloudy in appearance, and it appears I'm also cloudy in judgement. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
vyvvy (5308) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 24, 2014
On tap at The Victory Bar - Pours clear copper / bronze with an off-white head. The aroma has toasty bread, dry toffee and good smoothness that gives it an authentic feel. It is medium bodied with semi-sharp carbonation. The flavor starts off with mild toast, nice dark bread and some pepper. The finish has lots of dry toasted malt and more of the pepperiness. Really nice.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewGoblin (633) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - MAY 21, 2014
Not too well versed in this style but I love trying new ones whenever I can. Rouged-up amber with a head that gets the fuck outta Dodge in a hurry. Poppy carbonation with a refreshing medium feel. Lemony, grainy and nutty bread with a dash of cardamom and cinnamon. A fun one I’d drink again, rather session this that dirty ol’ lagers.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (14671) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 20, 2014
Bright amber. Not much head. Light toasty amber malts. Sweet malt without nuance. A little cracker and a little caramel. Decent...similar to the commercial alts but with a touch more yeast complexity.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sherm1016 (1271) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - APR 19, 2014
16oz can, thanks Byron. Pours a deep amber color with a white head. Aroma is malty, caramel, a little nutty. Medium on the palate with creamy carbonation. Flavor is sweet, malty, bready, caramel, a light, clean bitterness, with a sweet, caramel finish. Tasty.


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