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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.72/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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This authentic Dusseldorf style alt bier, brewed with imported malts, loads of hops and real German ale yeast, is a collaborative effort with CBS, our local homebrew club, and is THE session beer of all session beers! Deep copper, dry yet malty, and super hoppy!


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
arjoseph (634) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 14, 2009
On tap at RB Chicago. Almost clear copper orange with a messy white head of mottled residue and clinging tight lace. Smells clean and sharp, malts predominating. First impression: dark grains in lots of space; the flavor rides on a wet texture, nothing bogging down. Finish is slightly tangy with salty dirty bitter on the sides. The grain flavors are superb in this: the salty maize and dark wheat explode in the mouth. Very well made in its simplicity, like a perfectly proportioned Shaker table made of highly polished walnut. Easily the best alt I’ve ever had.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cornfield (5362) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - FEB 12, 2009
On tap at the brewpub: This poured a clear reddish copper body with a thick and creamy head leaving gobs of clumpy lace on the sides of the glass. It has a fruity nose, juicy red apples, along with a caramel sweetness. The flavor has a sweet toastiness to it, still fruity, and has a liberal dosage of floral/herbal bitterness that grows as the drinking goes on. Very sessionable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NobleSquirrel (3437) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 7, 2009
Draft at the brewpub. Pours a pale, clear brown, almost amber. Nose has minimal hops, most clean malts and bread. A touch of dust. On the taste, very crisp and clean bitterness that just holds up the malts. Minimal/no hop flavor with a well bolstered hunk of bitterness, which is pretty well to style. Well crafted Alt!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chicagodri (1683) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 19, 2009
On tap. Pours clear brown with an thin tan head. Nose of hops, and a chunk o malt. Very easy to drink. Has a little bit of a bitter finish. The hops and the toffee malt are well balanced. Enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drewbeerme (3869) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 15, 2009
on tap at RB Chicago. pours light tan with off white head. nose of floral hops, toffee malt. flavors are very clean and crisp, a nice peppery and floral hop character with a toch of toffee malt. another hopped up german style brew from RB Chicago. great stuff.


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