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Brewed by Brauerei Schlösser (Oetker Group)
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany

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RATINGS: 279   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ThirstyBird (1543) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - AUG 22, 2013
Well - finally getting around to rating this one. Pours a medium brown with orange highlights and a tight light tan head. Smell is lightly roasted malt, some fruit and maybe some nuttiness. Taste is as it tastes ending a bit dry. Body is light and a bit oily with a tick below average carbonation. Not bad, though not up to the standards of the Düsseldorf altbiers.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichTheVillan (2770) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2013
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; clear copper pour with thin tan head, rich malty aroma, forward taste is malts backed up with caramel and raisins.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Draft in Dusseldorf. Clear deep amber small head. Aroma is caramel, grainy and some light noble hops. Flavor is rich malt, slightly sweet with some hop bitterness for balance. Medium body. Pretty good Alt, tasted fresh and solid all around.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (3186) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 18, 2013
Pours brown with a thin white head. Aromas of caramel, bread, lightly fruity. This follows through on the taste with more maltiness than fruit though. Very clean, dry, balanced finish. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (8375) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2013
Tap at Zum Alten Markt, Dortmund, 28/04/13. Clear chesnut brown with a decent sized beige head. Nose is dark malts, pinch of dark fruit, light toffee, a little thin. Taste carries more depth, toffee fudge, dark malt, brown sugars. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, smooth on the palate. Ok drinkable stuff but at the lower end of the Alt scale compared to the others we drank on this day.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kapusil (592) - HUNGARY - MAY 8, 2013
On tap. Reddish orange body, off-white head. Both the aroma and flavor are toasty and caramelly, but the taste has some fruity, grassy hop notes in it even with a hint of roastyness. Finish is rather bitter. Nice one.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lilja (1585) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 7, 2013
Smak och doft av humle, malt, jäst, med toner av karamell och örter. Brödig med lagom sötma. Liten beska.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nische (676) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2013
Pours dark brown with medium head. Grassy aroma with notes of bread and herbs. Taste is smooth with hints of fruits and nuts. Well balanced and very enjoyable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
danlo (1139) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2013
500ml bottle. Clear copper brown colour, foamy white head leaving alittle lacing and aroma is malty & some straw. Taste is sweet malt, caramel, slightly roasted & fruity with a dry tangy hop light bitterness, abit metallic. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bodied, medium carbonation, dry finish. OK.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Arve_Christian (3053) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 26, 2013
On tap in Bochum. Dark amber color, good foam. Modum intensity maty aromas, ok fruitiness, some light roasted aromas. Medium body & complexity. Enjoyable


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