Brewed by Hausbrauerei Zum Schlüssel
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany


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RATINGS: 264   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fombe89 (1768) - Asturias, SPAIN - JUL 24, 2015
Botella, Thanks @Lowenbrau. 23/07/2015 BBD: 09/09/15 Color ambar, aromas malta caramelo, sabor dulce

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lowenbrau (2961) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - JUL 23, 2015
500ml bottle. 23-07-2015.
BBD: 09-09-2015.
Courtesy of MichaelAwesome. Thanks a lot!.
In short: sweet alt.
Pours little hazy copper with nice off white head. Moderate head retention, some lacing. Malty, caramel, biscuit, liquorice nose. Light body, average carbonation, oily texture. Taste is malty, little roasty, biscuit, ripe fruit, little bitter finish. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (9741) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 16, 2015
330 ml bottle. BB 29/09/15. At the Kahdet Kasvot, Tampere, Finland. Clear reddish copper color with a tiny foamy light tan head. Fruity hops, sweetness, malty dryness and some metallic notes in the aroma. Nice. The flavor is malt, darkness, bitterness, hops, metal and some dryness. Full flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (15600) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 11, 2015
Tap at Zum Schlussel, Dusseldorf. Clear nut brown color, good creamy off-white head, lace. Grassy, hayish aroma. Hints of toasted caramel too. Light-bodied to medium-bodied. Hay, caramel, grassy bitter finish. Very solid alt and more complex than Schumacher nearby.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Werckmeister (1831) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JUN 23, 2015
500ml flip top bottle at home from trade with Erzengel, many thanks. one week past BB-date. brown clear color. medium big off-white head. smells malty sweet, light roast notes, some spices, light currant notes. light to medium body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes of bread, citric notes, lightly sour / acidic, spices, licorize, lightly sweet, grapes. finishes lightly sweet and citric bitter. I like it, smell was a bit boring, but taste is quite nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pompfe (10) - - JUN 18, 2015
Well, I suppose if I wrote comments about Alt-Bier from Duesseldorf, they wouldn’t be neutral. I just love the Alt-Bier from Duesseldorf. They are simply next to none. So, I judge all the beers from "Altstadt Duesseldorf" equally.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Iznogud (1967) - CROATIA - JUN 8, 2015
Bottle, 500 ml. Courtesy of and shared with Miro. Dark orange, off white head. Caramel, malty, light bodied, slightly metallic. Light bitterness. Not my thing apparently.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Moravius (1034) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - JUN 6, 2015
Flasche (50 cl) von Hopfen & Malz, Berlin-Wedding. - Rotbraun, klar. - In der Nase mildes aber würzig-warmes Malz, leicht karamellig, zarte Frucht, ein Hauch von Aromahopfen. - Antrunk mild karamelmalzig aber nicht süß sondern mit zarter säuerlicher Fruchtigkeit abgeschmeckt. Durchschnittlich rezent, schlank an der Grenze zum Dünnen. Im Abgang zunächst nur milde, schwach holzige Hopfenherbe, die sich aber noch zu einem unerwartet langen, fein bitteren, leicht trockenen Nachtrunk steigert. - Fängt arg mild an, legt zum Ende hin aber zu. Michael Rudolfs Verdikt, dieses Bier schmecke wie vom „Regenfaß“, ist freilich ein wenig zu herb. An das wuchtige Uerige Alt reicht es aber nicht entfernt heran.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CraftBeerNick (1718) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2015
Tap from the Brewhaus, 3rd June 15. Pours a dark red brown, aroma is slight toffee, metallic, malts. Taste is malty, some slight caramel, thin mouth feel, not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gangstergafje (535) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - MAY 31, 2015
The beer has a beautiful ruby red color. The beer is nice and clear. The foam layer is tiny layer remains on top of the beer. The beer smells pretty good. The beer has a sweet aroma. There are nice fruity aroma’s in the beer. He taste also has some fruits and a really full taste. It has a tiny tiny nutty hint. I can’t clearly distinguish al the different aroma’s and tastes. The different tastes are combined in a beautiful brew. Nice.

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