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Brewed by Hausbrauerei Zum Schlüssel
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany

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RATINGS: 233   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ederacb (9) - - NOV 20, 2012
Tipica altbier de dusseldorf. La cerveceria es una maravilla y la comida exquisita. En cuanto a la cerveza, entra sola, mejor que la kolsch y el toque tostado la hace una cerveza muy rica.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bewyder (203) - FRANCE - MAY 15, 2015
C’est peu commun, et ma foi plutôt bon, une jolie couleur ambré-marron clair, bouche tournant entre malt et houblon, léger caramel. Ramenée d’Allemagne par un ami, bue le 18/04/2015.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawanna (2560) - Freising, GERMANY - APR 28, 2015
0,33 l bottle BB 23.07.15 caramel, cereal, herbs, brown, clear, frothy/ creamy tan foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, oily feel, slick feel, average carbonation,

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
McSherman (278) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - APR 13, 2015
toller Geruch nach Röstmalz und Hopfen. Im Geschmack recht herb. Das Röstmalz dominiert hier, aber der aromatische Hopfen versteckt sich nicht. Erinnert an geröstete Haselnüsse und schwarzen Tee. Runder Körper und Ausklang. Tolles Bier!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3415) - Radom, POLAND - APR 9, 2015
Many thanks for this swing-top bottle to kevnic2008. Piwo o sporej rosnacej piance, mocno zbitej i bardzo trwalej. Kolor ciemnego bursztynu, bez metnosci. Kramel jakby podpieczony, zkarmelizowany, goryczka wyrazna i dluga. Piwo jakosciowe i bardzo solidne. Ciasteczkowy posmak oraz w zapachu nuty debowe wyczulem.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (5602) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2015
On tap at the Brewpub. Clear brownish/amber with a large head. Aroma and taste of light roasted malt, some nuts, fruit and some hay. Also notes of grain. Soft and easy to drink with a medium bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
geophagus (530) - Lubin, POLAND - APR 5, 2015
(bottle 0.5l / half of bootle) Trade with McTapps. Thanks. Dark cooper colour. Off wgite, huge, thick slowly to medium fast falling head. Nice lacing. Light to medium body, watery texture, high carbonation. Mineral mouthfeel. Aroma: Bready, toasted, black tea, herbal hops. Taste: A bit watery, toasted, dark bread, mild herbal bitterness. Soft mineral and mettalic. High drinkability, good.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Port777 (6) - - FEB 27, 2015 does not count
Isn’t it great to pick up the perfect bottle of a great brew when admittingly beer can’t always taste this divine. But this very time, it was definitely the best German Alt beer of all. But again, I am willing to take the risk of buying it again and again.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
_angst_ (3342) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 26, 2015
Bottle received in euroswap 1, 2015. Thank you Erzengel! Pours clear deep chestnut brown with a frothy pale beige head that leaves some sparse thick lacing on the glass while dissipating. Smell is malty, slightly fruity and tiny earthy with dark bread, cereal, ripe pears, hay, moist soil, minerals, iron, lemon peal and hints of sheet metal. Taste is tiny sweet, bitter, slightly malty, tiny fruity, floral and earthy with dark bread, burnt crispbread, cereal, hay, moist soil, minerals, black tea, dried red berries, walnuts and lemon peal. Mouthfeel is crisp, round, tiny astringent and light to medium bodied. Finish is bitter with dark bread, cereal, hay, moist soil, minerals, dried red berries, walnuts, lemon peal and hints of sheet metal. All in all solid and refreshing but some peary esters and metallic phenols makes takes away from the enjoyment.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mackeon (136) - - JAN 26, 2015
An outstanding example of the Düsseldorfer beer style. Lovely aroma, beautiful reddish color and subtle Hallertauer hops, altogether a very harmonious brew well worth seeking out. Love those old-fashioned swing-tops, too, and the stylish label is a good example of traditional design, fitting well with beer and bottle both.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Wim (3067) - Weelde, BELGIUM - JAN 18, 2015
along with yves at steve places brown colored body with an off white head and a malt hops aroma a malt hops dry bitter taste with a bitter finish


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