Brewed by Hausbrauerei Zum Schlüssel
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany


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RATINGS: 203   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mickmac (484) - Ngunnawal, - JAN 9, 2013
Tap. Clear burnt copper body with a large/huge persistent white head. Aroma/taste: leather/wood, herbal/vegetative hops, bread crust and a touch of biscuit. Moderately bitter finish. Light bodied and light carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JulienHuxley (2944) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2014
Draft at the brewery. Clear matte brown color, really frothy lacy foam but the whole is kind of pale dull. Really really bready aroma, multigrain bread, yeast, light metallic notes, toffee. Taste is grainy, husky, just a tiny bit astringent but enough to notice. Palate is med light bodied, fairly easy drinking. 4th place.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tomer (1647) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - JUL 16, 2014
At a tasting, many thanks Levi, smallish creamy head, clear light brown colour, aroma of wood and bread with hints of tobacco, light sweet bread and caramel, with a light bitterness, clean and really enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ravidesai (947) - Bombay, INDIA - JUN 24, 2014
Possibly thr best Alt. Copper color with a soft foamy white head. taste is malt, smoke and more hoppy earthiness than most alts. A good satisying beer. Best enjoyed at the brewery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tderoeck (4447) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAY 19, 2014
2/V/14 - on tap @ Zum Schlüssel (Düsseldorf) - BB: n/a (2014-464)

Clear pale amber beer, creamy off-white head, pretty stable, adhesive, leaving a nice lacing in the glass. Aroma: malty, caramel, somewhat grassy, hint of banana. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: bit malty, some caramel, sourish touch, grains, soft bitterness. Aftertaste: pretty bitter, grassy touch, bit sour, malty, grains, pretty metallic finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnicolaescu (706) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - MAY 6, 2014
SWING-TOP 50CL from Erzengel. Thanks, Gabriel. Look: clear dark amber/brandy, big light beige head. Aroma: quite simple and „clean”, light fruit and light caramel and a strong metallic aroma. Taste: light caramel, metallic, peppery bitter finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MarkoNm (449) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - APR 21, 2014
Pours a clear light brown color, topped with a decent tan colored head. Retention is pretty decent too. The aroma is surprisingly weak. Truthfully, all I could pick up were some malty notes. The taste is quite neutral, but it develops a somewhat bittery feel. Drinkable, enjoyable, but... a bit more taste perhaps.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnRMurdoch (3202) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAR 17, 2014
Dark orange brown, big foamy head. Biscuit lemon malt aroma. Dry Carmel malt flavour, bitter aftertaste. German bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Countbeer (4316) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle: Thanks Douberd: Served in a Chouffe glass: Medium sized creamy foamy head on top of a clear amber colored beer. Aromas of malts, honey, herbs, sweets, some bread, some dried leaves, light toast, some caramel, light chalky and crispy corn and grains. Flavours of herbs, bittters, malts, some wood tones, light caramel, some slight honey hints, bread, some plant bitters, some yeast, some toast, nuts and some dried leaves. Quite crispy actually! Aftertaste is malty, herbal, bitter, bread, leaves, porridge and some wood. Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, medium bodied and a creamy texture. Even though it passed BB 2 months ago, it’s still very tasty. I kind of like this and much better than many Alt beers out there.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
culchiem (2428) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAR 12, 2014
Bottle from McTapps. Clean caramel with a massive head. Aroma is spicy biscuit. Flavor is malt and spice, tangy caramel on the back, finish is soft malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Douberd (2080) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAR 10, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2014 Bottle 330 ml from McTapps, thanks! Poured into an altbier glass, ABV 5% Amber colour, clear body, more than two fingers of thick, off-white head. Good retention, web-like lacing left on the glass. Aroma of toasted malts, nuts, caramel, grass. Taste is caramel, nuts, toasted malts, with a moderate bitterness on the aftertaste. Medium body, soft carbonation. Mildly dry palate. Quite good.

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