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Brewed by Brauerei Ferdinand Schumacher
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany

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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ein besonderes Jahr. Ein besonderes Alt! Voller Stolz stellen wir Ihnen anlässlich unseres 175-jährigen Bestehens zum 01. Mai 2013 das neue Familienmitglied der ältesten Hausbrauerei Düsseldorfs vor. Unser Jubiläumsaltbier ›1838er‹ wird mit erlesenen Zutaten und viel Liebe zum Detail von unserem dynamischen und kreativen Brauerteam mit 5,0% Alkohol gebraut. Die spezielle Auswahl an Gerstenmalzen und exklusiven Aromahopfen verleiht dem neuen Glanzlicht unseres Hauses seine dezente Bittere sowie sein sensationelles fruchtig-prickelndes Hopfenaroma. Ein Feuerwerk der Geschmackssinne – Prost!


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
King_Alex_II (1228) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 7, 2016
Clear amber-red color with foam layer. Malty, fresh bread, some nut aromas and some hops in the nose. Malty and a little sweet taste with a fresh and small bitter hoppy finish and a hoppy bread aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anstei (1176) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - AUG 27, 2016
Bottle. Clovers and green-cut grass, surprisingly hoppy for an Alt. A little bready and rather sweet. Crisp carbonation, well in balance with the medium body. Sweet-ish finish. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SinH4 (3081) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - AUG 27, 2016
1l bottle, thanks King_Alex_II. Amber color with tan head. Aroma is bready, tangerine, a bit piny, but all in all quite balanced. Taste is bready, fruity. Medium to high carbonation. Highly drinkable, a joy!

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Shihuangti (2) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 3, 2016 does not count
floral, citrus, exotic fruit. Somehow like an IPA, not a typical Altbier. Not for everyday, but a nice special beer. Appearance: clear, amber-red, Taste: More sweet than sour, slightly dry average carbonation, medium body,

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ascelja (899) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 3, 2016
#787
Many thanks to pivnizub!
Clear light copper body, small off-white head. Pleasant aroma of cherries, caramel, dark fruits, grains, malts. Taste is almost neutral with slightly bitter finish and some malty sweetness. Very well balanced and rich flavored - dark fruits, malts, grains, caramel. Smooth light to medium body, average carbonation.
Delicious!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rotin (901) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 1, 2016
Bottle 1l, many thanks to pivnizub! Clear, copper colored. AROMA- pleasant, caramel, strawberries, cherries, dates, liqueur. FLAVOR- smooth, neutral to slightly sweet, strawberries, red berries, some bread crusts. Medium bodied.
Great Altbier!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vipinvelp (3827) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JUL 1, 2016
Opaque dark orange, tanned lacing foam head. Nice barley aroma and light bitter barley taste, light caramel tones there. Bitterness in aftertaste, great beer. (Nijmegen 201607)

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ekstedt (6512) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2016
Draught at the brewpub. Clear amber, medium off-white head. Fruity aroma with strawberries and tropical citrus fruits. Medium bodeid, low to medium carbonation. Dry, low to medium bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
g_georgiou (489) - CYPRUS - JUN 6, 2016
Clear amber body with a thin off white head. Aroma is light caramel, malty. Taste is mild bitter, light bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rubin77 (1033) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 29, 2016
F: big, yellowish off-white, good retention. C: dark copper, clear. A: malty, hoppy, citrus, tangerine, caramel, fruity. T: malty, caramel, fruity, more decent citrus bitterness, tangerine, light earthy, medium body, good carbonation, awesome beer, on tap in Schumacher brewery in Düsseldorf.


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