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Brewed by Brauerei Ferdinand Schumacher
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany

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RATINGS: 186   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bamsen78 (3003) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle shared with McTapps & MichaelAwesome. Pours slightly hazy amber with small white head. Dusty aroma with malty and hoppy notes and touches of yeast. Bitter, hoppy flavour, with dusty notes and touches of malt, yeast and raisins. Lingering, bitter aftertaste with touches of yeast and a little metal. A good Altbier, indeed.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borresteijn (4574) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2014
On "tap" at Butcher’s Tears from a 5L mini-keg. Clear deep amber colour, soapy off-white head. Aroma is very sweet, syrup, lemonade, caramel, malts, some leafy stuff. Flavour is sweet, malty, caramel, leafy hops, grain, nice bitter finish. Light-bodied. Probably not in excellent condition, but still a nice beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JulienHuxley (2949) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2014
On tap at Im Goldenen Kessel. Good appearance, nice clear copper, super forthy lacy off white head. Aroma is toasty, grainy, light hay-like notes, kind of hoppy, light caramel. Taste is bitter, hoppy (for an alt) light burnt toffee, tasty. Palate is light-med bodied, smooth light carb, dry. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (2199) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 14, 2014
Bottle sample at Beer and Beyond shop. Thanks DSG.Clear bronze-brown with a quick dissolving white head. Full, grainy aroma. Fresh, bitter taste, very grainy with apparent hops. Light body, carbonated, long-grainy aftertaste. Really good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvikar (3370) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer and Beyond shop. Thanks DSG. Pours orange rusty with a small head, aroma of malt, vanilla, caramel and floral tones, flavor of malt, vanilla, fruits and floral notes, some bitterness, medium bodied.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (5672) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 18, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks Erzengel for this bottle! Two weeks old bottle. Nice clear reddish amber with a beige head. Aroma of malt, nuts, mild fruitiness, some toast and mild noble hops. Sweetish flavor with malt, toast, mild fruitiness, a nutty note and a rather bitter finish of spicy and herbal noble hops. Medium-bodied. Nice and refreshing.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Erzengel (2399) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - APR 17, 2014
Out of the cask at the brewery at Oststr. Malziger Antrunk. Zum Hauptteil recht herb, malzig-trocken. Würzig. Zum Ende hin malzig-trocken mit intensiver alt-typischer Herbe. Aber keinerlei florale Hopfennoten. Auf der Zunge bleibt eine herb-trockene Malznote. Lecker & sehr intensiv malzig-trocken-herb. 13/12/12/13

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
DJoer (651) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 14, 2014
Medium white to mokka coloured head, clear brown colour, sweet caramel smokey smell, medium carbonation and bitter a bit of coffee caramell liquorise

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sturmthis (370) - Ohio, USA - FEB 24, 2014
On tap. Cooper color. The foam remains on the glass while drinking. A roasted malt smell. The taste is bittersweet and lasts shortly.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (4342) - Halden, NORWAY - FEB 17, 2014
Appearance: Hazy dense brownish color with a off white head.
Aroma: Fruity, malty and some herbs.
Palate: Medium + body. Slightly sweet and a mild bitterness. Average to soft carbonation.
Taste: Fruity, malty, nutty and herbal.
Overall impression: Nice altbier.
Personal stats: Bottle from a trade with McTapps


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