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Brewed by Brauerei Ferdinand Schumacher
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany

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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Available on tap and bottled on every third Thursday in March, September & November.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Martinus (2817) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - JUN 1, 2014
Clear amber colour, white head. Aroma of malts, caramel, leaves and hay. Light bitter flavour, malts, caramel, light toast, hint of citrus. Malty finish, hay. Quite light and subtle, and very drinkable.
(from 1L bottle @ RBBWG III, Gent. Thanks for sharing, ThirstyBird!!)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MichaelAwesome (4070) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAR 31, 2014
Von pivinizub gespendet. Keiner ist so klasse wie er. Das Bier jedoch hält sich in Grenzen. Im Grunde ein solide Hochklasse-Alt. Etwas malzig, ein wenig im Hopfen und die Bitterkeit eher derb als ausgewogen. Nett.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McTapps (4070) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAR 27, 2014
Bottle from Pivnizub - thank you so much, Günther! The Latzenbier pours out in a deep dark brown, light hazy, colour with steady head and medium to smooth body. Nice aroma of malt and nuts. Tasteof mild hops, roasted barley, nuts, torf, leaves and dried grapes. Some light dusty-malty finish with light sour hints. A very nice Altbier indeed - easy to drink, refreshing and very solid brewed.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JefVerstraete (1287) - BELGIUM - JAN 28, 2014
@RBBWG 2014, thanks Thirstybird! Amber colour, medium carbonation. Medium body. Light sweet with aroma of caramel. Light bitter finish. Easy drinkable. Good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tderoeck (4684) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 28, 2014
18/I/14 - 1L swingtop bottle @ RBBWG III, my place - bottled: 19/XII/13 (2014-110) Thanks to ThirstyBird for sharing the bottle!

Clear red amber beer, aery off-white head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: caramel, toast, lots of grains, hay, some cow fodder. MF: sfot carbon, medium body. Taste: grains, little bitter, hay, hoppy, some toast. Afteratste: little bitter, grains, cow fodder, hops. Very plain.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (6680) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JAN 20, 2014
1L bouteille @ RBBWG III, thanks ThirstyBird. Bottled on 19-12-2013. Cuivrée col beige crémeux. Arôme est malté sur un léger caramel le tout sur qcq notes houblonnées nobles oscillant sur un léger citronné. Palais reste malté, pointe caramel et crystal, amertume légère et noble avec ce caractère très allemand dans la levure. Amertume et houblonnage restent discret.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
77ships (3763) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JAN 19, 2014
1000 ml. bottle sampled @ RBBWG 2014. Courtesy of & thx! to ThirstyBird. About two months old. Pours a reddish caramel copper little head. Nose is sweet, iron, leaves, caramel, touch sugary. Taste is sweetish, bitter herbs, caramel, bitter herbs, leaves brown sugar. Easy to drink. Metallic alt body. Sadly this one feels like it has clearly peaked a while ago.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (3114) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JAN 18, 2014
bottle at RBWG14 Pours clear amber , small white foam . Smells german , sweet malts . Taste is rather sweet, malty , light . doable , especially to be German . No aftertaste . Rather weak , but doable .

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
aleigator (220) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - DEC 21, 2013
Bottle from Schumacher Brauerei. Nice white head, which looks really delicious. Mild aroma of fruits, berries, plums and chocolate.Color is much brighter, compared to the "Uerige Sticke", of rich deep bronze, red and brown. Deep chocolate, caramel, raisins, wood, roasted toast flavours, paired with burned malts, very refreshing, dry and hoppy finish, never missing a nice, strong malt backbone. Finish adds complexity to it, because of the still lingering malt. Finish is very long, a bitter taste is still there. Very different compared to the "Uerige Sticke", much milder, deep and complex malt body, lovely.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Erzengel (2607) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - DEC 12, 2013
Ein richtig leckeres, malzig-herbes Bier. Der Antrunk ist vollmundig, leicht säuerlich. Im Hauptteil breiten sich die Röstmalz- und Hopfenaromen schön im Mund aus. Der Nachgeschmack ist relativ herb-malzig mit einer leichten Süße. Auf der Zunge verbleibt eine sehr angenehme, malzig-herbe Note. Eins meiner Lieblingsaltbiere - schade, dass es das nur dreimal im Jahr gibt!
Test vom 31.3.2008, Gebinde: Fass Noten: 12,15,13,13,12,15 - 13,95


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