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Brewed by Brauerei Ferdinand Schumacher
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany

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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   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.


2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
ElManana (511) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - DEC 4, 2014
Amber, no head. Aroma of bread, fruity and yeast. Taste is fruity, more bread. Quite boring.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2014
26th September 2014
Post Borefts Tasting, Tulip Hotel Room 118. Thanks to Mads. Clear amber beer, small pale cream colour head. Palate is light, dry and crisp. Light dry malts, mellow tang. Whisper of toffee. Mild banana ester. Little dried fruits and a few grains of spice. Dry crisp finish. Decent Alt.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (14128) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2014
39011 litre bottle. Clear dark amber lasting beige head. Good beer. Nice malts. Tasty. Liked it. Some bitterness on the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (9927) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2014
Bottle, big swing top fucker, at the Room 118 tasting, Tulip Hotel Bodegraven, post BBF 6 day 1 26/09/14 thanks to Mads who does table service in Belgium. Dark amber with a moderate beige covering. Nose is big dark malt notes, nutty, light spice, toffee. Taste comprises candied fruit peel, toffee, light spice, brown bread. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a little bitter linger and light mineral rinse. Decent malt forward alt.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tayeth (278) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - OCT 21, 2014
Schmeckt ziemlich ähnlich zum Standard von Schumacher. Der Geschmack ist vielleicht etwas schmelziger, insgesamt sehr malzig.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gueuze (415) - - OCT 19, 2014
Geruch röstig, sonst sehr rund. Gutes Alt, hatte mir mehr davon versprochen (Vergleich mit Doppelsticke und Std-Uerige hinkt)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (14104) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 15, 2014
Trade with ThirstyBird. Thanks. Bottle @ Borefts - Opening Dutch Bottles Over The Sink, Tasting 2014. Pours amber with a creamy white head. Caramel, fruit, vague metal, fudge and grains. Smooth. Medium bodied.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (8315) - Hasborn, GERMANY - SEP 28, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 6, 2014 Helles kupferfarbenes Bier mit ordentlicher beiger Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht röstmalzig, etwas Karamell, würzig, leicht hopfig. Geschmack röstmalzig mit netter Hopfennote, Karamell, bitter im Mittelteil, im Abgang Karamell, etwas Vanille, lecker!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (8972) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle thanks to dedollewaitor @ hotelroom tasting. Clear rusty orange color, medium sized white head. Smell and taste malts, lightly a touch of hops, lightly bitter, quite hayish. Decent body and carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Martinus (3052) - Baarle-Nassau, 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!!)


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