Brewed by Brauerei Ferdinand Schumacher
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany


on tap


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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Available on tap and bottled on every third Thursday in March, September & November.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 4, 2008
Bottle 1 liter swingtop [Courtesy of Koelschtrinker] Clear medium amber color with a large to huge, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, light to moderate hoppy, fishermans licorice or ammonia licorice. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium to light, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. Very nice altbier ;o)) (211207)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (40453) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 28, 2008
LCRBM08: 1 L bottle, courtesy of pivnizub. Pours clear and golden orange with a diminished white head. Mild spiced and roasted malty aroma. Light spiced and bitter hoppy flavoured with a light vegetable note. Dry and malty into the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 19, 2007
(Bottle 100 cl) Courtesy of MoritzF. Pours a beautiful, warm, amber golden with a creamy, off-white head leaving a neat lacework. Sweetish, lightly nutty aroma. Medium body, distinctly sweet, roasted malt with lots of fruity esters - extremely fresh actually. Dry and hoppy finish. Very delicate indeed. 030407

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (22102) - , 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (18527) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2015
Bottle shared at CBC Clerkenwell during the Peter’s leaving do. Big thanks for this one! Pours clear orange-brown with a creamy white head. The nose holds some semi-ripe citrus and grainy bread. Light-medium sweet flavorbwith some toasted grains, cereal, straw, touches of earthy hops. Light bodied with average carbonation. OK balance to finish, some further toasted grains, mild cereal, bread. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (17308) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 9, 2011
Das Latzenbier startet malzig und erreicht schnell den röstmalzigen Status. Dahinter ist das Bier etwas bitter, später tritt dies deutlicher hervor. Würziger Mittelteil, bereits hier ist die Bitterkeit fast DAS Merkmal des Bieres. Etwas fruchtig. Gut, aber nicht super. Test vom 16.11.2007, Gebinde: Fass Noten: 9,10,11,12,11,11 - 10,80

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (17282) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (17008) - 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!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (16879) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (15537) - 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.

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