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Brewed by Uerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany

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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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The non-filtered version of Uerige Alt, only available in bottles at the brewpub and the Carsch-Haus, Düsseldorf.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 4, 2009
Bottled (thanks Bov!). Amber colour, mediumsized white head Aroma is wooden, a bit yeasty, some bready notes as well as some grassy notes. Flavour is grassy, malty, yeasty and a bit bready.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 23, 2009
(50cl bottle, Nicht Filtriert version) Pours a murky amber body with a moderate off-white head. Aroma of nuts, toasted bread, light florals, grass, and grain. Flavor of caramel, toasted malt, hops (earthy, grass, light herbal), and yeast.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (12361) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 23, 2009
Hmmm...the regular cask alt at the brewpub can’t be filtered, so I don’t get it. Hazy dull amber. Toasty, with some slight mushroomy oxidation. Hoppy, dry, yeasty and toffee-accented malts. Firm, assertive and quite dry.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2009
Bottle 50cl. w. swing top @ home.
[ Trade by Koelschtrinker ]. Unclear light to medium brown color with a large, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white to light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate hoppy, hop dusty. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and shell bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is has a light metalic bitterness. A very nice beer good and hoppy german beer, aroma is wek but the flavor is super ;o). [20090315]

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bov (9443) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - APR 8, 2009
from Uerige-Treff in Carsch-Haus, Düsseldorf - pours a hazy copper-brown colour under a beige foam; nice lacing; earthy and fairly hoppy aroma; flowery with notes of caramel; medium-bodied with a subtle carbonation; very bitter and very bitter; very long bitter and earthy finish with long lasting and solid hoppy notes - absolutely beautiful

2.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dwyerpg (4528) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 9, 2009
Looks nice, but has a very beery aroma, like that of a Bud almost. The flavor on this one is very ehh. Seems like just any other alt or amber ale with just a worse aroma. Drinkable, but why when the sticke and doppel sticke are so awesome?

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
That1Guy (1895) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - DEC 5, 2008
Crushed with Jakebra. Dunno. Smells like poop. Flavor follows suit. Not pleasant to drink. Dries the tongue out like Punking.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (7794) - Down South, GERMANY - OCT 7, 2008
previously tested on BTO 04/2007: Dank an MoritzF! Liecht trüb, ordentlich Schaum, sehr schöne Farbe. Überraschend herb, schon fast bitter zu nennen, aber mit sehr aromatischem Hopfen, fein. Dazu ganz dezente Röstmalzaromen. Vielleicht gerade wegen der Herbe voller Charakter und Charme.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
motelpogo (6484) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 29, 2008
bottled, big thanks to pivnizub for this one. deep brown, light haze, burnt grass aroma with hints of toffee and banana, lightly tinny with plenty of bitterness and hints of red berries. tasty stuff

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rastacouere (6126) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 27, 2007
Cloudy amber pour covered by a lasting off-white head. A very very dry alt, hoppy from the beginning to the finish and in my mind, this cuts a lot in the malt development which other Düsseldorf better clearly do better than Uerige (despite their pub being so cool). Drying bitterness offers earthy and mineral nuances, but the complexity suffers from this hop focus. Surprisingly, the palate manages to be almost creamy. Ultimately, I don’t understand why so many considers Uerige to be the top Alt brewer in the world.


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