Brewed by Uerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany


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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bov (9050) - 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

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dwyerpg (4356) - 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?

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
That1Guy (1868) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (7522) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
motelpogo (6130) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rastacouere (6107) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JorisPPattyn (7717) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 21, 2007
Hazy dark amber, bit of UFO’s; with huge, very fine & dense dark beige head, lacy. Wood, yeast, dry malts, some of them coloured, fresh green leaves. BItter à souhait , wood, little smokiness, but above all a WONDERFUL bitterness, achieved, it would seem, with only noble German hops. Medium bodied, chewy, velvety texture. Another superb realisation from my N°1 favourite German brewpub. Danke, Sebastian

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (12674) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2007
Bottle at LCRBM3. Orange, cloudy, lasting beige head. Odd bleachy aroma. Some pepper. Nice bleachy beer with great hop on the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2007
A Mes rate: Bottle at LCRBM3. Dark brown with a slight white head. Awesome grassy hops and tasty alcohol. Nice roasty malt notes with some caramel. Dry finish. Pretty good but not sure the alcohol should be so apparent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jerre (2365) - Waregem, BELGIUM - SEP 12, 2007
Bottle, saturday @ LCRBM, Kulminator. Brown color, with off-white head. Aroma of roasted malts, hops. Medium body. Taste was like it’s more alc. than just the 4,7 %, hopbitter, malts with a bit caramel. Aftertaste dry.

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