Brewed by Uerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany


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RATINGS: 608   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Bitter and full of flavor...simply delicious.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SVD (845) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2014
0.5L swingtop bottle, amber coloured beer with a medium head, aroma is malts, bit caramel, Taste is malts, bitter-sweet, roasted? Nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Moravius (802) - Berlin, GERMANY - SEP 23, 2014
Flasche von Hopfen & Malz, Berlin-Wedding. - Mattes Rotbraun, trüb; sahniger Schaum. - In der Nase schwache Frucht (ist das Erdbeere?), leichtes Röstmalz und herber Hopfen. - Anfangs schlank karamelmalzig mit Röstnoten, gefolgt von einer zarten fruchtig-säuerlichen Note, die sogleich in eine wuchtige, lang anhaltende Bittere von Röstmalz und Hopfen übergeht. Mild rezent, schlank. Im trockenen Abgang regiert wuchtige, erdige Hopfenbittere. Sehr langer, kräftig bitterer Nachtrunk mit Anklängen von Zitronenschale. - Wird gelegentlich als das bitterste deutsche Bier bezeichnet, aber das dürfte angesichts der vielen IPAs von sog. „Craft“-Brauereien überholt sein. Nicht überholt, vielleicht sogar uneinholbar ist die starke Kombination von Karamel- und Röstmalz, staubtrockener Herbe und der großzügigen Dosis Aromahopfen, die dieses Bier zu einem Klassiker macht. Einzigartig!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alusmamuts (913) - LATVIA - SEP 18, 2014
Sweet aroma. Amber with medium yellow cap. Rich bitterness around the tongue, with stable remaining wormwood bitterness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KPD (48) - Michigan, USA - SEP 12, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 13, 2014 Had a bottle at international tap house in the central west end in St Louis. Pours medium brown cloudy. Aroma is malty sweetness. I really am Not getting any other aroma . Medium mouthfeel. Flavor is malty with a reasonably clean finish. Some lingering malt flavor. Good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (6890) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 12, 2014
"Slightly lighter and slightly sweeter and prunier than the sticker. Almost as good, but leaves juuuust a bit less of an impression as the layers of malt complexity are ever so slightly replaced with more floral (but still light) hoppiness."

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (3204) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle sample. Thanks beerandbeyond! Hazy brown with a small white head. Grainy, malty aroma with a teensy bit of caramel and toast. Tastes mildly bitter and malty. Mild carbonation, medium-bodied, long, toasty finish. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Grima (2182) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle from a Trinkgut store in Idstein, Hesse, Germany!
Pours dark copper colored with high creamy head. Smell has roasted malts, nuts and floral hops. Starts very malty-bitter, with lots of caramel, roasted malts and some nutty nuances. Middle part has bitter hop notes as well as roasted malts and caramel. Goes into a bitter hoppy and caramelly finish with nutty roasted malt notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JulienHuxley (4120) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 17, 2014
On tap at the brewpub. Nice dark copper brown pour with lacy white head. Aroma is toasty, cereal forward, light fruitiness, a bit of peach. Taste is toasty, nice caramel sweetness, a bit heavier bodied than the others. Palate is med bodied, light carbonation. Good stuff.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mikeyo1 (394) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2014
Bottle @ home. Pours clear amber with a beautiful creamy and frothy off-white head. Slighly sweet, malty and grainy aroma with nuts, dark fruits, biscuits and caramel. Sweet very malty and fruity taste with nuts, a balanced bitterness from start to end, caramel, biscuits, grains, dark bread, grass & apples, pecan nuts.soft carbonation, smooth big mouthfeel and a long lasting taste that finishes dry with earth and an assertive spicy crisp bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrHangover (3139) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 6, 2014
Draft in Düsseldorf. Pours a clear dark amber beer with a medium sized white head on top. Aroma is very malty, nutty, dark fruits. Flavor has a decent amount of bitterness going on, medium full flavors and has a decent mouthfeel. Medium short aftertaste, decent carbo, overal quite decent to be fair. Nice alt.

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