Brewed by Uerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany


on tap

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RATINGS: 614   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Bitter and full of flavor...simply delicious.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
11026 (1772) - Alabama, USA - NOV 18, 2004
Bottle. Decent Alt. Light copper color. Very clean tasting with big hop finish. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pailhead (5675) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - NOV 17, 2004
Bottle: Light roasty hop aroma. Transparent yellowish-orange with white head. Nice lacing. Light roastiness in the flavor with a hoppy finish. Does not seem like an altbier. More IPA than alt. Moderate hop aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Silphium (3188) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - NOV 15, 2004
Copper-orange body with abundant dark suspended sediment, big cream head. Aroma of light fruit, spicy hops, and hints of wet sock. Spicy, crackery, toasty flavor with dried flower petals and potpourri. Caramels develop over time as do abundant yeast flavors. Bitter finish. I had the Sticke Alt on tap earlier this year and think that beer was a bit smoother, but this is enjoyable nonetheless.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
edden (925) - cow- lumbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 31, 2004
10/31/04: Bottle.
Warm brown-orange body. Sweet malty nose. Flavors include malt, caramel and hops (hops toward the finish). Slight metallic aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jgb9348 (5097) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - OCT 28, 2004
Code 0515, Bottled on 14 04 (14.April?)
Cola coloured body with large particles & a medium-sized tan head. Aroma of alcohol, slightly stale malt, caster sugar, cashews and a tiny bit medicinal. Light-bodied; Sharp alcohol/medicinal taste fading to a pale & stale maltiness. Aftertaste bland and not pleasant. Overall, less than I had expected, but a very nice & rare find from Jim Dorsch at Whole Foods. I sampled this 33 cL bottle purchased at Whole Foods in Vienna, Virginia on 14-September-2004.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Schroppfy (2360) - Łódż, Warsaw, Poland; Michigan, Ohio, USA - OCT 25, 2004
A subdued, but grainy aroma -faint wet leafiness. Slight sour nuttiness in the flavor, very husky, bitter. This stuff spoils so easily, but it still is yummy. None of the big plasticyness of the Sticke.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
JonMoore (2019) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2004
Draught at Zum Uerige, Altstadt, Dusseldorf. Dark amber colour. Creamy white head that doesn’t go away. Superbly well balanced malt and hops. Excellent bitterness throughout and into the aftertaste. Very smooth and drinkable. Possibly the best Alt in the world, certainly a class above any bottled variety I’ve tried.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
piwodevo (53) - chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 1, 2004
11.2oz flip top. muddy copper hue with a tan one-inch head that paints a delicate lace on my tasting glass. flat tinny hop aroma. effervescent tiny bubbles from the first sip to the last. Malty body, not too overt, with a sharp hop bitterness that blankets my tongue, lingering like a rock concert rings your ears after you’ve left. This is a very good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - SEP 21, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 12, 2005 Pours a deep amber, almost red in color, with a tan head that dissipates, rings the top of the drink, then laces the sides of the glass as you drink. Very slight aroma, even as it warmed. The malt is very evident as you drink this full-bodied beer. Tasty with an acrid finish. Very good. I’d like this from a keg some day.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JorisPPattyn (8440) - Ursel, BELGIUM - SEP 16, 2004
(draught - the real thing) Chestnut brown, clear ale; very regular, slightly off-white head, good lace. Little nose, ever so slightly caramel, a bit of hops - and the dishwashing; poor show at the brewery! Superb hop-taste, absolutely gorgeous German hops. Yet the malt underneath is anything but shy. It’s relevant, ambrée, refined. Medium bodied. Uerige is definitely better bodied than most (regular) Altbiere. Hoppy, straightforward bitterish aftertaste - just great. Uerige Alt will always be one of my favourites. This tasting at the Hausbrauerei once more confirms the idea of the number one.

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