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Brewed by Uerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany

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RATINGS: 774   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Uerige DoppelSticke might just be "Germany's interpretation of a barley-wine", ie a third definition next to England's "malt-driven" idea {such as JW Lees Vintage Harvest Ale} and America's "hop-heavy" version {such as Sierra Nevada's BigFoot}. OG - 1085; IBU - 75; Ingredients; Hops:Spalt Spalter, Hallertauer Perle, Spalt Hallertauer; Malts: Pilsner malt, caramel malt, roasted malt


4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Salwal (49) - - MAY 30, 2015
From the bottle, pours dark oily liquid with thick beige head. nose of dark fruit like raisin. Taste is rich and full an Explosion of tastes, some hops and much sweetness. Long lasting warm and astringent bitter hop aftertaste. Great...

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zlotta (253) - Bonn, GERMANY - MAY 25, 2015
0,33 l bottle from REWE Budnik & Homberg, bottled in 2014. Clear, dark red with a thin, frothy, almost stable, tan head. Pleasant aroma of redcurrant, raisins, cherries, red grapes and a bit of port. Heavy, sweetish-fruity taste of raisins, molasses, prunes, figs and caramel. Long, slightly bitter and rather alcoholic, warming finish. Full body, oily and chewy mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Very heavy, barleywine-like beer. Decent winter warmer but a bit too alcoholic to be honest.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kerenmk (3111) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 18, 2015
Bottle. Murky dark brown. Some caramel, dried fruit and biscuit, and a little bit of alcohol in the nose. Tastes alcoholic, dark dried fruit and sweet. Full body, syrupy texture and a little nutty finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
esp0r (2333) - NORWAY - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle from Vinmonopolet Lambertseter enjoyed at home
Pours dark, almost black in glass, creamy light tanned head. Smell of dark fruity malts, toffee, dried fruits, quite straight but at the same time exquisite! Modereate to medium sweet, dark fruits, toffee, dried fruits, hints of toast, dark fruit bitterness, fruit peel, medium bitter.. This is quite far away from the typical alt. Amazingly complex and interesting.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Frode (379) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 7, 2015
Bottle 33 cl.
Clear amber, minimal head. Sweet aroma of malt and some alcohol. Sweet caramel flavour.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PotjeBier (1944) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 2, 2015
27/4 33 bottle @ home (6 months old). Dark brown color. Little beige head. Aroma’s: sweet, toffee, red fruit. Retronasal: more red fruit, sticky toffee, sweet. Flavor is moderate sweet, moderate to full bitter. Medium bodied. Finishes slightly dry, with a good bitterness. Nice, almost a (US) barley wine.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Florya (700) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 29, 2015
How : bottle Appearance : murky light brown color, almost no head. Aroma : prunes, caramel, toffee, grape, madeira. Palate : medium to full body, soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JHeath99 (1358) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - APR 25, 2015
Bottle shared by Cliff. Pours a dark brown with tan head. Aroma and taste are dominated by malts, but there’s a pleasant hoppiness and slight alcohol burn.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThreeCats (635) - ISRAEL - APR 22, 2015
Hazy, almost opaque brown with a fairly small head. Aroma very sweet, raisins, dark fruit, caramel, bubblegum. Taste...well... burnt raisins come to mind. And bunt sugar. Very sweet, but with a burnt note that is neither roasty nor toasty. As a barley wine it’s not bad, I guess, but it is an example of why mid-range crystal malts should be used sparingly.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hallstein (244) - Skogn, NORWAY - APR 17, 2015
UPDATED: APR 27, 2015 Aroma has dark fruits, plums, spices and chocolate. Flavor has malted caramel, chocolate and complex dark sugars... Almost an umami-like flavor as well! Finish is nicely balanced. Delicious beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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