Brewed by Uerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany


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RATINGS: 720   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjs (4589) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 15, 2014
(Bottle, 0.33 l - bottled on 06/13 - BB 06/14, from Systembolaget, 20140315) The beer poured deep dark brown and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had malts, molasses and dark fruits. Palate was full bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were malts, sweetness, alcohol, treacle, grass and bitterness. Aftertaste had malts, sweetness, alcohol and bitterness. A surprisingly boozy for a doppelboc; more like an American Barley Wine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (2834) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle 0.33l at Helsinki. Thanks to mjs. BBE 06/2014. Colour is dark brown with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Dark fruits, sweetness, syrup and malts. Super malty and quite soft.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Malaclemys (386) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - FEB 28, 2014
Bottle pours hazy brown with thin white head. Aroma of dried fruit, caramel, but, slight alcohol. Taste is caramel, fruit , sweet front. Slightly bitter finish. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DandyWolfFloyd (641) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Correction (the wrong beer was rated, software I was using to identify the beer was incorrect) Aroma - is sweet of alcohol, sugars, vanilla, and roast. Appearance - is very dark almost black, and the head is white. The head settles, and stays about a quarter inch. Beautiful appearance Taste - first off it’s sweet. If you don’t care for sweet, it’s hard to stay objective. However, there is also a bitter finish to it. It has a burnt sugar alcohol flavor to it. Potent, not for everyone. Very similar to a Doppelbock. Feel is full, texture is sticky, carbonation is average, and the finish is long and strong. This is my 1st Altbier, not a style I think I’m in love with, but I can say I tried it. It is sweet, I’m not sure if that is indicative of the style. This one definitely was. It’s a sipper for sure. 3.9 ~ you sunday, january 12, 2014

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerhunter111 (7397) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 9, 2014
Rötlichbraunes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, Karamell, bitter, fruchtig. Geschmack röstmalzig, leicht schokoladig, würzig, fruchtig, alkoholischer Abgang.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sebilinz (504) - Linz, AUSTRIA - FEB 2, 2014
Bottle. Amber body with white head. Aroma is dried fruit some malts. Taste is malts with caramel and some fruit notes aftertaste is bitter with alcohol and some sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EvanFriend (307) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Smells like vanilla and dried fruit. Malt forward taste, I get chocolate and cherries and maybe a hint of red wine, but with bitter hops and alcohol at the end. VERY good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
avantdagare (134) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - JAN 30, 2014
4 finger beige/mocca-colored head, brown body with some red. Nose: Madeira, raisins, resin, plum, prunes, dates, marzipan and chocolate. Aroma: Dates, prunes, a light alcohol-burn, milk-chocolate, resin, raisins, madeira, nuts, malt, caramel, grapefruit, plum and marzipan. Semi-long, semi-bitter ending with a lot of sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dreamflower (576) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 25, 2014
Bottle shared with northropfrye. Oh, it tastes like dried fruit and lemonade with a bitter finish. Matled something or other. Smells very much like raisins. Very thick and opaque. Slightly boozy at the beginning. I would like to drink a lot more of this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
northropfrye (2208) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 25, 2014
Dark maroon brown body with off white head, some lacing. Really nice aroma of sweet malts, chocolate, dried fruit, vanilla, earthiness, slight vinous tart element. Taste is sweet but with a nice roasted bitterness to complement in the sweetness. Definitely on the sweet side but that roastiness really balances this out nicely. Abv fairly well masked. Overall a fabulous beer.

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