Brewed by Uerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany


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RATINGS: 758   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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - NOV 30, 2005
Dark amber color,large off white head that had a long hang time then faded slowly to a nice lace.The aroma was malty and caramel with maybe a bit of a sweetness to it.The flavor was much better then the first i had from these guys.Nice malty flavor with a nice caramel side something that seems a bit on the smokey side but faint and a nice smooth finish.A very pleasant brew for sure.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SpringsLicker (3196) - Tennessee, USA - NOV 18, 2005
Dark cherry red color with a huge frothy off white head that stands like beaten egg whites. Caramel and toasted nut aroma. Well balanced sweetness and hop bitterness comes out in front and plays back and forth all the way through a long finish. Not as heavy as a Barleywine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Philip (436) - Illinois, USA - NOV 9, 2005
Bottle. Rich and malty, I like the stuff a lot. I’m a bigger fan of malt than hops, making this one right up my alley. Pours a deep amber colour. Flavors of toffee, caramel, plums, raisins, and a warming alcohol finish. Nice work by the good people of Dusseldorf.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 5, 2005
Pours a clear amber color with a thin offwhite head. Very good aroma of rich malt, pears, caramel and spices. Again, very good flavor of rich malt, pears, spices and caramel. The body has a medium thickness, a creamy texture and low carbonation. Excellent, one of my all-time favorite German beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mds (2250) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 30, 2005
bottle. pours a fairly dark copper-red with a small white head. aroma is very bready with caramel notes coming through along with yeast. predominately bread, sweet malt, and warm alcohol. very tasty mild hops in the fnish. alcohol is well hidden. good stuff. thanks Doug.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
xray (50) - Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA - OCT 29, 2005
Bottle at Spuyten Duyvil. Poured a dark plum color. Huge, frothy long lasting head that leaves behind a nice lacing. Perfect balance of malt and hops. Sweet but not cloying.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HumuloneRed (751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 29, 2005
Bottle. It pours a dark, slightly hazy copper color with a nice tan head and sticky lacing. It has malt, raisin, and brown sugar in the nose. Nice malt flavor with a good earthy hop bite. Nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 29, 2005
Sweet malty aroma, some brown sugar too. Ruby, with a tiny tan head. Flavour is a lovely malt, nutty and woody notes follow. Medium bodied, bitter and bold. Entirely too easy to quaff. Lovely!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
altkencru (143) - USA - OCT 28, 2005
Too sweet for my taste. Needs to be only slightly chilled to get the full flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fly (1420) - austin, Tejas, Alabama, USA - OCT 27, 2005
There’s alt country which certainly has a twang and guess this might be in that range. Mybe the lat was pulled from "altered", much like my state of mind. Originally saw this, remembered hearing good things, have loved the bottle since getting its cousin, but was going to put it back due to the price. Charles encouraged me to buy it, saying it was fantastic. have to agree. Having the xcellent malts found in the best of dopplebocks freaking with some crazy cool hops - this is hard pressed to get much better. Just needs a bigger bottle.

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