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Brewed by Uerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany

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RATINGS: 722   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


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Melker (206) - Varberg, - SEP 14, 2013
Much darker colour than I expected, it’s very very dark brown. Very fruity aroma. Lots of prune! Other darker fruit as well, caramel, hops, spice, yeast, toffee. Taste is sweet and bitter. Kinda barley wine-ish with a german touch.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikedR (1239) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Dare I say I’m not particularly impressed. All the flavors are there. But this is syrupy, and way too boozy.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (4628) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 23, 2014
Bottle from Bier-Deluxe.de. Dark brown color with small white head. Dark malt, rum in aroma. Dark malt, rum, licorice, honey, dark chocolate, raisins, alcoholic bitterness. Tasty.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bill Becker (341) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - SEP 15, 2014
11.2 ounce swing top bottle. It pours a very dark brown with reddish hues with a 1 finger head of tannish foam. Big caramel malt in the nose, very sweet smelling, kind of a maple syrup sweetness. Sweet, for sure in the taste, it also brings a close to bitter dark chocolate flavour that’s very nice; cuts the sweetness. I’m getting some raisin like flavour and hints of other dark fruits. I’d call this full bodied as it’s very thick and luxurious to my palate. Lightish carbonation. Wow, this is a grand brew, very enjoyable and satisfying.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johnnnniee (2318) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle shared by Dan at BFD Friday Dark rich light fruit and toffee, nice cap to a great evening.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
KPD (41) - Michigan, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Had a bottle in St. Louis. Dark brown cloudy lots of yeast. Aroma is malt, dark fruit, alcohol. Flavor is much more dark fruit, far less malt, more alcohol than the alt. Big mouthfeel. Big strong high alcohol beer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (3843) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 12, 2014
"Almost get run soaked raisins in the aroma. So dense. Figgy molasses, bready brown sugar, full flavored and full bodied. The flavor shows a bit more alcohol than the sublime nose, but this is still likely the best and biggest alt I’ve ever had."

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alengrin (1824) - BELGIUM - SEP 9, 2014
Uerige’s strongest Alt, the ’premium’ version of Uerige Sticke, so to speak. Seasonal beer made with Munich malts and a secret ’hop tea’; very heavy for the style. Light beige, stable, dense, sticky head, colour a very dark brownish bronze, clear with subtle sparkling. Rich aroma of sweet fruits and bitter spices, very agreeable perfume, plums, chocolate, pear syrup, sage, old ’jenever’, pine resin, whisky, walnuts, coffee beans, jute, bark. Taste is Altbier all around but in a reinforced kind of way, with red fruits, thick nutty and chocolatey malts, silky, slick mouthfeel, pure with medium carbo, very spicy and earthy hop bitterness in the finish reinforced, but nowhere hindered, by a warming bourbon-like alcohol effect. This was very memorable - one of the best German beers I had so far and certainly the best Alt.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hawanna (2178) - GERMANY - AUG 29, 2014
0,33 l swing top bottle caramel, alcohol, dried fruits, resin, nuts, herbs, grass, red-brown, hazy, frothy, tan foam, heavy cloying sweetness, lightly bitter, full body, oily feel, creamy, average carbonation, long finish,

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drpimento (2241) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 24, 2014
The beer comes in the fliptop bottle and I think the seal is broken as the beer is slightly flat. Still had a very rich fragrant malt yeast ride bread molasses aroma. Almost no head no lace, and a slightly cloudy brownish amber color. Flavor is like aRoma, carbonic tang is surprisingly strong considering how mild carbonation is; bitterness is quite strong against the rich maltiness. I'd like to try a fresher or a better sealed bottle. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2091) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 11, 2014
Shared by KyotoLefty at the Hanshin Seed Event. An opaque almost muddy brown pour. Great nose of candied plum, port, sweet dark fruits. Medium to light bodied. The taste is malty, boozy, sweet caramel, dark pitted fruits. A bit of that tannic oaky quality to it. Very interesting.


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