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Brewed by Uerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 541   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Carnival comes but once a year - and you can only enjoy Sticke beer at Uerige twice a year. It contains more malt and hops and has a higher alcoholic content than normal Altbier. And our guests appreciate it! In earlier days it used to be whispered hand over mouth that Uerige was serving Sticke again because the master brewer had portioned the ingredients too generously. With today’s fully-automated operation, this could not happen. So Sticke beer is brewed intentionally - and this certainly doesn’t negatively effect either its quality or taste.

The two dates every year are always the same. The third Tuesday in January and October are the two Sticke days.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
johnnnniee (2411) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle shared by Dan at BFD Friday Grainy sweet bready malt and light fruit. Decent beer but not my favorite style.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (6035) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 12, 2014
"Musty aroma of malt, fruit-mainly raisins and figs, good looking with huge head and everlasting lacing. Semi sweet, lightly roasted and hopped. Very pleasant Caramel aftertaste."

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
douglas88 (6251) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 10, 2014
11.2 ounce bottle from ABV. Pours a dark copper color, almost ruby, with a medium white head. A sweet nose of berries and toffee. A sweet malty base, dusty at times, big robust fruit, a bit of blueberries, a bit of cherries, some metallic bitterness, toffee, some light leaves. Pretty awesome. This, drink a liter I could. Awesome brew.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kerenmk (2543) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle sample, thanks beerandbeyond. Hazy brown with sand colour head. Some honey and toast aroma, sweet and slightly alcoholic taste. Slightly sticky finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EdInSaltLake (665) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Herbal, caramel malt aroma. Malty flavor: a lot of caramel malt, bready, sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
suprchunk (2326) - Crestview, Florida, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Last year at Cigar World. Light brown colored pour. Small off-white head. Little bit of lacing. Nice malt aroma with a carbonic bite and a bit of hop presence. Bitter up front with a nice roasty malt character throughout.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (5022) - Utah, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle shared by Mike
Clear dark amber with a small off-white head and some lacing. Aroma of toasted malts, toffee and bitters. Taste is biscuit, toffee and bitters
Decent

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MikeJslc (756) - USA - JUL 25, 2014
Brown, clear, beige head. Aroma of toasty and nutty malt with definite leathery oxidation. Flavor is similar, nutty, malty, showing some age.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrinkinWell (283) - - JUL 24, 2014
Pours a dark coppery brown with hardly and head or lacing. Sweet malts, caramel, brown sugar, and cinnamon on the nose. Dark tropical fruit, malty, caramel and sugar notes, raisins, plums, earthy, bready flavors. Hardly any hoppiness. A very nice alt beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (4326) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Done decently with light roast malt and a great grain profile consistent for style. Pours orange. Light bitter finish. Hint of hops and some citrus here. Good stuff. Tap at Max’s.


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