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Brewed by Uerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 616   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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.


maltydogs' rating

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
maltydogs (3) - USA - MAR 19, 2005
The gold standard for alt beers. Malty with a nice hop background. My favorite beerstyle and my favorite beer from this style.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike_77 (5427) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - SEP 10, 2016
Dark brown with thin head. Aroma and flavour have light caramel and nutty malts. Quite full flavoured. Pleasantly dry in the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bamsen78 (5033) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2016
Bottle, to celebrate my 4th anniversary of joining RateBeer. Pours hazy dark copper brown with very little in the way of a head, just som off-white bubbles on the surface. Clear aroma of malt and yeast, with fruity hints and touches of caramel. Dusty and estery flavour with notes of malt and hops and touches of fruit. Mild, dusty and estery aftertaste with acidic hints. Very low carbonation. Not bad at all, just surprisingly flat.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (15272) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2016
Bottle, 6.0%. Malty aroma, syrupy and slightly fruity. Hazy dark brown colour. Small creamy white head. The flavour is malty with a weak caramelly note and a slightly spicy hoppiness. A little watery for the ABV, and also a thin mouthfeel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Yves (2834) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - JUL 28, 2016
Shared with wim at his home. Hazy brown colored beer with small white head and lots of carbonation. Malty fruited aroma. Full sparkling palate. Finish is malty bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PintjeFritz (161) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - JUL 24, 2016
Very nice bottle but without information about the drinktemperature. A dark-brown beer with a cream-colored head, malty, roasty, good balance betweeN sweetness and bitterness, medium body, flat carbonation, like a barrel aged, (I have 0.33l bottle with batch L11316 and best-before 04.17)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
artemb (664) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - JUL 17, 2016
Look: dark brown with red shades, cloudy, unstable white head. Aroma: malty, slighlty roasted. some dark fruits. Taste: almost dry, with light fruity sourness and spicy bitterness. Flavour: malt, dark candied fruits, wine, some grassy and spicy hops. Hop become more prominent in the finish. Good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zymurgeist2 (1853) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUN 22, 2016
Draught at Gourmet Haus Stadt in Redwood City. Old score. Moderately rich malt and clear copper with smallish white head.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wim (3664) - Weelde, BELGIUM - JUN 12, 2016
At Home along with Yves hazy brown colored body with a white head and a spicy floral malt hops aroma a spicy herby hops yeast fruity bitter sweet taste with a bitter finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
peponi (1471) - Hannover, GERMANY - JUN 8, 2016
Aroma: nice hoppy aroma, roasted, melanoidins. Appearance: hazy amber color and thin white head. Taste: medium herbal bitterness, melanoidins, herbal notes, roasted malts, quite dry. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation, cellar finish. Overall: Really nice sticke, really drinkable and balanced.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (4000) - Radom, POLAND - MAY 18, 2016
Many thanks for my Uncle who take me and find this place in Dusseldorf. Small Swing-Top bottle buy in Dusseldort at the Brewery in late Autumn 2015y. Wow co za gigantyczna i trwala piana. Niesamowity zapach sliwek i octu balsamicznego. Ciemno rubinowe piwo, poteznie metne. W smaku wytrawne, owocowo beszamelowe, troche dojrzałych wisni, nieco karmelu ale bardzo, bardzo niewiele i ta super swierzosc chmielna. Czuc go juz przy glosnym wystrzeleniu krachli. Zadymilo jak ze starej syrenki. Bardzo zlozone i zroznicowane piwo w moim odbiorze. Ci co wielbia nachmielone IPA a gardzo Altem ze wzgledu na karmelowa slodycz chyba opili sie Diebelsem i mysla ze to synonim Alta. Sa w bledzie bo Uerige Alt jest super rzemieslniczym piwem i lamiacym wszelkie reguly stylu. Super jakosc i zroznicowany smak. Polecam, najlepiej w browarze.


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