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Brewed by Uerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 527   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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2009
Bottle 50cl. w. swing top @ home.
[ Trade by Koelschtrinker ]. Clear medium cola brown color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, sweet malt, sugar, pepper, light alcohol. Flavor is light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, and a light peppery - alcoholic burn in the finish. Body is medium to full, texture is oily to creamy, carbonation is soft, finsh feel is light alcoholic. [20090311]

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (30902) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2009
33 cL bottle, from Pizza Port Carlsbad bottleshop. Pours cloudy dark orange with a small off-white head. Aroma is mild spiced and roasted malt. Flat malty flavoured with a light bitterness coming through. Light roasted and mild acidic flavoured finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29207) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2009
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a lazing off-white head. The aroma is sweet with notes of metal and honey. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, honey, and metal, leading to a bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2009
Bottle 33 cl. Clear orangey brown with an off-white head. Aroma of roasted malt and nuts. Medium body, fairly roasted malty, notes of nuts and caramel balanced by a fairly hoppy finish. 100709

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20640) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2010
Bottle at home. Clear orange coloured with a huge off-white head. Fruity aroma of hops and grass with notes of citrus and berries. Fruity flavour of malts, caramel, hops, grass and citrus with notes of grape fruits. Hoppy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20274) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 28, 2010
Bottled (from bierkompass.de). Deep rubyish amber colour, mediumsized brown head. Aroma is some caramel malts, crisp bisquits, some nuttyness as well as mildly toasted notes. Flavour is quite floral and grassy hops along with some earth and also mild notes of caramel and alcohol. Also some mild notes of fruityness. Also some mild chocolaty notes in the finish. A very nice strong Alt.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19308) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 22, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 14, 2004 Bottled. Nut brown. Intensely roasty, sweet, and thick rich maltiness. Notes of licorice and ash, richly hoppy with really bitter finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 21, 2011
RBESG 2010, bottle at Brasserie 4:20
Hazy red-dark amber color. Initially the aroma is puckery, then some malt, hop, oxidized malt. Flavor of mildly roasted malts, light black malt; dry and dusty; medium bitterness, deriving from the roasted malts too. Not good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (13802) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 12, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 4, 2013 Trade with Culchiem. Thanks. Pours dark unclear amber- rather muddy with a small white head. It has been stading up in the fridge for a week. Nose is yeast and malts. Already a little scared with it not being entirely fresh or too yeasty. Baking yeast, dough, caramel , winegums and grass. Its smooth and full bodied. Yeasty bitter finish. Overall a bit disappointed as I really liked their Nicht Filtriert and regular Alt. It’s too yeasty!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13564) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2007
500ml bottle from Battersea BF 2007 drunk on the train on the way home. Deep chestnut colour with thick lasting beige head. I enjoy the slightly off flavours of this beer. Gives it individuality/character with the sliight sour/slight over burnt cereal aroma. Some sour orange zest on aroma. Clean toffee and then this slight clementine/sour orange pith on finish. I love the toasty malt finish on this. There’s even some peppery hop. Certainly the best German beer I’ve had today. Crisp carbonation lends to the peppery hop. Nice.


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