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Brewed by Uerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany

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RATINGS: 546   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.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (10240) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 2, 2012
Tap. Pours clear dark amber with a medium, creamy off-white head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is spicy, herbal and pine hops with biscuit and straw malt and a clean lager character. Flavor is heavy hops and bitterness, supporting malt and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ksiwzos (48) - GREECE - JAN 22, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 24, 2015 Beer from German e-shop Dark amber, not clear, 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!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawanna (2386) - GERMANY - JAN 11, 2015
0,33 l Swing top bottle caramel, cereal, dried fruits, butterscotch, herbs, red, clear, minimal head, tan foam, heavy cloying sweetness, lightly bitter, full body, oily feel, average carbonation, long finish,

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1506) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - JAN 2, 2015
Appearance: Dark brown, clear. Some tan head.
Aroma: Malt, caramel. Dark fruits.
Taste: Nice dark malt, caramel, some nice bitterness. Nice!
Bought: Trade with Erzengel - thanks!, 500 ml
Info: 1/1-2015, BB: 17/12-2014

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borresteijn (5001) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 12, 2014
50cl Bottle from De Bierkoning. Amber-brown colour, beige head. Aroma of confit fruits, sweet, caramel, toffee, raisins, toast, some herbal hops, molasses. Flavour is medium sweet, sticky, raisins, toffee/caramel, fruits, nuts, light toast, herbal bitterness, molasses, nice bitter finish. Medium-bodied. Good stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (5402) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 30, 2014
Bottle from de Bierkoning, BB 17.12.15, large sample. Clear copper color, medium frothy light brown head. Aroma of earthy hop, caramel, slight spicy, toffee, bit molasses, slight dark bread. Soft bitterness in taste, slight sweet. Seems to be more spicy than the regular Alt, but not as dark and powerful as the Doppelsticke. Nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Moravius (641) - Berlin, GERMANY - NOV 18, 2014
Relativ frische Flasche (33 cl; Abfüllung: 08/14, MHD: 08/15) von Bierlieb, Berlin. - Tiefes Kupferrot, trüb; wenig Schaum. - In der Nase röstiges Karamelmalz und kräftiger, herb-fruchtiger Hopfen; leicht weinig. - Im Antrunk wuchtige röstmalzige Bittere und geballter, aromatisch herb-ledriger Hopfen. Fruchtig-obergärige Aromen kommen angesichts dieser geballten Bittermalz- und Hopfenwucht etwas zu kurz, aber im Hintergrund blitzt noch etwas Zitrusfrucht auf. Trotz aller Bittere auch karamelsüß. Sehr bitterer, fruchtig-herber Abgang. Sehr langer bitterer Nachtrunk. - Diese „konzentrierte" Version des Uerige Alt ist schon heftig - beim ersten Versuch fand ich sie einfach zu extrem, aber beim zweiten schmeckt sie mir schon wesentlich besser. Trotzdem ist mir das „normale“ Uerige lieber, da besser trinkbar.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmongoose (1422) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 29, 2014
Pint bottle shared. Must be an older bottle because it poured a murky brown color. The aroma is sweet malt with caramel and dried fruit like raisins. The flavor is more of the same. Sweet mslts with caramel and raisin notes. Pretty good beer all the way around but thinking this bottle is quite old.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skortila (4646) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - OCT 27, 2014
Bottle. 15cl sample. Drank 10 days past bottle date. The aroma has caramel, some raisin, grass. Clear, copper-brown coloured beer with an off-white, lasting, medium head. The taste is ligh-moderate bitter, has some caramel sweetness, some dried fruits, some grassy hop tones without those herbal tones lots of German beers have. Lingering palate. Very good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PotjeBier (1774) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 25, 2014
50 cl bottle @ home, 8 days after bottling. Pours a clear brown color. Light beige, rather dense head with good retention. Aroma’s: caramel malts and some red fruit. More fruity retronasal, candies, light roast, light drop. Flavor is grainish, light sweet, caramel, light notes of fruity sourness. Medium bodied. Finish is lightly dry, light caramel, light bitter

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (8646) - Hasborn, GERMANY - OCT 19, 2014
Sampled @ Finest Spirits and Beer Convention Bochum 2014: Dunkel orangebraunes Bier mit wenig weißem Schaum. Geruch sehr malzig, holzig, Karamell. Geschmack ebenfalls sehr malzig, Karamell, röstmalzig, leicht hopfig.


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