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Brewed by Brauerei Diebels (InBev)
Style: Altbier
Issum, Germany

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RATINGS: 533   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
DIEBELS Alt is brewed according to the German Purity Law of 1516. Under this "Reinheitsgebot", only four ingredients are allowed: Barley malts, hops, yeast, and water. The dark-roasted special malt lends DIEBELS its unmistakable amber glow.

Dark and Delicious. For a dark, flavorful beer, DIEBELS is surprisingly light and drinkable - a beer you can enjoy all night long. It isn't bitter like many ales, and it doesn't have the strong aftertaste of certain imports.

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2.8
venom666 (1125) - Elche, Alicante, SPAIN - DEC 16, 2017
Pours a clean copper color with medium beige head. Aroma is malty with slightly roastiness and citrusy character, but quite weak. Taste follows the nose, sweet, citrusy, with caramel/toffee and a slightly roastiness. Bitter ending to it.

2.7
Zlotta (4129) - Hagen, GERMANY - DEC 14, 2017
Sampled from 0.5 l bottle from local 'Netto', best before May 2018. Clear, dark brownish red with a medium large, frothy, slowly diminishing, light beige head. Sweetish, slightly malty and a bit grassy-spicy aroma of caramel, nuts and some straw. Moderately sweet, slightly bitter, a bit malty, slightly grassy-spicy and minimally roasty taste of caramel, nuts and straw, followed by a short, moderately bitter, quite dry, slightly grassy-spicy and moderately roasty finish with some metallic notes. Medium body, slightly effervescent mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Not that great, pretty bland overall.

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MikeBeermaster (1169) - that shaggy maggot, POLAND - DEC 6, 2017
Faint aroma of sulfuric notes with a minimal cardboard and bready note. Deep copper in the glass with a minimal head. Taste is nutty with some bready notes, some caramel, bit harshy sulfur. Good.

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browarpapi (254) - WrocÅ‚aw, POLAND - SEP 21, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 21, 2017 Piwo o jasnobrązowej barwie, piana średniopęcherzykowa, dosyć szybko opada. W aromacie kakao, lekka kawa. W smaku nuty kawowe. czekolada. Dobre piwo.

3.3
ttoadee (1655) - Austin, Texas, USA - SEP 17, 2017
Clear dark copper pour, medium off white head. Nose is malt Middle is caramel and moderately bitter body. Finish shows a touch of coco awash in a medium malt body.

2.1
Piepenhenrich (1285) - Steinbach, GERMANY - AUG 26, 2017
I was brought up on Altbier and Diebels just does not match the brews from Düsseldorf. Please note: This is a highly subjective and disputable opinion. ;)


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