Brewed by Uerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei
Style: Altbier
Düsseldorf, Germany


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RATINGS: 655   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BiddleBrau (1238) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 16, 2010
poured a cloudy brown with fluffy head. Hint of caramel malt aroma. Clean mellow flavor. Well balanced with light malt flavor and minimal hop bite and finishes smooth. But what’s with the cloudy appearance???

Benters (136) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2017
6.0% ABV bottle. Pours a slightly hazy deep amber colour with thin head and average carbonation. Big malt driven aromas of caramel, toffee and fruit cake with lots of raisins and other rich stewed fruits coming through. Taste is a blend of all these rich malty flavours, but still has a nice clean finish. Great with a slice of Christmas cake!

Mishnok (436) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2017
Not what I was expecting, but in a good way. Dark brown, little head and smells a little nutty. However, taste is honey, brown sugar, fruity. Really different and a great accompaniment t fruit cake. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

MikeBeermaster (1169) - that shaggy maggot, POLAND - DEC 6, 2017
Heavy aroma of malt with some winish notes and some dark bread with plum. Cloudy copper in the glass with a minimal head. Taste is really fruity with some notes of brown sugar, bread, toast, caramel and gentle grainy touch. Sticky, maybe little bit overwhelming, but I appreciate it.

panda_brewmaster (122) - Bournemouth, Dorset, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 24, 2017 Bottle. Aromas of crystal malt, bread, some smokiness. Taste is crisp, sharp, malty, metalic. Thick and sticky mouthfeel. Bitter finish.

Maracuja05 (2050) - Mainz, Rineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - NOV 11, 2017
13-09-17 // bottle shared. Murky brown, great foamy head. Sweet malty, dry, well carbonated. Even some hints of rum.

hopihalido (43) - GERMANY - OCT 28, 2017
AR: cola, earthy, nuts, brown bread, herbs AP: murky brown TA: hops, wood, grass

Daboch (244) - Gdansk, POLAND - OCT 26, 2017
Piwo koloru herbaty, piana dość obfita. Aromat głównie akcenty słodowe, trochę skórki od chleba, rodzynek, karmelu. W smaku podobnie, nuty słodowe, plus ciemne owoce, karmel, finisz lekko wytrawny

DanielBrown (4563) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2017
Bottle from Knighton Londis, Leicester. This is incredible. It has everything. Sticky, deep fruitcake malt; pudding barley hopping. Crispness, some tart snap. Germanic doppelbock authenticity. Really good. Surprising good. A suprise.

Grumpelmies (431) - GERMANY - OCT 21, 2017
UPDATED: OCT 21, 2017 Bottle. Murky brown with orange tinges and a big head. Aroma of fruity and herbal hops and some caramel. Taste is caramel and toffee. Malty, fruity and bitter. Hoppy finish. Medium carbonation. A hint of booziness. It's nice and delicious but I prefer the regular version as I feel it's more balanced and satisfying.

Craftakt (235) - Hannover, Lower Saxony, GERMANY - OCT 11, 2017
Leider kein positives Spezial im Vergleich zum Standard. Schwere Malzaromen mit einer spürbaren metallischen Alkoholnote und einem kratzig bitteren Abgang.

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