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Uerige Sticke - Uerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei

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443 Ratings
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Ratings: 443
Reviews: 329
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 43
Gots: 25 | FT: 2
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Uerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Altbier |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: yen157 on 02-27-2004

Uerige Sticke gibt es zwei Mal im Jahr im Ausschank - am jeweils dritten Dienstag im Januar und Oktober. Dieses Bier wird mit mehr Malz und Hopfen gebraut und ist deutlich gehaltvoller als Uerige Alt: Hinter dem intensiven, eleganten Aroma verbergen sich 6% Alkohol.

Der ungewöhnliche Name leitet sich davon ab, dass man in früheren Zeiten "stickum" ("hinter vorgehaltener Hand") weiter erzählte, dass der Braumeister wohl etwas zu großzügig beim Abwiegen der Zutaten war.

Der höhere Alkoholgehalt gestattet Lagerzeiten, die beträchtlich über das von uns garantierte Mindestfrischedatum hinausgehen.
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Photo of waughbrew
3.72/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Pretty clear dark amber. Nice off-white head with little retention and lacing. Smells yeasty, smoky, and resiny. Deep piney spicy hoppage is great. Dull caramel maltiness leaves something to be desired despite a good compexity. A acidic smokiness lingers long after the flavor should have disappeared which is good. Rather low carbonation, feels a bit like spreading plastic over your tongue. odd. Overall an interesting, pleasing brew.

Photo of Derek
3.73/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Copper-brown, light tan head, excellent retention and lacing.

S: Floral, grassy, earthy-mineral & caramel.

T: Dark bread, caramel, floral, herbal, grassy, earthy, hint of nut, good bitterness.

M: Moderate body is smooth & malty.

D: A decent drinker.

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of mendvicdog
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of ms333
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of Dave_Treat
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of ygtbsm94
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of BigOldOaf
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of leitmotif
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of Errto
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Cool-looking flip-top bottle poured into the closest approximation I have to a Stange glass.

Solid brown in color. Hazy, though the bottle may have been agitated a little. Excellent head retention.

Smell is subtle, malty, a little sweet though not incredibly so. Taste is quite pleasant, again lots of caramel malt, still less "biscuity" than the Altbiers I'm used to but then again, those were all American so who knows. Alcohol comes through a bit, and there is some hop bitterness towards the end. Mouthfeel is very moderate, neither light nor heavy.

Overall, this is quite a good beer. Were it not for the label I would have pegged it as a slightly strong English brown ale by appearance and flavor. This bottle was a gusher probably due to mishandling so I will try to seek out another and update my review.

Photo of twenty5
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of Duff27
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of Durge
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of Dirty25
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of Holland
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of jwps214
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of djrn2
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of MarkyMOD
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of TrickkyGangsta
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of kmeves
3.76/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Minimal liight tannish head that dissipates quickly. Nice amber brown hue. Fruity and toffee is the aroma that stands out. Medium sweetness that is balanced nicely with medium bitterness. Full body with a nice creamy texture. Somewhat long bitterness in the finish.

Photo of beerluvr
3.77/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cool bottle with a flip-top. Pours a rocky light ivory head over clear light brown liquid. Fruity caramel malty nose with some discernible hop. Lots of hop bitterness in the taste with nutty, caramelly/roasty notes afterwards. Very bittersweet finish, with heaps of hops on the palate. A very interesting beer!

Photo of beveragecaptain
3.78/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

11.2 ounce flip top bottle. Copper colored with a creamy off-white head. The aroma is nuts and berries. Sweet malt flavor at first. It reminds me a little of gummy bears. Slightly bitter hop flavor in the finish. Mouthfeel is fuller than most beers of this style. A little syrupy. The drinkability is above average. There is nothing extraordinary about this beer, but it is still good.

Photo of rootbeerman
3.78/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: pours dark brown/amber with a tan finger of slow falling head
S: heavy malt, a bit of sweet grain, somewhat reminds me of a bock. also caramel and burnt sugar.
T: lightly grainy sweet malt. a bit of burnt sugar and caramel with a light amount of bitter hop grassiness
M: carbonation makes it seem thicker than it is. nicely smooth
D: is good with balanced flavors and a nice change to try a new style. although price is a tad high for a 11.2oz bottle about $4.

Photo of EPICAC
3.79/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had a bottle at Radegast in NYC.

Pours a cloudy, particulate brown. The beige head is thin and quickly fades to nothing. The aroma is rich and malty. There are notes of caramel, toffee and dark fruit. Swirling brings out a sharp character.

Sweet malts are definitely the focus of the beer, but they aren't too sweet. There's a boozy character upfront that mixes with the caramel and toffee flavors. There's an alcoholic spice and a moderate bitterness in the finish.

A bit sweet overall, but very flavorful.

Photo of DaftPatrick
3.8/5  rDev -7.3%

Uerige Sticke from Uerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei
91 out of 100 based on 443 ratings.