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Uerige Sticke - Uerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei

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BA SCORE
92
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416 Ratings
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Ratings: 416
Reviews: 324
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 9.71%
Wants: 37
Gots: 14 | FT: 1
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Germany

Style | ABV
Altbier |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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.

(Beer added by: yen157 on 02-27-2004)
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Wobbly

Missouri

5/5  rDev +21.4%

10-25-2013 22:29:47 | More by Wobbly
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

4.38/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Vintage Cellar $ 5.50
Undated bottle at 50 degrees into 16 oz tumbler
Lightly malty with a hint of flowery hops
Head average (3 cm), light brown, fizzy/creamy, rapidly diminishing into a 2 mm layer
Lacing in clumps
Flavor begins slightly malty with a touch of hops, not sweet but well balanced
Ends with a slight bitterness, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Light to medium palate, watery, soft carbonation

A very pleasing alt, something I will buy again.

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2014 13:01:08 | More by Ozzylizard
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Southernbrew

Georgia

4.33/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Very cool bottle.

Pours a nice red-copper with a small, bubbly head.

Aroma of toasted malt, some caramel and weak herbal hops. A mellow brown sugar comes through as it warms.

Fairly smooth, medium caramel malt flavors with some toasted flavors. A bit of a nutty flavor begins to emerge midway through as does a light hop bitterness. As the beer warms, a taste I would describe as brown-sugar biscuits emerges as well.

Superemely drinkable. I have limited experience with the style, Alaskan Amber being the only other, but this blows that away.

A huge thanks goes out to BA Luckysevens82 for the trade!

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2005 01:01:46 | More by Southernbrew
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Fugazme

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cloudy brown... small-sized head that didn't form until glass was nearly full. Great stick and lacing. Murky and glowing under light.

Aroma at first reveals nothing... very odd... no notes. After five minutes of sitting some yeasty aromas arise... sweet orange and clove later... a touch of spicy coriander.

Taste caramel. hoppy-bite. Some nice wheat flavors, but bitterness is mostly in the fore.

I think this is a great beer. Nothing out of this world spectacular, but something I'll buy again and again.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2006 22:34:40 | More by Fugazme
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crnipeter

Slovenia

3.88/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottled 15. January 2010, into tulip. Uniformly cloudy, dark coppery to bronze verging on brown body with rather short lived off white head that sets to a stable film.
Dominant aroma of noble hops (predominantly floral and spicy in character) is underlain by sweet, toasty, nutty malts and faint esters of plum. Assertive hoppy bitterness (with notes of citrus rind) prevails over the sweet, toasty malts. Slightly astringent with semi dry, bittersweet nutty finish.Medium bodied, with moderate carb, goes down very smoothly. Good, but not as pleasing as its more potent Doppelsticke brother.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2010 23:41:34 | More by crnipeter
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erz316

Indiana

4.35/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

very custom 350 ml bottle into POM stange. bottled on 27.10, code 1127. whatever

A - a very richly dark copper colour for the body. a full two finger frothy head, off white or maybe a cream colour. head is very creamy, and retains very well. this beer almost perfectly hits the description of what an altbier should be, the only problem is that the body is a bit too dark. other than that, it has the trademark copper tinge, big creamy head and great lacing and head retention.

S - the malts pretty much dominate the nose. caramel malts, and rich hearty roasted barley are the majority of the top and middle notes. there are some shadows of hops in the base scents, but not enough. nose is not strong enough in general to be up to par with the best.

T - a good malty back with some nice aromatic and flavourful hops to liven up the taste. initial taste is a pretty even profile of bitter hops, and roasted malts, most noticeable is the barley; maybe the hops outweigh the malts, but only by a small margin. a really great tasting beer, malts are quite dynamic, as compared to the one sided hops. finish is slightly sweet, roasty malts add some savoriness, and a pinch of the hops help round out the taste. the after taste is a bitter, and savory from barley. subtlety is the name of the game for this beer, there is so much to explore and taste, but one has to make the concerted effort to find the myriad of savory, sweet, and bitter flavours. the finish could be a bit drier, but this is just quibbling.

MF&D - for a beer that is to have a medium body, i think this one is a bit too light. carbonation is moderate, but serves nothing to enhance the size of the body. either way, the drinkability is superb, could have many more rounds of this guy.

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2009 21:53:35 | More by erz316
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silenius

Illinois

4.38/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

While browsing for beer in Indiana I came across this goodie I had heard so much about at this past Real Ale Fest in Chicago. Apparently there was a keg of it at Piece and I missed it completely. It went within half an hour I'm told.

Served at 50 to 53 degrees F. in a Duvel glass.

Very nice dark copper coler with a bone-white head that is moderate in height at first, then reduces to swirling skims. Nothing too impressive here.

The smell as a very subtle slightly roasty malt aroma on a background of hops. Slightly bitter smelling if you really take a big whiff.

Taste freakin knocked my socks off and curled my toes! Great roasty malt center with rays of bitter hops emanating from its core! Beautifully integrated and nicely intertwined. It ends with an armwrestling match between roasty malt and bitter hops. Just when you think one is winning, the other makes a comeback. This goes on for quite some time after the sip! Incredible.

The beer passes from cup to mouth to belly very nicely. In the mouth I feel a moderate carbonation of teeny tiny itsy bitsy bubbles caress my mouth like velvet and then slip on by.

I never tired from the malt and hops interplay the whole glass. It was a real treat to drink.

At 4.99 a bottle, this will be a rare treat for me when I return to Indiana to visit the fiancee's family.

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2004 23:37:36 | More by silenius
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Daktyls

Massachusetts

4.08/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Poured from the (cool) swing-top bottle into a SA Perfect Pint glass. Color is a solid brown with large carbonation bubbles visible at the bottom of the beer ascending to what starts as a nice one-fingered head. The head slowly dissipates to a somewhat rocky-lacing type foam, a few big bubbles, most small.

S: Nose is notes of roasted malts, a slight breadiness, caramel sweetness and dark fruits. I'm picking up some notes of dates and maybe figs. A nice overall toasted quality.

T: Similar to the nose, those the caramel, malty flavors dominate with some nuttiness in the mix. A light amount of hops are present as well.I don't really pick up anything else that is particularly noticeable.

M: Very slick, almost oily, fairly viscous with a fair amount of carbonation that works quite well with the light hoppiness and maltiness. Alcohol is noticeable, but not particularly aggressive.

O: Delicious. I would get this again, quite tasty, enjoyable, and drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2013 17:54:22 | More by Daktyls
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cretemixer

Indiana

4.58/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

.33 litre longneck swingtop. This really cool bottle opens with an explosive "pop".
Clear auburn in color with an ivory colored head that fades to a thin collar rather quickly.
Extremely clean aroma. Caramel malts with a hint of alcohol. A sweet fruitiness comes though too.
Very clean taste with a metalic tinge. The malt is very well balanced by the hop presence that kicks in towards the finish.
Soft mouthfeel with crisp carbonation.
Undeniably drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2004 14:14:57 | More by cretemixer
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techdiver

Pennsylvania

4.6/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle opens with a pop as soon as released. Was a little concerned about the 1202 code. Pours a a deep amber copper with a solid head that dissipates slowly leaving a small cap of foam with solid lacing.

Great malt greets the nose with the hops noted as well.

Taste is very smooth with elements of aroma making a solid statement. The hops making a much more evident statement here.

Mouthfeel is crisp but lighter on the carbonation than the appearance would lead one to expect.

Quite drinkable, will be sure to pick up more when I find it again.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2007 16:28:05 | More by techdiver
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scottg

Vermont

4.1/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

11.2 oz bottle poured into a pint glass.
bottle on 10.08, code 09.09

This beer opens with a loud "pop" and pours a cloudy mahogany color with a two finger off white head with good retention. Aromas of caramel and stone fruit with a hint of spice. Malty caramel and biscuit flavors, raisin and a little smoke. There is a creamy mouthfeel, medium body and carbonation. Well balanced, easy drinking. I could drink a number of these in one session without getting bored or overpowered in any way.

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2009 04:51:33 | More by scottg
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Cozzatoad

Italy

4.1/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

11.2oz bottle

A- Hazy light brown in colour. Head is off-white/very light brown, quite fluffy. Shows nice retention and lacing

S- Caramel malts, along with bready notes and maybe a slight roasted touch. On the back, a faint sour hint is backed up by fruity notes of raisin and maybe apple. Some kind of bitterness which i couldn't actually define is present, maybe i would call it just plain bitterness, with no specific notes to it; it's definitely present but not at all intrusive

T- Pretty much what the smell suggested. A very soft feel overall, malty notes of caramel with a touch of grainy/bready feel. A gentle touch of bitterness is easily noticed on both tongue and aftertaste, bringing a floral/grassy note. In the middle, a lot of other notes can be noticed here and rhere, bringing very nice complexity: a slightly sour feel, apple, some kind of a white-wine feel, maybe even chocolate

M- As mentioned, very soft mouthfell, though some crispness is still showing through, bringing just the right amount of life. A very gentle, delicate mouthfeel, just like the beer

O- Altbiers are a classic. Beers that you drink with ease, like all germans, but in that case with their own flavours and peculiarities. This one is the perfect representation of the style. Great drinkabilty, complexity and balance

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2012 13:35:01 | More by Cozzatoad
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Troyone

California

3.93/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours an iced tea (with melted ice) color, a copper hue, a minimal off biege head, and very little carb action.

Slight smell of a toasted caramel malt and some flowery citrus hops.

Moderately sweet/acidic/bitter and roasted caramel malt with a spruce/resin and grapefruit/orange hops flavor.

Medium to full bodied, dry and syrupy texture, flat carbonation, and a smooth slightly metallic/astringent finish.

This is kind of thick for a 6% abv. beer and not a session beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2005 06:58:03 | More by Troyone
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Sixpack595

Michigan

3.55/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I'm a bit disapointed in this brew. The regular alt is quite good, this one seems to fall short. Dark coppery color and fair bit of tan head are spot on, and the aroma is quite pleasing with a bit of nutty malt and floral hops present. Flavor starts well, but the bitterness was unpleasant and possibly a bit medicinal. A good start that fell flat. Mouthfeel is good, a great balance of substance and easy drinking. Overall a good beer but not as good as the regular offering.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2005 08:00:23 | More by Sixpack595
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SShelly

Oregon

3.93/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Cool little bottle, had for a staff tasting.

Bottle has minor explosion and major foaming upon opening, stops with 3/4 of the bottle still intact.

Pours dark amber, crystal clear with big poof of head that disapears quick.

Moderate malt aroma, pretty pleasant.

Again moderately malty in the mouth with no hops, and little bit of light alcohol, easy drinking and smooth in the finish.

Only issue I had with this is I felt it was over carbed, which removed some of the deep maltiness I really like in sticke's, decent beer however.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2010 15:30:50 | More by SShelly
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tjthresh

Indiana

4.3/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled on 31.01. Am I to assume that is 2005? Poured into my Fankenheim Alt glass. Crystal clear copper/brown with a dirty white cap. Toasted whole grain breads and caramel. Nice scent of Spalt hops. Malt sweetness and hop bitterness it very good. Full bodied.

Serving type: bottle

08-25-2005 13:22:00 | More by tjthresh
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brewQ

Missouri

3.28/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bottled 04.18
Code 11.04
Okay- I do not know what the hell this means.

Nifty bottle, Grolsch style ceramic cap with washer.

Lovely caramel raisin color, nearly opaque.
Appears to be a British Brown Ale.

This may be delicate and subtle but even warmed , I can't get much in the way of hops or malt up front here.

The tastet is oddly flat- can't pick up pronounced malt or hop character. Not bad- just not there.

Finish is smooth and cleansing and it is drinkable- just a funky old school brew in an overpriced bottle.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2005 21:21:20 | More by brewQ
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tmitch75

Illinois

4.22/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Another birthday gift from my bro... Cheers Adam! One of the cooler bottles out there, and a swing-top to boot.

Dark reddish brown color with thick, almost oily head and rings of lace all around.

Sweet caramelly malt smell with herbal and minty aromas.

Surprisingly hoppy right off the bat, herbal, floral, and grassy, with sweet malty background. Very well balanced.

Mouthfeel is smooth and rich, but not over the top.

Awesome, a very drinkable and satisfying beer.

Tasted on 6/26/08.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2008 04:26:11 | More by tmitch75
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SacoDeToro

California

3.48/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a dark copper hue with almost no head and a very slight lacing around the glass.

Rich Munich malts are present in the aroma, like that of an Oktoberfest, but with more fruitiness on the nose. Some noble hops are detectable in the aroma, but in the background.

The flavor is that of a malty amber ale followed by a high bitterness for a German beer, but this is to be expected with a Dusseldorf Alt. The hops are very spicy and somewhat grassy. The taste is favorably dry for an ale and not overly fruity. The hops linger in the finish. There are also very slight phenols in the finish.

The mouthfeel is moderate with fine and tight carbonation. Overall this beer is reasonably drinkable, but not quite as satisfying for my palate as an American amber ale.

Serving type: bottle

03-14-2006 04:21:54 | More by SacoDeToro
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foogerd

New York

4.03/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A- dark caramel body with a tan head and plenty of lacing
S- light floral caramel smell a bit of booze and spice
T- a really tasty malty brew with plenty of breads caramel and toffee notes cant detect a trace of alcohol
M- light thin and smooth
D- can session plenty of these a delicious brew

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2010 19:06:44 | More by foogerd
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kvnstfrd

Missouri

3/5  rDev -27.2%

05-23-2013 13:04:43 | More by kvnstfrd
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cabsandking

Ohio

4.08/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Tawny brown color, slightly cloudy and a rocky off white head with sticky, milky like crown and lace. Bright fruit aromas, juicy fruit gum and light florals, bubble gum. Toasted grain base, with a lazy caramelized sugar sweetness and a little phenolic. Hop herbals, tea leaves, a spice with a vegetable/fruity flavor like pink peppercorns. Slight tartness that builds and goes into the finish with some dry, husky grains and tea herbals in the back. As it warms some of that fruity nose comes into play. It’s odd how little the nose corresponds with the flavor here, almost no similarities. Smooth mouthfeel and a carbonation that starts out great but flattens a bit midway.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2007 17:30:36 | More by cabsandking
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frazbri

Ohio

4.22/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I picked this bottle of Uerige Sticke on a recent visit to Detroit. It poured a clean, clear, amber tinted copper color topped by a short white head. A good amount of lace was left on the glass. The aroma was generally fruity, with a little caramel note. The taste started sweet, a hint of apricot and pine emmerged, and bitterness carried the finish. Carbonation was relatively light and the body was moderate.

Malt was the star of the Uerige Sticke. It was a well balanced, tasty ale.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2006 04:23:26 | More by frazbri
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MaxOfMetal

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

07-02-2012 14:46:19 | More by MaxOfMetal
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avylover

Virginia

4.6/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Came in an impressive looking flip top bottle.Clear ruby mahogony color with a very small snow white head. Very little carbonation. Aroma of sweet bread, fruit cake, and a clean caramel maltiness. Plums show up in there too. OK, you have my attention. What separates this beer is the finish. There are all sorts of flavors going on here, with fruity esters and malt fused together perfectly. The finish is almost like a cider, with apples and a champagne type tastes showing up. Mouthfeel is very smooth but dry, with a slight bittering hoppiness. Drinkability is top notch, especially with just 6% ABV and this much taste.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2004 01:55:23 | More by avylover
Uerige Sticke from Uerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei
92 out of 100 based on 416 ratings.