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A Düsseldorf specialty, an Altbier is a German style brown ale, the “alt” literally translates to "old" in German, and traditionally Altbiers are conditioned for a longer than normal periods of time. Other sources note that "alt" is derived from the Latin word "altus," which means "high" and refers to the rising yeast. Take your pick, but the extended conditioning mellows out the ale's fruitiness and produces an exceptionally smooth and delicate brew. The color ranges from amber to dark brown, medium in carbonation with a great balance between malt and hops.

"Sticke" is a stronger version of an Altbier, thus a bit more malty and hoppy to boot.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 4.0-7.0%   [ ? ] 

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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Alaskan AmberAlaskan Brewing Co.5.303.63126578
Double BagLong Trail Brewing Co.7.203.89119994
Long Trail AleLong Trail Brewing Co.4.603.57950-
Otter Creek Copper AleOtter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's5.003.6273091
Uerige DoppelstickeUerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei8.504.12534-
Southampton AltbierSouthampton Publick House5.003.5747460
Uerige StickeUerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei6.504.12416-
Okto Festival AleWidmer Brothers Brewing Company5.303.4636287
Sleigh'r Dark Doüble Alt AleNinkasi Brewing Company7.203.76361-
Terrapin Tree HuggerTerrapin Beer Company5.103.5133693
Organic Münster AltBrauerei Pinkus Mueller5.103.6333097
Triple BagLong Trail Brewing Co.9.203.8309-
ScurryOff Color Brewing5.303.68256-
Uerige AltbierUerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei4.703.98244-
OMB CopperThe Olde Mecklenburg Brewery4.804.06224100
Headless Man Amber AltTyranena Brewing Company5.003.59185-
Shiner Old-Time AltSpoetzl Brewery4.203.6417390
Copperhead AleFordham Brewing Company5.203.3617270
Headwall AltTuckerman Brewing Co.4.753.6816288
Schell's Schmaltz's AltAugust Schell Brewing Company5.103.7415680
Ad Astra AleFree State Brewing Co.5.603.69156-
Frankenheim AltPrivatbrauerei Frankenheim4.803.7414796
Gerst AmberYazoo Brewing Company4.503.51138-
Grolsch Amber AleGrolsch Bierbrouwerij N.V.5.303.2313481
Three Blind MiceMother's Brewing Company5.503.47127-
Alt-eration AleHops and Grain Brewery5.103.8124-
IshmaelRising Tide Brewing Company5.103.68120-
Schwelmer AltPrivatbrauerei Schwelm4.203.6511684
Iron Works AltMetropolitan Brewing5.803.81115-
Phil's Existential Alt (Brewer's Share)Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub5.103.61112-
AltbierBluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's4.193.49110-
Alt-Bier AleHangar 24 Brewery6.003.58110-
Mission AmberMission Brewery5.003.46107-
Hövels OriginalHövels Hausbrauerei5.503.6910185
Gravel RoadRahr & Sons Brewing Company7.253.48100-
Balt AltbierUnion Craft Brewing Company5.503.829890
Diebels AltBrauerei Diebels GmbH & Co KG4.803.849794
RescousseBrasserie Dieu Du Ciel5.303.8389-
Arbor Brewing Olde Number 22 Alt BierArbor Brewing Company5.503.487980
Série Signature Sticke AltLes Trois Mousquetaires6.003.8477-
Victor's MemoriAle AltbierTwo Brothers Brewing Company7.804.0774-
Crooked Coast AltbierDriftwood Brewery5.103.9573-
Freigeist HoppeditzBraustelle7.504.0271-
Creemore Springs Collaboration AltbierCreemore Springs Brewery Limited5.003.5870-
Sticke It To The ManO'Fallon Brewery7.503.3368-
FestivaleBeau's All Natural Brewing Company4.703.6366-
Detroit Beer Co. The Detroit DwarfDetroit Beer Co.6.803.5863-
Über AltRush River Brewing Company8.503.9263-
Secret Spot Winter AleEvolution Craft Brewing Company6.303.6162-
Moby DBuzzards Bay Brewing5.003.5559-
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