Schumacher Alt | Brauerei Schumacher

Schumacher AltSchumacher Alt
BA SCORE
4.13/5
57 Ratings
Schumacher AltSchumacher Alt
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brauerei Schumacher
Germany
schumacheralt.de

Style: Altbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Unser Schumacher Alt ist ein würziges Vollbier, das nach alter Tradition gebraut wird. Die obergärige Spezialität besticht durch Ihren schlanken Geschmack mit einer leicht malzigen Note und die erfrischende Wirkung reiner Gärungskohlensäure.

Die edlen Aromahopfen aus der Hallertau und dem Tettnang sorgen für die feine Bittere und das abgerundete Aroma. Und eine glänzende Bernsteinfarbe sowie der kräftige Schaum lassen schon auf den ersten Blick erkennen: Bei unserem Altbier wurde das Zusammenspiel von Hopfen, Malz und traditioneller Schumacher-Hefe perfektioniert.

Auf Ihr Wohl!

Added by Longstaff on 10-04-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,592
Reviews:
27
Ratings:
57
pDev:
9.2%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
39
Gots:
7
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 57 |  Reviews: 27
Photo of Tolian
4.28/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DJ-Hophead
4.16/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tap @ Schumacher Brauhaus, Dusseldorf - Pours light brown with a large white foamy head. Medium carbonation. Nice lacing. Aroma - malty, stone fruits. Taste - malty forefront, light hop feel with a crisp light bitter finish. Solid alt bier.

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Photo of drmeto
4.22/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

L:
-pours a clear amber with a medium to big,foamy,offwhite head
-high carbonation visible
S:
-plums,spicy,rose hip,strawberries,biscuity
T:
-hay,earthy,spicy,strawberries,plums
-medium,lingering bitterniss for the style
-finishes dry
F:
-medium carbonation
-light to medium body
O:
Just a flawless Altbier, lagging a bit behind Uerige's complexity.

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Photo of BenBreeg
4.19/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kw_pip
4.09/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Draught

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Photo of BcCraft710
4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of skipxtracer
3.97/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Visiting Duesseldorf and this is one of many alt biers I'm drinking this week. Love Schumacher which is just outside the old town. This is my favorite tasting alt bier. The taste and mouthfeel are awesome and it has a nice copper color, darker than some.

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Photo of MaMe
4.77/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

excellent, handcrafted Alt Bier - benchmark!
Still brewed in the same traditional way since 1838 with open fermentation tanks and open cooling - not like the high volume all-enclosed-factories...three brew masters work in three shifts work hands-on....

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4.09/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dodgerrigo77
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of aleigator
4.2/5  rDev +1.7%

From Keg.

Has a dark brown color, with ruby red hints to it, and a froth, generous head.

Smells of slightly sour, fresh yeast, rustic bread malts and toffee hints, resulting into a slightly sweeter malt body, which overall still appears very earthy.

Tastes dryer than expected, with a decent bitterness, coating up the bread, toasted malts. Malts then turn even more present, introducing a caramelized aspect to the palate, still carried by a grainy bread foundation. Returning with with a slick aspect to it, the bitterness shines again during the finsih, supported by a well fitting carbonation, while there is almost no sweetness left, leading to a well balanced finish.

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3.25/5  rDev -21.3%

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3.8/5  rDev -8%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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5/5  rDev +21.1%

Photo of imbibehour
4.23/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the bottle into a pils style glass. Bottled Sept 8th 2014, best before October 11th 2014.

A real gorgeous color of deep chestnut red, with excellent clarity. Head is a very faint light tan to cream color, slowly falls to a simple soaped but one finger puck and top. A big fluffy and light puck sits and settles nicely.

Very neutral and airy smelling bouquet if quite standard. Lots of dry yeast and baked brown bread crust. A good light matching caramel comes also afterward with a hint of light honey brown sugar sweetness. Very nice.

What a real interesting palate. Big hits of dry spiced bread. Large aftertaste of pine like hop and long winding bitterness, with a dusty character. Quenching slightly wet but malt forward in the mid palate. Extremely crisp and dry character with a hint of large hop that seems to grow as the aftertaste lingers for awhile.

I can truly say I have never had a beer like this, it's a lot of fun, and very enjoyable.

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Photo of Ciocanelu
3.5/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 1 liter bottle. Pretty standard altbier with some faint caramel notes and a soft, light body. Very drinkable and refreshing but I expected a bit more from it.

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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5/5  rDev +21.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -21.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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Schumacher Alt from Brauerei Schumacher
Beer rating: 4.13 out of 5 with 57 ratings
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