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Schlösser Alt | Brauerei Schlösser GmbH

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brauerei Schlösser GmbH
Germany
schloesser.de

Style: Altbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Todd on 10-18-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,557
Reviews:
32
Ratings:
63
pDev:
10.98%
Bros Score:
3.31
 
 
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4
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6
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Ratings: 63 |  Reviews: 32
Photo of monkist
3/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Even tjough people brought it down, it is way better than say the Radeberger that they praised on the contrary. But of course don't get me wrong, this is nowhere good. It was just not that sickening. It is like colored sugary water. Noting that I would really like to try again. A mediocre thing, nothing more - or am I overvaluating it?

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Photo of janubio
3.06/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Copper colour, medium head with short retention, good lace.
Faint malty aroma, caramel, fruits,
Medium body, normal carbonation.
Taste of caramel, malts and some hops in the end.

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Photo of schavuytje
2.89/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

delicious dark reddish-brown body with a whitish foam edge at the first sip slight overtones of malt that's just something darker. hops has hung over and you do not find again the taste

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Photo of CwrwAmByth
3.68/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JTuomi
3.42/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gnikola
2.77/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.67/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jrfehon33
3.54/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zekenyce
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DJ-Hophead
3.92/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

500 ml bottle, The Lime Kiln, Bristol - Pours clear dark amber. Off white large head. Good lacing. Smell - strong roast malts. Taste - Sweet, malty with bitter finish. Nice brew.

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Photo of ovaltine
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RickyS
3.53/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of thommo_nk
3.91/5  rDev +13%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Really like this, think it would taste a whole lot better on draft in Düsseldorf!!

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Photo of Dodgerrigo77
4.1/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of interzen
3.9/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

500ml bottle served into a nonic pint

Look: Dark amber/coppery pour - pretty much clear with no trace of sediment etc. Slightly off-white, bubbly head with decent retention. Reminds me a bit of a typical pint of British bitter.

Smell: Slightly eggy(!) - think a slightly less sulphurous version of Bass with a fair bit of roasted malt and grain. Faintly resinous, but the malts and grains dominate.

Taste: Slightly sweet and earthy with that tang of sulphur in a barely-there sort of way. Some hop character but there's no way this could be called a hop bomb by any stretch of the imagination. Slightly herbal tang. Flavour-wise there's a surprising amount going on.

Feel: Quite thin and fizzy, despite the relative lack of head retention - despite being German I am again reminded of the traditional 'British pint'. Easy drinking and surprisingly refreshing.

Overall: A bit 'meh' - it's not bad, but there are a lot of better (and worse) altbiers out there. A good starting point, perhaps, but nothing astoundingly special as German beers go.

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3.9/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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Schlösser Alt from Brauerei Schlösser GmbH
Beer rating: 3.46 out of 5 with 63 ratings
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