Altstein | Ochakovo

AltsteinAltstein
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3.01 w/ 3 ratings
AltsteinAltstein
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ochakovo
Russian Federation
ochakovo.ru

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Globetrotter on 11-27-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
3
Liked:
1
Avg:
3.01/5
pDev:
19.93%
Alströms:
0
 
 
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User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 1
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Photo of Globetrotter
2.29/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Comes in a tall, thin brown half-liter bottle with a fairly plain but very German looking label. All the wording on the front is in German ("Traditional German Quality"). Foil wrapping around the neck includes the name, Altstein. The back label is in Russian, and plays up adherence to the purity law. Bottled on 9/25/03, I opened it on 11/27/03, beer #1 for Thanksgiving. Off to a bad start...

Poured a deep clear gold with absolutely no head. None. Zero. Not even a soda pop's worth of head. Amazing. The nose is full of malt, grain and corn. The mouth is prickly and heavy with rice. The taste is malty, but pretty bland. There is very, very little hops follow through, leaving a barley finish and a bland aftertaste. Not good.

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Photo of AlexAfonin
3/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of NightINgale
3.75/5  rDev +24.6%

Altstein from Ochakovo
Beer rating: 0 out of 100 with 3 ratings
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