Uerige Altbier

The Doppelsticke I’ve had several times before, but never this in the US until now. The usual, Grolsch style, “pop-top” presentation, with good gun-smoke on opening. Head is beautifully formed, excellent lace, nice retention. Brown body. Nose gives up intense, bready malts. Really very strong. Tastes are more reserved, but follow-on with simple malts and very light bitterness in the back end. Not sweet, but with some light spice among the hops. Excellent mouthfeel, and this beer feels like a...

Uerige Doppelsticke

$5.99 Brawley's Beverage, Charlotte, NC, USA. 11.2 fl oz. Definitely unique presentation. Huge, huge malt backbone holds this together. Very sweet and malty upfront with a tiny bitter bite in the short finish. A little lingering bitterness in the short aftertaste too. Light brown body, some lacing and a small head. Sweet plummy fruits in the aroma. Drinks like a quality doppelbock but with the edge taken off. Nice and I enjoyed it, but pretty poor value for money.