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  • noun Plural form of altbier.


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  • Each of the classic altbiers is a little different, but all of them start malty, with hints of caramel and fruit, transitioning to a long, dry, bitter finish that immediately leaves you reaching for another sip.

    New Glarus Alt

  • In Germany, the altbiers of Düsseldorf and the kölsch beers in the rival city of Cologne are both served in small, straight, thin-sided glasses that are meant to be emptied and refilled often.

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