Definitions for "Altbier"
Keywords:  dusseldorf, beer, malt, german, lager
A German-style bitter or pale ale.
German word for "old". Altbier usually means a copper-colored, clean-tasting German Ale of the style especially associated with the German city of Dusseldorf. A smooth all malt beer with a well rounded hop character. For sociable drinking, or with appetizers of strong cheese of coarse sausage. The German glass used is similar to that used for a highball. Ideal serving temperature is just under 50F (10C).
German for "ale" top fermenting German beer that's gold in color.