Alt Bier - where to drink
Any particular brand? There are 313 different Altbiers listed on beeradvocate.com - I suspect someone has something around here.
Queens Kickshaw has Uerige Sticke (a Sticke is a type of Altbier, a bit stronger and heavier than the regular ones), and Downtown Bar and Grill in Brooklyn has the Uerige Dopple Sticke. And Wechsler's Currywurst has the regular Uerige Alt, I think.
A lot of American and other breweries make Altbiers now as well.
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re: Alan Henderson
When I went to Dusseldorf I remember being told there were 3 breweries. It was definitely a "thing" in Dusseldorf and that it was unique to that city. A waiter a a beer hall told me it's not exported, and is mostly served only locally.
What I was wondering was if I can get the "real" thing here. They serve it like kolsch in the little glasses and just keep bringing them until you say stop. It was great stuff, the total opposite from Kolsch which is 50 miles away which is certainly not served in Dusseldorf.
Meanwhile I'll have to check out Weschlers, I live close by