Of all German beers, Uerige Alt has the highest content of bitter constituents. In spite of – or maybe because of – this, their legendary Altbier from Düsseldorf is full-bodied, aromatic, and agreeable. their top-fermented specialty has been brewed since 1862, and is made of barley malt, caramel malt, roasted malt, umbel hops, water – and their unique Uerige yeast. their Uerige Alt regularly ranks amongst the top ten beers of Germany. It has an alcohol content of 4.7% abv and a minimum shelf life of eight weeks.