guide for English-speakers:
Doppelsticke (literally "double sticke") is to Sticke
and to Altbier
is to Bockbier
and to Dunkel.
At approximately 8.5% alcohol
by volume, Doppelsticke is a super-strong ("double") Alt-style
ale. It surpasses in strength even the approximetely 7% alcohol by volume
Doppelbock, Bavaria's a "double" strong lager. Doppelsticke
is the creation of the Düsseldorf Altbier brewpub Uerige. It is imported
in small quantities to the United States, where it is available in select
specialty outlets during the cooler months of the year.