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Brewed by 7 Stern Bräu
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Vienna, Austria

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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A golden lager with a sweetish, herbal twist: The aroma of whole hemp leaves and the spicy bitterness resemble fresh-cut conifers and wild flowers. The hemp beer has a full, slightly sweetish body and an aftertaste that gives a long lingering unique impression of hemp. (Do not expect any other effects from this beer than a pleasant taste and a moderate alcohol content of less than five percent ABV).
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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11158) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2008
Tap @ the brewpub, Vienna.
Pours hazy pale golden with lots of bubbles. A pretty, creamy, white head on top. Aroma has weak butter and a slight herbal touch. A bit thin at first, but it really gets a bit creamy. Clear hemp character in flavour, rather malty sweet. Refreshing with a good, long, lingering, herbal finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (7995) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 15, 2007
500ml swing-top bottle (Bügelflasche) (bb.31.12.07) bought at 7 Stern Bräu and enjoyed at our hotel in Vienna. Almost clear, amber in colour topped by a slowly fading white foam that left good lacing on the glass. Fruity aroma with elements of pineapples and grapefruits. Sweet herbal taste stongly supported by succulent oranges. Dry, but short ending. Refreshing and easy to drink (03.12.2007).

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20662) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2007
Draught at the brewpub. Cloudy golden coloured with a creamy white head. Fruity aroma of malts, caramel nd spices. Fruity flavour of malts, caramel, hops, hemp and spices. Hoppy and spicy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rastacouere (6126) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 8, 2007
Considering the style, Scores ranging from 1 to 5, 5 being the most intense
Appearance:
Body:   Clear(1)->Murky(5) : 2     Pale Yellow(1)->Copper(5) : 4     Still(1)->Sparkling(5) : 2
Head:   None(1)->Large(5) : 3     Lasting: 3     Lacing : 3
Aroma:
Intensity : 5  
Yeast : XX   Bread : 3   Apple : XX   Tropical Fruits : 2   DMS : XX   Diacetyl : XX Sulphur : XX  
Malt : 3   Pilsner : XX   Pale : XX   Vienna : 3   Biscuity : 3   Hay : XX   Toasty : 3   Caramel : XX   Honey : 2   Cereals : 3   Grainy : 2
Hops : 2   Noble(1)->American(5) : 1   Leafy : XX   Floral : 5   Lemon/Lime : XX   Herbal : 5+   Grassy : 4  
Flavor:
Initial Flavor : Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Finish Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Sourness : 2   Bitterness : 2   Farmy : XX   Complex : 1   Length : 4
Palate:
Light(1)->Full(5) : 2   Flat(1)->Fizzy(5) : 3   Clean : XX   Crisp : XX   Sharp : 3   Watery : XX   Oily : XX   Chalk : XX   Astringent : XX   Alcohol : XX   Mineral : XX   Oxidation : XX

Comments: I’ll be damned! They managed to do a good hemp beer, but then again, it can’t be too hard with such a great basis as their märzen. Very perfumey indeed, concentrated nose with a floral outburst. It does feel much duller in mouth though and somewhat thin and overly herbal compared to the powerful nose.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19327) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 17, 2007
Bottled. Hazy pale orange. Fruity apricot aroma. Sweet and medium boduied with rounded mouthfeel. Fruity almond character from the hemp with some gentle grassiness behind. In typical 7Stern tradition the malt backbone is solid and vital. Some late bitterness. A thoroughly well made beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 24, 2007
Dark yellow colored, slightly cloudy appearance. Again this handmade yeasty aroma with some flowery and lemony tone. Aroma does not differ very much from Helles I had earlier. Thin to medium bodied. Flavor is soft with yeasty-flowers again, maybe hints of some herbs here, but not very obviously. Aftertaste dries mildly.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TBone (12544) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 27, 2007
Draught@brewpub, Vienna
Dark honey golden color, small steady white head, lace. Aroma of herbal hops and as you know it - I could say aroma of hemp too. Very grassy, herbal flavor, but not anything what hemp users could love (I am not one of them :)), I suppose. Sweetish maltyness. Quite similar to another Austrian hanf-bier I’ve had previously.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
asheft (2500) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 26, 2007
[on tap at brewpub] Fairly potent citrusy (US?) hops aroma in front of a blast of sweet malt. Hazy dark yellow with very nice clingy, white foam. Fairly bland and soda watery flavour and mineraly bitterness. A little redeeming malty caramel comes in late in the flavour. Apricot and apple notes. Light body and thin with lasting bitterness and moderate carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
spporras (259) - FINLAND - JUN 6, 2007
(Bottle BB 11/06/07; ABV 4.6%; Thanks Jay!) Flowery, hemp-like and citrus fruity aroma. Yellow colour, hazy (small particles) and average size, white head with good lacing. Fruity, grassy, hemp-like (mild), slightly malty and slightly bitter flavour. Medium-bodied and softly/lively carbonated palate. Refreshing one! 03/06/07

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
motelpogo (6515) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 26, 2007
on tap at the brewpub. one of two beers that i expected to be complete disasters which weren’t. aroma reminded me of a good nz gewuerztraminer. plenty of hemp character especially seed, quite sweet with a grassy finish, a bare minimum of hops in this but i think it works better having a pronounced hemp character


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