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


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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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).

   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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TBone (14610) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
asheft (2761) - 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.

   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

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
motelpogo (7686) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rickgordon (3846) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 6, 2007
[On draught at the brewpub] Hazy pale yellow colour. Citrusy, perfumy nose with notes of elder. Rich flowery and fruity in flavour with elder present. Stalk-ish mouthfeel. Notable bitterness and very dry. Flavourful beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Geiserich (3769) - Linz, AUSTRIA - DEC 18, 2004
Medium hemp aroma. Pale ornage color. Medium hemp taste, a little bit watery, crispy. Dry, light bitter aftertaste. A like the hemp aroma, but this one’s more for a hot summer day.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
imdownthepub (11664) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 19, 2004 On tap at 7SternBrau, Wien (with Geiserich). Pale orange with lasting head, slight haze. Sorry, but I didn’t get this one, thin vegetable leafy notes in a thin malt. Dry with some hemp on the nose. Not to my taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gazza (726) - Worcester, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2004
Pale golden hazy beer with a good, rich, fruity and unusual taste that gets more intense in the aftertaste. I really like the hanfbier taste, but some people may not - it’s a bit unusual! (Draught at Siebensternbräu, Wien)

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