rosenbergh (9497) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 3, 2014
1.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Draught at the 7 Stern Bräu, Vienna, Austria.
Cloudy golden colour with a small white head.
The aroma is malt, vegetables and dryness. The flavour is malt, hay, mild vegetables and dryness. Not that great one.
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Quack-Duck (9060) - Down South, GERMANY - MAY 2, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle from the vending machine at the brewery. Hazy pale yellow, mid-sized white head. Malty base with lots of resiny and grassy hops. Very-well balabced, very nice indeed.
JoeMcPhee (9051) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - APR 4, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Thanks to PilsnerPeter for sharing. Pale golden pour with a very thick, sticky white head. The nose is quite clean and fresh. A bit of soft herbal spiciness and a touch of nutty character as well. The flavour is nutty and sweet on the finish. As it warms up there is a touch of soft peppery spice on the back of the palate, but it’s pretty subtle.
MartinT (8821) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 9, 2009
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: JAN 18, 2009 My Bottom Line:
A bready malt pillow is scented with the fresh and enticing herbal spiciness of hemp in this quenching and riveting Helles mit hanf.
Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam laces atop the shiny golden gown.
-This lager is as well rounded as any other 7 Stern brew I’ve had.
-The base malt sweetness is nearly honeyed.
-The hemp is so well used, it admirably replaces the hops in both aroma, flavor and finish.
-This is perfectly balanced; this Slovak brewer really knows what he’s doing!
On tap at the brewpub.
motelpogo (7706) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 26, 2007
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
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
gunnar (7119) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 17, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap @ the brepub, Vienna. Pours unclear straw coloured with a nice creamy white head. Aroma of malts, spices and some herbs. Taste is dominated by the spicy hops, weak sweetness, moderate bitter end
swoopjones (7021) - Buffalo, New York, USA - OCT 1, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap @ 7 Stern Brau, Vienna. Pours deep golden color with slightly sweet leafy/hoppy aroma. Taste is sweet with noticable hemp/marijuana, flowery grassy presence. Medium mouthfeel. Liked this
Cuso (6846) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 25, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottled from Brewery. Honey golden color with medium white head. Aroma, herbs, grass, hops. Taste,sweet, some herbs, fruits, definitely not hemp. Bittersweet finish. Drinkable.
ogivlado (6815) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 7, 2008
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
swing top bottle (500ml).-courtesy of and shared with Doggythedog (thanks!)
Cloudy yellow/orange coloured, medium to big white head, yeasty spicy nose. Acidic hanf taste with notes of yeast, hops and spices. Slight herbal touch in the finish. The beer was two weeks over BBE but still drinkable.
Rastacouere (6164) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 8, 2007
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Considering the style, Scores ranging from 1 to 5, 5 being the most intense
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
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
Initial Flavor : Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Finish Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Sourness : 2   Bitterness : 2   Farmy : XX   Complex : 1   Length : 4
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.