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Frères Papinot
Brewed at Locher Appenzeller Bier

Style: Belgian White (Witbier)
les Acacias, Switzerland
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Das obergärige, naturtrübe Weizenbier wird aus biologischen Roh­stoffen her­gestellt und wie in alten Zeiten mit Koriander und Orangenschalen gewürzt, ebenfalls speziell für die Calvinstadt Genf gebraut. Biertyp: Weizenbier Alkoholgehalt: 5,2% Farbe: helles bis goldenes Gelb Hopfen: leichtes Hopfenaroma, keine ausgeprägte Bittere Eindruck: hefeblumig, fruchtaromatisch, würzig, vollmundig Optimale Trinktemperatur: 7°C Etikette: Les Frères Papinot, Genf Seit: 2001


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tranquillity (1410) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 26, 2009
Bottle, bought from Verbier. Fruity aroma, cinnamon, cigarette smoke. Taste banana, good. When I added the geas and suddenly the hozy yellow orange... hmm. I need to make better notes. Read fatphils reviews below for ultimate satisfaction if that’s you’re after.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (9371) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 14, 2009
330ml bottle (Switzerland) - shared by Tranquillity - thanks!
Rich orange, cloudy, small head. Yeasty banana-ey hefeweizen aroma. Good hefe taste - sweet wheat, some coriander, and with some sharp biting hops. Not quite full enough in the body to compete with German hefe’s but way fuller than your average wit - I’d consider reclassifying it. Very tasty, also has a touch of vanilla in, I notice.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MiP (13608) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2009
Bottle, 5.2%. Farty and spicy aroma. Cloudy orange colour. Big stable white head. The flavour is spicy, some clove. The bitterness is slightly high and with a little grassy aroma hop to it.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Embrouille (2827) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 20, 2008
Bottled 33cl. It pours a murky golden beer with a surprisingly small head. The nose is mainly of banana, coriander and orange peel. Light bodied. Slightly acidic. Dry finish with a huge amount of coriander. Thanks bov for this beer!

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ThomasE (5176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2008
Cloudy golden colour with a small white head. Wheaty, sweet, clove spicy aroma with a yeasty and citric note. Wheaty sweet, spicy flavor with a light floral note.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
maeib (8729) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2008
Bottled. A headless, hazy orange coloured beer. The aroma has sweet fruits, but seems a little ’greasy’ The taste has some lemons and oranges and a little spice. It’s too sweet though and seems based on most French wits rather than Belgian ones so ends up thin of body. Very average.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (19447) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 16, 2008
Bottled at Petalax Beer Festival. Lightly hazy golden, small head. Fruit ynose with equal doses of vanilla, metal and orange. Too light bodied to stick together, the thin mouthfeel makes the flavours transparent and vague. It passes through my sensory organs and I only get slight nuances of flavour. What is is good, but it’s just to shy.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (20395) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 14, 2008
Bottled (Thanks Bov!). Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is hay, wheat malts, some sweetness. Flavour is hay, wheat, paper, quite mouthdrying. Some fruity and yeasty notes also as it gets warmer. A quite alternative Witbier.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Daredevil (76) - Bern, SWITZERLAND - JUN 3, 2008
tastes a bit like a liquid caramel toffee, rather sweet than sour, otherwise in the tradition of some Belgian wheat whites (Hoegaarden and others) .... actually quite a good brew from Switzerland (alas, there are not that many ...)

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (20861) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2008
Bottle. Hazy golden coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of wheat with notes of citrus and yeast. Fruity flavour of yeast, wheat and citrus. Yeasty finish. The yeast is too dominating.


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