Frères Papinot
Brewed at Locher Appenzeller Bier

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nazzty (921) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - AUG 31, 2013
Swiss wit, yeah why not. Fine balance between acid, yeast, coriander and orange peel, resulting in a refreshing brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pindoc (120) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 8, 2014
Der schöne kompackte grossblasige Schaum krönt das dunkelgelbe trübe Bier. Ein satter Weizenduft steigt in die Nase. Der erste Schluck umspühlt den Gaume leich bittersüss. Dies zieht sich, jetzt aber immer leicht bitterer zu werden, weiter die Kehle hinunter. Der Abgang ist demnach auch leicht bitter, aber sehr schmackhaft. Der Nachhall klingt noch eine Weile nach. Ein sehr gutes Weizenbier!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
weeare138 (936) - Collegeville, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 28, 2006
Brought back from my wife while in Geneva, Switzerland... Best before 7/3/06 Appears a hazy, light gold with a small white cap that quickly fizzles out into a tiny collar. Tiny spots of lace seem to slide back into the collar. Smell is of mild citrus, crisp wheat, black pepper, cream, dough, light coriander, and clove. Taste is of the same aromas with a doughy yeast. Mouthfeel is light bodied, smooth, lightly carbonated, semi-sweet of candy, and mildly dry. Drinkability is refreshing with citrus and light doughy yeast smacking around.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (9808) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAY 10, 2002
pale transparent yellow colour, fine head, light wheat and fruity aroma, grain, dry aftertaste

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gowdy (748) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - APR 20, 2008
Bottle at home. hay, earthy, pale, hazy, frothy, light sweetness, light body, creamy, lively,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
theatmosphere (50) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2012
Nice bitter edge to this one. Not as good as the Calvinus Noire, about level with the Ambree. Middling in terms of body and carbonation. Yeasty aroma, nice hazy golden appearance. I like it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
txolo (154) - SPAIN - AUG 10, 2012
Esta cerveza que encontramos en un supermercado de Ginebra mientras visitábamos a nuestro amigo el Guerra ha resultado ser una de las witbier más correctas que hemos tomado. Sigue las enseñanzas del maestro Celis dentro del estilo. Se percibe un olor a levadura agradable, las notas de plátano muy marcadas. Es más dulce que ácida , de sabor suave, sútil y agradable. Es una pena que aquí no se encuentre porque nos pareció una buena witbier

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bitter (1136) - Henderson, Nevada, USA - SEP 1, 2004
bottled geneve, switzerland: coolest bottle fo the trip. nice flip top stopper with some great philosphy of calvin art...right there on the bottle. goldn slight haze rocky bangladish head that stays and waits and, get this, laces like those panties you love to pull off with your teeth. banana spice flavors and a wheat citurs feel. slightly bready. better of the two calvinus beers i had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SDbruboy (1864) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 29, 2005
Bottle, purchased in Geneva. Pours hazy, light golden color with a small white head. Yeasty, sour-sweet aroma with light wheaty-malty notes, coriander and citrus as well. Sweet and tart flavor, lemon and lime, sourdough bread, pepper and spice with a lingering biscuity finish. Medium body, unfiltered and smooth with gentle carbonation.

   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 ...)

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