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Calvinus Blonde

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Frères Papinot
Brewed at Locher Appenzeller Bier

Style: Pale Lager
les Acacias, Switzerland

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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Das helle, naturtrübe Bier wird ausschliesslich aus biologischen Rohstoffen hergestellt und wurde ursprünglich nach einem geheimen Rezept speziell für die Calvinstadt Genf gebraut. Biertyp: Lagerbier, naturtrüb Alkoholgehalt: 5,2 % Farbe: strohgelb Hopfen: aromatisch, dezente Bittere Eindruck: leicht malzig, hopfenaromatisch Optimale Trinktemperatur: 7°C Etikette: Les Frères Papinot, Genf Seit: 2004


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mile (3400) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 1, 2015
Bottle. Light golden, hazy, small to average and mostly diminishing head. Light to moderate malty and lightly sweetish aroma, light herbal - vegetable hoppyness. Body is light to medium, malty - lightly grainy and lightly sweetish flavor, faint fruitiness and hoppyness. Finish is short to average, malty - lightly grainy and lightly sweetish, faint metal and light herbal hoppyness. "Non filtree" lager - otherwise nothing special.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
JorgeLee (1404) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2015
On tap at Fete de la Musique 2015. Light golden lager, ever so slight haze. Quite a pleasant lager, clean and crisp with something of a hop bitterness in the finish. Unremarkable but hits the spot.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marcius (257) - Geneva, SWITZERLAND - MAY 22, 2015
Appearance with golden pale color, partial cloudy liquid and small head. Fruity and floral aroma (nice malt). In the mouth it is acid, refreshing and fruity. Very good for a lager, not bad at all.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mansquito (4054) - Nueva York, New York, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Drinks of the workd, Geneva bottle: pours gold with a white head. Aroma is kind of candied sugar and malt. Taste is light and a bit aweet. This does not taste like a pale lager. No, not one bit.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ogivlado (6287) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 18, 2015
Bottled 330ml. -from Coop (near) Verbier, Switzerland. Cloudy pale golden coloured, small white head, mild grainy nose. Malty, light grainy, light fruity and notes of yeast and hops with mild bitterish finish. Not bad but pretty thin.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
markas101 (1985) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 16, 2015
33 cl bottle, Le Chambles, Switzerland. Hazy yellow, faint citrus aroma with pepper background. Sharp citrus flavour, then malt sweetness coming through.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
eduardovl (1064) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2014 330ml bottle poured in a chalice. A: A bit cloudy yellow color. Forms a nice big bubbled head when poured. Retention is small but a small layer remains forever. Very few lacings are left S: Smell is mild as the wit version. Bready malts, yeasts and earthy hops T: Follows the nose. Malty and bready. Crispy taste followed by a citric and earthy hoppy bitterness. In overall, taste is quite dry followed by a mild bitterness M: Very light body. Medium to low carbonation. Mild bitter aftertaste O: Very drinkable beer. Pleasant too. Better than the wit, IMHO [ BA Review @ 2/4/2012 ]

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
WouterVG (25) - BELGIUM - SEP 9, 2014
Like expected, this Swiss bio-malt based lager tastes a bit like cowfodder. Watery. Abrupt finish, which is probably a good thing because more aftertaste would be a disadvantage with the type of malts used. Compared with the other Swiss beers with substandard malt, this is one of the more drinkable beers, probably because of the choice in hops.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pindoc (120) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 7, 2014
Der weisse voluminöse Schaum thront auf dem naturtrüben goldgelben Bier. Ein frischer Duft steigt in die Nase. Der erste Schluck ist sanftprickelnd und umschmeichelt den Gaumen mit einer weichen, aromatisch leichten Bitterkeit. Der Abgang ist samtweich und aromatisch. Der Nachhall ist leicht bitter. Ein sehr schmackhaftes Bier!

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
neur0 (952) - GERMANY - AUG 21, 2014
(Flasche; Blonde Bio - non filtrée) Es hat eine helle gelbe Farbe, ist klar filtriert mit einer weißen Schaumkrone. Das Aroma ist sehr getreidig, mit viel Honig und einem klein bisschen würzigem Hopfen. Der Geschmack ist langweilg schlank, würzig und ein klein bisschen bitter. Der Abgang ist leicht harzig und bitter, ebenso der Nachgeschmack.


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