Brewed by Heineken Switzerland
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Chur, Switzerland


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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Unser Amberbier wird seit 1982 nur nach altbewährtem Rezept gebraut. Wir maischen noch traditionell mit mehrmaligem Teilmaischekochen – so entsteht das charaktertypische, leicht trinkbare Amberbier mit einer Stammwürze von 13,8 % und einem Alkoholgehalt von 5,6%. Zu den Zutaten zählen helles und dunkles Gerstenmalz, Weizenmalz, Cara Pils und Münchner Caramalz, sowie Hallertauer Aromahopfen Tradition und Perle aus der Kartause Ittingen. Nur diese fein aufeinander abgestimmten Bestandteile garantieren unsere aromatische Bierspezialität – untergärig, einzigartig, Ittinger.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
faroeviking (10285) - FAROE ISLANDS - DEC 17, 2007
Bottle. Pours a clear deep golden colour. The aroma is a bit sweet with grains and caramel. Rather thin mouthfeel. The flavour is sweet with grains, caramel and bitter hops. Short finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bov (10204) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 19, 2012
from Coop - clear and bright amber beer with a little chaotic foam left; shy aroma of caramel and flowers; medium-bodied and slightly astringent; some harsh bitterness; hints of red fruits and flowery hops in a short finish - meaningless

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
FatPhil (10092) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 28, 2010
Keg (Brasserie Federale, Zurich)
Nondescript dusty aroma. Pale orange, some head. Sweet malts in the aroma too. Some beer in the taste - it’s even got some fruity esters and a hint of roast malts in the retronasals. Taste pretty plain, but recognisably made of beer ingredients. Finish a bit papery. Best of the pale ones in the 7-glass sampler, but still not good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerhunter111 (9688) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 15, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein hell bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig, hopfig, blumig. Geschmack malzig würzig, hopfig bitter, blumig.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevnic2008 (9178) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - NOV 18, 2013
Amber with a lasting white head. Malty aroma with straw, husk. Sweetish malty with a touch of fruit

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dogbrick (9118) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 22, 2011
On draught at Zeughauskeller. This brew pours a clear orange-amber color with a medium foamy white head that recedes slowly. Sticky small patches of lacing on the glass. Caramel malt aroma with some yeasty notes in the background. Light body with flavors of bready malt, fruit, grassy hops and a bit of yeast. The finish is fruity and sweet. Fairly average overall.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (8937) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 10, 2014
330ml bottle bought at an EuroSpar store in Basel. Pours a clear amber coloured body. Diminishing white head, fragile lacing. Malt-fruity nose, grass and earth. Forest, grass, nuts, and caramel flavours, rather jam-like. Mostly sweet to the ending. Soft carbonated. Drinkable (hotel room, 28.07.2014).

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
MoritzF (8676) - Bochum, GERMANY - JUL 31, 2010
(draught at a hotel pub in Zonz) Clear, pale amber colour with a short off-white foamy head. Sourish and slightly fruity, almost ascorbic nose with dusty elements. Sour and slightly bitter flavour, light to medium bodied with a mild carbonation. Dusty malty and tart taste; slim and sourish malty finish with absence of any bitterness. Horrible, most probably infected. 03.VIII.09

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
shrubber85 (8582) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 12, 2011
Bottle. Sweet berry malt aroma. Amber color with minimal head. Sweet, syrupy malt flavor with a hint of cherry and mild bitter herbal hops finish. Not quite cloying but close.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (8382) - Down South, GERMANY - JUN 23, 2007
bottle. Colour between golden yellow and amber, large head. Malty with rather spicy hops. Well-balanced, dry finish.

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