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

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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


altonbrownd's rating

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (3909) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - JAN 31, 2013
Bottle at Ascot Hotel Zurich. Nice amber body with the head. Nose is malty, sweet, spicy. Taste is malty, caramel, wheat, some nice bitter and citrus in the finish.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sledutah (6096) - Utah, USA - AUG 12, 2015
On tap at Brasserie Fédéral
Clear amber with small beige head, good lacing. Aroma of caramel and toasted malts. Flavors of toasted malts, caramel and dark fruit
Good

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (11585) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAY 29, 2015
On tap. Tight white head with trailing lace-am er. A-caramel, spice/metallic. T-spice hops, grain/hay-some caramel.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
17Beer (115) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 14, 2015
Pours a nice golden brown with a white head. Scents of malt and cereal. Tastes of nuts and sweetness with a light citrusy finish. Nicely made.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kto (214) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 23, 2015
UPDATED: AUG 18, 2015 pours clear amber with a medium head and some lacing. sweet aroma; roasted malts, caramel. taste roasted malts, caramel, grains, nuts. medium bitter finish. just a tick too sweet for my taste, but not bad overall.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
trieckie (16) - - MAR 10, 2015
500ml from tap. Light amber colour, small head, rather uneventful on the palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
simibond (4) - - FEB 16, 2015 does not count
Drank at the airport in Zurich nice colour not intense as the colour likes to suggest but drinkable and not a great hint of alcohol easy to drink

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
SinH4 (1129) - Garching, Bavaria, GERMANY - JAN 13, 2015
Amber color with big head. Aroma is straightforward malts. Taste is sweet caramel malt, then bitter towards the end and a heavily metallic finish. Oh boy. Nothing special and not pleasant. Drinkable until you start swallowing.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MarkoNm (1736) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - DEC 16, 2014
Pours a clear amber color, topped with a small and quickly dissipating white head. Slight caramel aroma, some hoppy notes and slightly smell/dusty. Taste is sweet and malty, a bit too much, a little caramel later on, finishing with an ok bitterness, but too sweet in the aftertaste again. Not really nice, to be fair.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
eduardovl (1101) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 27, 2014 330ml bottle served in its own tulip-like glass. A: Pours a beautiful and amber to copper color forming a big and bubbled white to yellow head. Good retention and many lacings left S: Roasted malts, toffee, caramel malts, notes of honey. Flowery and citrus Heineken style hops in the end T: Follows the nose. A slightly sweet upfront with strong notes of caramel, toffee and sweet grains. Notes of honey. A little bit metallic taste in the beginning. Hoppy balanced bitterness at the end. Despite of being an Amber Ale, I would dare to say that it uses Lager yeasts. As a matter of fact, I would call it an improved amber version of Heineken. Anyways, the yeasts profile is quite bready and not fruity as expected from an Ale M: Light body. Medium to high carbonation. Bready and mild bitter aftertaste O: Good drinkability. Easy drinking. Not bad [ BA Review @ 2/21/2010 ]

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
hawanna (2690) - Freising, GERMANY - SEP 5, 2014
0,33 l bottle BB 04/2015 Dark golden color, clear, frothy white Head. bread, cereal, herbs, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, oily feel, slick feel, average carbonation,


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