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Brewed by Locher
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Appenzell, Switzerland

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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Mit Hanfblättern und Hanfblüten aus der Schweiz gewürzt (natürlich ohne THC), entsteht zusammen mit Wienermalz und Stammheimer Hopfen ein Bier mit intensivem Hanfaroma. Biertyp: Bierspezialität Alkoholgehalt: 5,2% Farbe: hellegelb, naturtrüb Hopfen: milde Hopfenbittere Eindruck: frisches Hanfaroma, leicht süsslich, spritzig Optimale Trinktemperatur: 6-8°C Etikette: Bea Kunz, Appenzell Seit: 1997


1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
beardfear (87) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 22, 2010
From a bottle in Zürich. Pours a soft light orange. Pungent floral and herbal aroma. Flavour is of herbs, flowers and dishwashing detergent. Negligible hop or malt influence. Light carbonation. This is disgusting.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - APR 8, 2010
Cloudy golden with a medium off white head. Loads of hemp in the aroma with hints of malt. Flavour had loads of hemp, herbs, malt and hints of hops. Finished dry and hempy.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (34282) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2010
Bottle 330ml. @ home.
Clear medium yellow orange color with many medium sized body particles, a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate to light heavy spicy, peppery, soap, ginger, hemp. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, peppery. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to lively. [20091129]

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
oh6gdx (20244) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 15, 2009
Bottled (Thanks Bov!). Slightly hazy golden colour, mediumsized white head. Nice rich lace. Aroma is fennel, "minttu", grass and some malts. Flavour is fennel, grass, minttu as well as some malts. Very herbal. Not very pleasant.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (12472) - Pori, FINLAND - JUN 13, 2009
Bottled swing top (BB 11/2009). A bit hazy golden color, small white head, some lace. Herbal, ginger aroma. Thinnish palate. Lemon, herbs, sweetish notes in the flavor. Not much hemp in this beer. More like flower tea or something ...

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tronraner (2459) - Walland, Tennessee, USA - MAR 10, 2009
Bottle at nearbeer’s Spring Cleansin’. Pours gold with tight white head. The aroma is sweet and extremely floral with spring spices, lemon, and even a hint of blueberry. Hemp is detectable, but I think it’s more the power of suggestion. Flavor is herbal and semi-sweet, lots of floral hemp notes, and a light bitter finish. Strange, but I kind of like it.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nearbeer (3617) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 10, 2009
500 ml, cracked at the Spring Cleansin’. Clear gold with a lasting ring of bubbles. Floral, honey and spicy hemp aromas. Flavor is pretty much the same. Light-medium body is tingly and dryish. Thanks to Allen for this one.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 10, 2009
nearbeer’s Spring Cleansin’. Sample from a bottle thanks to nearbeer. Pale yellow pour with a thin white ring. Aroma is pale sweet malts, a herbal spice that I can only assume is hemp. Taste is leafy and resinous hemp. A bit sweet and a lot like a heather ale.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
LordCorkscrew (1774) - Ronco Scrivia (GE), ITALY - FEB 5, 2009
Non certo la migliore della serata, bevuta la notte (verso le 3 o le 4) dopo averla presa al Pub del Duca (grazie Roberto!); l’aroma è piuttosto curioso/piacevole ed è forse l’unico punto di interesse di una birra altrimenti non molto evoluta, che forse gioca un po’ sulla pubblicità dovuta all’ingrediente e alla polemica connessa.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25089) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2008
(Bottle 33 cl) Courtesy of yespr. Hazy golden with a huge amount of floaties and a white head. Very spicy aroma with some resin. Medium-bodied with a little sweetish malt, very spicy with resin and ginger - but it’s probably just the hemp. The finish is dry with a subdued bitterness. Quite interesting and lovely really - I usually dig these hemp beers. 180808


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