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

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   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


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joet (2208) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - NOV 9, 2002
The best hemp beer I’ve had. Incredible aroma -- it must be a distilled fraction -- incredibly bright, like dandelions. Refreshing, lemony citric, belches could land you in jail in the States.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2006
Bottle at Chillout Zone, Dietikon 13/01/2006 Clear golden coloured and smooth on the palate with a skunk aroma. Spicy and fruity lime flavours. Some dryness in a crisp malt flavoured finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Embrouille (2830) - SWITZERLAND - APR 19, 2008
Bottled 50cl. It pours a hazy yellow beer with a beautiful creamy white head. The nose is dominated by hemp. Some gooseberries appearing. The taste is mainly of hemp. A subtle bready component sneaking in. Wonderful lacing. Sweet and hoppy accompanied by a hint of lime. Some gooseberries. Decent mouthfeel. A hint of marzipan and wild strawberries in the finish. A very good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kingvit (238) - - APR 3, 2014
Aroma - grass, leaves, woody Appearance - pale, cloudy, rocky head Taste - medium bitterness, lightly sour, light sweetness Palate - medium body, oily feel, average carbonation, long finish Really nice, refreshing beer with distinctive hemp aroma. Could be sessioned.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pindoc (119) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 6, 2014
Das Hanfbier hat einen dichten weissen Schaum. Die Farbe ist ein trübes helleres Ocker. Dises Bier trägt zu Recht den Namen Hanfblüte, denn ein satter Hanfduft steigt in die Nase. Die milde Hanfflüssigkeit umspielt sanft den Gaumen. Man hat wirklich einen Hanfgeschmack im Mund, der nicht bitter ist. Ein Bier das wirklich hält was es verspricht!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (9717) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - NOV 28, 2001
pale orange colour, fine head, earthy and nutty nose with a subtile note of hemp, full and slightly oily, the sweetness is well-balanced by the dry hemp aftertaste - very nice; reminds me the space cakes of Amsterdam

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
IlBevitorediLA (452) - ITALY - MAR 17, 2012
Si presenta con un aroma erbaceo e di canapa, tipo amaca, con qualcosa di pompelmo. Il gusto è molto erbaceo, di canapa, liscio, con qualche aroma di zest di agrume e si presenta con un perlage molto fitto e persistente. Beverina e rinfrescante.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nazzty (921) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - AUG 2, 2013
Sour as a Berliner Weisse but slightly milder in taste. Good and refreshing to slightly heavier food.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (4797) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 1, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 2, 2012 Bottle at Drinks of the World, Bern. Straw colour pour with a thin white head. Aroma, what aroma. This beer stinks of grass man! Refreshing spicy peppery bitter flavour with a hint of grass. Well actually loads of grass! Why don’t they sell this in Amsterdam? Much better than I expected. Shame I couldn’t smoke it :-)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
squarta (67) - - DEC 9, 2012
Particolare e’ il primo aggettivo che viene in mente sorseggiando questa birra. Nel profumo prima e nel sapore poi emerge con prepotenza una spezia che la mente fa fatica a catalogare... a me e’ venuta in mente la cannella ad esempio. Voltando la bottiglia si scopre che l’ingrediente "segreto" e’ la canapa e allora mi accorgo di quanto sono stato troppo un bravo ragazzo da giovane :) La birra e’ molto interessante anche se un po’ sbilanciata nel sapore che pur essendo raro non ha corpo ne’ amaro sufficiente a mantenere equilibrate le sensazioni in bocca.


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