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Brewed by Locher Appenzeller Bier
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Appenzell, Switzerland

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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hergestellt nach jahrhundertealter Brautradition. Die einzigartige Malzmischung aus Pilsnermalz, Wienermalz und Caramelmalz ergibt ein vollmundiges und aromareiches Bier, welches in Gaumen und Nase eine spezielle Blume entwickelt. Die Lagerung in Eichenfässern welche bis zu vier Monate dauert, gibt dem Holzfassbier seinen unnachahmlichen Charakter.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mile (3404) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 4, 2015
Bottle. Dark golden, cloudy, average to large and mostly lasting head. Moderate, malty and sweetish aroma, some caramel and light toffee with some floral/perfume like fruitiness. Body is medium, malty and sweetish flavor, some caramel and with some floral/perfume like fruitiness. Finish is average, malty and sweetish, light - some caramel and with some floral/perfume like fruitiness. Caramel sweetish vienna with weird perfume like fruitiness. Nice head though.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jfb (4559) - Freising, GERMANY - JUN 2, 2015
(bottle) hazy deep golden colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of herbal hops and nettles, slightly peppery, with heavy notes of bran flakes and some honey. flavour is more bran flakes and honey, slightly dusty, with a light sweetness, some earth, floral hops and a slightly minerally finish. medium-bodied with average carbonation. another surprisingly excellent beer from this brewery!

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marcius (259) - Geneva, SWITZERLAND - MAY 31, 2015
Amber color and medium white head. Hoppy floral aroma. On the palate, good body and fizzy carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Benzai (9929) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - DEC 3, 2014
Bottle @ home, gift from my uncle Ino. Clear orange to amber color, small off-white head that diminishes almost instantly. Smell and taste malts, sweetish, lightly sweet red and dark fruits. Average body, decent carbonation. Ok beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SinH4 (966) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 29, 2014
Cloudy orange color with proper head. Sweet malts in the aroma, but not much more. Sweet malty flavours, hints of nuttiness, but not really distinct. Hardly any tanines or wood at all, but still good to drink.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Erzengel (5363) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - OCT 26, 2014
In Eichenholzfässern gelagert – ich bin gespannt. Der Antrunk ist vollmundig-malzig, ein Bisschen süßlich und angenehm Herb (erinnert mich stark an das Koch’sche Malzbier von Mühlenkölsch). Zum Hauptteil sehr schön angenehme dunkelmalzige und deutlich herbe Töne wahrnehmbar. Mit viel Fantasie auch altes Holz. Der Nachgeschmack ist lang anhaltend, dunkel-herb, angenehm malzig, lekcer!
→ ein sehr zu empfehlendes Bier, dessen holzige Noten ich mir aber etwas anders vorgestellt hätte, da diese doch eher sehr wenig ausgeprägt sind! 12/12/11/12

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
eduardovl (1067) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
330ml bottle poured in a thumbler. A: Pours a slightly cloudy and dark orange color forming a medium and big bubbled aired head. Low retention and no lacings formed and left in the glass S: Sweet, roasted and smoked grains. Mild. Toffee. Sweet and oiled. Bready and a bit biscuity. Light notes of flowery hops T: Slightly sweet grains in upfront. Roasted and smoked grains. A bit biscuity and bready. Low fermentation style. Some notes of caramel and caramel malts. Bready profile yeasts. Some light notes of flowery hops M: Light and smooth body. Medium to low carbonation. Malty and slightly smoked aftertaste O: Good drinkability. Good session Lager [ BA Review @ 1/14/2014 ]

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pindoc (120) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 6, 2014
Der Schaum ist hellocker-ocker und das Bier hat eine schöne hellbraunockerfarbige Trübe. Es steigt nur ein lauer Bierduft in die Nase. Beim ersten Schluck spührt man das Holzfass am Gaumen. Es hat eine feine spührbare Kohlensäure. Das Bier ist leicht süsslich und einen feinen prickelnden Abgang, der aber nur leicht nachklingt. Ein sehr gutes Bier!

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
neur0 (952) - GERMANY - AUG 31, 2014
(Flasche) Es hat eine graubraune bis gelbe Farbe, ist leicht trüb mit einer weißen Schaumkrone. Das Aroma ist ist leicht blumig, süß, oxidiert und malzig. Der Geschmack ist wässrig, oxidiertes Harz und etwas grün.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerkenstock (72) - - AUG 4, 2014
Locations: Rio Getränkemarkt Zürich-Gutstrasse; Brauerei Locher (Appenzell). Eye: bubbly bottle. golden to copper colour Nose: wood and smoke Mouth: strong but sweet malts. Smoky but also sweet. Nuts. Wooden taste and it almost seems as the wood sucked out the fluidity. Butterlike in the throat. Palate: wooden, dry Overall: nice wooden beer. drink after a hard physical day


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