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

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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jfb (5343) - 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!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (5285) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - MAY 4, 2011
Bottle with Peter in Geneva. Dark golden body with nice white head. Nose of malts and dark berries. Taste is also malty but also a bit bitter. Slippery texture. Decent.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
heemer77 (5283) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - APR 3, 2007
Bottle purchased at Sam’s in Chicago. The body is a slightly hazy dark gold with a large bubbled and light tan colored head. Gingerbread cookies dominate the nose with some hints of carrots cooked in brown sugar. Surprisingly sweet smelling for the style. The taste has some light notes of ginger along with apples. There is just a hint of cucumber in the finish. Interesting and refreshing. The label says that this is unfiltered and I think that helps to give this some actual character in a style dominated by vegetable tasting or bland beers.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
thebeertourist (5170) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 22, 2008
Bottle.Hazy golden with a small head. Grassy hop aroma blending with wood and malts. Malty and grassy flavours. A bit grainy texture. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nearbeer (4716) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 10, 2010
33 cl swing-top, bb 03 Jan 2011. Nose of toasted oak, light smoke and green banana. Color of iced-tea with a lasting ring of creamy bubbles. Tastes of toasted oak and pecan on the front, turning slowly to show some vanilla, caramel, and hints of banana. Nice aftertaste of toasted oak and dry grass make for a balanced finish. Light-medium body is slightly tingly and astringent. Seems like a pretty average lager underneath, but it gets a really nice flavor boost from the oak aging.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tkrjukoff (4293) - SWEDEN - MAY 9, 2011
Pours cloudy amber with a nice thick & creamy head leaving nice lace. Aroma is malty, bready, yeast, spicy, floral and hoppy. Flavor is a bit yeasty, like dark sour dough bread, malty and sweet. Quite nice indeed. Medium sweet malty palate. Finish is not distinguished but pleasant bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geiserich (4076) - Linz, AUSTRIA - JAN 3, 2016
Bottle from Brauerei Hofstetten: Dark yellow to orange color, white head. Aroma is wood, barrel, some grain. Flavor is also malty, wood and barrel notes. Quite good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarcoDL (3783) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2014
Floral and malty beer, with a fresh taste of caramel, aroma hop and herbs. Good.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mile (3753) - 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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 2, 2010
Orange colored with hazy appearance. Little white head. Smooth and creamy peachy fruity aroma, sweet one indeed. Thin to medium bodied. Flavor is also peachy with some lemony and vanilla note, aftertaste dries, still smooth ending.


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