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Brewed by Locher Appenzeller Bier
Style: Schwarzbier
Appenzell, Switzerland

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RATINGS: 117   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Das einzigartige Bier mit seiner gewitterschwarzen Farbe überrascht mit einem Röstkaffee-Bouquet, Aromen von schwarzer Schokolade, mit einer leichten Lakritznote und einem feinen Blaubeerabgang. Aus bei ca. 230° gerösteten Cara- und Farbmalzen gebraut, wird diese Spezialität mehrere Monate gelagert. Biertyp: Dunkles Starkbier Alkoholgehalt: 6,3% Farbe: dunkelbraun-schwarz Hopfen: kaum Hopfennoten bemerkbar Eindruck: vollmundig, Röstaromen (Kaffee), leicht melassig, Lakritze, schwarze Schokolade, leicht blaubeerig Optimale Trinktemperatur: 12-14°C Etikette: Adelbert Fässler, Appenzell Seit: 2007


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (10377) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 1, 2007
courtesy of Pascal Sauser - dark black coloured with a little beige foam; roasted chocolate aroma with buttery notes; medium-bodied with a good carbonation; slightly dry and bitter finish, long roasted chocolaty finish - a good surprise !

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25074) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2008
(Bottle 33 cl) Courtesy of yespr. Pours an opaque black with a rough beige head. Sweetish aroma of hard roasted malts and some oak. Solid body with plenty of roasted malts and dried fruit - even an oaky touch. A little low in carbonation and the bitterness is subdued. Quite lovely. 220808

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (11332) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2009
Pours pitch dark, smooth thick brown head. roasted grains dominate the aroma. also faint licorice. flavor is roasted grains, flowery hops, fruity sweetness. dry and roast dominates. coffee.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (30255) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2009
Bottled. A dark amber beer with a brown head. The aroma is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and prunes. The flavor is sweet malty combined with notes of caramel and prunes, leading to a dry finish where the prune note lingers. Thanks yespr for sharing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4406) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2011
Bottle. Pitch black beer with a strong wispy light brown head. The aroma is sweetly roasted with a gentle hint of bitterness. The flavour is mildly malty and roasted coffee. Overall a nice malty roasted dark beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
merochelero (3) - Bern, SWITZERLAND - APR 1, 2013 does not count
Reitschule Berne, black beer with light brown head, roasted aroma with notes of coffee, rich taste, bitter and dry finish. good Schwarzbier!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
trapped (1305) - New York, TURKEY - JUL 8, 2013
Bottle. Pours dark brown opaque, with very small dark tan foamy head, cherry caramel aroma, chocolate-roasted malt taste with a hint of cherry, low carbonation, long finish. Interesting but a bit too heavy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (8816) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2013
Bottle at Bruce’s. It pours near black with a thick tan head. The nose is roasty, cocoa, earth, milk chocolate, lactose and wood. The taste is roasted malt, earth, toasted caramel, dark fruit, coffee, earth, plum and spice with a dry, roasty finish. Medium body and average carbonation. Smooth, well-integrated and pretty tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mutz (702) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 2, 2013
Flesje uit de coop in Luzern. Bijna zwarte kleur en een redelijke kraag. Ruikt goed, aangebrand, stroop, zoetig, cacaomelk. Smaakt redelijk vol, weinig koolzuur , donkergebrande mout, cacao , koffie. Dit smaakt niet als een Schwarzbier maar als een porter. Goed spul.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (13581) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2013
Bottle from Magasin, Aarhus. Black with a lasting light brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, dark fruit and chocolate. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and roasted moderate bitter finish. 031013


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