Brewed by Locher Appenzeller Bier
Style: German Hefeweizen
Appenzell, Switzerland
Serve in Weizen


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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Das obergärige, naturtrübe Weizenbier besitzt einen erhöhten Anteil an Kohlensäure. Gärnebenprodukte wie Fruchtester und Pheole machen sich in Bananen- und Nelkenaromen bemerkbar und geben dem Weizen seinen typischen Geschmack. Biertyp: Weizenbier, naturtrüb Alkoholgehalt: 5,2% Farbe: kräftiges strohgelb Hopfen: blumige Hopfennote Eindruck: Bananen-Nelkenaroma (hefig), würzig, frisch-fruchtig Optimale Trinktemperatur: 7°C Etikette: Bea Kunz, Appenzell Seit: 1998

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jfb (5574) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 17, 2015
(bottle) hazy golden colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of cloves and wheat, heavily phenolic and oxidized, with notes of alcohol, some cinnamon and popcorn. flavour is mostly rotten meat and overripe peaches, with some more cinnamon, lemons and wheat. light- to medium-bodied with average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorgeLee (1803) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2014
Bottle from Bignens Vins in Balexert, Geneva. Nice heavy bottle and agricultural label. High carbonation, yellowy brown cloudy colour, definitely looks the part. Good classic Bavarian-style weizen, yeasty, slightly sweet, big wheat flavours, low hopping. Quenching. Actually quite decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cristobal37 (816) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 15, 2014
Don’t think I’ve ever had a Swiss weizenbier before. It is markedly better than Edelweiss but still has a long way to go before reaching the status of it’s Bavarian cousins. Pretty clear actually with a light aroma. Tastes fine though a bit flat at the end. Usual flavors on the palate are real nice. Average, but I love this style so it’s still really enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
eduardovl (1359) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: APR 10, 2015 500ml corked bottled served in a Weizen glass. A: Pours a hazy orange color forming a big fizzy and creamy white head. Good retention and lots of lacings formed and left in the glass. S: Great perfume. Strong notes of white bread and sweet biscuits. Quite sweet, fruity and flowery. Notes of pale malts and wheat. Light notes of clove and banana esters. Some very light notes of flowery hops. T: Sweet grains in upfront. Extremely bready. Strong notes of sweet pale malts and wheat. Biscuity. Some light notes of flowery hops. Earthy and quite bready yeast profile. M: Creamy body. Medium carbonation. Smooth. Bready aftertaste. O: Good drinkability. Smooth. Simple but very pleasant Swiss Weissbier. [ BA Review @ 6/18/2014 ]

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pindoc (121) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 7, 2014
Ein schöner weisser feinblatriger Schaum auf naturtrüben goldgelben Bier! Der obligate Weizenduft steigt in die Nase. Der erste Schluck ist durchtränkt von Aromen, die den Gaumen umspielen und samtweich, leicht süsslich die Kehle hinunter fliessen. Der Abgang und Nachhall sind leicht bitter. Ein wunderbares Weizen!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerkenstock (103) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - AUG 31, 2014
Drink cool (10-12°C) Eye: pours a hazy yellow to rusty colour with small rapidly dissipating white head. Nose: sweet barley and yeast. Mouth: barley, wheat, bread, sweet citrus fruit, honey, marzipan and somehow flowerish. Palate: orange, barley, bread. Overall: decent to good Weizenbier.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kita (1915) - Koper, SLOVENIA - AUG 24, 2014
Fliptop bottle, 0.50l, shared with Yoo. Pours cloudy deep golden with medium creamy white head and average sparkling appearance. Aroma of wheat, banana, yeast and biscuit malt. Taste starts with moderate sweet grainy malt, follows refreshing yeasty and fruity with spicy mouthfeel and light bitter finish. Medium body, slick texture and average carbonation in palate. Surprisingly good hefeweizen...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdmmb (1724) - BELGIUM - AUG 17, 2014
Drunk from 0,5 litre bottle bought in Stein am Rhein, Switzerland. Enjoyable wheat beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
KatL80 (17) - Britton, Michigan, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Hazy orange color, medium head that fades quickly. Fruity/sweet aroma with flavor to match. I just can’t put this beer down. Very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
angelkostvo (1165) - CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 26, 2014
Cloudy orange colour, small head. Aroma of yeast, hay, clove. Taste is light sweet, light sour and a bit bitter, clove flavour. Medium body, creamy texture, lively carbonation.

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