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

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RATINGS: 122   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.

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3.4
jerohen (2306) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - MAY 6, 2008
Bottled (swingtop bottle). Cloudy orange-brown coloured, white head. Aroma of wheat, like a hefeweizen with notes of banana, combined with some caramel malts, really nice. In flavour the wheat is more on the background, and it’s the caramel malts that together with the hops that dominate. Biter finish. Pleasant brew.

3.4
nearbeer (5454) - 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
jbuzz (832) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 12, 2008
German/Swiss tasting at three cellars Milwaukee. Easily the best Vienna I have tried. orange-brown color, Malty and grassy flavours

3.3
tkrjukoff (4335) - 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.

3.3
Lemke10 (981) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 9, 2014
This pours a hazy, golden yellow color with a slight head. The aroma is mild with yeast, citrus, and wheat. The taste is sweet but flat with a grainy citrus taste. It’s fairly easy drinking but ordinary and forgettable. Not too overall but at its price point, you can find way better brews for the same price.

3.3
MonsterMagnet (1456) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 17, 2015
Bottle, pours yellow/orange with a white head. Wood, flowers, grass, bread, earthy, hint of banana and caramel. It’s like an alpine meadow in a lager, Interesting beer.

3.3
Rubin77 (2232) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 18, 2016
F: big, off-white, average retention. C: hazy, orange/amber, non-transparent. A: malt, woody, hint of fruity, floral. T: sweet malt, hint of woody tones, caramel, herbal, sweet bready, only decent bitterness, interesting and good, medium body, normal carbonation, 33cl bottle from Coop in shopping centre Serfontana in Morbio Inferiore in Switzerland.

3.2
RexTalionis (3775) - FINLAND - MAY 29, 2011
Swing-top bottle 33 cl from Drinks of the world, Basel. Poured hazy bronze in colour with whitish head. Yeast and some sweet malty tones in aroma. Flavour slightly sweet fruity and light malty. A bit thin.

3.2
Marcius (447) - Geneva, SWITZERLAND - MAY 31, 2015
Amber color and medium white head. Hoppy floral aroma. On the palate, good body and fizzy carbonation.

3.2
Geiserich (4531) - 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.


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