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Brewed by Locher Appenzeller Bier
Style: Schwarzbier
Appenzell, Switzerland

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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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

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3.1
Koelschtrinker (21492) - K?ln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 17, 2011
Dunkler süßer Antrunk mit wenig herben Beinoten. Die leichte Muffigkeit, die im Mittelteil aufkommt verschwindet direkt wieder, zum Ende ist eine seichte Säurenote erkennbar, die aber ins Gesamtbild passt. Vorwiegend bleibt das Bier süß und karamellmalzig. Ausgewogen, vollmundig – rundum gelungen. 8/11/9/9/11/9

3.2
fiulijn (21274) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 5, 2008
Courtesy of Philippe (Bov)
Black color; big head. Nice aroma, roasted malt, hop, very light liquorice and yeast. Medium mouthfeel, quite dry; aggressive roasted malt flavor, too much for my taste; some malt and caramel too. The final is too dry and too bitter. Not bad.
(this rating has been partially lost due to a washing machine accident)

3.8
saxo (19522) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2011
Bottle. Medium head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are rich licorice, roast malt, caramel and hops. Nice dry finish.

3.7
Oakes (18851) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 26, 2010
Mostly dark brown/black. Roasty chocolate, maybe even a hint of dark fruit on the nose. Smooth, soft. Nice dark sugars, with light chocolate accents. Good schwarzbier - soft and sweet.

2.9
rlgk (18844) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 4, 2011
Bottle. Dark amber beer, brownish head. Malty nutty aroma, roasted with chocolate and toffee. Roasted chocolate flavor with toffee notes.

3.6
chrisv10 (18506) - DENMARK - NOV 20, 2013
Bottle, 6.3%. Almost black with small brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, caramel, bread and liquorice. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, caramel, little liquorice, medium sweet, hop and a medium bitter.

3.3
TBone (18228) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 26, 2007
Bottled (BB 06/2008)
Dark brown color, small expresso head. Light roastyness and lactose in the nose. Toasted malty, clean flavor, crisp with some coffee. Ok Schwarzbier.

2.9
yngwie (17234) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 5, 2008
Bottle. It pours an almost black body, really, really brown, topped by a small tan head. Butterscotch, burnt malt and coffee in the aroma. The flavor is much the same, with a coffee-bitter finish and a good dash of sweetness. Medium body. Not my kind of beer, too much butterscotch for that, but easy to drink. (080822)

3.6
Scopey (15747) - 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.

3.2
Borup (15373) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2014
Bottle from Magasin de Nord, Kgs. Nytorv. Black with a huge beige head. Aroma and flavour of licorice, roasted malt, dried fruit and chocolate.


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