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Brewed by Locher Appenzeller Bier
Style: Schwarzbier
Appenzell, Switzerland

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RATINGS: 135   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Das einzigartige Bier mit seiner gewitterschwarzen Farbe berrascht mit einem Rstkaffee-Bouquet, Aromen von schwarzer Schokolade, mit einer leichten Lakritznote und einem feinen Blaubeerabgang. Aus bei ca. 230 gersteten Cara- und Farbmalzen gebraut, wird diese Spezialitt mehrere Monate gelagert. Biertyp: Dunkles Starkbier Alkoholgehalt: 6,3% Farbe: dunkelbraun-schwarz Hopfen: kaum Hopfennoten bemerkbar Eindruck: vollmundig, Rstaromen (Kaffee), leicht melassig, Lakritze, schwarze Schokolade, leicht blaubeerig Optimale Trinktemperatur: 12-14C Etikette: Adelbert Fssler, Appenzell Seit: 2007

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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (12686) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - APR 21, 2009
Bottle from Allen, thanks! Malty, roasty aroma with a touch of ash. Malty sweet roasty flavor with licorice and ash. Some chichory bitterness. Interesting beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (12506) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (12373) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 14, 2013
Bottle sample at a tasting at Yoavs place. Thanks kerenmk. Black-colored with a light brown head. Aroma of chocolate, roastiness, a bit of licorice notes and faint alcohol note. Bittersweet roasty flavor with coffee, some dark chocolate and a slightly bitter and slightly burnt finish. Medium-bodied. Nice, kind of a Stout-ish Schwarzbier.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (12189) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2009
Bottle, bought @ Lgismose, Cph.
Pours almost black; only some slight brown edges. A great, large, creamy, cappucino head. Aroma is sweet, some Belgian sugars, lots of roasted malts and chocolate. A light ashy note as well. Medium, pcrickly carbonation, good dry mouthfeel. Flavour is relatively sweet at first, some caramel and milky chocolate. But the finish is really nice, lots of darker chocolate, roasted malts and a long, lingering dry note with fresh ground coffee. Very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (12151) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (11959) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (11883) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 23, 2011
Bottle at Brasserie Fdral in Zrich. This brew pours black with a thick light brown head recedes steadily. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. The aroma is very roasty with notes of coffee and malt, along with some hops in the background. Medium body with a strong roasted coffee character and notes of sweet malt, hops and a touch of anise. The finish is brown sugar and coffee. Pretty good all around.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevnic2008 (11445) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - FEB 6, 2014
Pours black color in color, light body, crisp, caramel and a lite roasty malt taste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (10895) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 8, 2010
330 ml bottle. From Rickenbach bei Wil, Switzerland.
Black colour with small light brown head. Sweet roasted malt, dark fruits, molasses, coffee and some sweet milkyness in aroma. Roasted malt, chocolate, bitter hops and hints of coffee in dry flavour.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (10887) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - FEB 20, 2011
Bottle. Chocolate malt and hay aroma - very nice. Opaque black-brown color with small head. Smokey chocolate malt and hay flavor. Medium body. Very tasty.


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