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Switzerland - Locher

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Industriestrasse 12, CH-9050, Appenzell, Switzerland

Appenzell is Switzerland’s smallest province (kanton), but the beer produced by the local brewery has won it a lot of fame.

Brewing secret

In the 1990s, the Locher family found out that beers brewed on the full moon ferment more easily; they have, therefore, created a line of “Vollmond-brews.”


beer style: Organic Lager
alcohol content: 5.2% ABV

An aroma of hops and lemon zest; medium body—chewy; hoppy, but not excessively bitter.


beer style: Lager
alcohol content: 5.2% ABV

Aromas of sweetcorn, very little carbonation, and a distinctive note from the oak in which it is matured.

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