BrandLöscher Bügel

 

BrandLöscher in a swing-top bottle came into being in 2010 to mark the commemoration ceremony for the great fire of Appenzell in 1560. In 2011, the idea of producing a version in bright fire-engine red was born.

 

Type of beer: lager

Alcohol content: 4.8%

Colour: bright yellow to amber

Hops: virtually no bittering hops; dry

 

Overall impression: full bodied, malty, mellow

Optimum drinking temperature: 5-7°C

Label: Philipp Broger, Appenzell

Since: 2011

 

Goes well with: aperitif snacks, cold platters, sandwiches, steamed fish, mild soft cheeses, sweet mousses with fruit

 
 
 
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Fermentation with ginger gives this traditional beverage its unmistakeable taste and pleasant sharpness.