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Brewed by 1516 Brewing Company
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Vienna, Austria
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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An Austrian recreation of the famous IPA from Victory Brewing.
Brewed by Victory Brewing Company @ 1516 Brewing Company / Vienna

http://www.victorybeer.com/newsletter/frontMAY04.pdf


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (2087) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 11, 2014
Keg at 1516. Pours cloudy Orange Brown with a lasting White head. Very fresh hop flavour. Pine and grapefruit. Thick with lots of residual, bitty hops. Very flavoursome.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 11, 2007
Pours an amber color with a white head. Aroma is caramel and grapefruit hops. Flavor is lots of caramel and a bitter grapefruit finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nickls (1955) - Kingstowne, Virginia, USA - MAY 10, 2010
(Old BA rate - tap) Poured with a two-finger thick slightly egg shell colored head...pretty frothy and left chunky lacing throughout the sample. Some bready/sweet maltiness followed by very prominant citric and cedary hop aromas. Powerfully bitter, but balance well. Great hop bitterness comes over the palate first and it is a bit earthy, citruisy, and piney at different points. Very nice complexity for the style. Good malt balance, but doesn’t come close to rivaling the hops. Medium MF, muted carbonation and more than coats the palate. Pretty high drinkability, nice flavors along with the high hop factor. A little less aggressive than it’s US namesake. Overall, pretty fantastic brew and slightly more complex that Victory’s Hopdevil, though less assertive.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erasmus_ro (1820) - Alabama, USA - APR 7, 2014
Tap @ brewpub, 02/04/14. Pours a hazy light amber with a good, yellowish-brown head. Aroma is mostly grapefruit, some resin. Taste is lightly sweet, resinous, mandarin and guava. Fairly light with decent carbonation. Smooth. Very nice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
worldbeertaste (1735) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2014
Draft at the brewpub. Hazy cloudy orange with a thin, sticky, lacy, white, super sticky head. Smells of nice freshly picked fruit - mango, peach and lemon zest with caramel and sweet malt, medium oily dry prickly body. Initial taste of hops and fruit and finishes caramel, dry with a lingering zest. Keep me coming back and top notch IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
changeup45 (1719) - Mount Dora, Florida, USA - APR 9, 2008
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2010 Notes from 7/10/05. Pours a copper-brown color, medium-bodied, with a nice head and lacing left on the glass. Aroma is fruity with a nice hoppiness. Sweet, somewhat spicy flavors with a nice bitter hoppy bite. Finishes a bit bitter and dry. It’s by no means the strongest IPA I’ve had but it’s quite solid. Glad I stumbled upon this one.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
k0mpsa (1699) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - JUN 23, 2013
Tap at 1516 brewing company. Hazy dark orange color, small white head. Aroma is hops and malts, fruits. Nice crispy hoppy taste, fruits, dry hoppy finish, some malts.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tcane7 (1670) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 17, 2013
Draft at the brewpub. Pours a murky orange-copper with thick beige head and laces. Nose of citrus, pine and lots of caramel malt. Solid bitterness. Very welcome after a week of nothing but pils and lagers

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nate2g (1548) - Boomtown!, AUSTRALIA - JAN 4, 2009
Draught at 1516 Brewing Co. Vienna. Notes from July 08. Pours a beautiful reddish copper with lasting off white head. Aroma is amazing, like flowers in a pine forest and complimented with fresh citrus. After what seems like forever I finally taste the brew. The hop flavour is fantastic, the caramel malt is balanced with floral, piney and resinous hops. Mouthfeel is smooth with a dry, bitter finish. A superb brew and worthy of the number one beer in Austria.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Iznogud (1441) - CROATIA - FEB 5, 2014
On tap at the brewpub. Pours cloudy dark orange. Hoppy and citrusy aroma. Fruity flavor with pleasant hoppy bitterness. Great IPA.


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