PorterPounder (6523) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 24, 2005
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Had on tap at Noah’s Ark Waterpark in Wisconsin Dells, WI. Pours a medium copper, good bubble action and a frothy off-white head. Aroma has a little bit of caramel to it with some fresh lake water accents. Hints of caramel in the flavor with some underlying nuttiness. Sweet, but not sickenly so. Clean, even mouthfeel. Overall, decent.
BBB63 (6507) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - JUL 29, 2003
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Amber near copper hue with solid small head and some lacing. Aroma hints of toasted malt, caramel, mild fruit, wood and some spice. The initial taste was malty, but a tangy hop undertone balanced the beer and cleaned the palate. Smooth yet lively mouthfeel. Medium-bodied. A good vienna styled beer, quaffable.
TheAlum (6487) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - FEB 23, 2011
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft on tap at Dotty Dumpling’s Dowry (Madison, WI). Pours a crisp amber hue, decent haze, some fiery sun within. A moderate frothy offwhite head sits atop, laces well, dies to a firm head, small but undaunting. Aromas are some crisp amber caramel malts, pale malts, touches of toast, brewers grains, and a light floral hopping. Served a bit too cold, as it warms some more aromatics, bread and toast. Initial is lighter bodied, some caramel, but largely bread, dough, touches of toast, with light florals and grass. A light bitterness, but grainy and pale malts, with a touch of toast and more substantial touch of toffee rue the day. Light bitter finish, lingering sweetness, a drinkable and easily quaffable Amber, session beer.. That just lacks some life in my book. A clean sessionable beer that lacks complexity and a little life, even for an Amber. Simple, no real spice. Amber.. Vienna.. Either way, it just lacks character.
AmEricanbrew (6463) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - APR 1, 2010
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Glowing anber color/ off white head, nice pour. Honey biscuit aroma with mild celery. medium body. Decent lightly sweet honey bready flavors, easy drinking.
Strykzone (5897) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - AUG 27, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clear copper color with orange tinted foam. Caramel aroma. Flavor offers plenty of unmalted barley along with toffee and fruit. Hops increase as the beer warms as do spices. Dry bitterness. Enjoyable and easy to drink. Nice beer.
Suttree (5685) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 20, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Just as amber as all git out. Can’t git no amberer. Nice foamy head. Aroma of caramel and maybe a whiff of iced tea. Rich & smoooove. Mostly sweet, with a note of black pepper.
decaturstevo (5581) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - DEC 19, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Nice deep golden amber pour with slight off white head and lace. Aroma of light caramel malt and a hint of spiced hop. Sweet caramel malt followed by a very mild hop bitter. A lingering sweet to bitter taste. A bit over carbonated for me. Still a decent beer.
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - NOV 6, 2004
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap: This poured a copper color with a short-lived white head. The aroma is of very sweet malts and fresh grasses. The taste, too, is very sweet, quite caramelly. There’s kind of a surprising bitter finish. It’s not bad.
kramer (5499) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 19, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 oz bottle. Pours a clear orangish amber with a small fizzy off-white head that faded to a wispy film. The nose is slightly sweet toasty and vienna malts with just a touch of hops. Sweet and clean malty flavor with a fairly decent amount of hops for the style on the finish. There’s a bit of huskiness to it, but it’s pretty minimal. Medium bodied with moderate fizzy carbonation. A nice lingering bitterness keeps it from being too sweet and one dimensional. Prettty damn good.
Skyview (5352) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - APR 4, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Capital’s flagship brand! Picked up a single bottle from Cellars LexLarp. Pours a rich, deep amber color with an average off-white head. Good lace. Aroma of tasted malt, caramel, and some spice. Taste of medium malt and more hops than average Vienna. Water finish. An above average amber vienna.