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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Community Beer Company’s deference to classic, old world European lagers manifests as our year round offering Community Lager. A true lager, this beer takes about five to six weeks to make from the day we mill the malt to finished, sparkling clear beer. This all malt, Vienna-style lager begins with our own crystal clear water – run through our state of the art filtration system – which is treated to mimic the waters of Bavaria, before being mashed with the finest malts from one of the oldest German maltsters. Using traditional techniques, we craft this lager’s wort in our four vessel brewhouse, transferring it to our fermenters to settle in for the long haul that all true lagers must undergo. Our European lager strain ferments very cold and slow, leaving a crisp, clean, highly quaffable, light copper colored beer. While most of our beers are unfiltered, we feel it is vitally important to filter this delicate beer, allowing the drinker to appreciate the clean, subtle complexities of a truly world-class lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (12712) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 21, 2013
(Draught) Pours a clear copper body with a medium white head. Aroma of grain, earth, toffee, and light citrus. Flavor of grain, earth, biscuit, honey, and grass with a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR (7916) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAY 14, 2013
On tap at BTBF and the brewery. I guess it shows that Jamie hasn’t lost a step from the Covey’s multiple GABF and WBC medals for the Vienna. Pours with a clear golden-copper hued body with a retentive white head. Aromas are huge toasty malt, baked bread, biscuity. Low floral hop. Very clean fermentation. Flavors are toasty, lightly floral, honey, bready, biscuity. Probably the best Vienna that I have ever had (including Heater Allen Lagers, Great Lakes, Jack’s Abbey, etc). Clean, dry, biscuity with medium body. Drinkable. Spot on beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
onceblind (7143) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Hazy deep Amber with a fluffy white head. The aroma has time toasted English muffin and some leafy noble hops. Good biscuit flavor with caramelized wheat toast and a noble grassy earthy undertone. Lagery caramel biscuit finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
5000 (6599) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Bottle thanks to Bill!   Somewhat of a weak soy sauce flavor profile.   Its grainy, mealy, and very dusty with a stale cupboard background.   Its like old crackers, meat, and bread all in one, with some old soy sauce.   Nope, this one is not working at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (6502) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 23, 2013
on tap, amber golden color with thick frothy head, aroma and flavor of sweet caramel, some prickly hops, nice body and finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mora2000 (6155) - McKinney, Texas, USA - FEB 24, 2013
On tap at the brewery. Pours an amber color with a white head. I get a ton of biscuit and toffee malt, with a hint of grass thrown in. A very malt forward beer as you would expect, but there is a hint of bitterness even though there is not much hop flavor. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (6044) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 23, 2013
(Draught) clear rich gold, lasting clear bubbles. Nose of butter, herbs, cilantro. Taste of raw grain, light bitter, earth, medium thick body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
notalush (5716) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 6, 2014
Tap at the brewery - clear straw color - aroma of toasty and bready malts, a bit Munich richness, lightly grassy hops - flavor is mostly clean, round carbonation in the mouth - fairly rich malts, followed by toasty notes, tempered by a peppery and grass hop bite on the end - the finish is slightly unclean, but otherwise a pretty solid offering.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (5240) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Crisp amber with an off white head. Nose is rich malts, dough, bread, sweet, and caramel. Smooth palate, caramel, faint roast, clean, bitter, and an easy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cybercat (5055) - Georgia, USA - JUL 1, 2013
Comes out of the tap a nice clear a beer with a thick and fine-bubbled pale golden tan head. Malty aroma has an apple overtone. Flavor’s firm malty core holds up apple and subtle yeasty and honey.notes quite well. Smooth texture has average fizz. A good community to join.

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