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RATINGS: 160   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Amber in color; subtle malt flavors with hints of caramel and toast. Silver Medal 2014 and Gold Medal 2012 World Beer Cup; Vienna Style Lager Gold Medal 2012, Silver Medal 2009 Great American Beer Festival Vienna Style Lager


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ROGUE (2145) - Newark, Delaware, USA - AUG 21, 2013
On tap at State Line. Pours a medium amber color with a frothy one finger head. Aroma is very nutty and toasty with slight hints of caramel. Rich, sweet malt taste at the beginning, with some noble hop bitterness coming through at the end. Biscuit, toasted grain, lemony citrus, caramel, and syrupy sweet flavors throughout. Nice clean medium body with ample carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackl (5472) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Bottle from Harris Teeter. Golden amber pour with a small head. The nose is nice robust malts. Plenty of caramel and nut. Soft red apple. The taste is toasted grain, bread. More caramel-dipped red apple and nuts. Medium body, fine carbonation. A really nice vienna. Good malt presence. Not overbearing. Overall, great for what it is.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (6662) - Georgia, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Sampled during CBC 2013. Amber pour with a small khaki head. Light caramel aroma, malty, biscuits, and a touch of nuttiness. Lightly sweet flavor, nutty, a touch of caramel and biscuit. Nice for the style.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
altonbrownd (3752) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - JUL 26, 2013
On tap at Harry’s Tap Room at Dulles airport. Dark amber body with thin head. Nose is wheat, caramel and toffee. Taste is caramel, malts. Thin texture. Okay.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
boxofrane (2342) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 24, 2013
Draft at the dc airport. Pours clear amber with a medium sized white head, some lacing, some carbonation. The aroma is malty with some nuts, light caramel, some toffee. The taste is bready, a little biscuit, a sweet toffee, light caramel. Solid.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
foyle (295) - Wyoming, USA - JUL 21, 2013
Appearance: Pours a thin ½” sudsy head that recedes quickly. Light lacing. Color is reddish amber and mostly clear. Significant carbonation bubbles streaming. Aroma: Bready malt dominates with a bit of hop aroma as well as yeast. The bread aroma smells like fresh whole wheat. Mouthfeel: Mostly watery and crisp with a dry finish. Flavor: Liquid bread is the correct description of this beer. The bready malt is the primary flavor but adds some caramel malt sweetness and a nice hop bite for balance. There is a ’burnt toast’ bitterness that seems to be common in Vienna style lagers that I have tried.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrettTaylor (630) - Radford, Virginia, USA - JUL 16, 2013
malty sweet on nose, pours amber with hints of red, little head, no lacing. Malty sweet, almost a bit of banana mid taste, then finishes med long finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bacterial (2069) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JUL 10, 2013
On draft sitting at IAD airport. This is going to be a long day. I had heard good things about this brewery, but they only had this lager on tap. It’s not bad, but it’s not good either. Dark amber, clear - some head that went away completely after a few minutes. Drinkable, but not interesting in any way. Se buscuit in the finish. Very mild.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BelgianBeerGal (3333) - Panama City, Florida, USA - JUL 8, 2013
Draft at Conch and Bucket. Overall a fairly standard Vienna and average new overall. Nothing bad, just not terribly exciting but this category can get a little bland in general.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
coyforce (625) - Virginia, USA - MAY 22, 2013
Average brew, but pretty good for a local brewery. I would say that it would pass for a standard vienna lager.


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