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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 2.84/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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This is not a traditional “dark” beer, because its not heavy and you can drink more than one without feeling full. Hopped with Nugget, Cascade, and Mt. Hood Hops.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ajnepple (2117) - Clear Creek, Colorado, USA - DEC 18, 2013
12 oz bottle from Evergreen Discount. Brown/black with a tan head and light lacing. Aroma of chocolate, coffee, roast, caramel, toffee, sweet malts and earthy hops. Sweet flavor with light bitterness. Light to medium body, pretty easy to drink.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cthomas2390 (219) - Colorado, USA - JUN 9, 2013
Pours black/brown with little head. Muted malty aroma. Malty and roasty notes finish with a residual hop bitterness that isn’t quite the lager standard of ’crisp’. Lays on your tongue for a bit. Medium body and carbonation and pretty well balanced. Good beer that doesn’t quite fit the ’Vienna lager’ label.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Headbanger (3300) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAR 9, 2013
12oz bottle 3/9/13 (Binny’s Naperville Singles Rack)-42° in Mug-Pours a clear dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of chocolate and malt. Taste of the same with more chocolate and roasted malt. This medium bodied brew is well balanced and quite tasty. Nice job.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
drjay44 (2614) - Salida, Colorado, USA - FEB 15, 2013
draft. Pours a medium, well retained, ivory head, with extensive lacing, over a clear dark brown (SRM 30) body.....nose is light cocoa, light cereal, hints of coffee.....taste is light cereal, cocoa, hints of coffee, finishing with light bitterness......mouth feel light of medium, carbonation adds a large tingle, and slight creaminess. This meets the style, and is surprisingly aromatic and flavorful given the low standards for an American Dark Lager. BJCP 7/3/1/4/4/7

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Imaena (1817) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 3, 2013
Bottle in Durango. This is a pretty bland and cloudy ADL. Not a beer I would pick up again.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (3816) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - OCT 17, 2012
Relatively cloudy for an ADL, the aroma is toffee, nutty malts and caramel sweetness. The flavor is toffee, medium sweet malts, caramel, low bitterness and a smooth finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Strykzone (4912) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - SEP 26, 2012
12 oz. bottle received in a trade with arminjewell. This beer is very dark brown and has a beige head of one finger. Some earthy grain is in the nose and those are also tasted. Molasses notes. A creamy feel is nice. Just a hint of toasted and roasted notes. Hops are almost non-existent but they do a dash of fruit. Chocolate grows to the finish. Easy to drink because it is so sweet but not a great beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RobertDale (3408) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - AUG 26, 2012
12 ounce bottle. Pours brown with a decent biege head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, and caramel. Taste is malt, molasses, chocolate, grain, and a touch of hops. OK.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
adnielsen (9013) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 1, 2011
Bottle @ home. Dark brown appearance with a light brown head. Toasty, dark chocolate, toffee, caramel malty aroma. Somewhat creamy. Dark caramel, toffee chocolate flavor. Easy drinking brew.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
onceblind (4014) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 6, 2011
On tap during 2011 Craft Lager Fest. Clear dark copperish brown with a pretty decent off khaki head. Aroma of sweet toffee, and brown malts, a little biscuit as well. Taste was clean and sweet. Sweet, toffee malts, light cocoa, and just a little burnt toast. Pretty good, just lacking some ’wow’ factor.


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