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RATINGS: 1177   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Deep Amber red color, with a fragrant malt aroma. Flavorful notes of rich caramelized malt and noble hop flavors harmonize on the palate leading to a crisp clean finish. Named after one of Cleveland’s most respected safety directors, who frequented the brewpub’s bar during his tenure from 1935-1941 and, according to popular legend, was responsible for the bullet holes still evident today.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
redlem (1306) - Ohio, USA - JAN 30, 2003
UPDATED: MAR 15, 2009 Brilliant. A deep orange amber color with a nice light tan head. Aroma is very malty along with the taste. Slight caramel that blends perfectly with the malt to give the impression you have just eaten a piece of bread right out of the oven. Along with Lakefronts Riverwest the best Vienna you can get in America.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikeyj80 (22) - USA - JAN 8, 2003
Good beer, but this really didn’t stand out to me. The flavor is very good, but not anything groundbreaking. Definitely worth trying if you see it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
49degrees (49) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 2, 2003
Extremely enjoyable Vienna Amber that’s worth the search to find it on tap. I regular drink the Eliot Ness and Dortmunder Gold every time I visit Cleveland, but have yet to try either (or any other Great Lakes) brew straight from the bottle although they appear to be readily available citywide. Sadly, these brews are near impossible to find west of the Rockies. Pours deep red with a real beefy head. Nice blend of hops and malt providing both an enjoyable smell and even better taste. Enjoyable all the way round.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
muzzlehatch (4829) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 2, 2003
Bottled. Just a notch below the porter, this is very malty-sweet on the nose, spectacular-looking like the other 2 GL brews I tried, creamy, caramel and oaky on the tongue. Can’t wait until this brewery is more available to me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
urbnhautebourg (997) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - JAN 2, 2003
Beautiful amber lager which shows off some of the finest malt I’ve encountered. Complex caramel, smoky and toasted flavors which slide down on a creamy palate. Malt is rather like Mahr’s Ungespundet or Stoudt’s Gold, but more complex. Superb.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
JoeM500 (1908) - Crown Point, Indiana, USA - DEC 30, 2002
Big caramel nose from this deep red beer. The first word from my tasting notes says, "chewy". Teenie-tiny hops presence (35IBU). Pretty good with the sausage plate appetizer!!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hayden1215 (319) - Ohio, USA - DEC 27, 2002
Loved this brew. Easy drinking malty lager.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DubbelO7 (42) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 19, 2002
Vienna style lager . Amazing that this beer comes from Cleveland . I first had it there . I am delighted to see that my neighborhood deli. sells it by the sixer . It’s got a mature angle about it. the nuttyness is nice, especially with certain foods . It has a certain swarthyness that keeps me coming back for more. It’s great with hearty foods as well . Really the Summer-time refresher or anytime . Wish I could get it here in Western Canada !

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Frank (4024) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 14, 2002
UPDATED: JUL 29, 2003 A very tasty lager. Nice deep amber color as far as I could tell in the dark restaurant I tried it in. Fresh malty nose. Just a touch of hops but enough to balance the malt. Some vinous notes along with a bit of caramel and toffee complimented perfectly by a slick, buttery mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bubslang (438) - Kentwood, Michigan, USA - DEC 6, 2002
an excellent lager, not my favorite style but this was very nice, amber colorored malty with hints of caramel, fruit, and spice

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