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RATINGS: 1155   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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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.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cartoonkhaki (1222) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 21, 2004
Light amber colour beige head.. thick light malty flowery aroma.. cloying sugar dry bitters...

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
brewrater (92) - uniontown, Ohio, USA - NOV 19, 2004
OK beer from a great brewery. They play it safe with this style not traveling far from the middle. Other styles from GLBC better and more daring. Solid brew in regards to other Viennas.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jonas (6141) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - NOV 17, 2004
Fruity and hoppy nose. Dark amber, low head. Medium matiness, ok balance to aromatic hops. lightish body. Slight herbal aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mangino (1027) - Mississippi, USA - NOV 16, 2004
Pours a dark "merlot" color. With a small white fluffy head. Aroma of light malt and spice. Flavor is deep and rich, malt. Alcohol and spicy hops also present. Palate is very full. A very nice brew!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NVBeer232 (467) - Reno, Nevada, USA - NOV 6, 2004
Dark amber color with a light tan head. The nose shows malt as the main thing, but there is a nice little bit of spice underneath the carmel notes. Very smooth on the palate, with soft carbonation. Flavors of carmel and a touch of dark fruit up front and a clean, dry finish. Super beer. I wish everyone could try this at least once.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rudolf (2344) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 4, 2004
Nose is nice rich brown sugar malt, hoppier than I expected. Very nice sweet rich malt. A little dusty. Brown sugar, plum, a little alcohol. Bitter at the back of my tounge. Damn fine

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CBCPaleAle (73) - Ohio, USA - OCT 26, 2004
Not a huge fan of lagers, but this stuff is super. Great amber color and rich head. Great malty aroma.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
shadey (1996) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 25, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 3, 2006 Tried at the Boneyard in Cleveland. Prolly the best looking Amber I have ever tried. Almost a glowing amber color with a thick foamy had with great lacing and retention. I was in a bar, so there were far too many other smells to really pin down the nose. Taste was clean, smooth, with good body and very nice flavor.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MaxPower (961) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 22, 2004
Hazy bright reddish-copper color with a nice light tan head that last, leaves great lacing in my glass. Toasted nut and brown sugar aromas, nutty caramel flavors, medium bodied with a full and creamy mouthfeel, perfect carbonation, finishes clean with some sweetness. I believe this is the best amber lager I have ever had.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pigfoot (2268) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 12, 2004
Perfectly clear, brilliantly ambered hue...delicate, diaphonous lacey, foam, elegantly drifting down in size...aroma bursts out from first cracking the crown, fruity, yeasty, malty, a perfect combination...beautiful...soft, yet still a little spicy... Time to drink up! Mmmm!Nice, little hoppiness, then the mouth is washed over with caramel malt, toasty, rich, and smooth...notes of cherries and nuts on the palate...light bodied, but with a luscious, ever-tasty finish, clean and easy, but quite happy in the mouth. Oh, this is good! Ohioans, you must be slap-happy to have this around, the best amber lager to slip past my lips!


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