on tap

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 1173   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.

UDBeernut's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (2472) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - FEB 24, 2012
Deep amber color capped by a slight off white head. Nose is big and malty. Taste trends sweet but grass and hay do their best to balance. Alas, it’s a failed mission. Medium bodies, don’t let this one stick around long enough to warm. Rated via BeerBuddy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chucklemation (1172) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - MAR 13, 2016
Pours a dark amber with a thick white foam head. Aroma is caramel and earth hops. Flavor is caramel, toast, earthy hops, with a dry, lightly bitter finish. Solid stuff.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
freekyp (1830) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - MAR 6, 2016
Hits all the hallmarks of the Vienna style. Lightly malt forward with muted earthy slightly metallic continental hops. Pours reddish brown with a small ring of beige head. Little in the way of aroma. Very clean throughout. Nice lingering pumpernickel toast finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HourGlass13 (494) - North Carolina, USA - MAR 5, 2016
Pours a dark clear amber, with a small tan head. Aroma is fruity hops, grains, with caramel and toffee malt. Flavor is semi sweet, with caramel and toffee, some grassy and fruity hops, and some yeast on the finish. It does have a somewhat metallic taste to it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
altonbrownd (5098) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - FEB 28, 2016
On tap at Black Rooster Pub. Inviting red body with slight, white head. Nose is malts, spices and caramel. Taste of caramel and wheat also, and some hops and floral notes. Actually really well done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pumpkin87 (196) - - FEB 6, 2016
Pours lovely clear copper-amber with small off-white head. Nose is bread and honey, hazelnut. Palate adds flowers, toffee, slight metal buzz. Finishes on mild sour note. Much better with aeration and less chilled, while reasonable 6.1 percent ABV makes it sessionable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tsd08460 (613) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - JAN 26, 2016
Aroma: caramel, bread, Appearance: clear amber with a beige head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish, Tasty

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jsporrer (415) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 17, 2016
Poured from a bottle. Pours a clear dark amber light brown with a medium white foamy head. Light semi-sweet aroma. Full mouth feel. Semi- sweet malt. No bitterness or harshness. Smooth finish. Nice caramel malt flavor with a smooth finish. Enjoyable but not so special to be great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darwenus (774) - Virginia, USA - JAN 11, 2016
Pours bright bronze in color with a fair amount of head. The aroma is bread and butter and slight spice. The flavor is rich and slightly sweet before a hoppy tingle hits in the finish. Great Lakes is proving to me that my theory that I don’t like lager is BS.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dhatton (241) - Mendham, New Jersey, USA - JAN 10, 2016
Sharp, copper-red body with dense tan head. Roasted malts and baking spices; cinnamon and nutmeg. Sweet caramel and bready yeast taste. Warm, nutty toffee notes. Very pleasing, creamy mouthfeel. Nice, crisp finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ordybill (1132) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - DEC 12, 2015
Poured from the tap into a pint glass. The appearance is a beautiful reddish amber color with a small white head. The aroma is a full on assault of malt and hops with some spice, very good. The taste is caramel malt with some fruit. I believe this is the best Vienna Lager I have ever had.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 » 118

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50