Brewed by Gröninger Privat-Brauerei
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Hamburg, Germany


on tap

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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
No commercial description

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olsvammel (6288) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUL 15, 2016
On tap at the brewpub. Bready malty smell. Similar taste, light toasty. Clean and drinkable but nothing special.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
cadilhac (36) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 26, 2016
Pours hazy, copper, surprising since it’s simply announced as a pils. A nice caramel roasty smell and taste, well balanced. Some salt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Erzengel (7925) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - DEC 25, 2015
*Old rating. 33cl bottle, best before 24.07.03. Malziges, leicht süßliches Bier. Rund und süffig.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
StueyD (1567) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2015
A cloudy, dark orange red coloured beer with a weak white head. A light malty aroma, bready and nutty with a hint of caramel. Medium dry mouthfeel. A mild, quite sweet malt flavour, dark bread, nutty and caramel, followed by a zesty hop bitterness that tempers the sweetness, leaving a refreshing flavour in the finish. Draught @ Gröninger Braukeller, Hamburg.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (17229) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2015
Keg at the brew tap, Hamburg, 16/07/15. Lightly hazed orange amber with a decent off white covering that retains well. Nose is malt, bread, light caramel, fruit rinds. Taste comprises caramel, fruit loaf, pastry, butterscotch, dried apricot. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok stuff, not sure why they call it a pils, a pretty malty - dark fruity #.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borup (12049) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUL 15, 2015
From tap at the brewpub. Hazy amber Colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, fruit and bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
charlotte (5193) - rřdovre, DENMARK - APR 25, 2015
Bottle.Dark copper colour with medium white head.Aroma is sweet and bready with taste of toffee caramel and malt,flavor of caramel and hops,ok pilsner but a little to sweet for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zita (6136) - Assentoft, DENMARK - APR 4, 2015
light burnt malty aroma,red/brown, hazy, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, creamy, fizzy, very malty harmonic finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackHaddock (6384) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2014
11th Dec 2014, 0.4 litre on tap at it’s source, the Groninger Braukeller, Hamburg. Poured a misty amber golden colour with a white head that gave off some good lacing. Aroma came across as malty and grainy and semi-sweet in nature. The taste followed the same lines with a light sweet lead with a mini caramel feel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
bartlebier (3499) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - DEC 4, 2014
33cl bottle bb07/15, HH Bierland, one of few not heftily ransomed locals. Confidently copper, sweetish roast, honey and wort in the nose turn into a rich, roasty, nutty body of caramels, roasted nuts, marzipan, taking harsh unripe chestnut and helmgrass bitterness into unstable territory, lingering as if weirdly aromahopped. Overall rather unbalanced, but with character, like some of the best of life’s companions. What an accident of a pilsner, especially a Northern one, - yet what a singular Vienna! Nothing on the label warns that this is not an actual pils, hence hard to rate true to style. Caveat emptor/imbibor.

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