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Iron Hill Vienna Red Lager
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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This amber Austrian lager has a distinct bready malt aroma and flavor followed by a crisp clean finish typical of lager styles. The nose also shows plenty of the spicy hop aroma contributed by the use of Saaz hops. Winner of a Bronze medal at the 1999 GABF.


2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - JUN 7, 2011
Tap at Iron Hill West Chester for RBSG 2011. The pour is a clear reddish amber with no head formation. Nose is absent. Maybe some light roast and cherry. Virtually no aroma. Taste is syrupy and metallic. Sharp metals and twangy sweet cherry with mild fusel alcohol. Ick.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (39955) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2011
From tap. Pours clear and golden amber with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity and dark roasted malty. Distinct roasted to breadish malty flavoured. Dry a roasted into a mellow bitter and dry finish.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mike67 (1055) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 6, 2011
On tap at Iron Hill Phoenixville. Pours amber hue with a white head and light carbonation. Aroma is sweet caramel malt and hints of hops. Full, crisp body. Caramel malt is nicely balanced by herbal hops on the palate. Long, dry finish. Very fresh, excellent Vienna.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (14585) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 5, 2011
Draught at Brewpub. Pours red amber. White head. Nose/taste of sweet malt and caramel with a good amount of hops. Aroma has some sweet baked breads in it. Lightish body.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - JUN 3, 2011
Sweet toffee and raisin nose. The taste is moderately sweet, lightly bitter with caramel, raisins, dry malt and light herbal hops.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrChopin (4303) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 30, 2011
On tap at Lancaster. Transparent red-amber, white ring for a head. Nose of dusty caramel, bit soft with some sugar bit little else. Flavor shows more caramel malt and is considerably sweeter, particularly through the finish, where it is lightly foamy body and generally empty profile.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (12678) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 28, 2011
An amber lager with a thin off white head. In aroma, a herbal malt with light caramel and cinnamon notes. In mouth, a classic vienna with nutty malt, smooth cinnamon, herbal, a bit meaty. On tap at PA Flavor, April 9th, 2011.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DiarmaidBHK (4151) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2011
Not a lot of aroma here. The taste has some sweetness to it to go along with the bread notes. Finishes clean.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TommyTilt (67) - Maryland, USA - FEB 13, 2011
On tap at the Wilmington location. Pours light auburn color with an off white head. Aroma is toasted malt, very earthy, I like the bread aroma. Medium bodied. Flavor is soft sweet pretzel and biscuit with a floral finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (11499) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 8, 2011
Served on draft at the brewpub. Pours a clear auburn color with a medium creamy offwhite head. Decent head retention and lacing. Aroma of toffee and berries. The taste is toffee, caramel, toasted malts, berries, grain and mild hops. Medium bodied.


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