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RATINGS: 514   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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The rich amber color and caramel flavor of this beer are derived from the generous amount of caramel malt in our recipe, with just a dash of roasted unmalted barley for a subtle toasted flavor in the background. The sweetness, body, and mouth feel tell you that this is an all-malt beer. The finish has a balanced edge of Willamen and Casade hoppiness which cuts through the malty character, leaving a clean palate which beckons for more. Note: the terminology of "stein" refers to the appropriate drinking vessel and not to a type of beer made with hot rocks.


2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DuffMan (6162) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 2, 2013
Bottle. Medium amber with a light golden head. Aroma is lightly toasty caramel. Flavour is the same, with a metallic bitterness in the finish that I didn’t dig.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (6094) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 7, 2013
12 oz bottle. (Lakefront Brewery) Milwaukee, WI.
Clear copper colour with a small off-white head. Mild sweet toffee, malt and banana in the aroma. The flavour is quite easy but there’s nothing wrong with it. Dryish malt, banana sweetness and mild hoppy bitterness. I don’t know what the banana is doing here. Drinkable, forgettable.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Emil (6067) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 19, 2006
Bottle. Hazy orange colour with a light sour, malty aroma and a sweet sour, caramel malty, taste. Medium body with a sweet finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ernest (6031) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 1, 2002
UPDATED: MAR 3, 2008 Bottle. Head is initially average sized, frothy, off-white, mostly diminishing. Body is clear medium to dark amber. Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (cookie, toasted grain), lightly hoppy (flowers, apricot). Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, moderately bitter, slightly husky. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, slightly metallic. Not a whole lot going on, and rather metallic in the finish, but ok.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6027) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - APR 8, 2006
Bottle: Orangish amber, moderate off-white head, foamy, spotty lacing. very light carbonation.   Bready caramel aroma, light citrus oddly enough.   Moderate malty character, slightly bready, otherwise fairly grainy.   Moderate body and mouthfeel.   Grainy finish, malty, but not as smooth as others.   Still leaves me wanting some Eliot Ness.   Thanks JCapriotti for the freebie!


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HogTownHarry (5984) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - MAR 11, 2006
Bottle (12oz). via trade from Ughsmash. Clear reddish amber with an average off-white head. Grainy, slightly chocolatey roast malt aroma, with mild hops, fairly sweet. Soft, mild taste - light roast slightly caramel malt, mild fresh lightly citrus hops - quick off the tongue, a nice sipper. Flat, somewhat light bodied and slightly astringent palate - thin, but a pleasant vienna lager.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drowland (5958) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - AUG 22, 2009
Had on tap at that one mystery restaurant in Milwaukee - can’t remember the name. Decent Vienna fo sho.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (5867) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2010
(Bottle, Monk’s Café Wallingatan, Stockholm) Amber colour with huge, off-white head leaving traces of lacing. Malty, clean nose with notes of bread and caramel. Malty taste with bread, wort, hints of caramel and a touch of orange peel and dried fruit. Medium body with soft mouthfeel. Medium spicy bitterness. Balanced sweetness. Not too exciting, but a well balanced and tasty vienna.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BBB63 (5743) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - OCT 28, 2004
Bottle via MrFacto: Clear amber hue with small lasting head and some lace. The aroma has notes of caramelized and biscuity malts, aromatic hops, pear, honeycomb, and earthy yeast esters. The taste starts with a nice bittersweet combination of hops and malt. Minor citric/fruity characters support the palate. A dry and chalky finish. Overall, it’s is very quaffable and enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (5717) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 27, 2010
Pours clear reddish orange with nice lacing white head. Aroma of some pine, metallic, caramel and some nutty. Taste is some pine up front, caramel, grain, and biscuit sweet, and a clean slightly bitter finish. Not bad.


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