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RATINGS: 526   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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bb (6858) - Alamo, California, USA - JAN 17, 2008
Bottle. Copper beer with an off-white head. Mineral. light spice, malt aroma. malt flavor with some spicy noble hop backing. Lingering malt sweetness, spice, and grass. Medium bodied.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (6838) - Tampere, 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DuffMan (6751) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (6408) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 19, 2011
12oz bottle. Mildly hazy amber color, minimal off-white head, Some lace. Light body, lighter carbonation. lighter malt aroma, caramel, some tropical fruit. Nice, dark sweet/savory taste. A drinkable brew with a light but pleasant aroma. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6300) - 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!


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (6295) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - JUN 23, 2011
Tap. Mostly clear amber pour with a small white head. Aroma is a very mild caramel malt. Taste is terrific - hop profile with mild caramel malt. Nice brew.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ernest (6221) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (6176) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6158) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blipp (6114) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - FEB 18, 2011
Bottle. Pours copper orange with an off white head. Sweet malty aroma with some bready notes and faint hops. The flavor has sweet and toasty malts, some bready notes, and some light hops in the finish. Decent.


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