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RATINGS: 748   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   EST. CALORIES: 148   ABV: 4.94%
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Smooth, robust, with a natural deep red color.


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrnkMcDermott (2821) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - MAY 18, 2003
UPDATED: JUL 7, 2003 This actually doesn't suck…
Okay, same old minimal megabrew head that disappears quickly, but there is a pleasant smell here. A decent slightly roasty taste and malty sweetness without the usual corny taste. I was not thrilled, but at least pleasantly surprised, and will have to give it above average marks for that. As I work my way through the "Leine's Lodge Tackle Box," I'm a little more hopeful than I was with their Berry Weiss.
<em>Tried the draft version, July 3.</em> Nothing that makes me want to change my vote up or down. Would have a bit more malty profile if it weren't poured into danged frozen glass. An improvement over what a "Miller Dark" would be.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
slowrunner77 (6031) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 27, 2014
i gave this one time, but it just didn’t do anything for me. tasted like the better/not super offensive macros, really, just looked a little nicer. almost no nose (light malts) and the only flavor past a touch of sweet malt was a rather unpleasant bitterness on the finish. not at all impressed."

2.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cousin_Larry (371) - - SEP 27, 2014
Far better than I remembered. Smooth and goes down like water. Downside is that it’s pretty watery.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
murphious2000 (15) - - SEP 4, 2014
A decent red/amber lager that sticks to the basic malt profile with slight hops flavor. Crisp and easy drinker. Boring compared to most "craft" brews but better than any plain yellow or watered down international-conglomerate made American Lager.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Danyel (1047) - Colorado, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Tap. Pours brown with orange hues, off-white head. Aroma is very malty, bread, citrus. Taste is dirty, nutty. It is not very good. Stay away.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MarkoNm (675) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - JUL 27, 2014
Pours a dark coppery color topped with a decent tan colored head. There is a mild malty aroma complemented by some caramel notes. The taste is mild and malty, slight sweetness with biscuity notes. An unpleasant metallic feel in the aftertaste ruins the great experience.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TXBadger (1485) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Pours a nice darker amber color with almost tan head. Caramel malt, pine, and some bitter notes on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a bitter hop note.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
illiniphil (130) - Nashotah, Illinois, USA - APR 5, 2014
Pours a reddish copper with an off-white head. This is a great session, summer beer. A good rendition of a Vienna lager. One of the better Leinie varieties. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (3204) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 31, 2014
bottle. amber with small head. caramel malt and a bit of toast. boring but rather true to style.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tectactoe (2199) - Michigan, USA - FEB 28, 2014
Bottle: It’s... sort of red. But more copper. Just some red hints, moderately hazy with a foamy, eggshell head on top. Aroma is faint but has mild notes of crystal & light caramel malt sweetness, faint grain, a little DMS & lightly toasted bread/biscuit. Taste is a little sweet, somewhat malty with some mild toasty biscuit, & slight toffee. Hint of stale hops, light skunk & DMS in the finish with a small, bitter bite. A very "neutral" beer. It’s okay, not much going on... a very tame red lager (a style which is already quite timid sometimes), nothing more & nothing less.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tstamba (353) - Maryland, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Pours copper / amber with off white head. Sweet caramel and malt on the nose and palate. Crisp and refreshing, a very good lager...


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