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RATINGS: 760   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83/5   EST. CALORIES: 148   ABV: 4.94%
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Smooth, robust, with a natural deep red color.


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1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Drinkinbrews (35) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 15, 2011
Tried this at a festival yesterday. Pours a very dark red with a small almost non existant head. Scent is that of hops and sweet malts with a touch of bread. Taste at first put me off a bit, like a mix between a warm canned beer and putting a couple pennies under my tounge. As with most beers however the 2nd and 3rd went down much easier, not bad overall but kind of a let down for me when it comes to Linenkugelís, as they usually brew quality great tasting beer.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ozzy70 (565) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUN 17, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Poured reddish/amber, off white head. Aroma is breads and malty. Taste was malty, sweet.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
brucebruce81 (356) - Wyoming, USA - APR 11, 2016
This was a decent red it was smooth, not very hoppy and finished very smooth. I really think was a good beer to enjoy multiple beers of this. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
asheft (2901) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 10, 2016
On tap at brewery. Slightly toasty aroma, clean and with very low noble hops. Clear dark amber under white wisps. Clean, light flavour with some lightly toasted nuts and moderate bitterness and a light, zesty hops note. Crisp and light body, medium carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
superspak (4391) - Michigan, USA - MAR 7, 2016
12 ounce bottle into lager glass, best before 4/4/2016. Pours crystal clear reddish copper color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Muted aromas of brown sugar, brown bread, toasted biscuit, light nuttiness, herbal, floral, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Has a metallic note in the nose at first, that diminishes in the glass over time. Okay aromas with balanced bready malt and earthy hop notes; with very poor strength. Taste of brown sugar, brown bread, toasted biscuit, light nuttiness, herbal, floral, light pepper, and yeast/toasted earthiness. Light-moderate herbal/spicy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of brown sugar, brown bread, toasted biscuit, light nuttiness, herbal, floral, grass, light pepper, and yeast/toasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Good robustness and balance of bready malt and earthy hop flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light-moderate dryness from carbonation and bitterness as well. Fairly clean on lager flavors with minimal yeast ester notes present. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately grainy/bready, and slightly sticky mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with zero warming present after the finish as expected of 4.9%. Overall this is a pretty solid Vienna lager. A bit weak/off in the aromas; but has some good robustness and balance of bready malt and earthy hop flavors; and is very smooth and easy to drink. A fairly enjoyable offering.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
johnnymusky (856) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 29, 2016
Drank from bottle..not much on the flavor side..needs more malt and some hops would be nice...will not drink this again.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Carlisle (437) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 20, 2016
Draft. Pours reddish-copper with beige head and substantial lacing. Sweet caramel malt aroma with subtle cherry note. Caramel with corn sweetness. Thin mouthfeel but a sweet long finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dukeandduke (218) - Illinois, USA - DEC 28, 2015
12/24/15 Chicago (12 oz bottle poured into a standard pint glass). Red amber colour with minimal white head. Minimal carbonation, with a slight smell and taste of malt. Light texture and easy going down. Overall OK offering.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Aggiebob (630) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - NOV 28, 2015
Bottle. Clear red with a thin head. Grainy aroma followed by sweet caramel malt flavor.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Luvystypotables (1509) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 13, 2015
A week aroma of grain, pours a clear reddish color with a lasting thin white head. Taste of grain with a watery feel and weak grain finish.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Atom (2096) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 22, 2015
12oz bottle pours a bright amber/orange with a large cream colored head. Smells like a watered down red tootsie pop. Watered down caramel malt with some light but distinct hop bitterness. Iíve had worse, better believe Iíve had better.


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