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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
The clean, dry lagers of Vienna provide inspiration for our Big Bark Amber Lager. European malted barley lends it a soft body with a depth of malty richness and aroma. Small additions of noble hops gently balance characteristics of the malt. Cold fermentation and conditioning assure a beer with a clean finish, showcasing the interplay of the malt and hops. A beer of fine malt character and subtle hop nuance, it is accessible, smooth, and satisfying.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMan1113VR (7917) - Los Angeles, California, USA - SEP 11, 2009
On tap. Pours with a large off-white head, clear amber-copper. Aroma of toasted grain, light fruit and caramel. Taste is grainy, caramel, sawdust,. Light bubbles and dry mouthfeel. Decent for the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (6074) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 29, 2009
(Draught) pours amber with nice lasting head and lacing. Nose is sweet malt and crisp hops. Taste is very crisp, sweet malts mix well with the low amount of hops. This is like a nicer Boston Lager. Palette has a slightly odd bitter linger but still good. Enjoyable and refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ilovedarkbeer (2716) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUL 10, 2009
Light coppery colored pour. Very mild taste. Sligt artificial grape, some molasses, little bit of packing peanuts, and burnt toast. Nose is weak pasted smells. Highly quaffable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (8113) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - APR 13, 2009
Had on tap @ the Flying Saucer, right before i was abducted .. . has a nice sweetness .. some honey in the mouth.. . good head, lacing is B+ .. . what a load of fun .. . live oak do good ..

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAR 8, 2009

Name: Amber
Date: February 20, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Flying Saucer, Houston
Appearance: clear gold, creamy off white head, spidery lace
Aroma: sweet bready caramel malt aroma, light floral hops
Flavor: sweet bread flavor, earthy and floral hops keep it pretty dry, light balancing bitterness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *4

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cavie (4316) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAR 4, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 19, 2011 Pretty amber pour. Nice flavor but it still maintained the metallic aftertaste typical of microbrews.3.6
RE-RATE 1/19/11 Tap at the Addison Saucer. Pours a clear, amber orange color with a very small head. Aroma is dry and grainy with some light caramel Malts. Flavor is dry, with a earthy, leafy flavor. Some sweet malts kick through near the end but finishes with a dry bitterness that isn’t too welcoming. Great till the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blutt59 (6511) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 16, 2009
on tap, medium brown color with minimal head, aroma of malty caramel, flavor is malty sweet with some bitterness, light finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (3018) - New York, USA - DEC 29, 2008
Draft @ flying saucer H-town. Was called a Vienna but tasted a lot more aleish. Poured an orange. Bit of head. Some malts and a fairly strong hops finish. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - DEC 11, 2008
Draft at Ginger Man Austin. Poured a clear medium orange color. the head was off white and left some lace behind on the glass. Smelled of spicy malt and some brown sugar. Light bodied and dry with an earthy fall leaf note accompanied by grassy hops and dry grains. Fairly thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jujubeast6000 (854) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 19, 2008
(draft @ Alamo Drafthouse Ritz, Austin, TX): Pours a dark brown reddish body, some white head. Malty aromy, some dustiness, some fruitiness, not a strong aroma. Nutty, dusty, light fruit taste. Some graininess.

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