BVery (9189) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - MAR 2, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Slightly hazy reddish orange pour with a smaller off-white head. Aroma is grassy, earthy, and caramel. Medium to lighter palate, noticeable carbonation. Taste is caramel malt, hay, and some hop kicker that actually works pretty well.
JoeMcPhee (9169) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 19, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Rattle N Hum. Very clean nose. Soft sweet crackery malts. Nice breadiness with a firm, spicy hoppiness. Bready and slightly yeasty. The overall character is of a fresh and well-balanced lager. In contrast to most lagers, the cask really accentuates the balance in this beer. Surprisingly tasty.
djd07 (8213) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 29, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a clear amber with a medium creamy beige head that lasts ahile leaving good sticky lacing along the glass. The aroma is a fruity malt with caramel. Thin mouthfeel with a dry fruity malt with light toast and a nice dry finish. Easy to drink a good Vienna from Magic Hat.
Ibrew2or3 (7957) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - AUG 21, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours clear deep copper with white head. The aroma is caramel, lagery yeast, a touch of molasses, crystal malts and a bit of graininess around the edges. The taste is on the crisp side to start with some spicy malts and graininess and then quickly picking up sweet caramel, crystal malts and lagery yeastiness. Midway and to the finish it picks up some dry malt roastiness to help balance out the initial sweetness. Pretty nice stuff.
BMan1113VR (7914) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 19, 2010
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle thanks to mar. Pours with a minimal head, clear copper body. Aroma is grassy and bready. Fizzy, bitter dry and grassy. Not great.
blipp (7839) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 23, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask. Pours amber with a thin head. A hint of floral spicy hops in the aroma with a touch of sweetness. The flavor has a bready malty base, and floral hops. A light earthy note as well. Very well balanced and clean tasting.
drowland (7773) - Georgia, USA - FEB 8, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle (2010) into a pint glass. The pour is clear brown with a small white head. The aroma is burnt caramel and seltzer water. The flavor is very similar.
SudsMcDuff (7730) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 16, 2010
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
since the regular lineups from MH have started coming out, my enthusiasm has dropped... a vienna? ok... light ruby, low head .. light maple and some caramel .. why so many local weather updates?light bitterness, but its a vienna , so who cares.. . simple.. lackluster .. has an annoying aftertaste .. . Remember that show ’My Three Sons’? It’d be funny if it was called ’My One Dad’... wait, what?
Ughsmash (7503) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 19, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. Poured medium amber with a short, easily-resuscitated off-white head. The aroma picked up sweet caramel and toffee notes with hints of molasses and vanilla.. dry, toasted grassy hops around.. I enjoyed the yeast they used in here. The flavor found more of the sweet caramel and molasses at the core.. bright earthy hoppage and vanilla surrounded.. light peppery yeast laced throughout.. spicy on the finish, picking up touches of tobacco and peppery notes. Light-medium bodied with at least moderate carbonation on the palate.. spicy with a solid flow across the palate.. well done.
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAR 29, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle: Pours a transparent dark copper amber with a stringy-lacing froth of light tan head. Aroma of lightly sweet, toasty nutty malts with a touch of caramel toffee and some noble hops. Has pretty decent body and carbonation for the style with some toasty pale malts and light sweetness fairly well balanced with grassy hop bitterness and floral character before a drier, bready finish. Pretty true to style and drinkable, but could use a touch more sweetness.