Brewed by Meantime (SAB Miller)
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Greenwich, England


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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.07/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
330 ml bottles. Unpasteurised, but filtered and artificially carbonated. Now mainly sold as Sainsbury's Viennese Style Amber Lager (Summer only).
A 'small batch' copper coloured lager combining lightly kilned Vienna and Munich malts to create a gentle balance of caramel and fruit flavours. Its subtle sweetness and rich barley taste is underpinned by the gentle spice of its Hallertau and Spalter hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (34350) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2006
A deep amber beer with a huge orange head. The aroma is sweet malty combined with notes of brewmash, fruits, and citrus. The flavor is also sweet malty with strong notes of fruit, especially oranges, but also notes of brewmash and caramel, the malt note has a hint of roastiness - like roasted bread. The body is a bit thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (25926) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2006
Bottle. Clear orange red coloured with a beige head. Sweet aroma of malts and caramel. Flavour of malts, caramel and hops. Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2005
UPDATED: JUL 3, 2005 (Bottle 33 cl) Comes as "Sainsbury’s Vienna Style Amber Lager" at 5,0% ABV. Beautiful dark amber-colour with some red thrown in. Clear and filtered without much head. Very soft with a sweetish malt-character. Caramel and nuts in there too. Not much bitterness. Close to perfect for it’s type. 200405

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
anders37 (23044) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 1, 2006
Bottle. Dark amber colour with a medium thick tan head. Malty aroma with some hints of hops. Sweet malty flavor with hints of caramel and fruits. Sweet malty fruity finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (22102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2011
1st October 2007
Warning! Early amateur rating! Deep brown beer. Very mild and smooth. Late swell of worcester sauce tang. Very light palate - bordering on watery. Refreshing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cgarvieuk (21612) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 22, 2007
Light brown, with a light malt hop nose, light lager hint with a touch more malt to it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (17282) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2005
330ml bottle from Sainsburys. Red beer with beige lasting head. Nice rich fruit and hoppy nose. coffee and chocolate with toffee in mouth also a bit grainy but overall a really nice beer and the best of this style I have had

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (16504) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 7, 2006
Bottled. Copper-colored, still beer with a small beige head. Caramel, sugar and fruits in the aroma. The flavor is caramel, lightly roasted malt and sweet. Thin but sweet body. Decent beer. (060801)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (14120) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 11, 2006
Bottle. Dark red colour with a white head. Aroma is sweet fruity caramel. Flavour is dry fruity caramel malt with some sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
thewolf (12080) - Kolding, DENMARK - OCT 9, 2006
UPDATED: NOV 29, 2007 Bottle, bought @ Salling, Aarhus. Dark amber with no apparent head. Sweet aroma with caramel and a touch of hoppiness. Taste is slightly more bitter with some orange peel thrown in for good measure.

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