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


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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
330ml bottles and Keg. Formerly known as Meantime Vienna. Also includes Cascade hops as well as those mentioned below.
100 years ago Pilseners, Müncheners and Viennese lagers formed a trio of major lager styles brewed in central Europe. Gradually the lighter Pilseners swept all before them and Vienna style beers fell into an undeserved decline.
Traditional Bavarian Perle and Spalter hops and delicately coloured malts produce a deep copper coloured beer with a firm fruity caramel aroma, a smooth complex malt character and a long crisp clean finish. This beer is slow fermented and cold-matured over long periods to ensure perfect balance and gentle natural carbonation. Union goes with bread and wheat based foods such as pizza and pasta or more mid-weight dishes like duck or noodle stir-fry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (15303) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2011
Draught at Market Porter, London. Amber beer with an offwhite head. Roasted malt aroma. Hoppy flavor, roasted, cocoa and some spicy notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (15280) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2010
Bottle. Pours a mostly clear, light amber with a supple, just barely off-white head. Sugar and grain malt aroma. Nice flavor. Fairly sweet to start, with caramel, then some lightly toasted malts, followed by mild earth bitterness. Perhaps some toffee and maple syrup. Medium in body with average carbonation. Finish is crisp and clean, indeed, with lingering malts and faint metal.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (14915) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2011
Tap @ Draft House, Tower Bridge - London. RBESG 2011. Pours unclear golden with a small creamy head. Grainy and grassy. Really dry. Medium and smooth body. A bit of caramel.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (14782) - Pori, FINLAND - JAN 14, 2012
Bottled 330ml (BZ, no BB found)
Deep ruby color, decent beige head. Cardboardish, a bit vegetably aroma with light caramelly notes. Light to medium-bodied. Light malty-nutty flavor with light hoppy finish. Bready, slightly caramelly, Easy going amber lager, probably works best with greasy food.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theis (14655) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2011
Draught (RBESG 2011, London) at Draft House Tower Bridge. Clear amber - white head. Light fruity, toasted, light bitterness, cocoa, dusty, light chocolate notes, roasted notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (14283) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2015
Keg at the Beer House, Paddington station, 05/03/15. Clear golden with a moderate off white covering. Nose is bready, pale malt, light citric rinds, straw. Taste comprises sweet elements, bready malt, caramel, light floral notes. Medium bodied, prickly carbonation, semi drying close. Ok lager, refreshing after a 3 mile run!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
argo0 (12496) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 25, 2005
(draft) Clear amber body with minimal off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, some astringent. Taste is medium sweet, astringent, grassy. Light body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (12255) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 21, 2014
Bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht röstmalzig, Karamell, fruchtig. Geschmack röstmalzig süß, fruchtig, Karamell.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11981) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2007
Dark brown with a small white head. Malty aroma with caramel and obvious presence of munich and vienna malts. Dry with a rich malty flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (11929) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2009
Bottled, 330ml from Sainsbury, Banbury. Brown, red beer with very slight head. Quite a thinnish palate to this one, there is a roasty, malty flavour, but it doesn’t fill the mouth particularly, then there is a sweetish caramel, toffee note adding a little richness, the hop is background only, but in the end it does come together as a drinkable beer so reasonable marks.

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