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Brewed by Molson Breweries (MolsonCoors)
Style: Pale Lager
Montreal, Canada

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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.26   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A mainstream lager with a moderate hop character and a slightly sweet, fruity refreshing aroma and taste.


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   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
rodenbach99 (3255) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 10, 2010
Bought in Ontario, drank from a 341ml brown bottle. OV means Old Vienna, Vienna style where? Someone told me that OV stands for Old Vomit, probably more truthfull. Classic tasteless canadian mega brewers mega marketing beer. Cristal clear pale golden beer, no hops, no taste, no aftertaste.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
swoopjones (6179) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 9, 2009
OV Splits at Brick Bar. What memories. Very bored at work today since I am reminiscing about all the shit beer I used to indulge. Pale yellow blah, blah, blah

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
arventresca (566) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 25, 2009
This has to be the best beer you can get for a $6.00 12-pack. Not offensive in anyway and quite pleasurable to drink. OV, you are a pour mans dream.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Beerman6686 (4672) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 13, 2009
POurs a light yellow colro with a white head. Aroma is really bland but is grassy and sweet. Flavor is also very sweet with corn flavors and other adjuncts

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
blipp (6326) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - DEC 25, 2008
Growing up in Western New York, this was one of the first beers I ever drank. Its cheap. Real cheap. Keystone cheap. Anyway, on to the rate. Pours pale gold with a fizzy white head. Grainy aroma. The flavor has a bit of sweetness with grain and hay. inoffensive and easy drinking.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
oldrtybastrd (3222) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 30, 2008
Pours a golden yellow color. Aromas of corn, grains, and a little hops. Flavor is smooth grainy with a detectable hop presence, finishes with a sweetness.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
yesyouam (1016) - Fairport, New York, USA - JUL 22, 2008
Old Vienna is a clear, light golden lager with a quickly dissipating white film of a head. The aroma is very faint and fruity, perhaps wooden. Light to medium bodied, it starts smooth but ends up shredding the mouth. The flavor is pretty faint, but I can actually taste some hops. There are notes of grass, hay, corn; maybe wheat and lemon. I really expected much worse.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JesseM (1151) - Margaritaville, Ontario, CANADA - APR 23, 2008
UPDATED: APR 28, 2008 Bottled at the Spur in Waterloo. This beer was neither old, nor a Vienna. Okay okay that was a lame joke! The most tiny and insignificant trace of caramalt sets this apart from other crappy beers at bars. Meh, I didn’t have to pay for it, which is always a good thing for the over-all impression score!

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
emobassfoo (178) - Webster, New York, USA - SEP 18, 2007
Rated while drinking: Pours the color of yellow corn with an unattractive diminishing white head. Actually has a teensy bit of hops in the aroma. Weird bottle smell though. Tastes pretty mainstream, but surprisingly nothing too "off". Probably because there’s actually hops present in the sea of bad malt and adjuncts. Nothing going on in the palate; carbonated water feel. But drinkable. Had no idea what this was, but picked up a 12 pack at Wegmans for 6 dollars. It’s pretty refreshing to watch a ball game and tip these back. Don’t think I’d be a repeat buyer though.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
cyrenaica (1062) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 7, 2007
My goal is to rate all the beer I’ve tried. That means rating the bad ones along with the good ones. This is one of the bad ones. Where I went to University, this beer had the raunchy nickname of "’Ol Vag___", but I was not informed of that until after trying it. This is one of the old Carling O’Keefe products (Carling O’Keefe’s Ol’ Vienna Lager) that was popular in the late 70s and early 80s complete with television commercials. It pours a weak yellow colour with little head. The aroma was very skunky (every time I have tried this). The taste is rather skunky as well, not a friend to the mouth at all. Strong carbonation, and very little discernable maltiness. The more I thought about it, the less I liked it. After a couple, I was able to safely declare it among the worst Canadian beer I had ever tasted.


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