tia (849) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - APR 14, 2012
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle. I’m going to steal my husband’s descriptor and say that it is black tea color plus a big white head. Smells tinny and lemony and grainy. Kind of watery with a little carbonation. Sweet up front, then kind of watery and grainy. Not my thing.
DukeBrewDevil (732) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - MAY 19, 2011
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bomber. Clear, bight red color with a small white head. Touch of yeast and grain on the nose. Only a bit more malt sweetness than a pale lager and a similarly short finish. Not bad, but boring and not worth going back to.
Wiseblood (700) - Clarksville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 14, 2004
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Dark red with a good head. Malty-sweet aroma. Hints of brown sugar, but not much else. Mild, with a thin body and no aftertaste. Looks good, but not really interesting.
jhliesen (692) - West Melbourne, Florida, USA - DEC 3, 2011
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle---the pour finished with a large head. The color is a pale brown with lacing around the edge of the beer. Aroma was malt, caramel and sugar. The taste was the same with some candy like toffee, slight bitter taste in the finish. OK beer but it needs to get everything together to improve. Bruisin Ales 4.50
arventresca (533) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 23, 2013
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draft at balloon fest. Just confirmed that I don’t like lagers. Couldnt wait to drink an IPA to get the after taste out.
mwbrady12 (469) - Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA - MAY 7, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Sweet aroma and dirty yellow pour with a strong malt backbone and lingering mouthfeel.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
beerme31 (447) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - DEC 15, 2011
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Pours amber. Aroma of caramel, nuts. Mild sweet flavor. Not bad overall.
HopTsing (400) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - APR 14, 2012
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
From the bottle poured a tea colored brew with a large head. Medium bodied with aromas and flavors of malt, butter, and tin can, with a barely noticable hop finish.
jtd6628 (357) - North Carolina, USA - AUG 14, 2011
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tasted at twin city taps. So so beer. They did hit a ruby colored lager but missed the taste it is just an unbalanced mess.
firemarshal (104) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 1, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber into lager glass. Dark amber/red color. Malty, earthy, toasted syrup aroma. Earthy, roasted nuts, clove taste. Palate is medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, quick pine finish. Overall a fine example of a Vienna lager. Don’t knock it just because you’re an IPA fanboi... (spelling edit)