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RATINGS: 292   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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This all malt, Vienna-style lager is a real crowd pleaser! Roasted malts and imported hops give it a deliciously smooth malt taste backed by a light hop finish. Perfect for any occasion.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pigfoot (2268) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 23, 2004
Color is a clear orangey, head is a thick, fluffy white. Aroma is sweet and fresh, with touches of citrus,sea air, and a whiff of caramel, maybe. Palate is smooooth, with a trifly, tumbling texture for the tongue to play over. Very tasty, and sweet, and the malt's really pulling it's weight. Very rich and satisfying, and not as thin in body like others of a similar style. If I can name names, I'd be happy if this one was the default beer everywhere on earth, like Samuel Adams is. It has a firmer body, and is malty, hoppy, malty, hoppy, a beautiful tango, back and forth, the two keeping pace with one another and surprise and delight the palate. Again, a great lager. "All malt Vienna Style Lager" What, are they sneaking something else into their other beers? Do I have to keep an eye on those guys in New Ulm? Nonetheless, Firebrick's a winner.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - APR 19, 2004
Roasted caramel sugars, a somewhat burnt edge that maybe contributes to it's sour-ish ending. Lemon and ouzo too? A little hop bitterness mixed in the sweet sticky finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
roder60 (1288) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 19, 2004
Good malty taste, malty aroma, that goes down nice and smooth. pretty good balance but not as good as other of their beers such as the pale ale.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - MAR 3, 2004
Dark amber with off-white head. Complex aroma of vanilla, licorice, maybe caramel. Some sweetness, honey in the taste but the whole combination just doesn't make it.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
heemer77 (5187) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - FEB 3, 2004
Nice lighter red color. Agree with Wabash, has maltiness and a fairly light flavor. Definitely better than most other Viennas out there. Just enough hops to keep it interesting.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WabashMan (1020) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - JAN 28, 2004
A nice sweet malty aroma complements a good, medium copper appearance in this vienna. Flavor is light, but not too light, with a nice sweetness that is well balanced by a light/medium hop bitterness. A nice vienna!

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Crash (532) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - JAN 20, 2004
A redish copper color with little head or lacing. It had a little sweet taste with a citrus aroma. It was an OK light beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Syd (921) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 16, 2004
Bottle pours a redish amber color with very little head and very little lace. The aroma is malty and mild hops. The flavor is very malty, with a dry finish and a fair body. Overall, I'm pleased with it.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rockinout (966) - Kent, Ohio, USA - JAN 10, 2004
Darker copper color, smooth and well rounded slightly sweet taste but somewhat thin. Malty yet dry finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redlem (1306) - Ohio, USA - JAN 5, 2004
Slight haze orange color with a small white head. Surprizing citrus aroma first with the malt following. Mainly a citrus taste that I found kind of weak. Decent session beer.


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