CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAY 22, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a transparent copper orange with a nice, frothy off-white head. Toasted sugary caramel malty aroma has a touch of grainy Vienna malt and subtle lager yeast. Body starts with a pleasant malty sweetness revealing some earthy noble hoppy bitterness toward a smooth, bittersweet toasty finish. Fairly well-balanced and true to style, just not all that interesting.
bytemesis (6727) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 28, 2015
2.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Pours clear copper, small beige head, decent residual and lacing. Aroma is a bit unappetizing, caramel, rotting grass, corn syrup. Flavor is much better, medium sweet, light bitter, corn and caramel. Medium body.
FROTHINGSLOSH (6723) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 9, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a caramel-brown color with a large foamy beige head that left good lacing. The aroma was faintly tart with a note of cherries. The flavor was caramel, nut and sweet malts with light notes of cherry and berry. The finish was long and tangy with notes of nut and berry lingering. Medium body. Decent.
Strykzone (6720) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - MAY 14, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
You gotta love that malty aroma. Amber in color with a nice thick head that stays around enough to provide a smoothness as it is sipped. A nice little zing to the flavor. Perhaps some hops sneaked in to give it a hint of a tart bite. This is primarily a malty beer with a nice roasted flavor. I like a sweet malty beer and this one pitches to my wheelhouse.
drfabulous (6576) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - NOV 27, 2007
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Very basic lager. While a Vienna is the Rolls-Royce of lagers, it never impresses me. A rich marzen is much better. Not a beer I’d buy.
BBB63 (6557) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - FEB 24, 2005
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle: Golden hue with a small fading head and no lace. The aroma has notes of vanilla, bready malts, toffee, aromatic german hops (Saaz anyone?), and apple peel. The taste has a smooth malty note with a light bitter and fruity finish. Not too complex but easy to drink. The feel has a soft velvety texture which added to the overall enjoyment. A solid brew and pure Vienna.
Pailhead (6404) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - OCT 21, 2004
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle: Aroma is very sweet and malty. Caramel and brown sugar. Pours a transparent brownish-orange with a white head that is short lasting. Malty caramel and brown sugar taste with some slight bitterness, sourness, and acidity in the finish. Overall a decent beer.
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 18, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle courtesy of Dalzale. Pours copper with a white head. Smells of citrus, some caramel, roses. Tastes of citrus and peppery with a light floral finish.
Braudog (6341) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - AUG 14, 2004
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
UPDATED: MAY 14, 2007 Rerate, 5/07 from a can aboard NW Airlines: sweet and starchy, this basically comes across as a colored macro crap lager. Original notes: [Orange-amber color with quickly surrendering head. Sweet juicy aroma. Flavor’s not as sweet as anticipated, but still predominately sweet malts with virtually no finish. OK.]
Patrickctenchi (6034) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - SEP 27, 2016
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear, dark amber, with a thick, off-white head.
Caramel, lightly toasty aroma.
Taste is sweet caramel malt.....
Mild, nicely carbonated.....fairly solid, but simple.