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RATINGS: 281   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
antisnobJP (275) - St. Michael, Minnesota, USA - NOV 19, 2003
UPDATED: JAN 5, 2005 Decent clean aroma not found in other Schell products. Beautiful copper-red color. Small head with fine bubbles and clingy lacing. Sweet malt flavor, lively carbonation, light mouthfeel, light tasty hop finish. Slightly dry,acidic finish. Extremely drinkable and good with food. Thanks to Schell for making this a year-round offering.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tennisjoel (1154) - Rochester, Minnesota, USA - JUL 15, 2005
The malt flavor explodes here. Very tasty! Sweeeet flavor! A good dessert type beer. Not much hops at all. Dark red color, with quickly disappearing head. Good session brew.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NielsenRatings (8279) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 22, 2012
Bottle in hotel room, picked up at a Hy-Vee in Lincoln, NE. Dark copper orange appearance with an off white head. Fairly toasty, caramel, a bit nutty, husky malty, a bit grassy aroma. Toasty caramel malty, grainy, a bit fruity, sweet malty flavor. Easy to drink.

3.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mnblueliner (3) - Minnesota, USA - APR 22, 2013 does not count
Son-in-law got me to try this one. Aroma is light with a pleasant malt odor. Appearance is a somewhat sparkling amber with an average white head and persistent lacing. Taste is subtle malt with just a hint of hops- not a lot of flavor but very pleasant and drinkable. Palate gets a light/medium feel with slight carbonation and a clean finish. Wonít tell my son-in-law but I might have found my new everyday favorite with this one.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Northernbrewer (147) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - DEC 2, 2001
A nice malty take on the Vienna style. Perhapse a little dark but otherwize flawless and quite drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheDean (786) - MIlwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 2, 2002
Hint of vanilla flavor gives this beer an interesting taste. This brewery does not make a bad beer!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lordplayer (19) - Alabama, USA - JUL 16, 2005
If you expect a heavy beer this is certainly not it.. The name implies something that might be something like drinking tar, but upon first taste you know its very easy on the palate. Very nice orange color and moderate quickly dissapating head. Aroma very sweet, malty, with tiny hint of hops. I agree with the previous post that claims "dessert type beer". When I first tried it I was "extremely impressed", but as I try more things, I am now just "impressed". A good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerfairy (7) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 13, 2009 does not count
This beer ihas a medium copper color with a light head and little lacing. It has aromas of malt, a bit of grain and caramel with a hint of sweetness that I canít place. It tastes slightly malty, sweet and a hint of bitterness. It hitís the back of the tongue with a bit of bitterness then vanishes. Good carbination and goes down easy with no long lingering aftertaste. This is definitely a good session beer. This is one of the better examples of this style. Not the best but still worth the price.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrianHagmeier (299) - Coralville, Iowa, USA - DEC 18, 2007
Nice aroma, very sweet and malty. Good body with a mild caramel and malt flavor. I like the slight tanginess on the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 4, 2008
Hazy amber with a thin white head that goes away quickly. Aroma of caramel, toffee and sweet malts. Taste is very malty with caramel leading the way. Creamy texture to go with a medium palate and a mild bitter finish. One of the better Vienna beers Iíve had.


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