Brewed by Brauerei Schloss Eggenberg
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Vorchdorf, Austria


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RATINGS: 155   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Whisky malt red beer.
Note: New recipe from 2008, gravity went down from 16° to 12°, alcohol from 7.3% to 5%.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Christian (11493) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 10, 2009
Goldne with a small white head. Grainy malt aroma with caramel and a touch of green apple. Very sweet caramel flavour

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
queensbeer (2) - Valladolid, SPAIN - MAR 31, 2009 does not count
33 cl from Carlota’s shop in Valladolid. Easy, thin smoked but a well-balanced beer. A little bit watery, I prefer more alcohol taste like old version...but it’s better than Adelscott beer from Heineken group.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
gam (3480) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 29, 2009
Medium bubbly head carbonation good light brown pour aroma caramel maltiness woody definate whiskey hint flavour sweet woody taste of whiskey sweet and malty but fairly boring finish sweet alcohol taste

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DSG (7623) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 8, 2009
Bottle. Clear deep golden with a medium white head. Aroma has light smokiness, malt and a bit of caramel. Slightly unpleasant sweet flavor with some honey and some very lightly smoked malt and vegetal notes. Light to medium-bodied. Not so good and not a very smoked "Smoked".

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheGrandMaster (2334) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 4, 2009
Bottle (in NZ). Pours a crstal clear amber with a thin white head. A neutral malt in both the aroma and flavour. Slight notes of smoke and whisky sweetness in the finish - but that’s very slight. Easy drinking, though a little thin.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Stew41 (1793) - Woodend, AUSTRALIA - FEB 24, 2009
Smoked? Dunno. More like a Vienna or amber to my tastes. Rusty amber in colour with zero head retention. Nose shows subtle (weak?) caramel and malt character, and definitely no smoke. Palate is fairly run-of-the-mill with slightly clunky and slightly heavy malt treatment that falls away very quickly in the back palate. A little spicey peat to finish and I’m trying hard to find that!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MiP (14001) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2009
Bottle, 5.0%. Weak caramelly aroma, no smoke. Clear dark golden colour. Very small white head. The flavour is also caramelly. Once again, no smoke. Slightly sweet, but OK balanced. Medium bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ogivlado (6167) - Zagreb, CROATIA - FEB 18, 2009
Bottled(330ml). -Pale amber coloured, medium sized off-white head that went away fast, dusty honey nose. Sweet malty, caramel, honey and sugary taste without any notes of whiskey or smoke. Old Nessie was better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
YK23 (465) - Haifa, ISRAEL - FEB 17, 2009
Bottle: pretty malty, some honey notes, some cherry notes, only faint smokey notes, some biscuity notes as well, nice cirtusy hoppy bitterness, medium bodied, pretty nice, i quite enjoyed this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Chrism86 (294) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - FEB 14, 2009
Pours an exceptionally clear amber body with redish highlights and a non-existant head. Nose shows trademark peated malt, albeit rather mild with some gritty, earthy honey. Palate has significant malt, which brings with it some honey sweetness. Peated malt pops up again and delivers more dry, earthy characters. Not bad, rather similar to innis & gunn oak aged.

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