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

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RATINGS: 150   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 16į to 12į, alcohol from 7.3% to 5%.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RumRunner101 (810) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 10, 2012
Deep gold pour. Aroma is bread, grain and thereís a little bit of sweetness in there somewhere. Flavour isnít much - doughy, soapy hops, lemon peel. A bit of a miss for me.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
CapFlu (4616) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 9, 2012
(11,2 fl oz bottle) 2012 Advent Calendar. Pours a thin white frothy head atop a clear dark amber. Nose of corn and wet wood. Flavour is watery, grassy some canned corn. Not great.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DuffMan (7032) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 7, 2012
Bottle, Dec 6th Beer Advent Calendar. Medium toffee amber colour, clear, with a fizzy off-white head that collapses quickly and leaves no lace. Aroma is corn syrup and light caramel. Grainy palate with a splash of caramel and toast. A little harsh actually. Watery. This was the first major fail from this little box ío joy. I knew Iíd hit a shitty one sooner or later!

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
presario (4709) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 6, 2012
Dec 6 CBAC. Iíve had the 7% but this is the 5%. Amber with a fair head. A little frougher and fruitier than an I&G. Comes across a bit boozy and lacking in malt or smoothness to stand up to the spirit.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Reimer96 (1342) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 6, 2012
Pours a clear copper color with a small white head that dissipates into a small ring. Aroma is vienna malts, bread and caramel. Taste is malty caramel and biscuit up front with a very light bitterness tingle on the end. The beer smells big and taste big up front then just gets rather thin.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pintbypint (2707) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 6, 2012
330ml brown bottle. Gold coloured brew, clear. White head with fine bubbles, a bit of lacing. Nose has sweet malts, bready notes. Taste has grains, bread and a touch of caramel sweetness. Finishes with medium graininess, touch of toasted grain and faint noble type hops. Average body and carbonation. Pretty simple vienna, drinkable, not very challenging. Barely any trace of whisky malt.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
luttonm (2438) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 27, 2012
.33l bottle I poured into a small shot-wine glass. deep orange, sour nut aroma. sweet and sour funks like many traditional mid range lagers. It isnít bad, but it ainít good. This is a nice drinker but far from jumping out of second class. I canít conceive of a customer who would be buying this regularly. It taste better, but flavor and price are not enough. so what is this beer going after?

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
vipinvelp (2368) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - OCT 26, 2012
Cloudy orange yellow with fast dissapearing foam head, so fast coulnít tell color. Aroma is weak barley, taste is not what the bottle promisses, very little taste. Similas weak aftertaste. (Velp 201210)

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
reebtogi (4388) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 26, 2012
330ml bottle pours a pale amber color with a 2 finger white head that has decent retention and leaves some decent lacing on the glass. Aroma is cereal grains and grass. Taste is grainy malt sweetness with a grassy bitterness. Light bodied with modest carbonation. Nothing special here just like most macro lagers.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
VictorConti (6) - MEXICO - OCT 19, 2012 does not count
Botella en casa. Aroma caramelo, un poco a pan tostado, floral y algo de resina, tambien se percibe un poco de alcohol que engaŮa pues solo tiene 5%. De color cobrizo, anaranjado muy clara y espuma copiosa y blanca. En boca de amargor medio con un final apenas dulce, buen balance, no muy amarga y refrescante. De cuerpo medio y suave, muy suave pese a una carbonatacion elevada.


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