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


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RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Whisky malt red beer.
Note: New recipe from 2008, gravity went down from 16° to 12°, alcohol from 7.3% to 5%.

   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 engaña 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 13, 2012
In bottle at Craig’s. Pours a golden colour with a fair white head. Aroma of caramel, toffee, yeast and alcohol. Similar flavours with moderate carbonation and an oily mouth-feel.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
cgarvieuk (21868) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 13, 2012
bottle at home ... amber ... thin white head ... soft sweet toffee malt ... grassy lager nose ... grassy lager ... soft malt ... dull malt .. and just grassy yeuch

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
worldbeertaste (1796) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2012
Cloudy orangy gold with a thick lasting frothy creamy white head. Smells of malt, bread, and nice sweet caramel malt. Medium smooth oily texture. So smooth. Sweet start and fruity peach with a slightly bitter stale grassy finish. Malt, caramel and a mild smokey wooden elements. Interesting. The best Vienna Ive had.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2012
Bottled 01/09/12. An orangey gold coloured beer with a whitish head and lace. Sweet oaky notes in the nose with maybe a touch of vanilla. Predominantly malty smell otherwise. A decent length of flavour, Typicalof a vienna, especially as there’s no evidence of the whiskey malt in the mouth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kingstoni (1966) - FINLAND - JUL 18, 2012
Bottle. Reddish light copper color with a foamy head. Slightly metallic aroma of caramel and hops. Acidid medium bitter taste. Some caramel flavor. Dry on palate.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gbessa (27) - - JUL 2, 2012
Cerveja muito interessante. Nota-se claramente o sabor do Whisky, porém de forma suave e harmônica, sem tirar as características da cerveja. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
tommann (3376) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2012
330ml bottle. Pours orange gold with a medium head. Aroma is boiled seers and fruity malt. Taste is bready malt to start. Some fruit on the finish. Bit bland.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (11406) - Illinois, USA - MAY 19, 2012
New recipe bottle. Though I think this one is 4 years old. A bit on the old side for a 5%er. It pours a slightly hazy reddish amber with a foamy white head that leaves some nice lacing. Smells like an old, malty lager. A bit more aromatic perhaps, a different character with the whisky malt but not too much. The flavor is unique. It is rather spicy with a butterschotchy caramel running through it. Well-carbed. It is decent. Would love to try it fresh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fdomig (844) - München, GERMANY - APR 28, 2012
330ml bottle. Aroma is sweet and malty. Appearance is brown with a small white head. Taste is slightly hoppy and malty with sweetness. Soft carbonation. Overall very nice beer.

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