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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Bakewell, England

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RATINGS: 238   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Vienna lagers, named after the city they were originally brewed in, has become a classic style of lager but one rarely brewed in the UK. Thornbridge’s take on the style is “Kill Your Darlings” which is reddish brown in colour with a medium body and characterized by a malty aroma and slight malt sweetness. A twist on this style has been added by late hopping with Amarillo and Tettnanger hops. After a period of cold fermentation the beer has been lagered for five weeks. “We have done the waiting so that you can enjoy the crisp fresh flavours and in our opinion this is a beer best drunk as fresh as possible” says Brewery Production Director, Rob Lovatt.


HenrikSoegaard's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (11757) - Randers, - NOV 11, 2012
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Heavy malty and hoppy aroma. Some caramellic notes. MOderate bitter nice flavor. Some caramellic notes. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. NIce hoppy vienna.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bosbouw (1964) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - AUG 30, 2015
Heldere koper bruine kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt niet zoveel. Smaakt zoetig, mout.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Abijen (1961) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - AUG 30, 2015
Amber helder bier met een goede getinte schuim kraag. Ruikt caramel, mout. Smaakt mout, caramel. Saai.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (6428) - Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 26, 2015
Bottled 500ml. -from Pivoljub Ljubljana. Clear amber coloured, small off-white head, light caamel in the nose. Moderate malty, fruity, caramel, dust and notes of sugar with malty caramel finish. So far the worse of eight Thornbridge beers I’ve tried. Pitty.

2.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjik83 (1007) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2015
50cl flesje bij John Mullins, Maastricht Alcoholpercentage van 5% Uitgeschonken in origineel Thornbridge glas Uiterlijk: roosbruin met kleine schuimkraag Aroma en smaak: moutig, bittertje, licht fruitig Conclusie: amarillo hop niet echt te proeven, het is niet heel verkeerd maar niet uitdagend ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
R4N5H (369) - SINGAPORE - AUG 18, 2015
Sample (keg) at The Craft Beer Co, Clerkenwell, on 13-Aug-2015 - Thornbridge tap takeover as part of London Beer City 2015. Clear reddish amber colour with a small off white head. Medium body and carbonation. Aroma is slightly floral, malt and grain. Slightly sweet caramel malt flavour, biscuit and floral pine. Drinkable, but far from the best Thornbridge beer that i have bad this evening.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rlgk (14386) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2015
At Craft Clerkenwell, London. Clear dark Amber beer with a rich beige head. Malty caramel aroma, fruity, breads, spicy notes. Malty caramel flavor, grainy, dark bread, some spicy floral notes. Unclean beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beer5000 (5126) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2015
On tap @ Patricks. Clear dark amber body with a lacing tan head. Aroma is mainly malty with hint of dry fruit. Flavor is quite sweet malt, some caramel, dry fruit and moderate bitterness. Fine body and pleasant aftertaste. A bit sweet, but decent within in’s style.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kajser27 (399) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 28, 2015
Deep amber to red colored, small off white head. Aroma is of caramel, candy, some herbal hops. Taste is medium+ sweet caramel, candy-fruity, orange, some biscuit and a bready finish. Low+ herbal bitter finish. Medium bodied and carbonation. Is nice!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (11495) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2015
Bottled, 500ml from Tebay Services, Orton, Cumbria. Reddish brown with cream head. There is a sweet note on pouring which transfers as a caramel flavour on drinking. Thickish malts with a medium carbonation, slightly burpy beer then a light hopping, herbal, leafy notes, adding to the marking. Reasonable enough.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (12634) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 20, 2015
Patricks 170715. Amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is malt, caramel, grain, floral. Flavour is malt, caramel, grain, floral, bread, hop. Medium body. OK beer.


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