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

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RATINGS: 226   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


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3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackafholmes (661) - - APR 27, 2014
Bottle from greystones, Sheffield. Red colour with a respectable off white head. Lagery fruity aroma. Similar taste, but with an additional bite of bitterness. Typical lager palate.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markextrae (2041) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 22, 2015
sample from bottle at 24 uurs maastricht. poured a slight murky amber colour with a tanned head. nose of dark caramel malts, raisins, caramel sweetness, cookies, slight herbal notes, spiced yeast, toffe, with a slight bitterness in the aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Towey1989 (536) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2015
Keg at The Port Street Ale House, Manchester. A slightly hazy brown colour with a thin white head. Aroma of caramel, cola, a little blackberry, fruity malt and floral hops. Taste of caramel, blackberry, fruity malt, berries, some grain and floral hops. Medium bodied and moderate carbonation. A dry but fruity finish. Easy drinking and has some nice flavours, decent but not unique

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
niquillis (1704) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2015
Bottle from Brown and Greens, Trentham. Pours red brown with off white froth. Caramel, spice, nicely carbonated. Enjoyed it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fombe89 (535) - Asturias, SPAIN - MAY 18, 2015
On Tap. @Cimmeria, Oviedo 15/05/2015. Aroma malta, caramelo, sabor dulce, cuerpo medio, carbonatacion suave.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wekker84 (1850) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - MAY 13, 2015
Bottle a amber colored beer with a white head aroma malts caramel dark fruits and some hops flavor malts caramel dark fruits citrus some yeast and bitter hops

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrBlueSky93 (479) - Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2015
Bottle from Cellar Door. Pours medium brown with single finger white head. Aroma of malts, grain, grass. Taste of malts, sweet malt, toffee, caramel, grain, grass. Touch of orange. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1814) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2015
Bottle from Corks Out Heswall, Ruby colour with white head. Aroma is malty, and sweet caramel. Taste is the same.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
nilsas (2267) - Bryne, NORWAY - APR 23, 2015

Lukt: Plomme, rosin og krydder.
Utseende: Rødbrun farge.
Skum/kullsyre: Dekkende skum, heng langs kant.
Smak: Fruktig, Plomme, rosin og krydder.
Hvor: Kjøpt/Nydt@Bøker & Børst, Stavanger
Medium: Tapp@330ml, ABV@5%, Når@22.04.2015

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
christhoel (286) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2015
amber brown with a slight red hue and white head, smells like bready caramel malts mixed with citrus hops, taste is bitter citrus hops mixed with bready malts, slight caramel & dark fruits, both parts of this beer hops & malts are clearly present, medium body and carbonation

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markoijelena (1076) - Belgrade, SERBIA - APR 18, 2015
Bottle 0.5l at Samo Pivo Belgrade Serbia.Taste with Dzaca,Djeda and Kum Vlada.04.04.2015.Pour it clear dark amber color with small white head.On the nose winegar, caramel back.Taste and aroma of caramel malt, some fruit notes,biscuit, bitter finish.Quite light and not so well complexed I think.Dzaca said this is the best beer for her that night.


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