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RATINGS: 302   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Sandwiched between two major European brewing capitals, Prague and Munich, Vienna has been an important city in its own right. Trader Joe’s. Vienna- style beer, a moderatlely hopped amber lager brewed with pilsner, dark and caramelized dark malts, pays tribute ti Vienna’s proud brewing heritage. It exhibits a smooth, malty flavor. Stats. 5.7% 20 IBUs. Fermented using lager yeast.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MaBeer1972 (1361) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 31, 2006
This is a superb brew from a decent brewer, but at the wonderful Trader Joe’s Discount price ($5.99 / six pack). Lovely medium body, toasty throughout. Clean finish. One of my favorite styles! Let the malts rule!

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
heemer77 (5106) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JUL 20, 2006
The body is a medium oramge and has a thick slightly yellow colored head. The aroma had some sweet pancakes along with some caramel. This is sweet smelling, even for the style. The taste has some light caramel along with oced tea. There is also a bit of carrots in the finish. A nice light brew. This is a little thin and weak for the style, but good for summer time.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rybowen (105) - Los Angeles 90039, California, USA - JUL 11, 2006
Malty, rich flavor, nice golden color with a bright white head. Nice, clean easy drinker. At $4.99 a 6er what’s not to like?

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
burpfrank (299) - carpinteria, California, USA - JUN 7, 2006
this had an average head.color amber.aroma was somewhat fragrant hoppy malt.taste slightly sour.a bit bitter.toasty.Not bad.Thanks trader Joe’s!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OhioDad (2493) - Hilliard, Ohio, USA - MAY 29, 2006
12oz bottle pours copper with a tall creamy offwhite head that stayed pretty well and laced the sides of the glass well. Aromas of sweet caramel malts, a touch of brown sugar, and a touch of roasted malts. Flavor is mostly sweet caramel malts, but there is also a touch of brown sugar there as well. Palate is smooth creamy and quite drinkable. This was the best of the 4 TJ beers I tried yesterday. Reminded me a lot of Elliot Ness from Great Lakes..

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
soulrefugee (46) - Illinois, USA - MAY 19, 2006
Well, I don’t know what a Vienna lager is supposed to taste like but bought it based on its statement of having a "smooth malty flavor", which is a type of flavor I like in beer. I found it very enjoyable, and feel that it does have a smooth malty flavor with just a little hops in there for some zing. It seems rich, and it seems to have some character to it, but it is not at all expensive. It does remind me somewhat of the european Marzen style which I’ve enjoyed before, but found to be a little overbearing. This trader joe’s vienna lager works fine for me for sure.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tsarman (794) - Northern, New Jersey, USA - MAY 2, 2006
I think this was a very good vienna lager. Has a decent balance with some subtle malty sweetness.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Terminus (3272) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - MAY 1, 2006
12oz bottle-lite copper with a 1/2 inch soapy tight carbonation head. aroma of german funk, light toasted grain astringentcy and a note of sourness. infection? flavors are overly sour with lots of grainy notes. body is thin and watery with not solid feeling to it. long metallic and grainy finish. run of the mill vienna lager.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bitter (1136) - Henderson, Nevada, USA - APR 19, 2006
pours copper brown with a frothy off white head. subtle nose of earthen malt, sweetness. flavors follow nose with caramel light sweetness slight bittering end. a light version of gordon biersch marzen.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
vyvvy (4080) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - APR 16, 2006
Pour clear copper. Aroma is roasted grainly malt. Medium / light body with medium carbonation which is quite sharp. Taste is smooth roasted malt - not much here. Finish is somewhat sour and a bit creamy with a metallic astringent flavor. The astringency mellows towards the end of the glass. Fair at best.


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