RateBeer
overall
35
76
style

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 297   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
GT2 (8427) - San Diego County, California, USA - MAY 25, 2013
355mL at a cookout. Brilliant clear amber, sparkling higher carbonation. Medium, barely rocky off white head. Good retention and moderate to low lacing. Nose is sticky stale candy corn, rotting banana . Taste is stale candy corn, quite soapy, hydrogen peroxide palate . Mild state grain and hefty lemon soap make this one quite bad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (10916) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Amber pour with a dense white head. Bread and toasted malt nose with some biscuit notes. Floral hops, yeast, and a light fruit character. Toasted malt, bread, and biscuit malt flavors. Some spicy and floral hops, yeast, and lightly fruity. A touch bitter and metallic on the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
burg326 (3667) - Florida, USA - APR 23, 2013
12 ounce bottle, orangish color with aromas of husk, light sugar, some light toast, and crackers. Flavors are the same, decent beer overall.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
phaleslu (6497) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 31, 2013
12 oz. bottle. JosephsBrau label. Gift from a neighbor. Thanks, Sid! Pours a clear tea-orange with a finger of off-white head that settles unevenly. Aroma of sweet and toasted malts, crackers, husky grains, and brown sugar. Flavor is pretty much the same. Some bitterness. Light-bodied, with crisp carbonation and a toasty, crisp mouthfeel. Not bad.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Syzzer (590) - Oregon, USA - MAR 24, 2013
This is a mild, simple beer. Nothing much to note. Similar to Boston Lager, it is a slight malty yet watery beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maekchu (2127) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAR 10, 2013
Bottle from Trader Joe’s in Athens. Light toasted malt, sugary nose, also some metallicy notes. Coppery tea color. Medium roast and caramel / more sweet caramel / finish is kind of powdery and lightly sweet. Thin, a bit of body. Okay, Not to bad, not too good. A style that’s not so popular in the U.S.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shadey (1896) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 28, 2013
12oz bottle. Aroma is lightly toasty, with not much hop presence. Nice clean crisp lager flavor. For the price, this was reasonably good. Not sure it competes with the better vienna style lagers, but it’s domestic and certainly drinkable.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
SudsMcDuff (5824) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JAN 10, 2013
Had as JosephBrau Vienna .. . tan amber .. mild head, pretty nice lacing .. . tin molasses and horse maple hay .. . light distracting mouthfeel .. . has a mild annoying back taste to it but other than that, decent for a vienna .. . . remember, when passing a running chainsaw to your buddy- the knife rule doesn’t apply...

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
skoll (420) - Traverse City, Michigan, USA - NOV 28, 2012
Pours golden amber, thin head, no lace. Nose is somewhat sweet with light hop earthy hop up front, brown bread, and a touch of grassy,. The flavor is lightly sweet caramel up front, brown bread in the middle, a touch of toast, and lightly spicy hops in the finish. Light and easy to drink. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nearbeer (3715) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 21, 2012
12 oz, JosephsBrau version. Clear copper with a lasting cream covering. Pleasant nose of earthy toffee with a touch of crisp, fresh apple and some toasted grain. Taste is similar but with a touch of chocolate and dark toast on the finish. Medium body is lightly sweet as per the style, and has medium carbonation.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2 3  4  5 6 7 » 30


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50