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RATINGS: 297   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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
csaso (1366) - Missouri, USA - NOV 25, 2011
Bottle - fair size foamy head, medium amber color, lots of carbonation bubbles, sweet malty aroma and flavor, with smooth texture

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Headbanger (3303) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - NOV 19, 2011
12oz bottle 11/19/11 (Trader Joe’s Naperville)-42° in Lager Glass-Pours a clear medium amber with a small off white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, and toffee. Taste of the same with some more caramel and toffee coming in the middle and lasting till the end. This medium bodied brew is a nice simple beer,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - OCT 19, 2011
bottle pours light copper with a thin off white head. Aroma is bready with lightly toasted nuts and oats. Flavor is caramel, light toast, nutty finish with lots of bready yeast. Good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
seymour (1435) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - OCT 6, 2011
Poured bottle from Trader Joe’s into standard pint glass. Attractive, clear light-amber color with big off-white head. Good retention, even a little lacing. Subtle floral hops aroma. Sophisticated malty-sweetness resulting from bready pale, mild caramel, and some dark toasted malts. Medium body with soft, round mouthfeel. Very clean, dry, lasting lager finish. If you like mass-market dark lagers (Amberbock, Killian’s, Dos Equis amber, etc,) you’ll love Trader Joes Vienna Style Lager.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
adnielsen (9090) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 25, 2011
UPDATED: JUN 11, 2013 Bottle @ home. Clear, burnt orange appearance with a cream colored head. Creamy, toffee, caramel malty, mild, straw hoppy aroma. Fairly rich toffee, moderate caramel malty, hay, straw, grassy hoppy flavor with a slightly bitter finish. Ok.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RobertDale (3458) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - SEP 19, 2011
12 ounce bottle. Pours a clear amber with a small biege head. Aroma of malt, caramel and bread. Taste is sweet caramel and dark fruit. Decent enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
radagast83 (4644) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - AUG 25, 2011
12 oz bottle. Poured a clear amber color with a medium sized white head. Aroma was sweet grains, toffee notes, mostly malt forward. Flavor was caramel, sweet malts, grains. Low on hop notes, but still pretty tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Trev (1936) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 13, 2011
amber pour with a quick light head. aroma is toasted maltiness, light musty tones, caramel and nuts. Flavour is toasted malts, light body, hint of burnt sugar? Light bitterness in the finish. Overall not bad for the price.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drdisque (526) - Illinois, USA - JUN 12, 2011
A Surprisingly good Vienna. Somewhat sweet initial flavor, a little cascade bitterness. Caramelized but not burnt tasting. nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
mcdalough (21) - Illinois, USA - MAY 8, 2011
Aroma: Yeasty , doughy, musty profile with very slight hops on the nose. Appearance: Pleasant deep copper color. Very little head retention. Taste: Moderate malty character with doughy yeast on the front pallate with slightly overly roasted notes for my tastes. Mid palate brings a bit of hops and the beer finishes with an unpleasant bitter astringency. Tastes a bit thin and mildly skunky. Palate: Forgettable. Overall: A slightly unbalanced and murky beer for a lager, even a Vienna lager. Would rate higher without the stainless steel aftertaste.

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