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RATINGS: 301   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 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nick76 (4234) - Tampa, Florida, USA - FEB 18, 2012
The aroma is papery and grainy with dust grass and chocolate. The appearance is amber with a foamy head. The taste is like the aroma with a nice finish. The palate is smooth. Overall not the best beer but close to OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
sbanach (222) - Alabama, USA - JAN 30, 2012
Aroma is caramel, bready. Appeareance is a clear sparkling amber color, nice head dissipates to thin ring. No froth around edges. Taste is malty, caramel, toasty, with a spicy hop finish. Palate is medium. Overall, decent for a vienna lager. Nothing to write home about, but would have again if offered from a friend..

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
theisti (3258) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - DEC 8, 2011
12 fl oz bottle purchased at the Trader Joe’s in Kansas City, Missouri. Best consumed before 04/02/12) printed on the label. Pour is a clear reddish copper with a 1/2 off white head. Head falls relatively quick with loud crackling. The aroma is grass, straw, sweet nutty malt. Faint touch of char mineral way in the back, barely noticeable. The taste is nutty malt, along with an odd chemical floral-like hop or yeast quality to it. After the malt, there is light artificial sweetness, then grass and hay. After it warms, flavors come together a bit. The palate is medium to light bodied, a touch under carbonated and the chemical floral bitter lingering in the finish. Just ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerona97 (2397) - Washington, USA - DEC 4, 2011
Pours a clear dark copper color with a thin head. Aroma of hazelnut, wet leaf, toasted malts, toffee. Taste is mostly a toffee sweetness with a light bitter burnt finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
csaso (1415) - 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 (3325) - 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 (1456) - 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 (9279) - 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 (3557) - 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.

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