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RATINGS: 309   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (5757) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 7, 2015
Tallahassee, Fl - Trader Joe’s - 12 oz bottle. Pours a light copper with a soft, slight off white head that leave a thin trail of lacing. Aroma has some light molasses accents, some nuttiness. Flavor leans to the sweet side, some caramel, some molasses notes, a touch of brown sugar. Mouthfeel has a decent texture to it. Not bad.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jredmond (5735) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JAN 21, 2010
Bottle split with pat. Pours a hazy reddish amber body with medium white lacing. Aroma is nut and malts. Taste is smooth malt, some notes of nut.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
riversideAK (5650) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAY 1, 2011
Nose is somewhat sweet with caramel up front, brown bread, and a touch of grassy, earthy hops. Pours golden amber, thin head, no lace. 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.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - DEC 27, 2005
An acceptable Vienna, although somewhat light on the nose, a mild & sweet bready malt. Thin for the style, it has a light, toasty caramel malt flavor with a hint of earthy hops. Watery finish, although it does look nice, a pale orange with an initially creamy white head. Glad I could buy it as a single.

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3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
badlizard (5536) - Berkeley, California, USA - OCT 30, 2007
350 ml bottle from TJs. Copper brown with a fizzy white head. Sweet wheat bread aroma and taste with a slightly brassy metallic finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beerguy101 (5319) - Newark, California, USA - JAN 14, 2005
Light amber color. Small to no head. Aroma is caramel and sweet. A medium bodied amber/Vienna. Malts are caramel and sweet. Slightly spicy hops. Smooth tasting. A little thin tasting and perhaps a touch too sweet. Drinkable, but there is not a lot of flavor going on here. Mouthfeel is full. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5260) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAY 13, 2009
Aroma of rich caramelly malt with just a hint of earthy hops. A copper pour with very light white head and lace. Sweet malty flavor a hint of abv and a very subtle bitter. A bit overly carbonated for me. But pretty nice.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Pailhead (5192) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - JUL 21, 2010
Bottle: The aroma is toasty with some caramel and a hint of raisin. The raisin really clashes with the toasty caramel notes. It pours a transparent amber with a small off-white head that quickly fades to a thin film and slightly thicker ring around the edges of the glass. There’s some sporadic thin webbing left behind for lacing. The flavor starts with light-moderate caramel and light toastiness. The finish has notes of raisin and grass. The raisin flavors really seem out of place. Light bodied with light-moderate carbonation. Take away the raisin aroma and flavor and it’s drinkable, though slightly boring. With the raisin flavors, it’s not something I’d buy again.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
radagast83 (5175) - 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.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kramer (5172) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 10, 2007
12 oz bottle, Trader Joe’s Framingham MA. Pours a clear copper body under a very minimal thin covering of head that disappeared quickly. The aroma is more corn and DMS than malt unfortunately. Very grainy and husky with a touch of garbage juice. The flavor is very mild at first, but the finish is just all corn, a little butterscotch, and quite sweet. Very light bitterness on the finish late. Mouthfeel is light to medium bodied with a little too much stickiness. Moderate fizzy carbonation. Overall, this was pretty much a train wreck. Not worth the 92 cents that I paid for it.


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