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Brewed by Wigram Brewing Company
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Christchurch, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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True to its origins, our reproduction of the classic Vienna Lager style is rich in toasted malt flavour and balanced with clean hop bitterness and a subtle hop bouquet. A sophisticated Lager for those who demand more.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
denimglen (8) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - APR 21, 2009 does not count
Hoppy fruity aroma, some toast and bread notes, a touch of wood and caramel. Nice one finger head, good rentention and lace, red-orange body, slightest haze. Firm bitterness, toasty malt character in flavour, some hop flavour coming through. Medium body, medium carb.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nate2g (1548) - Boomtown! / Waikato, NEW ZEALAND - APR 11, 2009
Draught. Pours reddish brown with a medium tanned head. Sweet malt, caramel, fruit and hops. Sweet and bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
donfardz64 (538) - Wellington, New Zealand, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 26, 2008
Poured copper, brown white head. Hoppy nose. Some sour notes, which tyrn quite bitter and hoppy. Some caramel too. Nice but could only have one or two.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheGrandMaster (2334) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 3, 2008
Bottle, poured a dark copper with a large foamy light brown head. Sweet caramal malt aroma, a little oaky. A very sweet palate, the toasted malt exhibiting both caramal and nutty flavours. The hops increase in the finish, with a little bit of spice and bitterness. A pretty well put together Vienna Lager.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2008
(Bottle 50 cl) Clear, amber golden with a bubbly, dense, off-white head. Sweetish, floral aroma. Medium body, light notes of caramel and roasted malt before a fairly hoppy finish with a citrusy touch. 040208

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Plimmer (252) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 4, 2008
Dark amber color with and slightly hazy body. Normal size white head. Hops in taste and in the aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OJB (39) - Dunedin, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 20, 2007
The colour was medium-strong red-orange amber, and there was a fairly strong creamy head. There was strong carbonation. The aroma showed strong toasted malt and light hop bitterness. The taste showed strong toasty malt, light spice, and a bitter hop finish. This was quite a strong, fairly complex style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bozoNZ (718) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 5, 2007
500ml bottle from Halswell New World bb 9/11/07. Dryish malty dusty nose. Nice amber, faintly cloudy. Fair head. Well carbonated which probably takes away some of the initial flavour. Mid hop dryness thru to the finish. Reasonable but a little soda-ish

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
roboequator (17) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 31, 2006
500 ml from Regional Wines. Amber to brown colour. Lovely malt aromas, candy apple, toasted malts. Good balanced flavour bitterness coming through rich maltiness. On warming malt sweetness was a little too strong.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
beerledgend (1197) - Waterloo, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 29, 2006
Orange in colour with small white head, mild hop aroma. has big malt flavour that leaves no bitter mouthfeel. Pretty safe beer nothing outstanding.


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