RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 2.84/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
A Vienna-style lager. Red in color with a slight malt sweetness. Somewhat dry for this style due to Cleveland area hard water. A regular pub offering. A Marzen style lager, amber hued with a toasted "continental" malt base and floral hop presences. Its smooth character is nicely balanced.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmikolich (1477) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - JUN 6, 2013
Tap at brewpub, interesting note about the hard water in the area, but still makes for a beer with little flavor, nice coloring though so that certainly helps slight hints of caramel come through but only briefly

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jsquire (4396) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - MAY 10, 2013
Murky brown amber color with a short lived beige head. Sweet malty nose. Caramel sweetness with some toasted white bread. Mild hop bitterness in the finish. There is an odd yeasty taste at the end....

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BVery (10201) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - FEB 28, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2014 Tap at Cornerstone. Mild caramel nose. Medium palate. Taste is also mild caramel and some bread.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (7621) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2011
Sampled on draft at the brewpub this beer poured a dark caramel color with a medium sized foamy white head that left a bit of lacing. The aroma was tangy, a bit malty and sour - very vague overall. The flavor was nutty with sour caramel and faint vague fruity and floral hops. The finish was long, sour and had some caramel and a touch of perfume. Eh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tmoney99 (14284) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 26, 2011
Tap sample. Poured clear dark amber color with a large fizzy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate malt and floral aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Drinkable smooth brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - OCT 17, 2011
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a clear, copper-brown colored body with a finger-width, frothy, off-white head that dissipates slowly and leaves a nice lacing. Aroma is slightly nutty with a light sweetness. Some toffee and a touch of caramel with a hint of bread. A tad bit fruity as well. Flavor is a bit thin with a slightly toasted, grainy toffee up front. Light sweetness from a hint of caramel and a few nuts before a light earthy hopping comes in and helps finish this fairly dry with a slight graininess. Medium length aftertaste following a light, smooth body and a light-moderate carbonation. Overall, a decent Marzen. A bit thin, but it has a balanced toasted toffee, grainy and bready maltiness with a light, earthy hopping. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DiarmaidBHK (4650) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 4, 2011
Pours amber with a slight note of malt on the nose. Taste is crisp with a hint of chalk on the finish. Pretty standard for style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (11968) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 9, 2011
20 IBU, enjoyed at the brewpub. Reddish tinge, a little head. Malty aroma. A little complexity. Very decent drinkability, and an enjoyable lager. Underrated.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
kassner (1644) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 5, 2010
looks like this beer is built on Grindstone just more content, now golden in color but much the same taste intensified, harsher

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SrSilliGose (3328) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - DEC 22, 2009
pours a clear amber with a small offwhite head. notes of earth, toast, old bread. grassy hops. wouldnt get again.

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