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Brewed by Gröninger Privat-Brauerei
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Hamburg, Germany

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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
bartlebier (3815) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - DEC 4, 2014
33cl bottle bb07/15, HH Bierland, one of few not heftily ransomed locals. Confidently copper, sweetish roast, honey and wort in the nose turn into a rich, roasty, nutty body of caramels, roasted nuts, marzipan, taking harsh unripe chestnut and helmgrass bitterness into unstable territory, lingering as if weirdly aromahopped. Overall rather unbalanced, but with character, like some of the best of life’s companions. What an accident of a pilsner, especially a Northern one, - yet what a singular Vienna! Nothing on the label warns that this is not an actual pils, hence hard to rate true to style. Caveat emptor/imbibor.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kita (2069) - Koper, SLOVENIA - NOV 24, 2014
On tap at Gröninger Braukeller, Hamburg. Cloudy amber color with small creamy white head and average sparkling appearance. Aroma of malt, wort, honey and hay. Taste starts moderate sweet malty, follows rich herbal with light bitter finish. Medium body, creamy texture and soft carbonation in palate. Sweet and tasty brew...

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Camons (11747) - Hasselager, DENMARK - NOV 3, 2014
Draught @ Groninger Braukeller, Hamburg. Pours golden with a small white head. Aroma of malt, grain, light sweetness, grass. Flavor is malt, caramel, grain, grass. Medium body, average carbonation. 311014

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
floydian1 (1435) - FNQ, Australia, - OCT 27, 2014
From a 330ml bottle in Hamburg. This is not a pilsner despite the labelling - it is more like a Vienna lager with toasty sweet caramel malts and light citrus hops on the nose and tongue. Mild dry finish. Medium bodied. Dark amber appearance with a mostly lasting foamy off-white head. OK.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kristall-König (2820) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - SEP 1, 2014
Danke an WillemsUrenkel für diese Flasche. Riecht malzröstig, herb. Start süßlich, getreidig und malzig. Mitte aromatisch, malzig, karamellig. Abgang malzröstig, Karamell, herb. gut.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
kappldav123 (6069) - GERMANY - AUG 22, 2014
Thanks to WillemsUrenkel for that one! Bottle looks simple but okay. Beer in the glass zippy, small head. Malty aroma. Starts quite malty, spicy, wheaty, light moldy-sourish. Notes of some fruits. Finish could be more balanced. Okay.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Inbreak (5345) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - AUG 16, 2014
31.07.2014, tap @ Gröninger Braukeller, Hamburg:
Nice very creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly sweet, light malts, weeds, hay, grass, cereal, yeast, hints of unripe banana. Taste is slightly sweet grainy, light malts, hay, cereal, grass, weeds, yeast, hops, hints of caramel. Little bitterness, slightly grainy mouthfeel. Nice.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
MichaelAwesome (6503) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - MAR 24, 2014
Seltsam anmutendes "Pils", das definitv ein Wiener ist. Dabei wird es aber derart übermalzt, dass es echt weh tut. Nee, brauchen wir nicht nochmal, finde ich.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
McTapps (6791) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - MAR 23, 2014
Pours out of the bottle in a clear dark orange-amber colour with airy head and medium body. Aroma of hops and malt. Taste of malt, vanilla, torf, caramel andbitter hops. Bitter and light unpleasantfinish. No Pils at all.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
WillemsUrenkel (1735) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - MAR 15, 2014
0,33 l bottle. A light amber in the glass with a huge head. Low dry malt on the nose. Roast malty with hints of citrus. Low herb, dusty. Typical standard Vienna Lager. Don´t know why they call it Pils.


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