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RATINGS: 552   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The rich amber color and caramel flavor of this beer are derived from the generous amount of caramel malt in our recipe, with just a dash of roasted unmalted barley for a subtle toasted flavor in the background. The sweetness, body, and mouth feel tell you that this is an all-malt beer. The finish has a balanced edge of Willamen and Casade hoppiness which cuts through the malty character, leaving a clean palate which beckons for more. Note: the terminology of "stein" refers to the appropriate drinking vessel and not to a type of beer made with hot rocks.

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3.4
Sammy (12769) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 7, 2011
On tap at the brewery. A nice drinkability to this. orange body and soapy head, spicy pepper and clove and nutmeg. Above average mouthfeel. Hoppy grapefruit c-hops, good malting with caramel, good amber.Decent balance. Just not the greatest drinker for me, wanted something edgier.

3
rosenbergh (11809) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 7, 2013
12 oz bottle. (Lakefront Brewery) Milwaukee, WI.
Clear copper colour with a small off-white head. Mild sweet toffee, malt and banana in the aroma. The flavour is quite easy but there’s nothing wrong with it. Dryish malt, banana sweetness and mild hoppy bitterness. I don’t know what the banana is doing here. Drinkable, forgettable.

3.5
shrubber85 (11618) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 3, 2007
Bottle. Cherry and caramel malt aroma. Brown amber color with moderate head. Sweet caramel malt with light hops finish. Much nicer body than you usually get with a Vienna.

3.1
daknole (11402) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 1, 2009
Another from the lakefront mix pack I picked up at total wine. Amber pour. Lots of caramel, light hops, grains and lots of boringness. Flavor is much the same. Not all that horrible. But boring. Malty and grainy...a bit sweet. Light hop bite at the fnish.

3.3
BVery (11364) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUN 23, 2011
Tap. Mostly clear amber pour with a small white head. Aroma is a very mild caramel malt. Taste is terrific - hop profile with mild caramel malt. Nice brew.

3.2
hopscotch (11246) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - SEP 12, 2006
Bottle... Mostly clear, amber lager with a mid-sized, wispy, off-white head. Caramel and Vienna malt aroma with light roastiness. Caramel malt and citrusy hop flavor. Mild bitterness. Almost full-bodied and creamy with moderate carbonation. Astringent, dry, grassy finish. Thanks headbanger!

3.5
DocLock (11048) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2006
Thanks to buckybeer for this one. Hazy deep copper pour with 2-finger creamy khaki head. Aroma of tart fruit, caramel malt, brown sugar, almonds, vinous fruit. Tastes sweet, with a big caramel malt element, plus brown sugar and conciord grapes. Well done!

2.7
kp (10880) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 07/21/2005
Mode: Bottle
Source: Trade

clear amber, good off white head, light sweet carmel malt aroma, good malt flavor, touch of carmel sweetness, nice finishing bitterness, well balanced but boring,

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.7/5.0
Score: *4
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3.7
alexsdad06 (10821) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - JUL 27, 2007
12 oz. bottle. Pours a clear amber color with a small disappearing off white head. The aroma is sweeter caramel malt, herbal hops, and some nuttiness. The flavor is sweet caramel malt, toasted bread, and a touch of spices. Medium mouthfeel and very smooth drinking. I like this one more than I thought I would.

3.6
cubs (10714) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 7, 2012
Bottle @ home. Hazy, dark reddish orange appearance with a smallish tan head. Toasty grainy, caramel, grassy, straw aroma. Citrus fruity, toasty caramel malty, grassy, hay flavor. Actually a nice Vienna.


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