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Brewed by Meantime (Asahi)
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Greenwich, England

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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
330ml bottles and Keg. Formerly known as Meantime Vienna. Also includes Cascade hops as well as those mentioned below.
100 years ago Pilseners, Mncheners and Viennese lagers formed a trio of major lager styles brewed in central Europe. Gradually the lighter Pilseners swept all before them and Vienna style beers fell into an undeserved decline.
Traditional Bavarian Perle and Spalter hops and delicately coloured malts produce a deep copper coloured beer with a firm fruity caramel aroma, a smooth complex malt character and a long crisp clean finish. This beer is slow fermented and cold-matured over long periods to ensure perfect balance and gentle natural carbonation. Union goes with bread and wheat based foods such as pizza and pasta or more mid-weight dishes like duck or noodle stir-fry.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
miquelcrush (2053) - Granollers, SPAIN - MAY 17, 2015
Cervesa suau, amb aroma afruitat i en gust toc a galeta amb un toc amarg. Cerveza suave, con un aroma frutado y en sabor toque a galleta con un toque amargo.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (18708) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2015
Keg at the Beer House, Paddington station, 05/03/15. Clear golden with a moderate off white covering. Nose is bready, pale malt, light citric rinds, straw. Taste comprises sweet elements, bready malt, caramel, light floral notes. Medium bodied, prickly carbonation, semi drying close. Ok lager, refreshing after a 3 mile run!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
vidmidia (286) - Vila Velha, BRAZIL - NOV 3, 2014
mbar, lmpida, de espuma mdia e de curta durao. Aroma de ameixas com toque de caf e um leve toque ctrico. Sabor de ameixas e um pouco de caf, levemente adocicado. Retrogosto curto com final amargo. Mdia carbonatao, corpo mdio.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamiletuma (3) - - JUL 25, 2014 does not count
Cerveja leve, muito fácil de beber. Aroma frutado e suave. Pouca carbonatação.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DutchDrebus (5832) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle @ joes. Amber colour, small off-white head. Smells malty, caramel, some hops, sweetish. Tastes sweet, caramel, slightly iron. Thin to medium body, soft to medium carbo.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (19205) - PCastle, GERMANY - MAR 21, 2014
Bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit schner Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht rstmalzig, Karamell, fruchtig. Geschmack rstmalzig s, fruchtig, Karamell.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Satyroneto (368) - BRAZIL - MAR 10, 2014
Cor âmbar, cristalina, com espuma quase branca de média formação e baixa persistência; sem lacing. Aroma de malte (pão); Sabor de início de biscoito evoluindo para um final de leve amargor e picardia ainda mais leve; retrogosto de adstringência leve; Corpo leve e média carbonatação; Tb um lixo! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martjoobolut (3870) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 9, 2014
Tap @ Drink Baar as Union Lager. Pours copper with white head. The head stays. Aroma is caramel, malt, metallic, and cherries. Taste is malt, caramel, metallic, watery, mild bitterness and sweetness. Taste gets better as it warms up. Overall: this must be one of the most non-offending beers I have ever tasted, it is very easy to drink.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marduk (7181) - Reval, ESTONIA - MAR 6, 2014
Tap. Clear redish amber color. Medium size, thick white head, stays. Looks fizzy, but I suspect dirty glass. Hops, malty, sweet and faint iron, jam and apples in aroma. Caramel, apples, hops, hay, strudel, sweetish taste. Short buttery bitterness in aftertaste. I like it.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrTipple (4332) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2014
Aroma: weird nose. Appearance: amber/orange, small white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: malty bitterness, medium carbonation. Overall: mediocre lager. Pint at the Meantime Brewery, London.


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