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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Our Flagship Amber Lager Has An Impressively Toasty And Lightly Sweet Start And Finishes Smooth And Clean With Its Rich, Complex Flavors. An amber lager made with Vienna malt and German hops. The Vienna has a malty body with hints of toffee and caramel, balanced with a mild hop finish.

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2.6
slowrunner77 (12581) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"Toasts malt seems to be the main player here, in both aroma and flavor. Slight sweetness and buttering hops in the aftertaste. Just ok.............."

3.4
nearbeer (5557) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Tap at the brewpub. Amber with a nice lasting creamy head. Mild aroma is toasted nut and caramel. Taste is the same with a crisp, toasty finish. Near-medium body is well balanced, has medium carbonation and is an easy drinker.

2.4
BeerandBlues2 (13697) - Escondido, California, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Tap. Pours clear amber with a small, frothy white head with short retention and spare lacing. Aroma is caramel malt, light fruity esters and earthy hops. Flavor is malt dominant with light hops and bitterness and a sweet finish. Medium body and carbonation.

2.5
baraciisch (3337) - California, USA - FEB 12, 2012
Light toffee aroma, color is golden tan... Flavor is cream soda, extremely sweet and poorly balanced... Not a fan

3.2
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - DEC 21, 2011
Sampler @ River City -

Really a nice, easy to drink lager with just enough toasted malt character to notice. Body is amber in color, crystal clear with an off-white fluffy head. Aroma is mostly clean with a hint of roasted malts and bread. Flavor matches the aroma profile blow for blow. Finishes really clean with just a hint of lingering sweetness. Very nice.

3.2
marcus (10561) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUN 11, 2011
On tap at the brewpub. Pours amber with a modest off-white head and a smoky aroma. There is a thin caramel malt flavor with slight hop bitterness. A bit soapy.

3
Ratman197 (15208) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 3, 2010
On tap poured a hazy amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of carmel, toasted malt and light fruittiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of carmel, toasted malt and light fruittiness with a crisp finish.

2.4
DYCSoccer17 (3705) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 7, 2010
10 ounce sample on tap at the brewpub a couple months ago. Strangely musty aroma with some DMS hints present. A little metallic with some floral hops and light vegetal. Transparent copper body with a medium, small off-white head. OK lacing. Starts a little sweet and fruity with some vegetal flavors in the middle. I also get some lightly toasted cereal. Floral hop flavors come through in the end. Rather pedestrian.

3.1
bhensonb (15603) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 29, 2009
Tap at the California State Fair -aka amber. Pours amber with a little head. Smells of light caramel. Body is near medium; carbonation is minimal. Flavor is light caramel, and it finishes with a touch of bitter.

2.8
kp (10881) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUL 19, 2009

Date: July 06, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: hazy orange, creamy white head, solid lace
Aroma: light sweet malt aroma
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, light breadyness
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.8/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4


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