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Brewed by Brauerei Schloss Eggenberg
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Vorchdorf, Austria

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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.73/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Whisky malt red beer.
Note: New recipe from 2008, gravity went down from 16 to 12, alcohol from 7.3% to 5%.

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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
digopossobon (389) - MACAE, BRAZIL - SEP 21, 2014
Formou um belo creme denso, levemente acastanhado que se manteve como uma fina camada aps algum tempo. Lquido ambar translcido e efervescente. Bonito. Aroma se destacou a distncia. Malte e caramelo bem caracterizados. Doce. Uma cerveja densa no sabor. Muito forte a caramelizao, mas apesar disso, com bom amargor posterior. Novamente a carbonatao e o alcool aparecem bastante. O retrogosto amargo em boa medida e bastante seco.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
DonPiano (79) - GERMANY - SEP 16, 2014
Amber colored beer with a clear whites head. Tastes like a nice bread crust with a pleasant sweetness. It leaves a bad aftertaste and it has a watery feeling

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Necscv (22) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 28, 2014
No smell, color is dark yellow, not appealing in color. Tastes very simple, now tastes of whiskey, bread, wheat. No aftertaste.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Geiserich (4346) - Linz, AUSTRIA - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle: Aroma with malt, grain, caramel, grassy hops. Clear amber color, white head. Flavor is malty, light notes of cookies, honey. Pretty boring. Light bitterness in the end.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
GoufCustom (1875) - HONG KONG - JUN 3, 2014


330 ml bottle bought at Frstenberg in Tsuen Wan.

Clear amber honey colour; One-quarter finger head with soapy white foam which fades in 20 seconds; Small sticky lacing with very fizzy carbonation; Aroma of amber malt, with potent whiskey, light smoke, molasses, caramel, musty, light bread and faint grass; Mid to light sweet taste of amber malt, with light smoke, thin liquor, caramel, molasses notes, light earth, dry bread, faint lemon and shades of grassy hops; Close to light body, dry and thin palate; Mouth feel is pretty full amber malt in a rather light body, with strong dry caramel licks like a ESB. Light sweet, some initial liquor and smoky tastes that faded quickly. Quite bready all the way. As empty as typical Amber lager can be. Sigh Hoppiness is faint grass nose, very thin lemon and grassy taste; Bitterness in very low-fi for a very thin and abrupt grassy astringent finish; Dry after taste, quite easy and bready to mouth.

Comments: This one used to be at abv 7.3%? I wish it should been kept that way because without stronger booze - whiskey-like or not - this is just another average Amber Lager. Throw in a bit of smoky peated malt aroma and faint taste isnt enough to make it decent. The musty nose is quite annoying. Better than most macro Amber Lagers, but thats not good enough. Meh!

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
anfractuosity (368) - - MAY 11, 2014
Pretty terrible really, not sure why they bothered to make it. The one good thing about it i guess is it looks clear.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerhunter111 (18817) - PCastle, GERMANY - MAR 21, 2014
Bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit schner Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht rstmalzig, Karamell, fruchtig. Geschmack rstmalzig s, fruchtig, Karamell.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
motelpogo (7705) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 28, 2014
bottle, thanks baerwaldt - must admit i didnt realise at the time that there was a newer version of this. alas, it resembles the old one - amber, cheap whisky aroma, rough sweaty malt with raw sweetness

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
budedou (892) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - FEB 4, 2014
mauvaise bire.... Pas de gout, fade, pas interessante... Nevermore please!!!

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fugitive (1972) - Athens, GREECE - JAN 22, 2014
Bottle. Color light amber with small white head. Aroma malt, alcohol, caramel. Taste sweet, malt, metallic.


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