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


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RATINGS: 184   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
kevnic2008 (11568) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JAN 22, 2013
Pours goldne with a white head. Aroma is malt fruity. Flavour is malt, citrus hop and fruity notes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
emartell (352) - Zapopan, Jalisco, MEXICO - JAN 20, 2013
Aromas ligeros, principalmente a malta y algo de Lupulos aromticos. Color cobre con destellos brillantes. Carbonatacin alta, cuerpo ligero, corona de espuma media de buena retencin. En boca Amarga, refrescante y maltosa. Al paladar es una cerveza agradable, muy maltosa y con un caracter fuerte para tratarse de una cerveza laguer. Cerveza interesante, refrescante, agradable, con un sabor caracteristico y ciertas notas fuertes recordando el sabor del whisky.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
WheatKing (1329) - Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA - JAN 4, 2013
Advent Calendar #11. I got some woody smokey notes, just very mild. Nothing was off, and a bit of caramel that didnt take away from the fresh lager quality. Id never had the "old" one, maybe that was better, but this was fine by me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vargatul (139) - Bucharest, ROMANIA - DEC 18, 2012
0.33 l bottle, from Auchan. Amber colour, claer liquid, short white head. Aroma has notes of malt, honey, brown sugar, walnut jam. The taste is bitter, the body is full, the carbonation is average. It has a licorice texture and a bittersweet aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RumRunner101 (918) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 10, 2012
Deep gold pour. Aroma is bread, grain and theres a little bit of sweetness in there somewhere. Flavour isnt much - doughy, soapy hops, lemon peel. A bit of a miss for me.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
CapFlu (5103) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 9, 2012
(11,2 fl oz bottle) 2012 Advent Calendar. Pours a thin white frothy head atop a clear dark amber. Nose of corn and wet wood. Flavour is watery, grassy some canned corn. Not great.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DuffMan (9741) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 7, 2012
Bottle, Dec 6th Beer Advent Calendar. Medium toffee amber colour, clear, with a fizzy off-white head that collapses quickly and leaves no lace. Aroma is corn syrup and light caramel. Grainy palate with a splash of caramel and toast. A little harsh actually. Watery. This was the first major fail from this little box o joy. I knew Id hit a shitty one sooner or later!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
presario (4903) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 6, 2012
Dec 6 CBAC. Ive had the 7% but this is the 5%. Amber with a fair head. A little frougher and fruitier than an I&G. Comes across a bit boozy and lacking in malt or smoothness to stand up to the spirit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Reimer96 (1743) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 6, 2012
Pours a clear copper color with a small white head that dissipates into a small ring. Aroma is vienna malts, bread and caramel. Taste is malty caramel and biscuit up front with a very light bitterness tingle on the end. The beer smells big and taste big up front then just gets rather thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pintbypint (3352) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 6, 2012
330ml brown bottle. Gold coloured brew, clear. White head with fine bubbles, a bit of lacing. Nose has sweet malts, bready notes. Taste has grains, bread and a touch of caramel sweetness. Finishes with medium graininess, touch of toasted grain and faint noble type hops. Average body and carbonation. Pretty simple vienna, drinkable, not very challenging. Barely any trace of whisky malt.

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