ben4321 (6500) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUN 17, 2017 Brownlabel (4) - Jaffrey, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 27, 2003
1.2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 2/20
Excessively carbonated-tasted like some weird soda pop. Bottle says it's a Vienna style lager but I've never tasted anything like this one. Whoever awarded Wagner Valley an award for this beer obviously didn't get a bottle from my 6-pack. It was fresh - much too fresh and very raw to the palate with a sugary caramel aftertaste. Too bad - I've enjoyed some of their other products but I won't buy this one again..
12 oz bottle from the brewery.
Amber pour, fizzy tan head. Light, bready malt aroma. Bit of grain. Milder taste. Lively feel. Fine. BrewBoxer (2635) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 14, 2014
Draft at the guilty goose. Deep amber color. Reddish. Malty sticky flavor. No head. Eh zach8270 (4022) - Henrietta, New York, USA - DEC 7, 2013
(draft @ Wagner Valley Brewing Company - Lodi, NY) Orange pour with a thin white head. Light malty aroma with some mild hop bitterness. Nothing out of the ordinary. Flavor is exactly the same. Some light malts with a bit of hop bitterness. Kind of ordinary. j12601 (11573) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - APR 14, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear ruby amber with a thin beige head. A touch of paper and old malt, hints of prune. A bit papery, old plum and prune, touches of malt. Medium bodied, toasty, warm malt. The paper notes kill it though. I’d imagine this was decently crisp and tasty a few months back. Alas. bbbeer (816) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 22, 2012
Light orange-red with small white head. Aroma malty. Medium light body. Off-dry with some caramel malt sweetness. Finishes off-dry as well. Ok.
McGarnigle (651) - Rochester, New York, USA - AUG 17, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 1, 2012 Bottle. I drank this with a meal (grilled pork chops) and thought it was spot on A nice hefty Vienna-style lager. Some malty sweetness, not much hop flavor. Possibly my favorite from this brewery/winery. can8ianben (1545) - State College, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 3, 2012
I don’t remember much about this one - other than that it was pretty sweet for my taste. Had on tap at the brewery/vineyard. Most of their beer was pretty forgettable. Bif (2242) - St. Charles, Missouri, USA - OCT 7, 2010
Bottle- Pours a dark amber color with a small tan head that fades quickly and no lacing. Mostly a grain aroma with a hint of sweet malt. A mild sweet malt & caramel taste. A very light bitterness with a mild sticky sweetness for an aftertaste. Fairly light body, quite smooth. Decent drinker, but a tad sweet to have more than 1-2. A nice unoffensive brew. Got as a 6-pack mixer.
ApisAles (1575) - Greenbelt, Maryland, USA - SEP 10, 2010
Brown pour with am off-white head. Aroma is malt a bit metallic some hops. Flavor is thin watery, a little malty. Pretty mediocre. shadey (2135) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 30, 2010
On draft at the brewery. Award winning for a reason. A very flavorful amber with toastiness and sweet malts. Not bad at all.