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Trader Joe's Vienna Style Lager - Trader Joe's Brewing Company

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Trader Joe's Vienna Style LagerTrader Joe's Vienna Style Lager

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BA SCORE
79
okay

259 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 259
Reviews: 165
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 13.58%
Wants: 12
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Trader Joe's Brewing Company
California, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheLongBeachBum on 01-23-2005)
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Reviews by AlCaponeJunior:
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AlCaponeJunior

Texas

4.01/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Orange and clear, rising bubbles, very nice head and some decent lace.

Aroma is this brew's strongest point, fruity and malty, with a fresh spring day tossed in for good measure.

Flavor is somewhat octoberfest-ish, but more toasty, with bready and caramel malt flavors, enough bitterness to balance with just a touch of floral hoppiness.

Body is medium and kind of more chewy than expected, but that's not a bad thing in this case. Drinkability is high, I'm trying to savor it, but the beer could easily go down real quick.

Overall the beer is very tasty, and I can see myself picking up a sixer of this next time I'm at trader joe's. Very good job on this one.

Serving type: bottle

03-14-2014 14:37:45 | More by AlCaponeJunior
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4/5  rDev +15.6%

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3.39/5  rDev -2%
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2.89/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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12oz bottle best by next April

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Serving type: bottle

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Trader Joe's Vienna Style Lager from Trader Joe's Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 259 ratings.