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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

261 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 261
Reviews: 165
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 13.54%
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 cbak999:
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cbak999

Florida

4/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

All in all, this is a real solid Vienna style lager. It's sweet and malty, with just a hint of hops in the after taste. The beer pours an crisp amber color, with little head and just a little bit of lacing on the glass. It's not a go to style for me, but this is a session lager that I'd go to instead of a macro offering.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2010 23:50:53 | More by cbak999
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Trader Joe's Vienna Style Lager from Trader Joe's Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 261 ratings.