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Sierra Nevada Vienna Style Lager - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Vienna Style LagerSierra Nevada Vienna Style Lager

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BA SCORE
86
very good

559 Ratings
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Ratings: 559
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 9.79%
Wants: 10
Gots: 57 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Vienna-style beers are among the world’s first light-colored lagers and were on the brink of extinction until American craft brewers helped revive the style; it’s a good thing they did. These delicate and extremely balanced amber beers rely on semi-sweet and bready malt flavors but walk a fine line with both malt and hop character shouldering equal weight. Our take on the style features whole-cone European hops, which add to the dry finish.

(Beer added by: ThreeWiseMen on 06-24-2009)
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3.46/5  rDev -8.5%
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12oz bottle served in a pint glass
Nice and clear orange copper in color with a bit of a frothy head that provides a bit of lace. The aroma is a bit thin but does seem right for the style. I get biscuity grain with a good bit of sweet caramel there is also a dose of grassy flowery hops as well. The caramel and malt are the focus in the taste however a good deal of bitterness is in there as well without much in the way of specific hop flavor that is. The finish is pretty neutral as the sweet character of the beer is only just surpassed by the bitterness to leave just a slight hop tingle on the tongue. Overall this is good but maybe not as good as some others in the style.

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Sierra Nevada Vienna Style Lager from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 559 ratings.