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Vienna Lager - Devils Backbone Brewing Company

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420 Ratings
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Ratings: 420
Reviews: 67
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.33%
Wants: 9
Gots: 65 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Devils Backbone Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: on 12-24-2008)
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HerbMeowing

Virginia

3/5  rDev -19.6%

08-29-2014 02:15:41 | More by HerbMeowing
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bige12

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +27.3%

08-28-2014 22:11:26 | More by bige12
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Kyrojack

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

08-26-2014 21:29:38 | More by Kyrojack
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zherriott

Virginia

4/5  rDev +7.2%

08-24-2014 18:27:04 | More by zherriott
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tigg924

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

One of the better examples of the style I have had in a while. Nice and malty I would get a six pack of this if I saw it again.

08-24-2014 14:49:56 | More by tigg924
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jprivott

Virginia

3.44/5  rDev -7.8%

08-23-2014 04:39:16 | More by jprivott
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DerekP

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

08-23-2014 02:09:33 | More by DerekP
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carteravebrew

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

08-23-2014 00:01:24 | More by carteravebrew
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hiphopj5

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

08-22-2014 23:53:53 | More by hiphopj5
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mysteryatoms

Virginia

5/5  rDev +34%

08-20-2014 01:47:59 | More by mysteryatoms
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thufflife

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

08-19-2014 14:48:24 | More by thufflife
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Phranq


3.44/5  rDev -7.8%

08-19-2014 13:37:10 | More by Phranq
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IPAMike724


4/5  rDev +7.2%

08-19-2014 04:07:31 | More by IPAMike724
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r44z

Virginia

3.8/5  rDev +1.9%

A very nice representation of the Vienna lager style from an up-and-coming Virginia brewery. Slightly amber in color, with a pleasant, mild malty aroma. Medium-bodied, not overly carbonated, and relatively smooth on the palate. Flavor is not extremely complex, but pleasantly sweet, with a slight hint of toffee, bread, and dried fruits.

Not a lot of hops detected, but finishes with just enough bitterness to balance out the predominantly sweet, malty flavors. Overall, a very drinkable beer that most will likely find to be non-objectionable, but not a revelation.

08-17-2014 22:14:44 | More by r44z
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PhillyNole

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

08-17-2014 15:47:59 | More by PhillyNole
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

3.76/5  rDev +0.8%

While many American brewers are happy to dip their toe into the traditional European styles, few actually claim the authentic taste, technique and recipe that garners such praise. But those laborious efforts of Devil's Backbone deserves it!

Their Vienna lager pours with a bright golden color with copper and garnet ribbons. One whiff and a juicy malt aroma exudes. Malty and toasted scents weave into a taste that's right smack-dab in the middle of creamy malt and sweet.

As the flavors open up, the middle palate shares the toastiness of fresh baking bread and toasty croissant. Malt sweetness is playfully volumnous but shies away from caramel; instead prefers the creamy cashew and elegant drinkabiity with herbal noble hop flavors of honeysuckle and tea-like earthiness to ground the taste.

Its delicate and malty-dry finish is medium-light and never challenges the palate. Its high drinkability and soothing texture develops into an herbal bitterness to finish that's only intense enough to offset the trailing malts, revealing a near minty flavor and feel in its wake.

08-12-2014 17:29:03 | More by BEERchitect
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nicholasadamwalker

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

08-11-2014 17:28:35 | More by nicholasadamwalker
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Leiermann

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

08-11-2014 13:23:53 | More by Leiermann
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BH712

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

08-11-2014 12:01:01 | More by BH712
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neenerzig

Ohio

3.95/5  rDev +5.9%

I was recently on a vacation with my wife and her family visiting some of her extended family in Virginia and there was a Wegman's located close to the hotel we were staying at so I went in there and grabbed some singles of beers from Virginia breweries that I have never seen in Cleveland before (or anywhere else that comes to mind for that matter). This is one of the ones I grabbed. Poured into my pilsner glass, this beer pours a clear, medium amber color with a nice looking white head that is initially at least 2/3 of an inch thick when poured. it doesn't want to stick around long at all unfortunately, opting to quickly settle to a medium sized ring lining the inside of the glass. Not much lacing at all either unfortunately. Aromas of come caramel malty sweetness along with some other grains, perhaps including oats. Has a somewhat sweet caramel malt presence upfront that gives ways to hints of raisin and some oats. Also has a bit of a peppery aspect that lingers and that is followed my a mild hint of hops on the very back end of the tongue. Has a crisp, slightly prickly, and smooth, light to medium bodied mouthfeel with moderate carbonation. Easy to drink in the was good beer should be. Certainly worth a try.

Eric

08-11-2014 06:00:34 | More by neenerzig
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brother_kenneth

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -33%

08-09-2014 12:09:56 | More by brother_kenneth
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css


4/5  rDev +7.2%

08-09-2014 11:06:18 | More by css
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n2185

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

08-09-2014 02:13:03 | More by n2185
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Ryanndc


3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

08-08-2014 21:51:51 | More by Ryanndc
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Rudy

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

08-07-2014 15:48:57 | More by Rudy
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Vienna Lager from Devils Backbone Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 420 ratings.