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Vienna Lager - Devils Backbone Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
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429 Ratings
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Ratings: 429
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.33%
Wants: 10
Gots: 69 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: on 12-24-2008)
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rubene_diaz

Puerto Rico

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

09-01-2014 20:18:14 | More by rubene_diaz
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oldirtycaffrey

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

I wasn't terribly impressed with this beer. It pours a dark amber with a 1 " foamy head that dissipates VERY quickly to nothing. No real lacing left along the glass as you finish. Smell is malty, with a touch of sweetness, but nothing really stands out apart from the malt. There are slight hints of caramel, but overall the taste is VERY thin. Just not much to it. By the end of one, I was ready to try something else.

09-01-2014 17:57:42 | More by oldirtycaffrey
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Gadun76

Virginia

3.6/5  rDev -3.5%

08-31-2014 23:36:34 | More by Gadun76
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Ngntjp

Virginia

3.92/5  rDev +5.1%

08-31-2014 19:54:34 | More by Ngntjp
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BBQWhisperer

Maryland

3.76/5  rDev +0.8%

08-31-2014 18:31:27 | More by BBQWhisperer
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nightingaleandtherose


4.12/5  rDev +10.5%

08-30-2014 22:15:26 | More by nightingaleandtherose
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DantheMan75

Wisconsin

3.95/5  rDev +5.9%

08-30-2014 17:20:46 | More by DantheMan75
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Emmett715


3.76/5  rDev +0.8%

08-29-2014 23:35:53 | More by Emmett715
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dengledove860


3.28/5  rDev -12.1%

08-29-2014 18:01:00 | More by dengledove860
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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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Vienna Lager from Devils Backbone Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 429 ratings.