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Vienna Lager - Devils Backbone Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
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356 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 356
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.33%
Wants: 7
Gots: 35 | 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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spoonhawk

Iowa

1/5  rDev -73.2%

07-25-2013 16:48:16 | More by spoonhawk
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mulliwater

Virginia

1.75/5  rDev -53.1%

05-25-2013 03:43:57 | More by mulliwater
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

2.25/5  rDev -39.7%

07-16-2013 02:18:23 | More by DonFrap
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kevintaraross

Maryland

2.5/5  rDev -33%

04-25-2014 00:10:51 | More by kevintaraross
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Lee_Hancock

Maryland

2.5/5  rDev -33%

11-26-2012 01:39:29 | More by Lee_Hancock
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K_Fresh


2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

06-17-2012 00:45:36 | More by K_Fresh
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JLeet

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

06-11-2014 21:36:53 | More by JLeet
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beernads

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

01-13-2014 19:12:40 | More by beernads
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rangerred

Tennessee

2.78/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a clear lighter brown with a soapy half finger head that quickly disappears. No lacing or head retention whatsoever which is a little odd considering the abundant carbonation.

The aroma is on the weak side but has caramel and toasted malt coming through along with a little bit of hay and grass.

Caramel on the taste with a little bit of toast, prunes, and grass. It all just falls away so quick however leaving nothing but a light bitterness on the tongue. Extremely disappointing as I was hoping for much more flavor but Boston Lager has more taste than this. Mouthfeel is extremely watery with almost a seltzer water-like feel.

Overall, a real disappointment. I had never heard of this brewery but was hoping I might find a hidden gem. Alas it was not to be.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2013 23:27:07 | More by rangerred
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Foyle

Wyoming

2.95/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Pours a thin ½” sudsy head that recedes quickly. Light lacing. Color is reddish amber and mostly clear. Significant carbonation bubbles streaming.
Aroma: Bready malt dominates with a bit of hop aroma as well as yeast. The bread aroma smells like fresh whole wheat.
Mouthfeel: Mostly watery and crisp with a dry finish.
Flavor: Liquid bread is the correct description of this beer. The bready malt is the primary flavor but adds some caramel malt sweetness and a nice hop bite for balance. There is a ’burnt toast’ bitterness that seems to be common in Vienna style lagers that I have tried.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2014 16:00:08 | More by Foyle
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mjh0527

Virginia

3/5  rDev -19.6%

06-29-2013 00:09:06 | More by mjh0527
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rdilauro

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

An acquaintance brought this in for me to try. It poured like a think semi-brown light beer. Not much of a head to talk about.
No distinct aroma or bouquet.
The taste was very clean and crisp.. But beyond that, there was really nothing I could pick out from this beer.
Its one of those beers that you can drink, but really not thinking about it.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2013 13:51:12 | More by rdilauro
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socon67

New York

3/5  rDev -19.6%

12-22-2013 23:12:37 | More by socon67
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HuntDaddy540

Virginia

3/5  rDev -19.6%

04-28-2014 20:16:22 | More by HuntDaddy540
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kpr8rh8r

Virginia

3/5  rDev -19.6%

06-03-2014 20:32:53 | More by kpr8rh8r
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.6%

08-26-2013 16:47:47 | More by ShanePB
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Schumatrix

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -19.6%

01-14-2014 03:55:42 | More by Schumatrix
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

3/5  rDev -19.6%

05-04-2013 18:08:58 | More by Dave_Treat
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3/5  rDev -19.6%

08-22-2013 02:41:55 | More by ROGUE16
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OriolesFan1008

Maryland

3/5  rDev -19.6%

11-13-2013 02:13:56 | More by OriolesFan1008
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ranger7

Texas

3/5  rDev -19.6%

04-23-2014 02:04:06 | More by ranger7
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hokieguy95

Virginia

3/5  rDev -19.6%

04-06-2012 22:45:48 | More by hokieguy95
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Camjmorton

Arizona

3/5  rDev -19.6%

06-04-2013 22:18:42 | More by Camjmorton
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foghornleghorn22

Virginia

3/5  rDev -19.6%

01-16-2014 00:29:12 | More by foghornleghorn22
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Ivanhoes_Backpack

New Brunswick (Canada)

3/5  rDev -19.6%

05-06-2012 16:42:16 | More by Ivanhoes_Backpack
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Vienna Lager from Devils Backbone Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 356 ratings.