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Vienna Lager - Holy City Brewing

Vienna Lager
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85
very good

10 Ratings
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 8.55%


Brewed by:
Holy City Brewing visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
While “lager” generally conjures images of clear, yellow beer with a crisp character, this is a darker take on the style. The color tends toward a dark burgundy, with the Vienna malt in particular bringing a tinge of spice to the full, malt-forward body. Vanguard hops provide an earthy bedrock for this winter-friendly brew.

23 IBU

(Beer added by: avalon07 on 01-10-2012)
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Bung

North Carolina

4.13/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tap at closed for business. Fairly dark cloudy, orange/brown pour. Solid finger of light tan, laces fairly well.

Aroma, malty and nutty. Faint herbal quality.

Taste, again malty toffee, hazelnut. Almost a spicy yeast aspect as well. A very nice toasted malt finish. Reminds me more of a Marzen, but it's quite nice.

Heavy side of light, good fine carbonation. Drinks very well. Two weeks down in Charleston and I am impressed with Holy City.

Serving type: on-tap

02-05-2012 18:44:50 | More by Bung
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avalon07

South Carolina

3.98/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Got this on-tap at Gene's Haufbrau. Had a dark brown color and a cloudy consistency. There was almost no head to speak of and even less lacing.

S: A very malty smell with an almost nutty quality to it.

T: Tasted of toasted malt, that nutty quality, and some mild spices thrown in for good measure. A bit different flavor than I expected from a Vienna Lager, but warm and easy to drink.

M: A well-carbonated beer with a dry finish. Medium-bodied.

O: On the whole. this is a well made and interesting take on the style. Drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

01-10-2012 14:23:04 | More by avalon07
Vienna Lager from Holy City Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.