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Vienna Lager - Holy City Brewing

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Vienna Lager
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86
very good

11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.15%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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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bullox1856

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

05-07-2014 22:23:05 | More by bullox1856
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

01-26-2014 22:53:16 | More by dbrauneis
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AndrewMalandro

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

01-18-2014 16:16:42 | More by AndrewMalandro
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herrburgess

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

05-28-2013 16:50:29 | More by herrburgess
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bacasnax

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

03-23-2013 23:25:36 | More by bacasnax
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dirtysanchez843


4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

11-09-2012 06:18:08 | More by dirtysanchez843
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jocain916

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

02-09-2012 10:13:50 | More by jocain916
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Bung

Michigan

4.13/5  rDev +4.8%
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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whitekiboko

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

02-03-2012 18:40:42 | More by whitekiboko
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jrohrbacher

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

01-16-2012 02:55:00 | More by jrohrbacher
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avalon07

South Carolina

3.98/5  rDev +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
86 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.