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Vienna Lager - Holy City Brewing

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Reviews: 2
Hads: 13
Avg: 4
pDev: 10%
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South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: avalon07 on 01-10-2012

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
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Reviews: 2 | Hads: 13
Reviews by Bung:
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4.08/5  rDev +2%
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.

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of dirtysanchez843
4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

Photo of whitekiboko
3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of Apicius
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of dbrauneis
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of jocain916
3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of bullox1856
4.75/5  rDev +18.8%

Photo of avalon07
3.97/5  rDev -0.7%
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.

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Photo of jrohrbacher
3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of herrburgess
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

3.52/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bacasnax
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Vienna Lager from Holy City Brewing
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