Vienna Lager | von Trapp Brewing

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3.78/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
von Trapp Brewing
Vermont, United States
vontrappbrewing.com

Style: Vienna Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A crisp, full-bodied traditional amber lager.

IBU 33

Added by kingcrowing on 04-21-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#25,506
Reviews:
67
Ratings:
256
pDev:
10.85%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
46
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 256 |  Reviews: 67
Photo of rfgetz
3.7/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JustCamIt
3.77/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the bottle, amberish-copper body with a thick but quickly fading head. Aroma of hops, graham crackers and dark bread. Tastes of caramel and candied dates. Mouthfeel is medium with lingering hop presence.

Overall this is a decent brew at the right price point to be part of my regular rotation.

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Photo of HorseheadsHophead
4.32/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

L: Clear amber with a small white head. Solid retention, and rings of lacing.

S: Warm toast and honey. Simple but brilliant.

T: Toasted brown bread, honey, and a hint of grass. Clean and crisp.

F: Medium-light, well-carbonated. Slightly sticky on the finish.

O: A phenomenal Vienna Lager.

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Photo of Rhettroactive
3.99/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Amendm
3.85/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12-oz. bottle poured strongly into a 16-oz. mug creates a finger sized foamy white head made up of small and larger bubbles that quickly fades to a thin cap with spotty lacing.
Almost clear amber/copper color changes to goldish yellow in front of light.
Smell features toasted bread, sweet malts and hops plus a hint of lager yeast.
Taste has added bitter malt at first with sweeter malt in the middle and finally a kick of spicy hop bitterness.
Just shy of medium bodied with average carbonation that evens out the feel and a dry clean finish.
Smooth and easy to drink, warms well with a faint alcohol bite. Malty and hoppy yet balanced.

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Photo of GrandpaGeorg
4.24/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Picked this up at Philly's Craft Beer in Langhorne, PA. Make-your-own 6 pack single bottle. I liked this one. A lot. Had I not known it was from a craft brewery in VT, the hops profile and taste was European. Some of my favorite beers are Austrian. So this was a wonderful surprise. "Caramel" color in the glass with a nice lacing foam. Subtle carbonation and a rich mouthfeel. Very well balanced flavor--caramel/biscuit with the perfect hops behind it, complementing the sweetness of the malt with a welcome bitterness. Went down very easily. Went back and bought a 6 pack.

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Photo of thoglund
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jcoleMA66
3.92/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Velivolus
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Heftklammer
3.4/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kelly10359
4.48/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of smithj4
3.79/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dacrza1
3.3/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

DATE: April 13, 2018... OCCASION: Friday night watching The Office with Shan... GLASSWARE: Paulaner lager pokal... pours a bright golden body with random sized bubbles floating upwards... the head is white, thick but not clumpy.... damp, dank hops aroma spells a toasted malty base... sweet and malty, though a light phenolic waft interjects some brake on the allure... smooth, buttery and pronounced at the throat... highly drinkable and bright at the introduction, and light-bodied overall... the combination of hops makes a sharp, confident lager with soft toasted malts and oats sweetening the crisp finish... lemon, grass, and light spiciness make this a reasonable finish to a week, and one that could accompany a number of events...

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Photo of Holderness
3.26/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

L -- Pours a filtered amber orange body with a two-finger off-white head produced with moderate pour. Great retention and good lacing
S -- Pale malts, grassy hops, honey, lemon, dank basement
T -- Good amount of grassy, herbal hops alongside a strong honey-bread malt backbone. Some metallic bitterness on the finish
F -- Crisp and dry. Medium- mouthfeel, medium+ carb. Great mealtime beer
O -- A crisp, hop-forward lager

66/100

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Photo of jwilson8316
3.59/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of feuematt
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Light copper colored beer with a rapidly fading head. Taste is bread,caramel malts and citrusy hops. Overall a pretty decent beer that probably should be tried once.

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Photo of FrancisM12
3.17/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ADKbeerguy
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PatrickCT
3.71/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Clear copper body with two fingers of white bubbly head that dissipates in to a whispy, weak cap and spotty, clingy lace.
Grainy, grassy floral aroma.
Grainy and bready malts. Hint of caramel and underripe banana. Floral hops.
Lighter side of medium body with active carbonation. Light and crisp mouth feel and finish.

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Photo of lovindahops
4.16/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jerk_Store
3.93/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tucquan
3.79/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Had this on 2018-01-02 in Columbia, PA from a 12oz bottle from the lager variety pack

A - Golden-bronze with a 1.5-finger white head that drops to 1/2-finger quickly leaving light lace.

S - Lots of bread, honey and floral. Light earthy spice.

T - Rising sourdough bread, nutty, honey, light apple butter, peppery-spice. Healthy dollop of bitterness on the finish; more than some for the style.

M - Light-medium body and carbonation. Finishes pretty dry.

O - An enjoyable brew.

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Photo of DavetotheB
3.29/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DanGeo
3.93/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Vienna Lager from von Trapp Brewing
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 256 ratings