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Yonkers Vienna Lager | Yonkers Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Yonkers Brewing Co.
New York, United States
yonkersbrewing.com

Style: Vienna Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Flagship. An easy drinking, accessible Vienna Lager with a balance between the rich malt character and refreshing hop presence. Copper in color this beer is made from American Bittering and Noble Aroma Hops. Not too sweet and not too bitter, a beer you can enjoy anytime.

23 IBU

Added by scootny on 01-28-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#36,607
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
52
pDev:
12.68%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
9
Trade:
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Ratings: 52 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of Teli13
5/5  rDev +40.8%

Photo of scootny
4.29/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

The first offering from Westchester county's newest and my hometown brewery. A brilliantly clear darkish amber with a two finger head and copious lacing. A gentle light carbonation. Slow fade leaves a light covering. Lots of toasted biscuity malt in the aroma. A lightly alcoholic sweetness. Clean with a nice noble hop balance. Taste is malt forward with a clean yeast character. Hops are well done with just enough bitterness to balance the very malty character. Finish is clean and dry with toasted malt lingering and a mild, lightly oily hop bitterness. Feel is superb. Perfectly carbonated with a medium weight and crisp drinkability. One of the best lagers I've ever had. This just blows me away with its balance, flavors, and easy drinking character. One of the best session beers I've had with its excellent combination of weight, carbonation, and taste. Looking forward to what is to come while thoroughly enjoying what is here now.

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Photo of Phigg1102
4.26/5  rDev +20%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pure amber color with a finger of off white foam and excellent lacing throughout. Rich bready aroma with a touch of dried fruit. The taste starts off with a bit of caramel sweetness and toasted malt, moving into a slight cherry and raisin sweetness. Clean and rich mouthfeel.

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Photo of Jstarr2517
4.15/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ChrisHen84
4.12/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer poured just as described. Amber in color. The taste was also as described, smooth and slightly malty. Toasted even.

Very refreshing on a hot summer day. I can definitely drink a few of these. Not many people attempt lagers and this one is way more than an attempt it is an accomplishment.

For a novice craft guy, this was a great beer. Two thumbs up.

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Photo of pjkelley82
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of KenGriffith45
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of hiker1701a
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of digitalflood
3.91/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brams
3.83/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The bottle I'm drinking says "all malt lager brewed with spicy saaz hops ...." 5.3 ABV and 30 IBU

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Photo of Timfromthemainland
3.82/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of John_O
3.8/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Icemann383
3.79/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KrissyKat6
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Sweet malt

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Photo of KTCamm
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

7/31/16 from notes....pours deep reddish amber with creamy foam. Ready caramel nose. Sweet nutty taste. Fruity. Slight cherry sweet. Long fruit finish. Nicely carbonated. Good brew.

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Photo of campfirebrew
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of Noelito76
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shortkut
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of dextermcgurk
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of seedyone
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

09/25/13 On tap at Rattl n Hum, NYC. I'm surprised to find a lot of dried cherries. Don't get me wrong, I happen to like it but it's not like any other lager I've ever had.

Pretty darn heavy on the palate and filling to boot. It's Sept. & this fits right in.

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Photo of maviola
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of SFNC
3.69/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brianmandell
3.65/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle. Dark amber pour with diminishing head.

Smells of sweet bready malt, molasses, fruity esters.

Clean, crackery malt with a touch of sweetness, coupled with some fruity esters that add some complexity to an otherwise straightforward brew. Very minimal hop presence. The finish is much drier than the aroma would suggest.

Clean, crisp mouthfeel that carries the light/medium mouthfeel.

Nicely executed lager. An easy drinking beer that offers just enough to keep it interesting.

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Photo of metter98
3.53/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Bronx Ale House, Bronx, NY

A: The beer is crystal clear amber in color and has no visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high off white head that died down rather quickly but left some lacing on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of earthy yeast are present in the nose along with notes of toasted malts.
T: The taste has a slight bit of sweetness with flavors of toasted malts and malt extracts; hints of earthiness are present in the finish. No bitterness is perceptible.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very easy to drink and seems like it would be appealing to novice craft beer drinkers.

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Photo of Griffith
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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Yonkers Vienna Lager from Yonkers Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.55 out of 5 with 52 ratings
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