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Scoresheets for Devils Backbone Vienna Lager

3A Vienna Lager

Average Score / 50
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Judge: Brian Robbins (b-robbins@comcast.net)
Judge Qualification: Rank Pending
Entry ID: 49789225
Style: 3A Vienna Lager
Beer Info:
Descriptors:
Bottle Inspection: All Good
Bottle Comments:

Aroma:
Moderate malt with bready cracker and light toasty notes.
Low spicy hop. Clean, very faint white grape ester, no diacetyl, no DMS. Very faintly caramel.
9 / 12

Appearance:
Light copper with a reddish hue. Bright and clear. Medium head, beige, coarse bubbles that faded quickly.
2 / 3

Flavor:
Rich malt flavors, bready, toasty with light melanoidin character. Medium hop bitterness, low spicy herbal flavor. Well balanced between malt and hops. Clean crisp flavor, low grape ester as it warms. Hops and malt persist well into the finish.
14 / 20

Mouthfeel:
Medium light body, moderate carbonation. Crisp finish, lightly creamy on the tongue. Leaves a tingle of carbonation on the tongue.
4 / 5

Overall:
A very good beer, well executed and very much to style. Pleasant and enjoyable. Consider adding specialty malt, or if all grain brewing, raise the mash temp or mash thicker to improve body.
8 / 10

Total Score: 37 / 50

Style Accuracy: 4 / 5
Technical Merit: 4 / 5
Intangibles: 4 / 5


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