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About the Vienna Lager
The Vienna Lager was first crafted by Anton Dreher in the city for which its named back in 1841. The style became popular in Mexico in the latter half of that century and its tradition has carried on through the modern craft beer era. Its color ranges from copper to amber with excellent clarity. Its feel is medium-light to medium, slightly creamy with moderate carbonation. Its alcohol strength is moderate. Its aroma and palate are predominantly malty with toasted bread and perhaps a light floral or spicy hopping. The style is lighter in feel and strength than the Märzen but is more bitter. Has less malt and is less hoppy than the Czech Amber Lager.
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