Does anyone else feel a bit impressed when they see a Vienna lager in a brewery’s core range? It’s a style that stands tall, looks at both the pale lager punters and the hop crazy punters, and says, “I’m not the beer you asked for. I’m the beer you should have asked for.”
Sunday Road’s iteration is a fine example of the style, with that clean sessionability as well as that flavoursome maltiness. A soft foam and coppery body show off notes of golden syrup on wholemeal sourdough, with a nutty character in the background. There’s a slight stickiness that remains on the tongue after each sip, like paint that isn't quite dry. But that too passes, and leaves you ready for more.