An amber red, lager-style beer originally produced in Vienna, Austria. The color is derived from kilned malt, which has a reddish color. Vienna beers have a malty, lightly hopped flavor.
From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.