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5 Seasons North Oktoberfest Lager (2008 - )

5 Seasons North Oktoberfest Lager (2008 - )
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Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein


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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.44/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Autumn   ABV: -
This years batch used 90% Vienna malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cybercat (4086) - Georgia, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Pours a very tempting orangy Amber with a fairly thick pale buff head. Strong aroma has malty, fruity, and woody notes. Flavor is boldly malty and woody, while Apple and pear and a bit of evergreen back it up. Texture has average thickness but fizz to spare. Prost!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aracauna (3283) - Georgia, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Did not realize the recipe changed, but thus seems a little lighter bodied, less chewy, more peppery hops. Easier to down a liter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
travita (4433) - Frisco, Texas, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Tap. The look is clear, off white head, and amber in color. The smell is caramel, grainy, cereal, and malt. The taste is sweet, grainy, malt, and caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
burg326 (4726) - Florida, USA - DEC 13, 2012
On draft at the brewery, poured a deep orangish amber color with aromas of biscuits, caramel, toast, and some malt. Flavors are the same, light sweetness in the aftertaste, the caramel flavor was nice, and overall a decent marzen overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1069) - Georgia, USA - NOV 20, 2011
Pours a clear orange color with sticky lacing. Musky aroma. Great marzen palate and a fine example of what an Octoberfest should be.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobertDale (4346) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - NOV 8, 2011
Sample at brewpub. Comes clear light amber with an average white head. Aroma of malt and yeast with a bit of hops. Taste is bread, caramel and some hops. A bit sweet. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 19, 2009
Orange amber, whitish cover. Sweet aroma, toasted malt, caramel. Taste is toasty, caramel, clean solid marzen. Rating at 5 Seasons Westside. Golden orange, whitish head. Husky, grainy, toast, caramel aroma. Taste is spicy, caramel, grainy, sweet finish. Original rating: 7:3:7:3:14

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChainGangGuy (4559) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - NOV 3, 2009
Appearance: Served up a clear, coppery-amber body with a half inch of whitish foam. Smell: Displays a modestly toasted breadiness with an extremely subtle, restrained Noble hop aroma. Taste: The flavor is dominated by the sweet bready character of the German malts and complimented by a touch of mild spicy Noble hops and bitterness. Faint blip of yeastiness. A few more flourishes of sweetened bread crusts, a crisp finish, and you’re out. Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium-light carbonation. Drinkability: As is the case with any well-crafted Oktoberfest brew, it excels in overall drinkability.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NachlamSie (2997) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 16, 2009
On tap. this is a cloudy copper beer with a particularly good looking head.The aroma is sharp, though smooth with no vegetation or corn. It’s just slightly zesty with bread, biscuits, and paper. The palate is slick with a well balanced flavor. Something about this is slightly different from the usual Oktoberfest. It is smoother, yet does not lack flavor. Less wooden notes and less lager esters are apparent. More citrus and biscuits are detected in the flavor. This is a nice sessionable lager. Quite a surprise.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - MAR 5, 2009
On tap, during the 5SN Oktoberfest Party. Lots of dancing, lots of great food, lots of beer. Liters at a time. Appearance was very hazy, light orange-tan. Very bready aroma. Nice sweet malt, flavor finishes very bready. Strong too! ouch

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