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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   ABV: -
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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
natrat (66) - Ucluelet, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 4, 2005
On tap at the GCBF. Deep copper colour with a thick and white head. Great aroma made me do a double take. Smelled it again. Bliss. Taste was all I could want from a Marzen. I wish I brewed this beer. Malt profile had several distinct flavours rolling around my tongue, and hopping was nice, not overwhelming. A great example of the style, and for me, best of show at GCBF 2005.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CapFlu (4461) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 11, 2007
(Draught) Sampled at the Great Canadian Beer Festival 2007 in Victoria on September 8th, 2007. Lively carbonation. Deep orange body with a lasting white frothy head. Decent Bazooka Joe powdered gum and mild spicy finish. Good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bradrcr (806) - Renton, Washington, USA - JUN 29, 2008
6/14/08 On draught at the Washington Brewers Festival. Aroma is sweet malt forward with a low rost note. Appearance is clear copper with a medium maintained white head. Flavor is malt forward, munich roasty, with a moderate bittering. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with a low carb texture. Overall, easy drinking and refreshing for a full flavored beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6059) - Brier, Washington, USA - JUL 18, 2009
Draft at Naked City. Pours a crystal clear dark amber with bright garnet overtones and a thing disc of tan cream on top that doesn’t really hang around for very long. Not much lace. Nice caramel apple nose--doesn’t smell like acetaldehyde, smells like a nice red apple type of yeast and some doughy malts. Creamyish lightish body--a little thick, but definitely not anything to make an ice cream float with or anything. That caramel apple thing comes back for the mid-palate, not much carb, and a sweet finish. Solid, drinkable, no real flaws. A little on the polite side, a little on the sweet side, but a nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chumba526 (6) - Washington, USA - JUL 3, 2009 does not count
A nice light but full bodied take on the marzen. It is a good summer marzen- it has the caramel malt taste associated with marzen but has lightness to it. Overall it is not an authentic marzen but it is an innovative take on it that has many of the same features that the authentic marzen has.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bitbucket (2159) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - JUN 15, 2008
On tap at WABL Fathers Day BrewFest 2008. Pours clear copper with a lacy, creamy off-white head. Medium body & moderate carbonation. A bit of toffee, fruit and hay in the aroma and taste. Crisp finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
auderale (605) - Minot, USA - AUG 17, 2010
On tap at Pike’s in Seattle. Amber colored pour with a decent sized head. Malty aroma with a nice sweet caramely flavor. Pretty good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
glkaiser (1214) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 13, 2006
Dark amber with little head. Slight hop aroma. Very refreshing summer beer...subtle roasted malts. On tap at ? I don’t freaking remember.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
presario (4580) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 13, 2007
GCBF sample. Good thick head. Dark amber. Fruity aroma with notes of grass and cookie. Slightly dusty body, rough, grainy and chewy.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerPrince (1701) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 24, 2007
On tap. Red crimson body with minimal head. Aroma was lightly hoppy with sugar notes. Light sweetness with a touch of citrus. Pretty basic easy drinker.


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