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RATINGS: 116   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
Octoberfest, a German tradition that celebrates harvest. Now Atwater carries on the tradition with our own special lager "Blocktoberfest". Brewed with 100% German malt for a rich taste and amber color.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gearbike (512) - West Bloomfield, Michigan, USA - OCT 1, 2009
I liked it! Supried to see a rich brown color when poured from the bottle. Nice medium malt mouthfeel. Roasted grains and a bit of nut flavor. Even just a touch of hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yinzerbeernut (180) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 1, 2009
Light tan head with slight lacing. Copper in color with a light medium body (more to the medium). Caramel nose with caramel, syrup, with some roasted malt on mouth. Decently balanced while a little more on the sweet side than I would like for a Marzen. The finish leaves me with a butter oily feeling.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jstraw (1955) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 4, 2009
Dark amber with fair, creamy tan head / Nose of sour malt / Light to medium body, sweet, malty and slightly syrupy, with low carbonation and hopping / Somewhat rancid flavors of sour malt and caramel / Poor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
drowland (7774) - Georgia, USA - AUG 13, 2009
Had from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass. Whoa buddy, way to sweet. I almost wonder if this didn’t fully atenuate or something... meh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
williamherbert (1463) - Syracuse, New York, USA - AUG 6, 2009
Pours red with an orange tinge. Very clear and glassy, like half of the pair of 3-D glasses. Nice bishop’s collar at the top of the glass. Earthy and gritty malt aroma, but with a very sweet candy-like aroma. Butterscotch. Nicely balanced with the shredded tobacco and dirt/soil. Really good. A mix of sweet butterscotch and sweet caramel. Some strong yeast. The sweetness dominates, but the earthy malt is a great, gritty balance. Does the job for sure. Smooth, buttery feel and oily too. A sweet (but not too sweet) Oktoberfest. Very drinkable and flavorful.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
heemer77 (5242) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - MAR 20, 2009
Deep copper body with a huge medium khaki head. The aroma was strong with some sweet potatoes and lemonade. There was also some light caramel. The taste was sweet potatoes and light caramel. There was also some old leather that was actually kind of pleasant. However, I also got a little bit of band aid in the finish. Better than I expected.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - FEB 9, 2009
Bottle. Pours an amber body with an off white head. Light malt body with a nutty feel, hints of chestnuts, mild caramel body with some roasty malts. Grassy hop palate to finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Block (2086) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - FEB 6, 2009
Red-brown pour with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malts and a lot of fruits. Flavor of caramel, roasted malts, and fruit. Light body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rudolf (2353) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 21, 2008
Bottle at Goodbar beer club. Rich copper, thin white head. Nose is very sweet honey, strawberry fields. Flavor is plastic, very sweet honey, a bit of acrid malt. Overly sweet (way past usual levels for a doppelbock) finish

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
msante79 (2224) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - DEC 6, 2008
Pours clear amber with massive off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel and a little nutty. Flavor is malty with some caramel notes. Something if off as flavor is astringent and has some sour yeasty notes. Not a very good fest beer or just a regular lager for that matter.

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