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RATINGS: 995   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10.01%
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2004 = 9.3% ABV
2005 = 8.9% ABV
2006 = 9.1% ABV
2007 = 9.3% ABV
2008 = 10.03% ABV
2011 = 10.01% ABV
The Kaiser once said, "Give me a woman who loves beer and I will conquer the world." If the Kaiser and his significant other had tipped this bottle, we’d all be "sprechenden Deutsch!" We took all that is good in a traditional Oktoberfest - gorgeous, deep copper sheen, massive malty backbone and spicy, floral, pungent noble hops - then intensified each into this, an Imperial Oktoberfest.


4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beachmaster (202) - Oklahoma, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Bomber into a pint glass. Pours an orange/amber, with a moderate white head. Decent lacing. Nose is malt. Taste is malt, with some sweetness. Creamy mouth feel, and a long, pleasant finish. Yum.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ibrubeer (159) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - OCT 9, 2014
Draft @ Yardhouse. Light malty aroma. Clear reddish brown color. Nice malty flavor, with a noticeable alcohol. Medium bodied. Overall, a very nice Oktoberfest.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocJitsu (1127) - Florida, USA - OCT 9, 2014
Pours a clear copper with a rich, large, tan head with an orangish hue. Marshmallow, a slight note of sour, and toasted malt on the nose. Full-bodied, a bit of a carbonation burn on the rear of the tongue, and some creaminess in the front of the palate. Marshmallow creamy flavor toasted malt, bit giving way to a pretty evident alcohol flavor.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (2193) - California, USA - OCT 7, 2014
Dark orange tan in color... Aroma of sweet toffee, caramel, oak, vanilla and spices... Flavor is fairly sweet, caramel and toffee notes, light spices, oak, cinnamon... Hint of booze on finish... Really enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Warped_Silver (114) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 7, 2014
Pours beautiful dark copper, Crystal clear, and almost no head. Minimal aroma - what it does have is fruity, malty, and that of spicy noble hops. Taste is complex! Caramel, marshmallow, spicy, pumpkin-like with a bit of EtOH. Mouthfeel is mod viscous. Ends with spicy and hoppy. Great beer. Easy to drink. Would think its a great pumpkin beer if I didn't know any better ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kaser (3582) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 4, 2014
This is awesome. Had good expectations and this blew it away. Partly because the name is close to mine, but mostly because it kicks ass. Clear red pour at Dukes in Crystal lake. Foamy white head coating the whole snifter glass. Sweet fruit punch aroma. Bourbon tropical happiness. Bubblegum. Maybe a little carmel. Just an enjoyable little treat

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheCaptMatey (162) - Ohio, USA - OCT 2, 2014
Poured a beautiful copper colour with a thick off white head. Sweet caramel amd bready aroma with a bit of the alcohol poking through. Flavor of caramel, roasted nuts, malt and sweet toffee with a slightly bitter after taste. Great beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ARH (707) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 1, 2014
22oz bomber poured into a Belgian tulip glass. The aromas are notably sweet, almost candy-like, with prevalent aromas of melon, tangerine, and orange, some fresh baked bread, a light caramel late, and a faint doughy / damp aroma. It pours an orange-brown color with just a hint of haze and is topped by a foamy, rocky, off-white head that leaves behind a sticky puffy lace that forms messy layers along the glass. The beer retains a thick, uneven surface layer that resembles creamy, puffy islands. The taste is a medium high sweet with a medium bitter. The full bodied beer has a thick texture with a sudsy and soft carbonation. Abundant toffee, burnt toast, roasted nuts, and brown sugar come through on the palate and it finishes with a spice and citrus quality, along with a faint toasted grain. The aftertaste is a clingy, buttery, brown sugar-esque character.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WVHouseofBeer (914) - Kissimmee, Florida, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Wow this was an awesome Oktoberfest! Sweet aromas of toffee, caramel, dough and just a hint of alcohol. Pours a beautiful burnt orange color with a big white head. Flavors are sweet but not cloying. The alcohol is hidden well. Medium bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rbrazell (1702) - Florida, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Draft at CFB. Deep amber pour with a frothy white head and tons of lace, very nice looking beer. Aroma of toasted bread, dark fruits, light toffee and caramel, herby hops and floral notes. Flavor is big bold, malt character with the above mentioned flavor descriptors. Although heavy in body it’s not cloying and would be nice on an autumn night.


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