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RATINGS: 992   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.


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5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
rileyjk (7) - - SEP 6, 2012
black, tan foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, full body, soft carbonation, creamy,


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1380) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Perfectly and abundantly splendid. Strong and plentiful malt notes. Smooth lager. A wee bit of alcohol heat. Everything a lager should be, times imperial.

4.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
pivo (2603) - GERMANY - JAN 4, 2015
Great color: deep shimmering amber. Light caramel nose bit huge caramel taste. Just big and Malty everywhere. Alcohol intensifies it all. Smooth feel. Fab lager.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
YogiBeera (2510) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Nice deep Amber color with a gorgeous white fluffy head. Great almond caramel dough nose! Smooth light taste, a bit fast going. Caramel and some alcohol notes lingering.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bcoble003 (247) - Aiea, Hawaii, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Smells of chocolate very pleasing! Some malt after taste it's very pleasing! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
foyle (266) - Wyoming, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Sampled from 22oz bottle in pint glass. Appearance: pours a modest off white head that slowly falls with mild lacing. Color is a cloudy amber with mild streaming carbonation. Aroma: rich aroma of caramel, tangerine, and bread dough. Mouthfeel; light to medium bodied, quite sticky, with a dry and warming alcohol finish. Flavor: caramel, toasted bread, raisin, cinnamon, tangerine are all prominent. Overall: nothing to criticize with this beer. Quite delicious.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
high_on_hops (686) - Burlingame, California, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Pours a cloudy amber with a tan head and lacing. It has a nice aroma of piney and earthy hops and amber malt. The flavor is sweet malt up front with a sweet, malty backbone and finish al box with some earthy hops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fraternie (848) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Copper body with a large head.Distinctly floral flavors show rich caramel and toffee that combine with a long, spicy hop finish, turning a bit sweet and hot as it lingers.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TylerGreenDC (402) - - NOV 24, 2014
On draft. Aroma of liquid caramel. Flavors of... pumpkin, but not quite sweet that way. Spice? Nutmeg? And lots and lots of caramel? Marvelous.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcos (1600) - Maryland, USA - NOV 13, 2014
Location/Date:Bottle on 11/08/2014 split with Jay and friends.

Appearance: Pours a dark red cloud.
Aroma: Aroma of caramel, nuts..
Taste: Malty and complex, caramel..
Palate:Medium body, hard to tell the alcohol percentage.

Summary: This was really interested. Definitely more alcohol than normal Oktoberfest but covers it well. Complex, really enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nealblind (942) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - NOV 4, 2014
pretty red brown pour. Aroma berries special grain tang. Tastes horse grain, honey, nutmeg, caramel. Some astringency from roasts. lactic. complexity Hops let themselves be known with spicy basil. Sweeeet linger, light on the tongue spritzy.


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