Boutip (4964) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 16, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle: Poured a golden/amber color lager with a huge white foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of clean cereal notes with light grainy notes. Taste is dominated by clean cereal notes with a touch of sweetness and some light grainy notes also noticeable. Body is above average for style with good carbonation. Simple and easy to drink with good balance overall.
felsenpils (121) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 15, 2014
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
UPDATED: OCT 17, 2014 They make great beer in the town of Aying. Unfortunately, this is not one of them. Pours a clear amber with good foam retention. The aroma is strongly of DMS. Way too much sulfur in both the nose and the flavor. Lots of cooked corn and vegetables in the profile. There are much better examples of this style being brewed in the US. I am surprised that their quality control has let this slide and have the feeling that the batches which did not quite turn out as desired were exported to places where the beer drinkers are more "understanding".
fiulijn (15436) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 14, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Craft Beer Market, Vancouver
Hazy light amber color with compact head. Mild aroma of cereals and malt. Good body strength, with the expected mellow maltiness, and accents of honey, bread and hay; lowish bitterness.
Simple but clean, and pleasant to drink.
ryrpat (165) - Illinois, USA - OCT 12, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Probably the best Oktoberfest in the world. Light enough to have a few and such a classic smooth taste
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wavers1 (909) - Notown, California, USA - OCT 11, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Really good, the flavor and mouthfeel and finish really are harmonious, delicious. Sweet but not overly so at all, very balanced and delicious beer.
andrewturba (1125) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 10, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours a fairly clear copper with a large initial off white head that slowly settles into a nice thin but dense top and leaves great lace. Aroma is rich maltiness, melanoidins, toast. Flavour is rich maltiness/sweetness, melanoidins, bread crusts, mild noble hop like bitterness, fairly clean and a moderately dry finish. Great example of the style!
sturmthis (700) - Ohio, USA - OCT 9, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On draft. Amber color with one finger head. Caramel and grain aroma. Smooth caramel taste. It just goes down so easy.
Nocturne (927) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at St Urho’s Pub, Helsinki. Clear mid-copper shade. Very short head. Aroma is caramel, berries, like many amber coloured beers. Taste has deep caramel tones and a nettle hop sting. The most impressive thing is the superbly robust body. Nothing particularly complex, but it seems to nail this style.
RCx240 (100) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 6, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a clear, coppery amber with a rich and creamy off white head. Aroma of caramel, molasses, pine, wheat, and faint citrus. Taste is sweet caramel, molasses, mild floral notes and finished with a lingering hint of smoke. Full body, foamy and bubbly carbonation. A very nice, easy to drink beer that still manages to retain a lot of depth and character. Fabulous for a style I’m not usually that crazy for.
Vcoggins (53) - Cypress, Texas, USA - OCT 4, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a crystal clear copper amber color with white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma has lots of malts and caramel nutty flavor, a bit of sugary sweetness, slight spiciness. Flavor has lots of sweet malts with some spicy hops, a bit floral. Lighter to medium bodied, carbonation on the higher end. Good example of the style. Better than most American versions of the style I have had.