Brew42 (61) - - SEP 2, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours bright amber bordering on orange. Crystal clear with a head that quickly dissipates..
Smells- malty with some caramel and drk fruit
Tastes-Malty and caramel with some raisin/figs. A little bit of bitterness to balance it all out.
MF-Medium body very little carbonation.
Overalll-One of the better Oktoberfests I have had. Great flavor and goes down smooth.
TH28 (137) - - NOV 15, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Appearance is clean an light golden with a thick white foam cap. Aroma is toast and bread crust, with a hint of raisin. Taste is rich bread and caramel, with some raisin and light toast. Mouthfeel is medium with a slight creaminess and moderate carbonation. Finishes with a nice bitterness to balance the rich caramel malt that lingers.
solidfunk (4303) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - NOV 9, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Great drinkability. I would have no problem. Drinking this by the stein. Pours dark amber with good head and lacing. Light bitter finish. Good malt. Hint of hops. Great barley aroma. Bottle.
drfabulous (4123) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - NOV 7, 2014
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
500 ml bottle. Strong floral and fruity nose. Very light caramel and malt body. Banana in taste. This is far superior to any American marzen on the market. But most people know that already.
flamdonk (5) - California, USA - OCT 27, 2014 does not count
4.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
An exceptional Octoberfest beer, the best I’ve ever had. 500ml bottle from BevMo. Subtle yet distinctive flavor where the malt and hops are nicely balanced. A clean finish and low bitterness. Definitely will buy again.
jrob21 (2628) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 24, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
500 ml from greens. From the revised list of most ratings and available in ga. Nice roastiness and baked bread and caramel and candi sugar. Little nutty. Little grassy on the finish. Great beer for the style and time of year.
Jayb0 (1044) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - OCT 20, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Excellent. Just the perfect representation of the style as far as i can tell. Amber red, decent head reducing quickly to a film. Appetizing aroma of lightly toasted malt. Fully rounded and lightly malty, mouth filling and very quaffable, slightly spritzy carbonation. Slighty fruity finish.
slowrunner77 (6019) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 18, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
"well balanced between the different malts, and a very light hop profile, only descernable in the finish. an ok style, this one stands out a little. definitely recommended if you like the style."
Boutip (4818) - 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 (115) - 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 (15060) - 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.