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RATINGS: 616   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.81   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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This seasonal specialty is brewed in limited quantities. Beck’s brewmasters create the distinctive, malty-sweet, amber-colored brew so people throughout the world can celebrate the season popularly known in Germany as Oktoberfest.


Hazmatt's rating

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hazmatt (363) - Virginia, USA - SEP 22, 2008
Bottle. Dry aroma. Light body. Grainy macro lager flavor. Slight hint of caramel malt. crap.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pinkie (470) - New York, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Pours a fiery copper orange with pristine clarity and a fat head of tan creamy foam that falls well and leaves a ring and spots of sticky lace. Nose is light but malty. Dry white bread crust and a bit of sweet caramel underneath. A faint breath of hop herbal o9n the nose. Taste is lighter than normal. Thinnish body that has all the requisite flavors. It’s malty, dry, crisp and has a the lightly toasty white crust of bread. The caramel is particularly soft and smooth and runs through this drink lovely. The hops impart a slight taste of herbal and a touch of bitterness to the finish. On the first sip there was a faint metallic but it fell back after my palate was indoctrinated. Finishes with an almost citric bit of juiciness before it goes back to dry bread. Middle of the road but tasty refreshing and very easy to drink.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scooterbub (823) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - AUG 8, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Pours a red amber with a three inch tan head that lasts. Taste is of malt, caramel, citrus, some hops, grass and barley. Similar aroma. Has a lighter body with a slight bitter finish. Refreshing and easy to drink.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
alexsdad06 (5360) - Ohio, USA - JUL 7, 2014
12 oz. bottle picked up at Party Source from backlog notes 07. Pours a clear amber color with a foamy off white head. The aroma is a mix of toasted grains, light caramel, skunky notes and a hint of leafy hops. The flavor is mainly toasted malts, light hints of caramel, some grass, skunk and light leafy hops. Light watery body, thin. This is not as good as the other Oktoberfests that I tasted about the same time.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
generallee08 (641) - New York, USA - JUN 18, 2014
It had a dark burnt orange amber colored body with good clarity. The pour produced a thick and creamy light tan head. The head had decent retention and made some slippery lacing on the glass. There is a pleasant malty character with sweet caramel notes and light hints of spicy hops. The flavor has a modest caramel maltiness with light toasted notes and a good balance of spicy hops. A slight herbal and a very slight metallic comes through as well in the finish. The palate has a slick texture with active carbonation and a medium body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1342) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Pours a copper color with off-white head. Caramel malt and some citrus on the nose; follows onto the palate. Not too complex, but an average octoberfest style beer.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kevinator (887) - The Colony, Texas, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Nothing remarkable. Aroma was of Munich malts with a slight skunkiness. They need to get away from the green bottles. Color was a light amber with a white head. Lighter palate with decent carbonation. Flavors were typical for the style, just lessened. Easy to drink but there are much better.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
1guywith_aboat (223) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Aroma is lager yeast with some corn and caramel. Pours amber/copper with a white head. Superb thick lacing. Clean flavor profile consisting of caramel, yeast, corn, and gum. creamy texture with a light body. Fairly low co2. Pretty good considering who makes it. I actually got a six pack for $3.49. The tag meant to write $8.49. Suckers!!! My lucky day.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
rumproasts (2852) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 20, 2014
bottle. Amber with small head. Malty base, but still somewhat watered down. Not the best example of the style.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
radagast83 (4563) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Bottle. Poured a clear copper color with a small mostly white head. Aroma was sweet caramel malts, some earthy notes. Flavor had a touch of light sweetness like toffee, slight skunk and earthy notes.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
adnielsen (9013) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 31, 2014
Bottle @ home, picked up at Wilbur’s Fort Collins. Pours a clear burnt orange appearance with a thin cream colored head. Some caramel and nutty notes in the aroma. Some metallic and corn notes in the aroma as well. Fairly sweet, mild floral hop bitterness. A bit husky. Finishes with another touch of metal. Very poor example of a Märzen.


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