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RATINGS: 599   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
A coppery amber lager that showcases a full bodied, malty flavor that is balanced by a refreshing bitterness derived from fine noble hops.

chickenflea's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
chickenflea (351) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - OCT 26, 2010
Bottle. Not much going on with the aroma. The beer carries a very small white head that disappears quickly No noticeable lacing or retention. It displays a beautiful sparkly orange gold color. Taste is excellent. Crisp and clean with a bready lightly sweet taste. Slightly metallic aftertaste. Good carbonation. Medium light body. Overall, it is a light refreshing beer that goes down smooth. A pleasure to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
onceblind (7529) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 27, 2016
Clear deep orange/golden under a thin ivory cap. Thin german biscuity and slightly nutty aroma with a light citrusy grassiness. Crisp and dry flavor that’s not too dry, there’s some marzen german malty grainy sweetness peeking through with a touch of bread dough and light grassy german bitterness. Just a classic representation of the style. Colors inside the lines but it’s crisp and tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Concealer (1193) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 24, 2016
Bottle. Clear orange copper with a small, off white head that lasts in a ring and laces some. Aromas of toasted malt, bread, caramel, light fruit and spice. Flavor is the same. Medium bodied, smooth with a dry, toasty end. Moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
basaywhat (182) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - OCT 23, 2016
12 oz bottle. Deep golden color with a small white head. Aroma is German malt with touches of honey. Flavor is the same with a medium thick body and a quick slightly bitter finish. Not a bad example of the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tnkw01 (1728) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 23, 2016
Bottle. Deep orange color with a two finger head. Aroma is full and toasted grain malt. Taste is also malty with a slight hop bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
George999 (412) - Colorado, USA - OCT 16, 2016
From bottle, the pour is orange with a white head that has a slight orange hue. The aroma is malts lightly roasted. The taste is medium roasted malts and cereal. The finish is malts. The mouthfeel is highly carbonated and thin. Overall not a bad Octoberfest beer, if it is hot outside this would be a good one to drink at the fest.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TH28 (386) - - OCT 15, 2016
12oz bottle. 8/18/16 bottle date. Appearance: Dark copper, with a slight haze and a thick off white head with great lacing. Aroma: Bready malt with a slight touch of spicy hoppiness. Taste: Bready, lightly toasted malt with a moderate bitterness, strong for the style, that lends some herbal and spicy notes. Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate carbonation. Finish: A touch of sulphur, with bitter toast that lingers. Overall: A decent, but not great marzen. Seems to be a little light on the bready, Munich malt character of the style, and the lighter maltiness lends to a stronger perceived bitterness. Very clean, crisp and easy drinking, but pretty far removed from the true German Marzens

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaltOne (322) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 15, 2016
Pours Pale copper amber; brief white, frizzy head. Aroma caramel malt. Taste is caramel malt, on the sweet side, with a faint bitter hop note. Palate is a sweet coating to the tongue. Overall, nice Oktoberfest, generally well balanced. Sweetness seems to be a characteristic of most American Oktoberfests, and while not excessive here, it is a bit sweet for my taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zoucrew102 (1422) - - OCT 9, 2016
Bottle. Caramel malt aroma with notes of bready malt, toast and grassy hops. Pours clear light amber colored with thin but retentive white head that also has good lacing. Starts with lots of sweet caramel malt flavor with light bready malt notes. Finishes smooth and a bit dry with toast and light grassy hop flavors. Nice Octoberfest!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shag (2843) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - OCT 8, 2016
A golden color with a white head. A mild citrus aroma. A very crisp and malty thing going on. This is a great ofest. The flavor is slightly bitter and also malty. Good stuff!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
radio_nowhere (1408) - Maryland, USA - OCT 5, 2016
Bottle into mug, clear goldeny-amber color with light tan head. Aroma notes of caramel malt sweetness, some roast and light earthy hops. Taste adds toast, grain, some honey with balanced hop bitterness. Light-medium body, moderate-heavy carbonation, crisp, soft with clean caramel-faint bitter finish. Seems more hop forward than average, good.

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