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Brewed by Black Oak Brewing
Style: Oktoberfest/Märzen
Etobicoke, Canada
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein

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common

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14294) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 14, 2012
Draught at C’est What, Toronto
Golden to amber color, with creamy head. Some aroma of malt and hay. Smooth mouthfeel, with nice malt and hay flavor, some cereals, a bit creamy; correct bitterness. Balanced.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (9731) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 3, 2011
A hazed amber with a thin white head. In aroma, white wine and smooth sweet malt, fruity esters. In mouth, a smooth nutty and oaky malt with oily mouthfeel, chalky, nice. Cask at Beaus’s Oktoberfest, Oct. 1 2011.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (8351) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 5, 2009
UPDATED: MAR 6, 2014 Very decent cask format beer, enjoyed at C’est What. Slight greyish lager, with a good head, followed by lots of lace. A light smoked malt that is quite tasty, and there is a creamy mouthfeel. Surprisingly little smoke in the nose,

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoeMcPhee (8302) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 23, 2011
Deep amber-orange pour. Tight white head. The aroma is lightly sour with a touch of soft vanilla as well. Moderate Munich malt sweetness along with a touch of fruit that is kind of unwanted. A touch estery and chewy. Medium-bodied with a little bit of toffee as well. It’s actually fairly hoppy though and the hops are more UK than German. Odd brew- this is. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Earlier Rating: 10/22/2011 Total Score: 3.5
Tap at the Rebel House. Copper coloured pour with a tight and sticky head. The aroma is appropriately malty with lots of Munich malt toastiness. Light noble hops along with a touch of fresh bread crust. Good balance although it’s initially quite carbonic tasting. Better than the ratings would suggest. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (7456) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 4, 2009
UPDATED: NOV 30, 2009 2009-11-29. Dark orange amber body with a nice creamy beige head and lace. Flavour is pleasant, caramel, toasty malt, very slight fruity tang. Light bitterness grows as the glass goes on. Aroma of toasty malt, light fruity touch as in the flavour. Average plus palate. Significantly better than my previous sample. 7/4/7/3+/14 - 3.5On tap at Volo, Toronto

2009-10-01. Hazy dark amber brown body with a good sized beige head. 3+ Odd aroma is malty with a touch of a malty tang to it, light fruity notes. Flavour is similarly malty with fruity tangy undercurrents that distract from the malty core. Average palate. Decent, but I look forward to trying this again on tap or in a bottle, I am not sure it was best served on cask. 6/3/6/3/12 - 3.0 On cask at C’est What

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Radek Kliber (6368) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - OCT 5, 2009
cask at C’est What
Appearance: thickly hazed, dark amber with mid plus thick creamy, tanned top.
Nose: neat , smooth hop sided nose , leafy with cask acidic side. Well composed. 7+
Flavor/Palate : Mid bodied , with soft silky textures. Mild sweet malts with smooth fell to it. Dangerously drinkable brew. Light yet wholesome hop character that was well rounded with slight oak cask bitter ending. Good, balanced on all sides.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HogTownHarry (6042) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - OCT 26, 2009
Cask. At 2009 C’est What Fall festival. Hazy reddish-amber pour, average off-white frothy head. Vague aroma of orange juice and sweet grain; a little floral, woody and dry. Taste was mildly oaky, and oddly vinous - raw red wine with a green tannin bitterness, as well as bitterness that seem floral and black tea-like. Thin, acidic mouthfeel, dry and astringent, bitter and a bit harsh in the linger - seemed a bit unmeshed, I didn’t dig it much - I hope Ken brings it to the Volo event later in October, I would like to try it again.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blankboy (5948) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 27, 2009
Cask at C’est What’s ’Fall Festival of Craft Breweries’. Pours a murky copper with a small long-lasting creamy off-white head. Mild malty aroma, a touch sour, along with toffee, fruit and notes of wood and smoke. Slightly watery flavour of caramel malt, fruit, a touch wood and light hops in the finish. Average bodied. A fine beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (5414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 31, 2009
[2506-20091002] Cask. Not much aroma, a little grainy fruit. Murky, orange brown body with a thick long-lasting creamy off-white head. Light fruity oak wood flavour with citrus rind finish and a long sweet aftertaste. Medium body, not particularly carbonated. Quite drinkable, the oak notes are not too overpowering but definitely carve a presence.
(21st FFOCB @ C’est What; Toronto, ON)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boutip (4637) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 6, 2014
Bottle: Poured a light brown color beer with a medium size foamy head with light retention. Aroma of lightly sweet caramel malt with light cereal notes. Taste is also dominated by dry caramel malt with light cereal notes with some subtle residual sugars notes. Body is about average with good carbonation. Missing a bit of biscuit malt that do wonder for the style.


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