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RATINGS: 445   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Bob’s ’47 Oktoberfest is a medium-bodied, dark amber brew with a malty flavor and well-balanced hop character. With this Munich-style lager we salute our friend Bob Werkowitch, Master Brewer and 1947 graduate of the U.S. Brewer‘s Academy.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
gschrade (699) - Collinsville, USA - NOV 21, 2013
I had this at Global Brew. Pours amber in color with off white head. Taste Carmel, sweet, fruity. I thought this was good. I could drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lukaduke (2195) - Portland, Maine, USA - NOV 15, 2013
Pours a brownish copper color with a finger of white foam. The nose is doughy malt, toasted wheat and a touch of tea and grass. The palate follows the nose and is round and malty without being overbearing. Nice refreshing carbonation, crusty bread and a bitter grassy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DBob5150 (197) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - OCT 26, 2013
As far as an Octoberfest marzen, it's nothing exceptional. Pours a nice amber with a medium head. Aroma is roasted toffee with coffee and caramel. Finishes clean, not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dmac (4016) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - OCT 25, 2013
12oz bottle thanks to Keir. Poured a crystal clear super dark burnt orange body with an ample long lasting frothy super light beige head. Aroma of wet toast, malts, spice, seedless rye bread and citrus. Medium to slightly fuller body with stronger carbonation and an average duration on the aftertaste which is a bit spicy. Flavor of artisinal breads, spice, rye, carroway, older citrus and bark. Solid beer that grew on me.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SHIG (3587) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Bottle: Poured a clear brown with a huge off white beige head. Aroma is sweet malts. Taste is nice fresh grain and malts.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jstraw (1922) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Draft at Jerry’s. Light copper with good, foamy, off-white head, decent lacing / Nose of toast, caramel, citrus, grain / Light to medium body, sweet, fat, some chew, only modest hop balance / Flavors of burnt sugar, cream, toasted grain, notes of citrus / A bigger, sweeter marzen.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AirForceHops (3203) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 11, 2013
12 oz. bottle courtesy of queenholly. Mostly clear orange amber pour with lasting white head in a dimpled mug. Nose is light toasted malt and toffee. Flavor has grain, caramel, honey, and a light hop bitterness. Rather traditional take and has a nice body and texture. Tasty and very drinkable. Nice

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
scotchzombie (329) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - OCT 8, 2013
Pours clear amber orange brown with a fluffy off-white (tan) head that fades slowly. Aroma is breads, malt, caramel, but not super sweet. Quite carbonated and fizzy on the tongue. Malty flavors with less sweetness than say the Spaten 'fest. Darkfruit (prune) and apple. Some bitterness on the back. A very nice example of the style with more depth than most. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanfolty (1846) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - OCT 7, 2013
October 7, 2013 - on tap at Boulevard airport location. Little bit of spice and malt in aroma and taste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brian60625 (742) - Illinois, USA - OCT 6, 2013
12 ounce bottle. Crackers, brown sugar and malt-o-meal aroma. The smell was my favorite part of it. Dark orange liquid, practically no foam, low amount of lacing. Sweet and malty flavor with some dark fruits, raisins, dates, and apple sauce. Medium bodied and a little flat on the palate. Good for the style, very drinkable.


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