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RATINGS: 458   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.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jbuskirk (576) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Excellent American take on the Oktoberfest. This one has a beautiful dark amber color and a flavor and aroma that reflect toasted malts. The hops add spiciness to the sugary alcohol taste. A phenomenal tribute to a master brewer.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DW78715816 (83) - Kansas, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Beautiful amber color, aroma is malt and hops, taste a little hops and very malty. Excellent, far better than Sam Adams, prefer to the German ones I've tried. My personal favorite Oktoberfest. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beastiefan2k (2777) - Emerald City (formely NYC & KS), Washington, USA - DEC 7, 2013
12oz bottle poured into a Blvd Tulip. Pours a pretty hue: amber brown with a faint rose hue. Small tight head fades into a small lacing. Clear beer with a bit of carbonation right in the middle. Pretty color. Aroma is bready and toasted lagered malts. Clean with no off flavor, beautiful. Just a little bit of a fruity hop aroma, not bitter. Flavor is great with sweet malts, not sugary, not even caramel but sort of toasted caramel light. Just a nice light fruit and bitter hop finish. Beautifully, clean and full of flavor. Great Vienna, not O’fest.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
gschrade (807) - 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 (2609) - Gray, 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 (208) - 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 (4562) - 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 (3883) - 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 (1943) - 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 (4234) - 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


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