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RATINGS: 454   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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
iabeerguy (392) - Iowa, USA - SEP 12, 2012
Nice amber pour with a medium sized white head. Nice malt aroma with a bit of the hop presence at the end. Flavor is slightly malty with a nice hop finish. Not as flavorful as some Octoberfests out there but it can get the job done.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
wollipam (16) - - NOV 8, 2014
Very solid marzen. Smells slightly like caramel with a nice amber color. Taste is good with very little bitterness and after taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TH28 (139) - - OCT 31, 2014
Golden orange and clear. Aroma is bready and toasty malt. Taste is bready, toasty, with a slight hint of caramel and raisin. Mouthfeel is medium with light to moderate carbonation. Finishes with lingering maltiness with hints of raisin

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lutz2jm (131) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Pours golden orange with no head. Aromas of grapes and cartelized sugar. Taste is malty with some notes of grapes. A large amount of carbonation for a beer with not residual head. Ok at best.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (6019) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 22, 2014
great example of the style, and up there with the better American versions. rich and malty, caramel, bread and toffee greet the nose and palate. finishes dry and sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beernbourbon (1317) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Bottle. Pour is Clear light copper with a small soapy white head. Aroma is sugary toasted malt with light hay and yeast. Flavor is sweet with lightly toasted malt and a faintly hoppy finish. Lightly floral. The yeasty finish that usually turns me off to this style is absent, but still really sweet for the abv. I like this more than most marzen but still not at the top of my list. It grew on me slowly.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CopterScott (149) - Kansas, USA - OCT 2, 2014
clear orange amber color with a thin off-white head that completely disappears. aroma is toasted and caramel malts. flavor is toasted and caramel malts and some pine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
joehume74 (12) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Probably my favorite marzen year in and year out. Well rounded, malty and amber. Such a beautiful oktoberfest.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beachmaster (163) - Oklahoma, USA - SEP 27, 2014
12 oz. bottle into a pint glass. Pours a clear amber/orange, with a moderate white head which quickly fades. No lacing. Not much on the nose, faint aroma of malt. Taste is OK, typical for the style. An average Oktoberfest.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bif (1540) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 26, 2014
On tap. Served a dark amber color with a decent head and fair lacing. Aroma of malt, bit of fruit and hops in the background. Taste of malt, some caramel and fruit sweetness. Mild bitterness and a clean finish. Moderate body, smooth with a light malty feel. Decent beer for the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (10074) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 15, 2014
On tap at Hops and Pie poured a clear orange amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of caramel, toasted malt and a hint of fruitiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a smooth dry finish. Flavors of caramel, toasted malt and a hint of fruitiness with a smooth dry lingering caramel finish.

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