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Brewed by BraufactuM (Oetker Group)
Style: Oktoberfest/Märzen
Frankfurt, Germany
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Stilbeschreibung: Das Märzen war zu den Zeiten, in denen es noch keinen Eiskeller gab, das zuletzt, nämlich im März eingebraute Bier. Es sollte bis zur neuen Saison, die im Oktober begann, halten. Es wurde daher stärker eingebraut und hatte ausgeprägte Malzaromen. Besonderheiten: Für Marzus wurde ein spezielles Maischverfahren angewandt und ein hoher Gehalt an Caramelmalzen verwendet, die für die Bernsteinfarbe und die starken Aromen verantwortlich sind. Verkostungsnotiz: Die Farbe von Caramel, mit starker Schaumbildung. Duftet nach Malz, Kandiszucker und Orangenzesten. Schäumt im Mund angenehm leicht auf. Schmeckt trocken. Aromen von Schwarzbrot ergänzen sich mit Anklängen von gerösteten Maroni und Caramel, hinterlegt von einem ausgewogenen Bitterton. Zeigt eine solide Länge.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Douberd (2617) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - DEC 12, 2014
(BraufactuM Marzus) 650 ml bottle at home, served into a glass tankard, ABV 5.5% Deep golden orange to amber colour on the body,clear, tall and thick tan head, with average retention, leaving medium lacing behind. Aroma of malts, lots of caramel, toffee. Taste is a bit sweet, with toasted malts, caramel, toffee, mild bitterness on the finish and the aftertaste. Medium body with good carbonation, quite dry on the palate. Okay.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sigmund (5325) - Tau, NORWAY - NOV 30, 2014
650 ml bottle, from CITTI-Markt Flensburg. BB-date today. ABV is 5.5%. Hop is Herkules. Beautiful copper colour, large off-white head. Aroma of malts and caramel. Fairly refreshing flavour, malts, caramel (but not very sweet) and decent herbal hops throughout. A fine Märzen, but also more expensive than the bulk of them.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
floydian1 (1063) - FNQ, Australia, - OCT 29, 2014
665ml bottle (expiry 4-8-15) from Karstedt food hall in Hamburg. A clear copper brown beer with a stable beige head that laces well. Aroma has toasty caramel malts with hints of dried dark fruits, citrus, nuts and coffee. Palate is slick and medium bodied with sweet malty flavours and and a mild citrusy dry hop finish. A smooth and sessionable Marzen. Mind you it costs about four tmes as much as mainstream beers in Germany.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sharkydodson (327) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - SEP 28, 2014
the aroma is caramel and fruity with shades of herbs... the taste of caramel and toast with notes of brown sugar, dark fruits, toffee and nuts... smooth hopping... sweet and dry aftertaste...

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
abemorsten (2916) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - SEP 26, 2014
0,65 l bottle from Citti Markt, Flensburg. ABV is 5,5%. Clear orange golden body with a fingerthick light brown head. Dried fruits, caramel, malts and faint herbal hops on the nose. Sweet,, full bodied beer, caramel is quickly balanced with a pleasant, peppery bitternes. Long finish.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rotaman14 (169) - Potsdam, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2014
Kupferfarben, mit einer beigen Schaumkrone. Nüsse und Karamell im Aroma, mit der typischen Malzsüße im Geschmack. Okay, aber VIEL zu teuer für das, was es ist.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fredd_an (62) - Borlänge, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2014
A really good märZen. Bread and a lots of karamell! Still a lager beer though... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
renffisch (843) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle (0,75l No:1041) from the shop at Hoffstättner brewery. Dark Amber colour, Big Head. Very sweet, fruity caramel nose. Brown sugar in flavour, with a balanced tart finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (7235) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2014
Bottle at home. High creamy and lasting off-white head. Clear and good looking dark amber body. Mild and sweet honey berries aroma. Highly carbonated dry malty caramel straw flavor with fruity notes. Short sweet finish.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kapusil (646) - HUNGARY - JUN 12, 2014
0.65l bottle. Clear amber body, off-white head. Aroma of toast, bread, cloves and some caramel. Taste of caramel, toast and fruity hops. Nice.


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