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RATINGS: 4   MEAN: 2.95/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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The beer, created by the brewery’s operation manager and brewmaster Tim Perry, who was inspired by the 1976 Späten Oktoberfest bier from Munich, Germany, is orange in hue with a pronounced malt presence.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alliance100 (712) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 18, 2014
Draft at Twisted Rooster- pours a vibrant copper with orange hue . Soft bready aroma . Taste is mild malt with a bit of hop bitterness. Not bad . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Pailhead (4897) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Bottle: The aroma consists of light-moderate caramel, light apple, butterscotch, and some faint earthy/nutty notes. It pours a transparent dark amber with a one finger beige head that quickly fades to a thin film outline by a thick ring; There is some spotty webbing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with moderate caramel with a hint of fruit. The finish has light-moderate butterscotch with a touches of apples and nuts. It’s medium bodied with soft carbonation and a somewhat sticky mouthfeel. Overall, I could certainly do without the butterscotch.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
nakedwhendrunk (2196) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a nice hazy golden orange to amber color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute leaving some light lacing speckling the sides of the glass. The smell was slightly nutty and light caramel with a sticky breadiness (fresh more or less). The taste was mainly sweet with a light bready/caramel sweetness to it. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. The carbonation was somewhat good. Overall, decent Oktoberfest, was this supposed to be a blend with an Amber maybe a Brown ale? It sure is different than most Oktoberfest so I liked this one more for me.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (2946) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 28, 2013
Bottle. Deep amber with small head. Dry malty base. Nutty. Almost a marzen/brown ale hybrid.


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