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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheAlum (5909) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - APR 29, 2012
Draft on tap at DLD 2012 (Munster, IN). Pours a rich glowing copper hue. Healthy fiery reddish glow and no real haze. A frothy offwhite head dies to a film, laces small. Aromas are crisp toffee, toast, biscuits. Mellow sweetness, touches of spice, and some dry floral and earthy hops. Touch of yeast, spice. Mellow sweetness leaves it a bit bigger than expected. Initial is lighter end of medium, offering crisp toast and biscuits, gentle sweetness, some crisp carmelization, dry florals and spice. Earthy hops offer spice, decent dryness. Middle is just a touch sticky, toffee, toast. Backend is a touch sticky and toasty, growing dryness, toast, and dry Europe hops, touches of spice. Quite drinkable if getting a touch girthy at times. Solid Marzen.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cooplander (543) - Florida, USA - SEP 15, 2012
dark amber color, aroma of toast, caramel, herbal hops, flavors of toast, caramel, grass, hay, slightly fruity, not a fan of the style but this one is very good

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbruner (2489) - Athens, Georgia, USA - SEP 20, 2012
Pours a hazy golden brown on tap with good off-white head and decent lacing. Aroma of fresh, grainy malts and slight sweet, german malts. Taste of bready, grainy malts. Good stuff, one of the best oktoberfest beers I have ever had.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rbrazell (1702) - Florida, USA - OCT 2, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2012 Draft from Fermentation. Amber pour with a white head. Aroma is sweet bready malts with some light honey. Medium bodied with flavors the same as the aroma with a nice piney ending. Pretty solid Oktoberfest.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
otakuden (1783) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 22, 2012
Appearance: light copper and orange. Soft white head and a solid white collar of foam. Collar branches out along sides of glass rim.
Nose: tangerines, peaches, apricots, and mango. Sweet, chewy, and meaty. Melba crust and spice in the back – cinnamon sticks. Orange rind. Brisk.
Palate: sweet spiced tropical fruits – spice is in the back. Apricots and peach skins – pits for bitterness. Essence of cinnamon and nutmeg weave in and out. Piles of fall leaves in the yard.
Final Thoughts: a nice Floridian take on the Oktoberfest style from Germany. Not too much complexity but the flavors were clean, precise, and blended together nicely.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (5704) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 23, 2012
Tampa, Fl - on tap at the CCB Tasting Room. Medium copper pour, off-white head, nice lace. Earthy aroma, some sweet toffee. Flavor has some caramel, a hint of raisins, some ripening vegetables. Thickish mouthfeel. Pretty solid.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
demmbonz (590) - Erin, Wisconsin, USA - APR 29, 2012
On tap at DLD 12. That is the most memorable thing about it. It was an average Oktoberfest/Marzen, Glad I got to try something from Cigar City finally.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcartamdg (2087) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - SEP 6, 2012
Pours a golden brown with no head. Aroma is weak with not much going on. Taste is malty and drinkable. Really nice easy drinking beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11461) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 11, 2012
Draught at Pony Bar, NYC. Amber/deep golden beer with a small offwhite head. Malty fruity aroma, grassy, herbal, some spices, hay, bread, some biscuits. Malty fruity aroma, hay, grass, sweetish, banana notes, herbal, woody notes. Spicy malty finish with herbal notes and some grapes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aniela (2462) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 29, 2013
Draught at the Pony Bars Cigar City Event NYC sept 2012. Nice clear amber beer with a small offwhite lacy head. Malty and floral aroma. Malty, floral, hoppy and some kind of herbal grass flavour. To much floral flavour for me...


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