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Cigar City Oktoberfest
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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   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
rbrazell (1629) - Charleston, South Carolina, 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 (5472) - 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 (522) - 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 (1943) - 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 (10276) - Göteborg/Jönköping, 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 (2313) - 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...

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
merc7186 (2051) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 1, 2013
A: Amber Hue, Passes Some Light, Mild Head Ring, No Lacing S: Caramel, Mild Sweet Malts T: Caramel, Sweet Malt, Mildly Earthy M: Mediocre Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Sweet Overall, poorly carbonated and semi weak, especially for cigar city...disappointed.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fluffy (1602) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - SEP 22, 2011
what i really like about this one, unlike most oktoberfests, is that it has a nice balance of hoppiness to even out the malty graininess and darker sugars. its refreshing, bright, clean without being too cloying like other Octs. very nice indeed.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
queenholly (2919) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - APR 29, 2012
Tap at Dark Lord Day 2012. Earthy caramel malt and apple aroma. Deep amber with a small off-white head. Caramel malt, light fruit, earthy vegetal flavor with a light hop finish. Light body. Very malt forward. One of the better marzens I’ve tried.


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