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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dfonorow (2039) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 5, 2014
On tap @ Dark Horse. Pour is murky brown/orange with a small off-white head. Aroma and flavor of all spice, light fruit, almond, slight brown sugar, and hops. Finish is toasted malt and spice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaser (5637) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Dark orange pour from draft at local option. White creamy head. Malt and grass almost pumpkin taste. Very good. One of the better octoberfest I have had

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mittenator (1612) - Michigan, USA - OCT 1, 2013
Draft at soup spoon. Chestnut brown with minimal head. Dark fruit, caramel and toffee. Creamy and a mild sweetness.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
A2kenCdaisyC (51) - Michigan, USA - SEP 27, 2013
On tap at Ashley’s....pours dark brown with thin off white head True to style but stronger alcohol than most Festbiers...malt dominates, as it should, medium palate with nice smooth finish....recommend this to any fest beer fan

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
joshwoodward (575) - - SEP 27, 2013
Had a glass at Ashley’s in Ann Arbor as part of a sampler. Dark in color. Delicious, on the sweet side, spicy, malty.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ICEatALAMO (1301) - Troy, Michigan, USA - SEP 21, 2013
Draft at brewery. The pour is a very dark amber. The aroma is sweet malt. The taste has a nice spice to it, with a mild smokey flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikem409 (1982) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - NOV 28, 2011
nice head and malty aroma. amberin color bitter hop upfront followed by sweet malt finish

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
italianjohn (2890) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 7, 2011
Deep amber brown pour thin creamy beige head .... aroma of toasted caramel malts little biscuity .... taste was of caramel malts burnt and toasted lightly spicy with a lingering spicy not bad but more like a spicy fall/winter lager than a true marzen lacks the fruity lager taste ... still tasty though similar to great lakes october

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
chibuck (3510) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 25, 2011
Draft... Dark mahogany with a great light tan head... Sweet caramel nose... Taste is bit metallic with too much alcohol

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (9997) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 18, 2009
Bottle. Poured an amber orange with a beige head. Aroma was full of grainy and malty notes with a light floral undertone. Flavor was nice with a bready touch with and undertone of citrus hops. Amazingly smooth on the tongue.


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