Diamond Bear Rocktoberfest
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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
This lager is brewed in the classic Marzen/Octoberfest style. Aged cold for superior flavor & smoothness. A pleasant malty sweetness & smooth finish make this a perfect companion for cool autumn evenings. Itíll be available early to mid Fall.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Patrickctenchi (6101) - Coxís Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - SEP 24, 2016
Bottle: Nearly clear amber, with a creamy beige head. Lactic caramel scent. Tangy, caramel malt, slightly sour, acidic taste..... A little rough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (10760) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - SEP 9, 2016
Bottle. Milk caramel malt and hay aroma. Dark amber with moderate head. Moderately sweet caramel malt, moderately sour lactic acid, and mildly bitter hay flavor. Okay body. Decent but way too acidic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (10655) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 22, 2015
Bottle... Pours clear and amber with flashes of copper and a small, creamy, white head. The aroma is an eclectic assortment of maltiness, toastiness, nuttiness and fruitiness Ė fruitcake drizzled with warm liquid toffee. Full-bodied with modest carbonation. The flavor is fairly rich and malty, but not sweet - excellent balance. In fact, this actually trends slightly bitter in the finish. Whatís not to like? Bottle courtesy of BVery!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beer_rookie (419) - Arkansas, USA - SEP 30, 2015
Pours a copper gold color. Two finger head, okay lacing. Itís not clear, itís a little cloudy, and a little sediment floating around in there.

Aroma is amazing. Itís quite malty, and a little hoppy. Quite bready. It is quite sweet smelling. It smells like a Caramello bar. Such a high caramel aroma, I want to take a bath in it..

With a nose like that you would expect the taste to follow suit. But not so fast. Iím a little disappointed in the taste. Itís very malty in taste, itís also a little hoppy. Itís bready. Itís sweet, but Iím not so much tasting the caramel I was smelling. Iím really tasting the malts. Itís very bready to the taste. Itís a little sweet, but very bready.

Mouthfeel is excellent. Itís easy drinking. Itís sweet, and dry. Thereís barely any bitterness. Itís highly drinkable, and 6.1% ABV, is barely noticeable. Itís medium body at best. Maybe just a tiny bit of bitterness on the finish.

Overall, this is really good. Absolutely try this one if you can find it. I wish that caramel on the nose could make it into the taste. But otherwise, itís still a fine Marzen!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
weihenweizen (3187) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Refrigerated 12 oz. brown bottle, BVery with the hookup, poured into an English pint glass. Slightly hazy copper with small off-white head. Aroma is light herbal hops, medium body, medium carbonation, and little small lacing. Taste is caramel malt, some slightly oxidized bread, some herbal hops, hints of dark chocolate, and slightly bitter finish. Slightly past its prime.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BVery (9668) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Bottle. Orange amber pour with a small white head. Toast and caramel. Fairly plain and simple. About what I expected.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AmEricanbrew (6737) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle@ trailer. Bright amber color with ivory foam. Vegetal, caramel, bready yeasty aromas. Smooth medium body. Nice toast, lightly sweet spicy caramel, bready, lagered flavors---not too bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (21680) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 2, 2014
Bottle. Clear amber color, fluffy of white head. Aroma of cereal and caramel. Taste is bittersweet caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (10251) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 22, 2014
"Light roast and a pleasant caramel sweetness in the nose. Pretty light all-around, though. Flavor has similar attributes plus a hint of butterscotch and crisp hops in the finish. OK, but nothin special

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ClassyBeagle (376) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 20, 2013
FROM NOTES: August 12, í12. A: Sweet, bready malts, grassy notes and a caramel sweetness with faint herbal spiciness in the background. A: Pours a clear amber with a large white head that dissipates into decent lacing. T: Mild malt sweetness with a dry finish. Sweet German malts with bittering hops and a mild alcohol burn to balance. P: Medium body and lively carbonation. O: Technically sound marzen with no obvious faults. A sweet malt-forward refreshing beer from Diamond Bear.

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