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RATINGS: 193   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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Octoberfest’s decidedly malty flavor comes from a generous portion of Vienna Malts. The maltiness is balanced by German and Czech Republic noble hops for dryness. The balance between the malt and the hops and the long, cold (30 degrees F) maturation process make this an exceptionally drinkable beer.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maverick34 (2208) - New York, USA - AUG 14, 2014
Bottled. Pours brownish brown. Lots of maltiness and a clean finish. Not a bad marzen.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mzaar (1565) - Varberg, SWEDEN - OCT 24, 2013
Fat @ Scion, Wash. DC. Smörkola och fruktighet hittas ändå trots att dofterna är allt annat än intensiva. Smörkola, röda äpplen och lime i smaken. Den här ölen kan man både ha och mista.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (10009) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Draft. Deep reddish amber color, large fluffy white head. Aroma is floral hay, light biscuit. Taste is balanced biscuit and straw, very lager-like.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoworsummer (2034) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 2, 2013
Draft. Pours clear brown with a thin fizzy off white head. The aroma is caramel and fig, dates, malt, cookies, floral hops, and light woodyness. The flavor is dry malt with some caramel sweetness, some light toast, dark fruit, and faint bitterness. Dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sonnycheeba (3448) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 2, 2013
Tap. Pours clear brown with thin, fizzy off-white head. Aroma is caramel and cookie malts, fig, dates, floral hops, and light woody notes. Flavor is dry malt base with some caramel sweetness, light toast, some dark fruiy, and faint bitterness; dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (3149) - McLean, Virginia, USA - SEP 28, 2013
On draft at Mad Fox Oktoberfest. Pours a clear copper with a lacy white head. Malty nose. Sweet caramel flavors. Smooth finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SamP01 (556) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 27, 2013
Pours a copper amber with a medium off white head. Aroma and taste has a sweet toasted barley malt character, grass and grains with some bitter notes on the end. Palate is medium body with good carbonation and crisp mouth feel. Gets slightly sweeter and flavorful as it warms up, needs a bit more malt. Overall a good drinking brew but could be better.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
StueyD (1137) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2013
A red-orange coloured beer with a weak white head. A light malty aroma, hints of red fruit and a touch smokey. Dry mouthfeel. The taste is dry and malty, fruity, candied peel and treacle, Christmas pudding in a glass! There is a light hoppy sourness in the background, that lingers into the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
boxofrane (2085) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 9, 2013
Bottle from wegmans. Pours clear copper with no head. The aroma is bland as can be, light straw. Tastes like a yuengling .

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Eberndt (173) - - SEP 1, 2013
Good for the style and with a slight burnt caramel flavor. Nice carbonation level and decent overall


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