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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Haunting the congregation with its distinct copper color and rich toasted malt flavor, this true German-style Oktoberfest lager is smooth in body and uses German hops in the brewing process to balance out the distinctive, toasted malt sweetness. The clean smoothness is created by the long conditioning (lagering) process of 8 weeks.


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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thunderhops (224) - Vermont, USA - OCT 30, 2012
Pours amber with little head, Aroma is malt, spice. Taste is sweet malt, spice, bread, spruce. Thin body long sweet tangy finish.


2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
cheap (4105) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 12, 2014
On tap, I would have never known this was to be an october fest beer. Some of that typical ipa aroma in there. Pale yellow with a big foamy head. Flat no co2. Does have some fruity attributes to it. Does not seem to be over the top in alky content. Not as rude as many october fest beers but it does carry a bit of uneasiness to it. Yes, somebody could easily mistaken this stuff with a milder ipa, go figger.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
N3lson1 (216) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - OCT 9, 2014
Drank from a pint glass poured out of a twelve ounce bottle. Smells awful. Pours a nice amber with little, to no head.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leafs93 (1696) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 7, 2014
Pours amber with a white head. Aroma is caramel, earthy and some toast. Taste is sweet with light bitterness. Medium bodied.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (8571) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 2, 2014
Bottle. Pours reddish orange white head. Nose/taste of fruit on toast, light honey/maple and bready malt. Medium body.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Roser (34) - Virginia, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Appearance- semi clear amber, copper. Small bone white head that didn’t last long. Minimal lacing. Smell- clean. Very malty, bready, and sugary. A little spice, too. Taste- sweet and spicy. The malt, bread, and sugar on the nose come through completely. Mouthfeel- a little rough around the edges (going in) with a surprisingly smooth and creamy finish. Medium body. Overall- just ok (for me). A so so Marzen. Nothing great, nothing offensive. Cheers!

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
njnut (254) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Poured from bottle a nice cooper with a just off white head. Aroma was pure malt as was the taste with a touch of caramel and a nice sweetness. Most find this a boring category but I rather enjoy German malty beers and I think this one is a great rep for the category. Medium body and curtains of lace. Enjoyed

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
closey22 (923) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Dark amber with thin lacy foamy offwhite head; aroma is slightly noting of vanilla; Flava is mildly sweet and malty; feels medium and fizzy foamy; finishes dry grainy semi sweet

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Maverick34 (2308) - New York, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Bottled. Poured orange brown moderate head. Caramel but not well integrated and a bit off. Not great.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EithCubes (5000) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Bottle. Nose is a little dirty, toasted caramel, little stale. Transparent amber-copper pour with a sudsy beige head. Taste only slightly sweet, picking up some great toffee and light earthy tones, touch rubbery and unclean, but also fresh and bright. Really a bunch of contradictions. Medium body, malty with some surprising notes, almost pumpkinous (colored me surprised, but my palate’s fine) with accompanying spice, light cloying fruit in the bg. Smooth with pleasant lager body, just has some oddities that make me push away an offered second.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ed5388 (2134) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - SEP 11, 2014
12oz bottle. Poured a deep golden orange color with a small foamy tan head. Aroma and flavor of sweet grain, lemon, oranges, caramel malt, and yeast.


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