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RATINGS: 133   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (7165) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - SEP 16, 2016
Where and how: b. 12 oz
Aroma nice, clean bready, malty character, Nice proper hop side. Solid all around nose.
Appearance :
Top: medium top, sparse lace.
Base: clear amber with touch of red
Palate : medium full bodied, thinner walls. Medium plus carbonation. Average finish.
Taste: nice drinkable polotmave pivo. Good malt base.
Other notes solid work.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (4270) - South Carolina, USA - SEP 13, 2016
12 oz bottle into a lager glass. ABV listed as 6%. Clear deep copper-colored body with a good tan head that leaves a coat of lacing on the glass with each tip. This is a bitter-sweet, malt dominated . Very tasty with well hidden alcohol. Enough hops to equalize the bitter/sweet balance and impact some spicy hop notes. Mildly bitter finish. A bit bock-like. Medium body with medium carbonation.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewBoxer (2593) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 8, 2016
Bottle. Dark color with brown, malt and some balance maltiness. Good session that's dark ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
moderrnlifeiswar (30) - Maryland, USA - SEP 3, 2016
.................................................. via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tmongoose (2219) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 18, 2016
bottle to pint glass. poured a clear copper orange color with nice off white head. mild carbonation. aroma is medium sweet malt. maybe slight citrus peel. not much else. the flavor though is not offensive at all. nice malt balance semi sweet and somewhat earthy flavor. get a bit of a twang on the end...mild hop presence. overall still quite drinkable.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bubblehouse (1341) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 12, 2016
Really average and sub par. Weak aroma and taste. The first duclaw I had was the only 1 of liked.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
zoucrew102 (1377) - - FEB 6, 2016
Bottle, thanks sevenhokie! Caramel malt aroma with toasted malt and bready malt notes. Pours amber colored with a thin off white head with good retention and some lacing. Starts with weak caramel malt sweetness with some bready notes. Finishes smooth with some toasted malt as well as a bit of a bitter hoppy finish. Started out ok, but didn't balance itself out well with the hops.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kramer (5827) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 3, 2016
Pours a clear orange body with a small craggy beige head that had nice retention. The nose is sweet Munich malt with a minimal hop presence, sweet and clean. The flavor is malt driven as expected, but there’s a bitter hoppy finish. It’s just a touch grainy and husky, but not terribly so. Medium bodied and a little clingy with fizzy carbonation. Not the best, but not a terrible effort either. About what I’ve come to expect from Duclaw.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
samsmith33 (772) - - NOV 13, 2015
Bottle to mug. Aroma is non deScript. Very light. Color is Amber , medium white head. Taste is malt, hint of orange, light spice. Easy drinking, but nothing special.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerdedDave (1351) - Beckley, USA - NOV 5, 2015
nice deep, reddish-amber color; bready malt and floral hop aroma; nice, smooth, bready malt flavor; well balanced with a good deal of hoppy bitterness


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