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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
The Fest Devious line is similar to Epic’s Exponential Line in that the beers will be limited batches of highly creative recipes designed for the Fall Seasons palate.

Fest Devious Releases #1, #3, #4, #6, #7, #8, #9, #11, and #12 are a very light copper colored Märzen Lager made from Weyerman Pilsner, CaraMunich, Munich Malt 20, and Bonlander Munich Malt. Hoppped with Premiant, Tettnang and Saaz hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JK (4955) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - OCT 15, 2014
At the Epic tap room, GABF week, 2014. Good malt flavor, some caramel,with a light sweetness and grain. Good palate. There is nothing particularly creative about this but it is a fine Marzen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cards04 (2341) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 15, 2014
A really good marzen. Pours a dark honey color. Great dried apple and apricot aromas with nice bread and honey notes. Flavors are sweet and malty. Dried fruit and bread. Full bodied and well crafted. Nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (10783) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Bottle. Pours reddish brown tan head. Nose/taste of toffee, bready malt, light fruits. Medium body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drjay44 (2963) - Salida, Colorado, USA - OCT 2, 2014
Draft. Pours a medium, off white, well retained head over a clear, dark amber (SRM 14) body.....nose is moderate toasted malts, cereal, toast, no esters, slight herbal hops.....taste is slightly sweet to start, cereal, toast, soft throughout, no esters, minimal hop bitterness on the finish, balance to the malts.....mouth feel, medium body, medium carbonation, malt softness throughout. This is quite malt forward as befits the style, but the complexity in both aroma and flavor, is on the low side. A re-do of the malt bill would be helpful. BJCP 7/3/14/4/7

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx77 (1483) - Oregon, USA - AUG 30, 2014
On draught at BeerMongers. Caramel color. Aroma is biscuit, caramel, and plum. Taste is intense caramel, biscuit, grass, and plum. Quite sweet, with a touch of pleasing bitterness. Great märzen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DialSquare (3396) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Bomber from Pace High. Orange brown pour. Aroma of toasty malt, herbal, sweet caramel, smoke. Tastes are sweet, stale bready, toffee, honey, malty. Syrupy. Yeah, not my style - so tough to place it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ads135 (3357) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - AUG 19, 2014
A very good lager, smooth, biscuity, and slightly sweet. Orangish brown appearance, thick head and a rich mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
onceblind (5412) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 28, 2014
Clear copper like a new penny, under a thin tight foamy head. Nose is sweet and biscuity with some toast and caramel, with that chewy marzen grain tone...smells like the best marzen ever. Tasty flavor of sweet toasted bicuit, lots of caramel, light malts, sweetness, light bitterness, and a little sweet nuttiness. Best Marzen ever, while still coloring within the lines.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (4427) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JAN 17, 2014
From a 22 Oz bottle shared at Ryan’s. Pours a clear with a thick off white head. Bready nose. Flavors of caramel with some butterscotch notes. Smooth finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewMstr (129) - Pleasant View, Utah, USA - JAN 16, 2014
Appropriately colored for "a fall celebration" - copper/red that looks like fall. Somewhat sweet, lightly carbonated and minimal hop flavor and aroma.

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