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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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A German-style amber lager – Dark amber to light brown in color. Sweet caramel and toffee aroma. Caramel and toffee sweetness up front with notes of toasted bread and hints of roasted cashews and almonds.


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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (5359) - Ohio, USA - NOV 14, 2012
22 oz. bottle shared by b3shine. Pours a clear amber color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma is malty, toasted bread, caramel mild fruity notes with a splash of yeast. The flavor had toasted malts, caramel with some fruity notes. This is not a style I typically enjoy, but I guess this is ok.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tnkw01 (1076) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 4, 2014
Bottle. Perfect amber color. Aroma is praline and hints of can’t corn. Taste is slightly sweet "Payday" like with toast and a slight hoppy finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
firemarshal (150) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Sample at 201 Central. Dark amber in color. Aroma of honey, caramel, some coffee. Nice roasted malt up front with light bitter hops to finish. Very drinkable beer. Overall, it tastes like a less hoppy, sweeter version of their Hoppyum IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beerenberger (1414) - Fischer, Texas, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Malt forward aroma. Toffee and hints of nuts. A dark amber pour with a quickly disappearing head and no lacing. The taste is mildly sweet up front with welcomed hop bitterness dominating the finish. Caramel and toffee with suggestions of nuts. Medium body and medium carbonation. Overall, this is a very drinkable Oktoberfest/Marzen. Would drink again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garbageman (443) - Lexington, South Carolina, USA - OCT 15, 2013
From tap at brewery. Wow, better then expected. Pours a deep amber color with thin head. Notes of nuts, malt and toffee. Taste follows and is well balanced. Very drinkable.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
legion242 (2167) - Richardson, Texas, USA - OCT 8, 2013
Poured a deep, clear amber with nice lace. Malty nose and in the mouth it is a ton of malty goodness.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christpuncher (1099) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 17, 2013
A really good seasonal. This brewery is excellent. Really hearty and pours a dark red. Has a bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hman43 (322) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - AUG 31, 2013
There is an aroma of malts and hints of almonds. It is a darker amber color, but the head is not very strong. There is a pleasant combination of almonds, bread, caramel, and other flavors. It’s a pleasant combination.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmongoose (1250) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 28, 2013
draft poured dark orange with white head. nice malty aroma with what I thought initially a bit of cereal funky grainy, just a bit different and I couldn’t put my finger on it till I asked. the flavor was solid malty goodness and that sweetness which turned out to be toffee and roasted cashews and almonds nice little twist.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rangerred (913) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - AUG 13, 2013
Poured into a pint glass out of a 22oz bottle. Pours a clear dark brownish-red with a one finger light tan head. Head fades rather quickly leaving reallly no lacing at all. Fruity/earthy aroma along with a good bit of caramel. I can detect some cocoa along with pear and apple. A little different than I was expecting. A quick shot of fruit up front in the flavor that is followed very quickly by cocoa and some caramel. Bitterness is on the light to moderate side but does linger through the finish. More toast and bread comes through at the end. Full and sticky mouthfeel. Overall, a decent oktoberfest but a slightly different take on the style. This one is on the fruity side with more cocoa than I was expecting. Not bad but not my favorite.


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