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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Why fly to Munich for a genuine Oktoberfest Lager when this one’s inches from your lips? A smooth, malty lager brewed in the true Bavarian Style, using Two-row Pale, Vienna, Caramel and imported roasted Munich malts, moderately hopped with imported Czech Saaz and Yakima Sterling hops. Flavors reminiscent of honey, nougat and roasted nuts. Complex and beautifully balanced Prost!


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttoadee (707) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Clear, clean copper pour with a large light toffee head. Nose is all malt. More sweet than bitter. Middle is balanced medium roasted malt, hint of caramel. Finish dries nicely.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SSSteve (3831) - - FEB 1, 2014
bottle. another round of full sails great LTD lager series. clear burnt amber color with a small white head. nice munich chewiness with fruity esters. grassy hops. medium body. lots of character, but easily sessionable. this series never disappoints.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Pours deep amber with a sticky off white head. Nose is intense rich malts, bready, pungent malt richness, medium caramel notes, and a moderate amount of dark fruit aromas. Flavor is rich malts, caramels, dark fruits, raisins, figs, toasty malts. Medium body and medium sweetness. Pretty damn fine.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (2878) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 11, 2014
12oz bottle pours out a amber topped with a sand head. Nose is sweet malts caramel and some hop notes. Taste is as the nose with a nice sweetness a good malt bill.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6299) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Bottle:   Amber, on the darker side, large foamy sandy head, nice lacing.   Sweet bready malts with some biscuit character.   Smells clean.   Smooth malty start, caramel malts, bready, some biscuit.   Thankfully not really mealy.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Finishes like it starts, bready, caramel malts, some biscuit, clean, and without much mealiness or cereal notes.   Pretty good example of a Marzen.   Had it been a touch sweeter, a touch hoppier, it would be even better!


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brenn79 (1582) - Idaho, USA - DEC 6, 2013
12 oz bottle- Pours slightly hazy autumn amber with a nice two finger off white head that wants to stick around and a geyser of bubbles. Aroma is typical Octoberfest caramel malts, there is a spiciness in there that is interesting, subtle hops. The taste is caramel malts, dry mild bittering, getting honey like it says in the description. It is what it is, have definitely had worse.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfinney23 (1840) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 27, 2013
Pours clear orange with a thick fizzy head. Good malt/hop balance with caramel, bread and fruity sweetness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - OCT 12, 2013
12 oz. bottle - Pours a clear copper color with a one and a half finger thick off white head. very light lacing. Aroma is toasted malt and light herbal hops. Flavor is toasted caramel malt, esters, and light herbal hops. The caramel malt lingers a bit in the finish. Medium body. A nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
poisoneddwarf (1767) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - OCT 4, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 5, 2013 12 oz bottle from a six pack bought at Super 1 in Rathdrum, ID. Aroma is lightly roasty, light caramel, a bit biscuity. Pours clear copper with a medium collapsing beige head. Taste is malty sweet, grainy, toasty; finishes with a light tartness. Mouthfeel is creamy, body medium. Not bad for style, but I’ve never really cared for this style too much.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Imaena (1887) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 27, 2013
Bottle. This is a nice simple Marzen that captures the style well and goes down smooth.


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