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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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Brewed in the traditional Märzen style our Oktoberfest pours a brilliant copper over rose color with a bone white head. Notes of toffee and burnt sugar in the aroma and flavors of sweet dried apricots are delivered in a dry malty body with the mild earthy bitterness that is the hallmark of Hallertau hops.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
solidfunk (4493) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Pretty easy drinking with a sharp barley profile. Finishes with a touch of bitterness and some mash sourness. Pours dark amber with OK head and lacing. Tao at union pub.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SODAK14 (294) - Rapid City, South Dakota, USA - OCT 8, 2014
Really like this copper colored brew. Smooth even with the high alcohol content. Fortunately I only had a couple on hand otherwise it may have been tough getting up in the morning. A real drinkable beer!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
WabashMan (1014) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - OCT 4, 2014
A nice Oktoberfest. Pours a very attractive copper with off white head. Nose is sweet and malty, but too thin to get top marks. Flavor is nice, malty at first and then spicy and dry in the finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gschrade (778) - Collinsville, USA - OCT 2, 2014
I had this at Global Brew. Pours orangish with a white head. Taste sweet, caramel, bready. I thought this was good. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ericular (686) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Maybe I’m just digging this style now that October is almost here, but for some reason I’ve rated a few of these much higher than average lately. This has a solid, approachable, sweet malted flavor. Dry and earthy. Not bad at all.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Carlisle (96) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Bottle. Thick, white head, dissipates quickly. Opaque caramel color. Faint malt nose. Malt; some toast and biscuit. Drier, slightly bitter finish with a trace of alcohol. Decent but unremarkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
NikkTwist (1747) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Bottle at Fado. Clear medium orange amber pour with soft off-white foam. Well balanced. Just enough drying spicy hops to work against the medium-toasted grain flavors. Does not feel like a proper Marzen style-wise but trumps most other American attempts.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gsmitty80 (1833) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Respectable Oktoberfest but nothing to bring me back. Good malt profile and German hops.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (4713) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 24, 2014
This poured a lighter be color with a white head. Aroma of caramel , toast, grassy hops, and light fruit. Flavor was similar, very clean and well integrated.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ARH (568) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 24, 2014
12oz bottle poured into a shaker. The aromas are mostly muted with notes of syrupy cola, toatsed grain, vanilla, and a slight doughy, cheesy funk. It pours an amber clear with a light tan, soft snow drift head. It leaves a light sheet lace as it retains a good, soapy layer of head. It predominantly a medium malty sweetness. There’s a creamy carbonation to go along with an oily-thick texture and a medium light malt body. Flavors of caramel, nuts, vanilla, and cola come through with a mostly citrus and cream, with some cola finish. It’s mostly clean, but does have a slight syrupy clingy aftertaste.


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