Ratm22 (10) - - SEP 2, 2014
2.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Falls short of any extra ordinary iconic Oktoberfest. No hop bitterness. At least its a strong 6.4 abv. To plain for me
HonkeyBra (3516) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - AUG 31, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 oz. bottle. Pours a rich orangish amber with a medium off white head. Aroma of caramel, toffee, malt sweetness. Mild nuts and dark sweet bread notes. Flavor is crisp for a Marzen. Mild sweetness with mild earth and strong malt notes. Lively carbonation with medium body. Finishes mildly sweet with some mild hop presence. A pretty nice, restrained marzen.
BeerandBlues2 (10039) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - AUG 31, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at home. Pours brilliantly clear tawny with a medium, frothy beige head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is nutty, toast and honey malt, light caramel character and dark fruits with light spicy hops. Flavor is sweet malt dominant, light hops and bitterness, clean fermentation and a sweet finish. Medium body and carbonation.
Pailhead (5061) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - AUG 30, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle: The aroma consists of moderate caramel, lighter toffee, light fruit, and some earthy notes. It pours a transparent amber with a three finger orange tinted off-white head that has decent retention before finally fading to a thin film outlined by a thicker ring. The flavor starts with moderate toasted caramel notes with a touch of grain. The finish has light earthy bitterness and roasted nuts. It’s light-medium bodied with mild carbonation and a somewhat sticky mouthfeel.
Frozer (147) - Illinois, USA - AUG 26, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Amber with this head dissipates quickly. Spicy taste with a smooth finish. Could use more carbonation.
jeffbigD (49) - - AUG 26, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
Very smooth oktoberfest brew. Cleanses the palate and leave you striving for another gallon.
kaser (3108) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 23, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Reddish pour from draft at goose island. White head. Carmel malty and sugary taste. Just ok
jb (2297) - Rochester, New York, USA - AUG 22, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A bit hoppy for the style. Looks nice and dark copper though. Malty sweet nose. Hoppy fruity dry palate. Decebt
johnnymusky (296) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 21, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tasty beer....not my style of choice but drank very smooth....more of a malt forward profile than like but i assume that is common for the style.
ryecatcher (821) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 20, 2014
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a clear, caramelly brown, medium whitish head with so-so retention and not much lacing. Nose is relatively weak, some caramel malts, brown sugar, pumpernickel toast. Mouth, by contrast, is quite tasty: medium bodied, semi-sweet, caramel malts, dried fruit, some vanilla and spicy notes, finishes a little bit bready. Tastes awesome for the style, but lacks in other categories. I love me some Märzen. Fall and hockey season are just around the corner. Prost indeed!