Snojerk321 (2975) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 19, 2008
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tap. Pours a crystal clear amber with a big fluffy off white head. Malt was the predominant character in this brew with lightly spiced finish.
nbutler11 (1262) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - OCT 13, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a burnt orange color from the tap in Tempe with a creamy off-white head. Smells and tastes of caramel, mild hops, and butternut squash. Mild in body and predictable in flavor, yet notably drinkable.
shrubber85 (6515) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - OCT 12, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap (Honolulu). Sweet caramel and barley malt aroma. Amber color with nice head. Sweet caramel and barley malt flavor with a moderate hops finish. Very nicely made - as good as anything you’d drink in Munich.
popephred (249) - Plainfield, Illinois, USA - OCT 9, 2008
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
From the Bolingbrook, IL location: Poured from a growler into a double-walled pint glass. Pour produced a cloudy yellow-brown body with very little head or lacing. Aroma is slightly fruity, and flavor a little sweet. Palate doesn’t really stand out, but is easy enough to drink.
Oakes (11031) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 4, 2008
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cloudy beige with a thick head. Fresh toasty nose with light yeastiness. Kellerbier accented. Very toasty on the palate with light yeast notes, maybe a hint of phenols. A little overcarbonated, like they all seem to be at the Miami location. Doesn’t quite come together beyond that little bit of fresh toastiness.
Beershine (5178) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - OCT 4, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
@ Miami. Hazy dark salmon color with thick foamy head. Fresh fruity aromas, spritzy with lemon-lime and ginger ale notes. Aerated, highly carbonated palate is quaffable but gassy. Solid, with admirable authenticity in terms of fresh bread and apple juice flavors. Toasty and a little sparged but good, all things considered.
rayOfBeer (647) - El Cerrito, California, USA - OCT 2, 2008
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured from tap at the brewery a copper brown with a thin white head. Aroma is slightly yeasty, tart grain, and caramel. Flavor is toasted bread, nutty, caramel and dry with a mild tart/bitter finish. Ok beer overall with decent flavor but nothing special.
alexanderj (3202) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - SEP 27, 2008
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Mission Valley location. Color was copper with a white head. Aroma was pretty spot on for the style; caramel, sweetish malt and a bit of german hops. Flavor was just decent. A little bit mellower than most of the style, with probably just a bit more hopping than most. Rather forgettable.
bb (6481) - Alamo, California, USA - SEP 23, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Amber beer with a cream colored head. Spice, earth, and malt aroma. Spice, earth, and light caramel flavor. Medium body. Mineral, caramel, and spice linger - not as much caramel as many octoberfests.
MIBRomeo (2460) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 16, 2008
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
not really worth a rating. tried this as a beer whore and didn’t really enjoy anything there.