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Brewed by Gösser (Brau Union)
Style: Oktoberfest/Märzen
Leoben, Austria
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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.55   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Der Inbegriff für österreichisches Märzenbier macht etwa 70% des Ausstosses der Gösser Brauerei aus und ist Österreichs beliebstestes Märzenbier. Das untergärige, helle Vollbier ist in der Farbe strohgelb und im Duft hefig-malzig. Der Antrunk ist von deutlichen Malztönen geprägt. Eine leichte, angenehme Hopfennote rundet den harmonischen Geschmack von Gösser Märzen ab.
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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Leighton (11889) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2011
Bottle at our hotel in Bratislava. Ah, morning beer! Pours clear, bright gold with a weak, white head. Light cereal and other dusty malts in the aroma, some faint citrus zest. Light sweet flavor, light bread, some kind of odd plastic or flowers or something, light straw bitterness. Light bodied with fine to average carbonation. Pretty crisp to finish, plastic-like lemon, light cereal, dusty hay. Nothing special here.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
anders37 (17604) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2011
Can. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty grainy aroma. sweetish malty weak bready flavor. Has a sweetish malty grainy finish.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
omhper (19975) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2011
Canned, thanks oh6gdx! Clear pale golden, brief head. Dusty fruity nose. Sweet with light-medium body and clean, roudned mouthfeel. Some raisiny malt before a dusty finish. Better than average for a Brau Union beer...

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tomciccateri (1021) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - DEC 21, 2011
33cl can at Vienna grocery store. Clear gold color with no head, continuous fine bubbles. Surprising slight hop aroma and bitterness for a Märzen. Light-to-medium body. Moderately carbonated mouthfeel. Lacking main taste and finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (4929) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 11, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2013 Vom Faß at Gösser Bierklinik in Vienna. Golden colour with a white head. Light grain with a nice hoppy aroma. Medium sweetness with a pleasant bitterness. A fresh and nice Märzen.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Borup (6305) - Albertslund, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2011
Can. Clear yellow colour with a small white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops and grain.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
laiti (5970) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 14, 2011
33 cl can @ 30000 feet over Twer, I guess. BBE 04/2012, rated on 4.9.2011
Aroma is sweet with corn-like malt. Also some grain and hints of cardboard. Flavour is also sweet with corn-like malt. Palate is sticky-ish and watery. Too sweet, too much corn, too low on hops, feels like starch bulk lager and not märzen at all.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JaKeAFC (604) - ITALY - SEP 8, 2011
5L keg. Found this for 11€, expiry date dec. 2011. Well, was expetng more from a Marzen, and i was disappointed. In fact there’s no difference from a classic lager. Clear yellow body with creamy white head. Bland aroma of weak malts and some vegetables. Light hoppiness, thin body, a bit watery, low carbonation, easy to drink, average.

2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
dEnk (4052) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 12, 2011
Lukewarm can. Faint malt, some metal. Flavour has some malt, slight bitterness, again metal.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Kronebryg (1081) - Sorgenfri, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2011
Can, 50 cl, Fine head, lasting, body is yellow with few bubles. nose is almost non-existing. Some semi sweet body and medium length. taste is a bit wheatty, but lightweight. Overall withou much character - but drinkable though.


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