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RATINGS: 641   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Hoss is based on the Märzen lagers of Germany. Rich, layered malt notes, with some hints of cherry and dark notes, dominate while the unique addition of rye imparts a slightly earthy, spicy character. Hoss finishes crisp and dry, and its brilliant red-orange color is a toast to the late-summer sunsets that make the perfect backdrop for this beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbkschubert (2901) - BFE, Arizona, USA - NOV 22, 2009
12 oz. bottle from Plaza Liquors - Pours a clear copper color with a two finger thick off white head. Nice lacing. Aroma is dusty malt and herbal hops. Flavor is malt with hints of rye and spice. Medium to full body. A very nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (9073) - Enghien, BELGIUM - NOV 22, 2009
pours amber-orange, white head Aroma is malty with hints of floral hops and rye. Flavor, soapy hops, rye, malt, some spices. Crisp rye, full body with a light touch of hops. End sis malty/caramel, spicy with a right balanced finish that make this one a nice märzen a nice rye/mat/hop finish that complement each other.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
obguthr (5578) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - NOV 21, 2009
Salty, spicy, malt aroma with traces of cherries. Clear orange, medium yellow head. Bland malt flavor, tinny, with light spiciness. Generic bitter finish. Weak overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gkost (1709) - Tampa, Florida, USA - NOV 20, 2009
POurs orange with a medium tan head. Nose is grassy, some spicy rye and sweet malts. Nice full sweet malty flavor, mixed some fruity esters and spicy rye notes. Wow! I really like this one. What a nice Marzen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (9549) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - NOV 20, 2009
On tap at Rattle n Hum. Pours a clear browned orange with a thin white head. Light caramel, little grain. Medium mouthfeel, little caramel and a bit of grain and cardboard. Finishes with a bit of sweet malt and a faint bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2009
From the Bottle at TAG Restaurant, Denver 22/09/2009 Slightly spicy aroma. Golden amber coloured and hoppy with a little bitterness and dryness in a crisp full malt finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
esjaygee (3904) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 17, 2009
Amber with a medium quickly dissipating off-white head. Aroma of German hops, rye and nutty malt. Taste of rye, fruit, mixed grains, mild toffee and Munich malts. Mildly dry after taste with rye mixed in. The rye spruces up and otherwise boring style but not enough to make this anything more than above average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
LilBeerDoctor (3713) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 16, 2009
Bottle. Pours a clear orange with a thick white head. Aroma of sweet malt. Flavor of sweet caramel malt, some toasted malt, perhaps some spices (I don’t really get any rye notes). Kinda bland but certainly drinkable. Decent for an oktoberfest. 6/4/6/3/11 [3.0/5]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SrSilliGose (3328) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - NOV 16, 2009
pours a clear copper with ruby red highlights and a big foamy beige head. leaves some decent lacework upon the glass. Aroma is caramel, rye, bread. Flavor is chocolate, toast, toffee, rye, burnt cherries. Leaves a toasty, bitter, burnt, aftertaste in the mouth. Crisp and refreshing. Good beer. Pleasantly surprised by this.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
sleestak (226) - Williamston, Michigan, USA - NOV 14, 2009
12 oz. bottle. Pours clear reddish-gold with a thin off-white head. Rye is evident in the aroma along with noble hops and soft, caramel notes. Flavor follows, with a lingering rye finish. Sticky, but with a thin body. Interesting experiment, but I’m not sure how well the grain choice translates to the style.

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