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RATINGS: 542   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Cleveland’s celebration of Oktoberfest dates to the mid 1800’s when German immigrants gathered at outdoor beer gardens like Haltnorth’s and Kindvater’s St. Clair Gardens. Our amber lager with rich malt flavor and noble hops honors Cleveland’s diverse cultural heritage.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
polomagnifico (1202) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - NOV 29, 2008
Bottle. Aroma has notes of iced tea, caramel, toffe. Medium hazy brown hue with a small foamy mostly disappearing head that left little lace. Flavor is sweet and herbal. Palate is light bodied and watery smooth. Frackin crap. Made for the mindless masses so that they have something to drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
gsmitty80 (2028) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 27, 2008
This was a solid oktoberfest. I thought it tasted very smooth and malty with a sweet flavor and traditional taste. More like an amarican version, not very German.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dpjuart (1094) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 20, 2008
12 oz. bottle from Sudsys. Pours Red with 1/2 finger fizzy, white head. Nose is caramel and slight toffee. Malty throughout, caramel and toffee, dry and thin, nice crispness at the end with a kiss of malt. Body is medium but watery. Drinkable brew. It’s a repeater.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sparky (2244) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - NOV 17, 2008
12oz bottle courtesy of fiver29. Pours a clear dark gold with a one finger cream head and moderate lacing. Nose is malt, some spice and light hops. Taste is malt, toasted nuts and mild spice with a light hoppy finish. Lighter mouth feel. Decent – thanks John!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
taalhiker (190) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - OCT 30, 2008
From bottle. Part of September Dayton Beer Tasting event. Pours rich amber (with nice lacing) with heavy malt aroma. Flavors include sweet malt, grass and bread/biscuit. Good effort but GL’s hoppy beers are better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lb4lb (2574) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 26, 2008
Bottle in trade from alexsdad06. Thanks man!
Pours a nice crisp semi-clear amber with a beige short lived head. Smell is fruity, lightly yeasty, toasty and tangy malt. Taste is fruity caramel, toasty and tart malt with light lingering bitterness. Pretty easy to drink. Medium to light body and average carbonation. A touch on the thin side, but very good for the style, I thought.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KieferUGA (461) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 25, 2008
12 oz. bottle, courtesy of my parents. Amber pour with a large, fluffy white head. Aroma of caramel malt, nuts, and some crisp hops. Flavor is a pleasant surprise. Sweet malts blend well with some earthy hops. Toasted bready finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5487) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - OCT 15, 2008
An amber pour with light white head and lace. Rich sweet malt aroma. A full maltiness with a light bitter finish. Medium bodied and good carbonation. Very nice for the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wxman (1583) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - OCT 15, 2008
Pours a pale amber with a decent off-white head. Faint aroma of sweet malt and bread dough. Delicious sweet caramel malt flavor as well as bisquity notes. Quite good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheGuy (653) - Illinois, USA - OCT 12, 2008
poured amber with copper hue aromas of malts and caramel, flavors of malted caramel, sweet with a faintness of toast coming thur very mild hopping a decent smooth beer this was the forth marzen i had last night with it coming in second behind spechers octoberfest

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