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RATINGS: 488   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lebshiff21 (174) - Skippack, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 31, 2011
Holy malt bomb! Some resiny hops, a little bitterness in the finish. Lots of grainy caramel across the palate. Looks beautiful. Perfect light amber with lasting white head and nice lacing.


3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RRistow12 (239) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Tasted from bottle. Pours a orange color with white head. Aroma is mostly malt. Grains and some caramel. Taste is smooth, drinkable and sessionable. Normally I'm not a huge Oktoberfest style fan but this is good. Sweet tasting with almost no detectable bitterness. Flavors of caramel and spices. Excellent for style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CardsFan25 (60) - - AUG 22, 2014
Amber pour with little head. Majority of the aroma is pilsner malt and the same with the taste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reberiii (320) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Deep, clear amber pour. Touch of pine hop, slight malt toffee at the end. A lot of pilsner malt. Crackery. Some malty toffee, and a tangy hop finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
solidfunk (3872) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Drinkable and sessionable, and that’s all that matters really for this style. Pours orange with good head and lacing. Lightly caramelized malt. Finishes a touch sour, with some booze taste. Tap at Smoke and Barrel.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Timdogg (3) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 21, 2014 does not count
At crisp clean taste that makes you feel of fall great taste and easy drinkability ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cmiller54hr (45) - Manitou, Kentucky, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Pours golden to amber. Caramel malts and dark roasted notes. Tastes of the same. Enjoyed in a turonis pint glass. Very drinkable marzen. Enjoyed it

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kmccrea (12) - Stow, Ohio, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Golden colored marzen with a sweet aftertaste and mild hop bitterness. Excellent lager that reminds me of fall. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jefcon (1376) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Very fine, slightly sweet, plenty malty oktoberfest. Lots of hops and a sessionable aspect.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brutaltruth (1) - - AUG 19, 2014 does not count
This most excellent brew pours a fine amber with a solid white head and great lacing. Nose of toffee, caramel, and roasted goodness. Taste is up front caramel and toffee on the back with a light hop characteristic ever so subtle to keep it interesting. Aftertaste is almost bubblegum sweet with the malt profile and a great Oktoberfest session brew. Cheers.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
umich03jm (1930) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Draft. Copper pour with a small foamy head that fades to a ring. Aroma is caramel malt with hints of dark bread and flowers. Tastes sweet and fruity. Kinda watery. Don’t like the aftertaste. There are many better marzens out there.


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