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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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This is the beer that they serve only at Oktoberfest. It is NOT sold in North America. It is a much lighter beer than the common Oktoberfest-Marzen.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
jbtallguy (136) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2014
In glas van 1 liter op het oktoberfest. Geel van kleur met een matige schuimkop. Drinkt erg makkelijk weg met een licht hoppige nasmaak.

3.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 4/20
sbron (226) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2014
1ltr on oktoberfest München. Golden colour. White head. First impression : watery, bubbles, little bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerhammaren (1086) - FINLAND - SEP 25, 2014
.3l bottle @Harry’s Pours clear copper with low head. Aroma is malts, grass, some sweet. Flavor is mostly same + hops. Easy to drink.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Aurelius (4197) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Until they change the commercial description, this beer *is* sold in the USA. Just bought it down at the local provisioner. Nice latching bottle, good label. Bright blonde beer with a fluffy, white oatmeal head. Sweet cereal aroma. Lifeless, stale oaty-cereal flavor - lightly sweet and next-to-no bittering. Oaty aftertaste with a husky-bitter thing as well. Medium body. Loses carbonation. Meh. Market Square Liquors.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tennisjoel (1176) - Rochester, Minnesota, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Pour is golden amber color with an average dissipating white head. Typical octoberfest smell of bread, hay, cereal, and caramel malts. Flavor matches the aroma. Simple but well executed beer. Clean finish. Decent.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rayg1 (556) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Pours out a very light yellow, much lighter than what I’m used to for Oktoberfest beers. Aroma isn’t much to write home about, a bit of light muted hay and honey notes. A surprising amount of bitterness upfront on this one, not nearly the malty backbone I was expecting, towards the end some slight doughy notes. A fairly clean finish. Not bad but not the best of a style I have grown to appreciate very much.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
badhack (318) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Quite a refreshing, drinkable marzen. Light, some bitter and spice in the finish and a fairly light malt flavor.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
samzim (209) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 4, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 18, 2013 Slightly spicy scent. Clear golden colour. Very crisp and drinkable and a mild sweetness, but without much discernable flavour. Lively carbonation and medium to light body. Not sure I?d buy again

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (4339) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 3, 2013
Draft - Grains, honey and lemon. Fizzy yellow with a foamy white head. Very light with lots of grain and a hint of lemon. Easy drinking.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wittales (636) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - SEP 29, 2013
Appearance was clear deep gold with diminishing creamy off white 1 finger head, spotty lacing. Aromas are sweet toffee, caramel pils malt driven, not much else. Taste is lighter sweeter malts than nose with a touch of herbal, spicey hops for balance. Palate was smooth creamy CO2 with a light body, average length sweet, spicey with a hint of dry mineral finish. An easy drinker, but...


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