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Hacker-Pschorr Oktoberfest Märzen

Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein


on tap

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RATINGS: 1186   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Bavarian barley slow roasted, caramelized to a rich, red amber color combined with the purest spring waters from the Alps, exclusive yeast and the finest Hallertau hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chopper925 (465) - Gross Gerau, GERMANY - OCT 26, 2016
Bottle. Clear amber color, small white head. Malt and grassy-hop aroma. Dry, medium bitter taste. Caramel and a bit grassy aftertaste, low average carbonation, thin mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kaserov (227) - Oviedo, SPAIN - OCT 26, 2016
Color cobre, translúcido, con capa de espuma blanca de dos dedos de grosor (buena retención). Aroma a grano, maltoso, algo floral y fresco. Sabor a malta con toques lejanos de malta tostada, dulce, con algo de amargor final procedente del lúpulo para redondear el trago. No esperaba tanto de este estilo de cerveza.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
cymyn (8) - - OCT 25, 2016 does not count
Huge disclaimer: I really don’t know how to judge "Aroma" in decimals, since my mind processes only binary code ("Mmmm....smells like delicious, delicious beer..." or "Hrm....hope it at least *tastes* like beer"...) Neither can I accurately adjudge the appearance, frequently, since I am a) wholly, happily ignorant of what color various styles are "supposed" to be and b) I don’t care at all if a style looks improper and because c) I am frequently guzzling straight from the bottle like a freaking Visigoth so d) I don’t always know what the actual color of the beer is. That being said... I cracked this Hacker-Pschorr "Original Oktoberfest" (aliased, apparently from the "Oktoberfest-Marzen). It turned out to be very far away from the decent but unremarkable mass-produced German beer it appeared to be. It is full-mouthed, malty, non-hoppy, slightly sweet, notes of ochre and hominy. This stuff is well-made and it won’t make you sorry you drank it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sjohnh (773) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2016
Getting to like this style. Copper coloured with the merest hint of white head. Body is light/medium and low carb. Soft, plummy fruit and grass on the nose. Tastes of caramel malt, cookie dough and dark fruit.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ozzy70 (855) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - OCT 14, 2016
Sample from bottle at Hy-Vee Oktoberfest. Poured amber, white head. Aroma was malty, sweet caramel, bread dough. Taste was caramel malt, mild sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
adamnase (417) - Kronoby, FINLAND - OCT 13, 2016
500ml bottle fomr Alko, Pietarsaari. Pours dark amber with a medium-sized off-white head. Caramelly, malts, yeast, some dark fruits. Easy to drink a tasty. Very well balanced, quality brew. nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beers0mniac (115) - Joensuu, FINLAND - OCT 13, 2016
Clear copper color with minimal white head. Aroma of caramel malts, combined with grassy notes. Taste has caramel,malts,bread and grass. Sweet and easy to drink. Soft carbonation. Nicely balanced oktoberfest beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scrumpy369 (509) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 11, 2016
On tap hopaholic. Deep yellow colour small white head. Nose is grainy, malty, sweet. Taste is also sweet, grainy. Very nice malt forward beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Emeister84 (2174) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - OCT 10, 2016
On tap at World of Beer (Charlottesville, VA). Aromas of fresh grain, grassy. Slightly hazy gold with a mostly lasting white head. Dry, grassy, grainy. Light-medium bodied.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Trolleo (1393) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 10, 2016
Clear coppery body, minimal white head. Malty aroma, hints of corn. Slightly bitter taste with more malt and sweet malty finish. Watery, soft carbonation.

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