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RATINGS: 1182   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (12570) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 3, 2006
UPDATED: AUG 8, 2007 Swing top bottle. Bought at De Man van Drank Leiden. One month past best before date. Amber color, dense head. Pear and just a touch of dust in the aroma. Malty but vinous beer. Raisin and hops in the background, even a touch of cinnamon. Butterscotch and some bitterness in the aftertaste. (6 3 6 2 11 = 2.8) A fresh sample bought in Nordhorn was much better. Loads of malt and toffee in the aroma. Medium to full bodied. malty sweet flavor, bready, cake, pear. Grassy hopbitterness in the aftertaste. Lovely well balanced beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (12198) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - AUG 17, 2006
12oz bottle-pours a fizzy, foamy offwhite head with copper color. Aroma is caramel malt, slight bitter hops. Taste is sweet caramel malt, secondary bitter hops. Good effervescence.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (12187) - Escondido, California, USA - NOV 28, 2003
UPDATED: AUG 24, 2011 Bottle. Pours clear tawny with a small, fizzy white head, short retention and faint lacing. Aroma is toasted caramel and biscuit malt, light to medium melanoidins, light spicy hops, and a clean lager character. Flavor is malt dominant with light sweetness and tea-like character, light fruity notes, mild hops, and a clean, dry finish. Medium body, light warmth, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DSG (12153) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 9, 2013
Bottle shared at a tasting at kerenmk’s place. As "Hacker-Pschorr Original Oktoberfest Amber Marzen". Clear amber. Aroma of malt, a bit of caramel and cardboard. Sweetish flavor with malt, a bit of caramel, a hint of toast, oxidation and a finish with a bitterish note. Light to medium-bodied. Best before 5/14, but not fresh enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thewolf (12131) - Kolding, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 17, 2012 Bottle, bought @ Edeka, Allershausen.
Pours a lovely copper with a fine, staying, creamy, white head. Aroma has rye bread, sweet malts, soft grass. Medium carbonation, fine dryish and creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is quite sweet, caramel, still some rye bread, chewy malts. Lingering mild bitter grassy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (12007) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 11, 2001
UPDATED: OCT 25, 2004 clear amber colour, fine head, buttery and malty nose, medium to full body, decent finishing bitterness, round and clean malty finish - solid and nicely made

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borup (11996) - Albertslund, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2015
50 cl. bottle. Clear dark amber colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, fruit, hops, caramel and bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (11913) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 28, 2009
12 ounce bottle from Beer Run in Charlottesville, VA. Pours a Pours a clear brown tinted copper color with a thin frothy offwhite head. Fair head retention and lacing. Aroma of toasted grains, raisin, citrus, caramel. Very, very faint hoppy note. Taste is caramel and toasted malts, some raisins. Slight bready. Softly carbonated, medium bodied. Good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (11607) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Bottle as "Original Oktoberfest". Pours a clear copper-amber color with a medium off-white head that diminishes steadily. Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of malt, caramel and hops. Light to medium body with flavors of toasted malt, grassy hops and caramel. The finish is sweet with a bready malt aftertaste. Decent overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevnic2008 (11414) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JUL 24, 2012
Aroma of malty sweet and spices. Medium bodied with sweet mals and spices as well. Orange body with off white head.

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