Hereford & Hops Maerzen
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Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein


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RATINGS: 2   MEAN: 2.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.56/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
This maerzen is a variation on our regular octoberfest. It has more malt character and a deeper reddish brown hue. A complex malt profile that includes more biscuit and bread. Has some residuakl malt sweetness but an increase in the hop level to balance the sweetness. There is a low to medium hop level in the flavor and aroma. OG - 13.8P, FG - 3.9P, ABV - 5.4%, ABW - 4.2%, IBUs - 21.1

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LinusStick (3252) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 16, 2008
A decent O/M for a brewpub beer. Barely any aroma with just a sliver of roasted malt. Pour was a decent medium brown with a one finger off white head. Taste was light and simple. Caramel malt and a hint of toffee with not much of an aftertaste. Nice carbonation and easy to drink. Not on par with the big O/Ms but nice attempt from a good brewpub.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
cheap (5359) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 10, 2008
On tap at the H&H in Cranberry. Apearance is brownish orange, can’t see much red as in the description. No head, just a tea froth top. Has a fruity beer aroma similar to most of the H&H brews. Decent carbonation. On the palate it is rather light at first then it begins to have a bitter build thru the session. More malt and not too much hop. Finish has a medium low bitter malt aftertaste that hangs for a while. Certainly does not possess the attributes of most octoberfests including H&H’s mainstay, a nice variation on the style.

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