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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Clawhammer Oktoberfest is a lightly colored, but toasty, rich and full bodied Marzen style lager, brewed with traditional German malt and the finest noble hops. A spicy hop finish and aroma balance out the abundance of malt flavor. Clawhammer means pure high-country enjoyment!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
emacgee (4428) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - DEC 1, 2008
Pours a translucent copper orange gold with a one finger frothy yellowish head. The nose is malty, sweet, earthy and bready malt, no precursor to the bitterness in the flavor. The flavor is sweet, grainy, mild astringent bitterness, more than a traditional marzen, earthy, lager characters, sharp. Very sharp biting bitterness on the mouthfeel. Not too hot.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nearbeer (4297) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 16, 2009
12 oz. Clear copper with a quarter inch of creamy foam that tries to last. Nose of dry earth, husky grain, caramel and a tinge of spiciness. Flavor is a nice blend of light toasted grain, caramel apple and a touch of earthy spice. Hints of pepper, lemon and wood resin on the finish. Light-medium body is mildly tingly, softish and smoothly carbonated.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
redlight (2318) - Orlando, Florida, USA - SEP 23, 2009
Honey malts, biscuity, spicy hops on the nose. Pours amber gold with a thin white head. Very smooth and malty, biscuity, with spicy grassy hops in the flavor. Very mild, but very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
italianjohn (2562) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2010
Clear amber pour light off white head ... malty caramel aroma and light bready malt .... taste of caramel malts toasted and lightly bready with a touch of floral hops and a bitter hop finish .... an easy drinking and smooth oktober brew good stuff

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cpetrone84 (1733) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 7, 2010
A-pours a light golden amber color, completely transparent with a thin off white head. S-sweet caramel malts up front as an earthy bready malt takes over, notes of metallic phenol lie in front of a spicy herbal hop character. T-caramel and bready malts, thick malt body up front, phenols stronger in the taste, a little metallic, crisp spicy herbal hops with light bitterness in the finish. M-medium to full body, thick and slightly stick malt body are rather present with a crisp semi dry finish. D-relatively drinkable with bold malt flavors and well balanced hop presence. good feel to it with a hint of phenol that does seem to detract from the overall taste and aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25072) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2011
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of sincereNC. Clear pale amber with a rough off-white head. Sweet malty nose, a very clean maltiness. Medium body, intensely malty sweet but never sticky. A little flowery hops but hardly any bitterness. Nice and close to style. 150311

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (11590) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2011
cloudy orange, small white head. faint aroma, faint malts, faint hops. flavor is sweet malty, flowery, sort of fresh fruity faint note.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Shag (2718) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - OCT 25, 2011
A golden color with a white head. Aroma contains some citrus and caramel. The flavor is oddly hoppy with some lemons and pine. Ofest my arse. If I rated on style Id tan this but I don’t so Ill say this is a pretty good session apa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
magsinva (1006) - Virginia, USA - OCT 30, 2011
bottle - bruisin ales - pours a clear yellow-orange with a thin head and some carbonation. Aroma is lemon, ginger, and pine. Taste is mildly bitter with the citrus notes coming through at the end. The palate is light and refreshing, finishes clean. Overall, a little light for a marzen, but delicious none the same.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aurelius (4750) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 25, 2012
Bright, light cherry gold. Clear. Rich red ale flavors, thought this was an alt or something, but hard to place as a marzen. Sweet, but not too sweet, apricot flavors. Light body, creamy mouthfeel. Enjoyable. On tap, Liberty Taproom, Columbia.

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