tmongoose (927) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 3, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pint bottle shared. Orangish brown color with off white head. Nice aroma of sweet malt. Has a good solid malt backbone. Get some hop action on the back end. Don’t feel this is overly hopped. But does have a smooth finish. Almost cloyingly sweet on the back end. Pretty decent for Oktoberfest.
doubelknv3 (911) - Illinois, USA - AUG 17, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Caramel, citrus, and bready aroma. Golden-copper with off-white head. Malt sweet caramel front and balancing hop bitter finish. Full bodied, with a medium bitter finish.
LyndaNova (531) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 8, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cold 16oz bottle: Pours a clear medium orange color with a small amount of bubbles. Aroma is of nice grains and light fruits, with a hint of grassy hops. Taste is of nicely blended malts and notes of light fruits with a lightly bitter ending. Medium bodied and smooth, with ample carbonation.
jebert (439) - Watertown, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 23, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours a pretty gold color with a medium sized white head. Nose is fairly bland. on a weak malt aroma evident. Viscosity and creaminess are only average-has good carbonation. Taste is mostly malt, true to the Vienna style, with hops presence on finish. Only an average beer- pairs well though with a turkey club sandwich.
demmbonz (409) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 9, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Lightly toasted aroma. Crystal clear caramel red color. Malty sweet with above average hop bitterness for an oktoberfest. Really nice mouthfeel. I like.
Newk (299) - - SEP 23, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
This was poured from tap into a pint glass. Pours dark orange color with a nice and foamy head.
There is very nice balance to the aromas of grains, amber notes, crackers and some bits of navel oranges as well.
medium bodied with a good smooth feel though it is slightly lacking on the mid. Balanced with straightforward flavors of grains, amber notes and some navel oranges.
I enjoyed this. A quality marzen that hit the spots I was looking for.
dekester1 (285) - Neenah, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 20, 2010
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at Hinterland. Served a mid-gold color with a slightly frothy lace. Aroma was of malts and hay. Taste was similar with a strong hay flavor. Not my favorite flavor in a beer. Palate was decent. Overall, a decent brew with an odd flavor relative to other Octoberfests that I have sampled.
gormanb (173) - Bowling Green, Ohio, USA - NOV 12, 2010
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
aroma- caramel, bread, grass. pours light amber. taste is caramel, bread, nice roasted malt, light chocolate, grass. Nice full body for an oktoberfest, carbonated, and refreshing. Very Nice!
rbfishstick (141) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 21, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Enjoyed at the Best of Milwaukee Beer Dinner last night at Roots in Milwaukee. Pours and orange-brown with a scattered white head. Smells of damp limestone. Taste is walnuts on the front with light hops and wheat on the finish. Finish is cream with some dry hops.
felsenpils (73) - Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 6, 2013
1.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 4/20
Pours a dark red. The aroma is pretty neutral. The taste is thin with a strong caramel malt aftertaste. I would say that they used a cheap base malt and then tried to doctor it up with the specialty malts. Very unoffensive, but needs a lot of work.