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Brewed by Hofbrauhaus Berchtesgaden
Style: Oktoberfest/Märzen
Berchtesgaden, Germany
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein

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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (7353) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 12, 2013
500 ml bottle. L1. BB 8/13. From bierzwerg.de.
Clear deep golden colour with a big foamy white head. The aroma is very typical for a Märzen. Lot of maltiness, some sweetness, pencil, woody dryness and a hint of fruitiness. The flavour ain’t that bad. It’s very balanced. There’s spices, some caramel sweetness, malt, some mild saltiness and lots of dryness. Even though I don’t usually dig the Märzens this is quite nice. Very balanced indeed. Weak bitterness in the aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2013

Bottle 500ml. @ home.

[ Trade by madsenbryg ]. Clear medium orange yellow colour with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, fruity, sugary malt. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and light moderate bitter with a long duration, fruity malt, sweet malt. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130418]

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - JUN 16, 2013
50cl bottle from somewhere in Salzburg. Pours a crystal clear, pale gold colored body with a finger-width, frothy, white head that dissipates slowly and leaves a moderate lacing. Aroma is lightly sweetened, somewhat bready pils malts with a few fruit notes, some grass, and grain. Flavor is similar. Lightly sweetened, somewhat bready and grainy pils malts with a light grassiness throughout and touches of fruit. Finishes dry and somewhat bitter before leaving a medium length aftertaste. Medium-light body and a soft, moderate carbonation. Overall, a decent beer. Nothing special, but no off flavors. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kappldav123 (5158) - GERMANY - JUN 5, 2013
Bottle looks simple but good. Beer in the glass zippy, nice head. Starts fine malty, with some grasy notes. Fine spicy. Not too dry. Well balanced finish, spicy notes are dominating. Quite drinkable. Nice!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stevoj (2319) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 1, 2013
Very smooth, very drinkable festbier.Darker golden in color with thin head. Aroma is mostly malt, biscuits, hay. Taste is a nice sharp malt with abrupt finish. Smooth and tasty.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HenrikSoegaard (10771) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2013
Draught. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Golden nice colour. Light malty and hopy aroma. light bitter flavor. Average light bitter finish. Nicely balanced. Oily palate.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
armando629 (2415) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 17, 2013
0,5 l bottle as a gift.
Poured clear golden with a froathy white head that quickly melts down to small lacing one. Aroma of hay and malt, sourish yeasts and grass. Easy bodied beer with lively carbonation, light malts, more yeasts and grass. Nothing really exciting...

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chinchill (2128) - South Carolina, USA - OCT 31, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 1, 2013 .5l bottle served in an Edelweiss glass in Berchtesgaden [brewery’s hometown]. Crystal clear amber and sparkling with visible carbonation and a towering off-white head that has excellent duration. Has a fine malty and very bready aroma, but still not such as to prepare me for the rich malty flavor. Enough hops to keep sweet and bitter in good balance. A bit floral and herbal. Near medium body. Exceptionally smooth. Perfect carbonation. O: an outstanding beer with the light hop load of a Helles and the rich, malty flavor of a fine brown. Highly recommended!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
inbirraveritas (1252) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 2, 2012
Bottled. Clear golden amber body with a broad pored white head on its top. Malty nose and aroma with biscuits, dough and moderate grass. Mild spicy and citric finish escorted by some nuts. Good one.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Russo (1685) - Campinas, BRAZIL - SEP 16, 2012
Bottled. Golden color with fluffy and creamy white head. Aroma is Malty, flavor is pretty much the same but a bit more sweet. Ending is refreshing, missed some bitterness.


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