GenDV138 (2020) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 25, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
4 oz draft pour at Iron Hill Newark. Thanks to my friend Mike for the taste. Golden brown with off-white head. Aromas of sweet fruit, caramel, light herb. Tastes of sweet fruit, malt, caramel. Medium body with a dry finish.
raymow (863) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 7, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
on tap at Maple Shade - a pretty good Oktoberfest . It’s definitely drinkable. Not too sweet (which is an issue with some of these). Good brew.
Ed5388 (2317) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - OCT 1, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On draft at Iron Hill Voorhees. Poured a clear golden orange color with a small foamy white head. Aroma and taste are much the same. Sweet grain, caramel, lemon, yeast, and slight booziness
EithCubes (5104) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 29, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap at Lancaster, this one only 4.5% abv. Dark orange-copper with no head, nose is sweet with candy/icing sweetness and a touch of apple. Taste light-medium bitter, touch soapy; simple medium body with touch of rye-like spice, earth. Malt-forward.
Travlr (13741) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 25, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft. Crystal clear golden amber color, white edge head. Aroma of caramel biscuit. Taste is fruity caramel.
BeerandBlues2 (10264) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 25, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at Voorhees. Pours clear amber with a small, fizzy white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is toast and caramel malt, earthy hops. Flavor is malt and hop balanced with a clean lager character and a sweet finish. Medium body and carbonation.
tcane7 (1669) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 2, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Growler pour, courtesy of Pedro, from West Chester. Pours a fairly clean amber with dense off-white head and seafoam lacing. Nose of bread, caramel, nut. Sweet up front with a dry finish with a little more bitterness than a typical for the style. Medium body.
Leafs93 (1776) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 17, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours amber with a tan head. Aroma is toast, nutty, caramel and earthy. Taste is sweet all the way through. Light bodied and very smooth textured.
closey22 (1022) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - NOV 5, 2012
3.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
DeeP amber thin off-white head; not much aroma; Flava is nice and rich and complex blend of malt, slightly roasted and hops and alcohOl; feels ri ch with a nice biting fizz. Finishes long and dry some grassy notes.
Earlier Rating: 9/25/2012 Total Score: 3
Flava and finish is the strong suit. Which is good for drinking a beer. Hint of toasty nutty in aroma but nice and powerful in the Flava. Finishes slightly sweet yet bitter and dry.
pineypower (2588) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - SEP 30, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Maple Shade. Pours out an attractive orange color with a small off white head. Aroma is of caramel malts, grainy bread, mild honey and some lingering floral hops in the background. Taste is much the same, clean caramel, grains, cereal, grass, bread, some honey and a light lingering bitterness on the finish.