Iron Hill Oktoberfest
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Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein


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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Brewed in the fest tradition, this full bodied, amber beer has a distinct sweet malty flavor profile. OG: 1.063 Color: 12 IBU: 26

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pineypower (3077) - Ocean County, New Jersey, USA - SEP 30, 2012
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BiddleBrau (1164) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 23, 2012
On tap at Chestnut Hill. Clear, dark amber, no head. Toasted caramel malt nose. Malty sweet with some roastiness. Hops mix with roastiness to provide some bitterness but this is primarily a malt profile.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
keepersj12 (3062) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - SEP 23, 2012
A nice version of the style. Malty with bread, caramel, some yeast. The flavor is the same, nicely balanced, and good with the Oktoberfest menu.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
theyshookhands (243) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - SEP 25, 2011
Pours a light coffee color with a light tan head and a little lace. Aroma is of chocolate, coffee, caramel and roasted malts. Roasted malts, peat, a little dark chocolate and resin. Kind of sour with a clean, bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
reggiedunlop (3657) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 19, 2011
Pours a dark amber with a medium tan head...nice lacing. Aroma has some roastiness and nuttiness...bready as billed. Flavor follows suit and has nice earthy notes...faint spice and bitterness in the back end. Mouthfeel is lively and refreshing with a dry bitter/roasty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (13235) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 18, 2010
(Wilmington, 6.8% ABV) Off-white head atop clear dark amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, some cherry, light earthy. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, cherry, light earthy, lager yeast. Light-medium body, light stickiness. Not very Oktoberfesty, but tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ROGUE (2182) - Lewes, Delaware, USA - DEC 1, 2010
On tap at Wilmington brewpub. Pours a clear copper color with a one finger of frothy off white head wich leaves some lacing. The aroma is sweet bready malts with spicy hops. The taste is intially sweet, with a big breadiness that is balanced with some spicy drying bitterness, which gives this a very smooth finish. The mouthfeel is medium and crisp, with moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerdedone (3228) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2010
On tap @ maple shade. Pours a clear amber brown with a small beigh head. Aroma was bready malts, faint caramel and had some floral notes. Flavor was clean smooth and slightly sweet with toasted mal;ts, bread, light caramel and some nuttiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbill (3605) - Laurel, New York, USA - OCT 6, 2010
Growler courtesy of my friend J, filled at the Lancaster, PA location. Pours a clear golden brown with a moderate tan head that lasted through the first quarter of the glass and left ample spotty lace. Pleasant aroma of malt with just a hint of roast/smokiness to it. The flavor is malt with just a bit of roast, toasted bread, with just a hint of brown sugar sweetness. Mild bitterness at the end finishes this beer off nicely. Medium bodied. I could drink this Märzen all day, very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
willblake (2654) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - SEP 26, 2010
20100926 tap at Wilmington. Darker appearance for a marzen with creamy, sticky beige head. Soft pretzel and raisin aroma with a mild leafiness. A bit on the sweet side but plenty drinkable and hardly too sweet. Decently done, if only above average, but well above average for a brewpub Oktoberfest.

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