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Brewed by JOSEFS-Brauerei
Style: Oktoberfest/Märzen
Olsberg-Bigge, Germany
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Kräftig wie die Farbe ist auch der Geschmack unseres Märzen. Früher dauerte das Braujahr von September bis April. Märzenbier wurde im März stärker eingebraut und während der braufreien Zeit ausgeschenkt.

Formerly Josefsbräu Märzen.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2011

Bottle 500ml. w. swing top @ home.

Clear medium amber colour with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, grey off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - roasted, caramel, sweet malt. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet with a average duration, bread, thin. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110425]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2008
50 cL bottle. Pours cloudy orange with a small creamy and off-white head. Light cornish and mild caramelish aroma. Mild malty and vague metallic flavoured with a smooth caramel. Light butterish on the back of the tongue. Caramelish lingering finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2005
(Bottle 50 cl) Beautiful amber colour with a nice, creamy head. Sweetish, malty aroma. Decent body with flavours of sweet malt. Discreet bitterness. Brewed by a group of disabled people in an "Integrationsfirma" - they did an excellent job. 170905

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (13046) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JAN 3, 2009
Bottle, 5.6%. Weak spicy hop aroma. Clear amber colour. Small creamy head. The flavour has the same spicy hoppiness as the aroma with a little caramel. It is also a little watery, especially considering the rather high ABV.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10090) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 17, 2014
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Orange colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy nice aroma. Modetrate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (9822) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - MAY 10, 2006
Swing top bottle from Pivnizub. Orange amber color, malt and licorice in the aroma. Malty sweet flavor with cinnamon, plums and licorice. Medium to full bodied. Tasty märzen!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (8576) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - SEP 8, 2005
Swing-top bottle: Clear, amber to orangey coloured, medium-sized, lasting off-white head; fresh floral hoppiness in the nose, traces of caramel and honey; sweetish-malty beginning; moderate bitter-malty taste, ending in a long lasting aromatic bitter-sweet finish. Surprise: a modern "Hausbrauerei", producing individual and tasty brews !

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MoritzF (8250) - Bochum, GERMANY - APR 4, 2006
(swing top bottle) Hazy orange-amber colour with a stable foamy yellow head. Sweet malty aroma mixed up with strong notes of sourdough and a touch of fruitiness (apricots). Moderately sweet malty taste, yeasty fruity notes, medium body and carbonation, slightly floral hoppy, light bitter finish with some spice in the aftertaste (nuts, herbs, lavender). Very good and unconventional Märzen.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorisPPattyn (7716) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - NOV 6, 2005
Huge yellow-beige head; amber beer with olive highlights. (Dark German) bread, sourdough, ending sweet-nutty, crème de noix . Quite bitter, autumn leaves, earthy flavours, background is again bready with some sweetness, but sourdough impression is gone. Has some Bock-like aspirations. This is way better than most Märzens. Medium bodied, refreshing. Hops on the aftertaste, again leafy. Extremely good example of the style. Big thanks to joss.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
motelpogo (6130) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 2, 2013
bottle, looking nothing like in the picture, picked up at ambrosetti in berlin. amber with a thin head; nutty grain aroma; simple flavours - caramel and a tinny, lightly bitter finish


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