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Brewed by Aktienbrauerei Kaufbeuren
Style: Oktoberfest/Märzen
Kaufbeuren, Germany
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein

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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Ein echtes, vollmundiges Spezialbier gemäß der Allgäuer Tradition mit garantierten 13 Prozent Stammwürze. Für Genuss-Trinker!


urbnhautebourg's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
urbnhautebourg (997) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - JUL 12, 2010
Incredibly malty and rather sweet. I wouldn’t say this is overly complex, but if you just wish to taste some very good Germanic malt flavors in a pale beer, this is a wonderful pick.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
wombat23 (602) - Texas, USA - JUL 22, 2016
Bottle. Hazy pale gold with a white head. Aroma of mild malt, floral notes, and grass. Taste follows nose. Very mild overall. Goes down smoothly.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tnkw01 (1709) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 27, 2016
Bottle. More like a traditional German Marzen beer. Gold in color with a medium head. Aroma is roasted grains with some hay and straw. Taste is well balanced with a lean more to the malty side.

0.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
grimreaperguru (263) - santee, California, USA - JUN 26, 2016
Pours a clear light gold color with a short lived fizzy white head. The aroma was a light almost non existing sent of generic malt. The flavor was just awful with a water down carbonated soda water flavor. The body was thin with a pure funk aftertaste. Overall one of the worst beers I’ve had in a while.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Suttree (6043) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 13, 2016
I believe I’m rating the correct beer. It says "ABK Edel Spezialbier" on the label. Anyway, it’s yellow, with some clingly white foam. Smells sweet, with some hay-like notes. Taste is sweet, toasty and bready. It’s OK.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dwyerpg (5536) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 10, 2016
Doesn’t have the look or normal sweetness of a marzen. The flavor is a little bland. Just okay.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (3609) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 27, 2016
16.9 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malts, bread and floral. Taste is malts and yeast.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BlackHaddock (6201) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2016
14th May 2016, 500ml bottle in the Californian sun. Golden/bronze pour, clear and bright, on top a swiftly dispensing white head. Not too sure what is special about it, just seemed like a bog standard German Lager based beer to me. Refreshing but apart from a little malty sweetness it had next to no taste or aroma. Liked it though, as I was thirsty.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
fombe89 (2058) - Asturias, SPAIN - MAR 14, 2016
Botella. @La Taberna de Hank, Luanco.13/03/2016 BBD:18/07/16. Color amarillo dorado, aromas y sabores maltosos, dulce cuerpo medio.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gallaghermurph (49) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 9, 2016
So the score of this beer doesn’t do justice to the fact that on a sunny day outside I could and would drink copious amounts of this stuff. Pours a clear gold with a thick white head. Aroma is malty sweet. Flavor was malt that turned into a bit of a canned mandarin orange undertone with a slight bitter finish on the back-end with minimal aftertaste. I didn’t find it to be anything terribly special but found it very drinkable. Bottom line, enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fatehunter (2205) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JAN 24, 2016
Pours two fingers of foamy head on a clear golden body. The aroma is dry grains with a little fruit. Nice. The taste has a mild bitterness then tends sweeter middle to end. The texture is crisp with soft edges. It’s enjoyable.


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