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Kuhnhenn Oktoberfest (Octoberfest)

Kuhnhenn Oktoberfest (Octoberfest)
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Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein


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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
A traditional amber-red lager first served in 1810 in honor of the Bravarian Crown Prince Ludwig’s marriage to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. This lager is brewed using Vienna& Munich malts for a full bodied malty flavor and aroma.A light toffee flavor complements its creamy texture, finishing with a nice toasty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (6742) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2013
Keg at CBC Clerkenwell. Looks solid: a transparent copper with razor-thin off-white lacing. Smells and tastes solid too: sweet malt with light dough and some hop notes. Good on the palate too. Decent

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Leighton (18745) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2013
Keg at CBC Clerkenwell. I thought this one was a bit shabby. Some tangy berries, dry bread, mild leafy bitterness. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Further tangy fruits on the finish. Seems a bit out of shape.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (22535) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2013
5th November 2013
Craft Clerkenwell. Keg. Hazy amber beer with a small pale cream coloured head. Palate is light and minerally crisp. Sweet malts with a light generic fruitisness. Thin malt cream. Fruits turn tangy. Light finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (10221) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 29, 2010
Growler shared by Kyle, thanks! Poured a clear orange amber with a white head that dissipated quickly to the edges. Aroma had notes of sweet grain and bread with a bit of spice to round it off. Flavor was similar with sweet grain and cereal as the main notes and a bit of spice to make the beer interesting. Nice and creamy on the tongue.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (7020) - Buffalo, New York, USA - APR 10, 2009
On tap at Kuhnhenn. Medium amber pour. Biscuity. Nice bitterness balanced with malts. Some toastiness. Overall a pretty good marzen. April is a rather odd time to have it on tap however

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beerman6686 (6399) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 27, 2009
Poured a light amber color with an off white head. Aroma was really sweet and nutty. Flavor was overtbearingly sweet, really malty and some toffee and caramel notes. Not too great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (11681) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 3, 2009
On tap at the Kuhnhenn Brew Pub. -Oktoberfest-. Poured a medium amber color with a smaller sized off white head. Aromas of breadiness, toffee, and some nuttiness. Tastes of bread, toffee, nuts, and caramel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mattmc1973 (479) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - DEC 21, 2008
On draft at the brewery. Very disappointed in this one, it just does not smell or taste like much. Very mild aroma of malt, and barely-there taste of malt and caramel. Very watery mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (13622) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 17, 2008
Draft at brewpub. Poured clear copper color with an average frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting with excellent lacing. Moderate toasted malt aroma. Medium body with soft carbonation. Medium toasted balanced flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Solid drinkable brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rastacouere (6174) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 21, 2008
Objectively speaking: Clean, bready and highly drinkable lager.
I like: Well-extracted toasted vienna malts with an almondy nuttiness. Leafy hop finish. Not too grainy. Highly drinkable.
I dislike: A bit juicy in its malt character that feels a bit overly fruity and not all that crisp, making it less drinkable than it deserves. Relies heavily on the bread flavours, which are a bit simplistic.

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