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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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This smooth brew ushers in Autumn with an invitingly tawny color complemented by an assertive maltiness. A noble crispness from German and Czech hops completes this very traditional lager-style beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kinz (3251) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - JUL 31, 2005
Cask at Capital Ale House. Medium to darm amber, lovely tan head with just a sheet of lace. Slightly bitter dirt aroma. Caramel malt, oddly bitter earthen finish, very light floral note as well. Ultimately couldn’t get into the sort of gritty dirt hop flavor this seemed to possess. Interesting htough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Elwood (3009) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - OCT 15, 2012
Serving: 12 oz. bottle from Wegmans Leesburg. It pours a clear amber color with a slight off-white head. The nose has hints of toast, caramel, and apple. The flavor is light, slightly fruity and has toasted malt notes. There is a lingering bitterness on the back end. Medium bodied. Serviceable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jeremytoni (2948) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - OCT 7, 2009
From a bottle poured a light brown color with a fair amount of head. Light malty flavor with a quick finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AirForceHops (2939) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 17, 2012
12 oz. bottle purchased @ Beer Heaven. Color is nearly clear amber without much head or retention. Nose is sweet caramel and has a grainy element. Taste has sweet caramel grains with an Earthy, dank hop. Has a bit of nuttiness. Mouthfeel / texture are a bit syrupy. Medium body for the style with soft carbonation. Overall, if you like this style sweet, here is a decent one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
eaglefan538 (2843) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - OCT 12, 2007
KSBF07. Pour was amber in color, weak head. Aroma was woodsy (I got on a woodsy kick at this fest?), toasted caramel. The flavor was toasted caramel, light nuts, woodsy, and a weird spicey hoppy almost burnt type blended aftertaste, odd. Not a great example of the style.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
LinusStick (2814) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2007
Blah. A subpar Oktoberfest. I call it that because I live in PA and have a bias. Aroma was nil. Pour was a too light gold with a thin white ring for a head. Taste was like a vienna except not much malt. Not much anything for that matter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alobar (2715) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 24, 2008
Ruby copper color. Aroma of grapefruit and some hops. Taste is citrus, grapefruit and some hops. Crisp, refreshing. Nice beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
willblake (2645) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - OCT 2, 2008
20081002 12oz bottle, Spirits RB. Basic copper color with creamy beige head that lingers. Aroma is full of diacetyl, some earthy hops. Nice eff, medium bodied. Pretty sweet, none of the spicy bite I’d hope for from either a lager or a marzen. Sub par.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
keepersj12 (2627) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - AUG 29, 2009
Average beer in every sense. Amber with a small head. aroma of bread. Malty sweet flavor with a hint of hops. Finishes well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerdedone (2567) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 8, 2007
Bottle sampled. Pours amber in color with a off-white head. Aroma of malts, grains, light spices, and some nuts. Flavor is a malty sweetness with caramel, grain, light nuts and earthy hops.

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