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A traditional Marzen brewed with 2-Row Pale, Caramel, and Munich malts. The malts give it a hearty character and deep amber color. Tettnanger and Perle hops provide a well-balanced, drinkable finish prefect for Fall celebrations.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yespr (33246) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 26, 2011
From tap at Jacob Wirth. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is light butterish and malty. Mild fruity, vague butterish and toasted malty to caramelish. Bitter and toasted malty finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fiulijn (15440) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 28, 2014
Draught at The Beer Junction, Seattle
Clean amber color. Simple beer with some flavor of stale cereals. Rather dry. Ordinary bitterness Correct acidity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (14210) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 13, 2010
Free bottle in the United lounge at Dulles airport. Ordinary from start to finish. Astringent bitterness and not much else.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TBone (13277) - Pori, FINLAND - FEB 27, 2015
Bottle at San Juan. Clear copper color, small beige head. Light bready aroma. Light-bodied. Watery palate. Light bread and caramel in the flavor. Very easy Märzen. Low bitterness too.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
argo0 (11823) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 29, 2002
Clear light copper body, with medium white head. Caramel and slightly hoppy aroma. Body is lightly caramel, turns mildly German bitter in the aftertaste. Not much to this one, pretty easy drinking.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (11809) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Bottle from Total Wine in Sacramento, CA. Pours clear copper with a creamy/foamy off-white head. Aroma of mild roast caramel. Med minus body. Flavor is slightly brown ale type roast with a little noble/earthy hop. Quite drinkable, but "light" for my taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tmoney99 (11376) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 13, 2008
Bottle from Party Source. Poured clear copper color with an average frothy white head that was mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toasted sweet malt aroma. Light to medium body with soft carbonation. Light to medium sweet flavor with a light to medium sweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jcwattsrugger (11310) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - SEP 27, 2008
12 oz bottle-pours a thin retaining light tan head and amber color. Aroma is medium malt-toasty/some caramel, secondary earthy hops. Taste is tea, light/medium malt-toasty, thin, fizzy, secondary earthy hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 7, 2009
Name: Octoberfest
Date: November 22, 1995
Mode: Draft
Source: Taco Mac, Sandy Springs
dark, bitter finish, uneventfull

Name: Octoberfest
Date: October 01, 2009
Mode: bottle
Source: Ale Atlanta
Appearance: clear copper, wispy off white head, drippy lace
Aroma: sweet malt aroma, breadyness, lots of balancing earthyness
Flavor: dry bready malt flavor, lots of earthyness adds dryness, light spicyness

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 9/20
Rating: 2.5/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: *4

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerandBlues2 (10393) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours clear dark amber with a small, tight bubbled beige head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is toast and nutty malt, dates and light earthy hops. Flavor is sweet caramel malt, light hops and bitterness, somewhat dirty and a sweet finish. Medium body and light carbonation.

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