UncleKorm (473) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - DEC 8, 2013
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bomber bottle poured a clear yellow hue w/ medium frothy fully diminishing white head. Moderate bready aroma. Initial flavor is light sweet w/ a sharp moderate bitter of short duration. Tastes are straw, caramel, and grass. Light to medium bodied, lively carbonation, watery mouthfeel, and a dry finish.
Davhgbrew (731) - Coconut Creek, Florida, USA - DEC 3, 2013
3.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Clear amber, white head. Big body in the first sip. Huge malt, but more balanced with some bitterness than expected. Middle and finish has a bit of an earthy/piney essence too it that most marzens don’t have. The slightly bitter finish mixed with the full body throughout is what would have me coming back to this brew.
crossovert (5641) - Illinois, USA - NOV 29, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
Nto a great ofest. Herbal scent, flavor is kind of acidic, some basic malt flavors.
5000 (5613) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - NOV 25, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle:   Pale golden, bright, thin sudsy white head, spotty lacing.   Sweet grainy nose, a bit barnish, bird seed aroma, mealy,   Strong grassy start, bready, mealy, slightly nutty.   A little strong in its mealiness.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Finishes mealy, pale breadiness, and very much like a middle of the road Marzen bier.   Not as clean or crisp as others, but certainly right in the middle of the pack.
bhensonb (9831) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 20, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Malt & Vine. Pours dark gold with a foamy off-white head. Aroma is malty with a little spicy? hop. Med body or better. Flavor is med caramel with a mixed earth/grass, say noble?, hop. It’s very smooth. Get’s a little spicy hop with time (that covers about everything). It’s not all that sweet, so there must be a fair amount of hop. Pretty good Marzen.
robforbes (2002) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - NOV 19, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
pours a clear pale golden with a very thin white head, above average carbonation, and almost no lacing.
smell is faint, malt, and a tad roasty.
taste is oily, thick, malt, nuts, some roasted toffee, and a few hops in the back. ends on the oily side.
Drjohnrock (333) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 8, 2013
3.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
500 ml bottle from Hattings Supermarket, tasted on November 8, 2013. Gold/amber color with good clarity, sweet malty and skunky aroma, sweet malty flavor with sharp balancing bitterness. Kind of like a cross between a pilsner and a marzen. Some unpleasantness in the bitterness--this might have been a bit old, so I’m grading it leniently.
Narnad (1373) - Wonder Lake, Illinois, USA - NOV 2, 2013
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a very, very, very clean orange color with a very creamy cream colored head of modest height. Aroma contains a very strong grain husk start with a strong grassy, slightly skunky noble hops nose to finish. Flavor starts off with a very pungent noble hops grass with a bit of skunk. Once the skunk slight skunkiness fades, a very well balanced sweet and grainy malt presence emerges. There is an odd flavor in the middle and I am not sure if its from the melding of flavors or if there is an issue with the brew. It’s kinda metallic and skunky combined. Body is very smooth, modest body and finely carbonated. Overall an okay offering for the style. By the ending of the bottle I was ready to move to something else, contrary to what you expect for a good oktoberfest.
alobar (2509) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 1, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear pale yellow pour with a soapy white head. Aroma of hay and lemon. Pilsner-like grain flavor with lemon sweetness. Creamy mouth feel. Different for the style, but drinkable.
sinfull (603) - Lviv, UKRAINE - NOV 1, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear golden color , mid-sized white head. Aroma of malt and hay. Taste is grainy with good hoppy biterness. Decent marzen.
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