JamesCrosson (36) - Fair Lawn, New Jersey, USA - JAN 9, 2008
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Loved this brew. Could taste cherries in it. Deeeeeep red color, nice subtle flavors but smooth. Excellent for fall or winter.
kimcgolf (872) - Dacula, Georgia, USA - JAN 3, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours to a nice autumn-like red-brown-ornage, with a medium off-white had that left okay lacing. Nose was the expected malty nuts, earth and dark fruits, with a hint of toffee, and the mouthfeel full and slightly sweet. Taste was more of the malty fall taste, and the finish wet, but offset by just enough hops to be pleasant.
Skyview (5269) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - DEC 2, 2007
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Picked up single 12-oz bottle from Brennan’s Country Farm Market in Brookfield, WI. Pours a semi-clear copper amber brew with a thin, creamy fast dissolving off-white head that dissipates to a fine film and white ring. Aroma of light roasted caramel malt, some fruity character, sweet citrus hops and a touch of roasted nuts. Taste is medium bodied, caramel malt, some salt water taffy, and a light fruity character. Finish is semi-sweet fruity, with little hop bitterness.
FROTHINGSLOSH (5077) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 2, 2007
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: FEB 16, 2008 This beer came in my beer club. Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a ruby-chestnut color with a very small tan head that faded quickly. The aroma was sweet, tang and malty. The flavor was tangy, bitter, nutty and malty with a lightly fruity undertone. There was a bit of roastiness that came out on the finish.
Dansting (222) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - NOV 11, 2007
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Poured a clear caramel color with a thin white head. Almost not lacing whatsoever. Mouthfeel is nice. Aroma is decent, with sweet and fruity scents. Flavor is typical of most oktoberfest/marzens, as it has a nice caramel malt flavor to it. Aftertaste almost has a apple hint to it. A nice oktoberfest brew.
keepersj12 (2760) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - OCT 29, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pretty good Octoberfest. Nice and yeasty aroma and a malty sweet flavor. A bit of hoppy dryness at the end.
YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - OCT 29, 2007
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Copper body beneath a fleeting white head. Caramel, taffy apple, a hint of hops. Lively carbonation, crisp and clean. Flavor is sweet but not cloying.
reddevilp (1) - USA - OCT 26, 2007 does not count
3.1 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
hints of nut’s a fruits. Very gentle finish, no- harsh bitter aftertase, very pleasant in fact. Reminds me of Killians, a little lighter.
robertsreality (2460) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 19, 2007
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Autumn Orange/Brown Color Color. Dark Sandy Skin. Subtle Dank Malt Aroma. Dry Sweet Malt, Bit of Burnt Caramel, Dry Toast Flavor/Aftertaste. Fairly Clean and Crisp. Nice Average Drinking Oktoberfest.
BustedFlat (554) - Edina, Minnesota, USA - OCT 14, 2007
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Plastic cup on tap at the brewery in Amana, Iowa. Amber with a thin white head. Malty aroma. Started out with strong sweet malt and caramel notes. Some earthy hops became apparent as it warmed. There was some bitterness. Very solid Octoberfest.