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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
We make this beer several months before the harvest so it can age properly. Millstream Oktoberfest is similar to the our Munich style Schild Brau, but is stronger, maltier, and darker in color. A truly special beer, to celebrate the harvest, an important part of life here in Amana.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MatSciGuy (907) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 23, 2012
[Bottle] Pours clear good with a small soapy beige head. The aroma is typical marzen - grainy, a little toasty, and some caramel. The flavor is not as sweet as I was expecting, aided by the fluffy carbonation. If this was a touch flatter or warmer, it would be not nearly as palatable as it is. It helps wash the sweetness off your tongue a little faster. Sub-par marzen overall. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
HuskerTan (1162) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - OCT 31, 2015
Bottle. A- Malty, bland, weak, subtle spice, caramel. A- Copper color, clear liquid, white head. T- Crackers, black peppers, caramel, malty, P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, O- A very nice looking beer but a weak aroma and not real exciting taste. Some black pepper crackers in the taste but otherwise pretty standard.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (17716) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 30, 2015
Bottle courtesy of HuskerTan, thanks you! Clear bright amber color, scant off white edge head. Aroma of caramel and light biscuit. Taste is lightly toasted caramel. OK.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ozzy70 (271) - - OCT 17, 2015
12 oz. bottle. Pours dark amber with thick off white head that lasts. Aroma was sweet and malty. Taste was roasty and nutty with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TXBadger (2083) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 8, 2015
Pours a clear coppery color with off-white head. Caramel malts, biscuit, and bread on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with malt. Nicely done marzen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Nuffield (3912) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - AUG 24, 2015
Crisp, clear golden. Concord grape and peanut butter. Flat palate. Really pretty disappointing. (At Summer Beer Dabbler, St. Paul, MN)

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
beergirlterri (1) - Iowa, USA - JUN 19, 2015 does not count
This Oktoberfest beer has a full malty body and richness to the flavor. With some sweetness and caramel notes. This brew is a very traditional Maerzen,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (8857) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Pour on tap, clear orange-red pour with white head, aroma brought notes of caramel, toffee, toast into a bit of red fruit, touch of spice, herbal notes, hints of grain. Taste was a mix of caramel, bread, toast into a bit of spice, yeast, touch of red fruit, finishing slightly dry, slightly sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (7883) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 27, 2014
nice balanced oktoberfest. bready, toasty malts up front and center - aroma and taste. a hint of hops and a hint of spice, moreso in the flavor. nice sipping brew on a cool night."

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
teresaalbert (2) - Amana, Iowa, USA - AUG 5, 2014 does not count
I think this is one of the best beers Millstream Brewery makes! The rich malty flavor adds to the hint of caramelly roasted notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Headbanger (3580) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - APR 5, 2014
12oz bottle 9/28/13 (Hy-Vee Cedar Rapids)-Pours a darker amber with a tan head. Aroma of malt, caramel, and toffee. Taste of the same. This medium to full bodied brew was again rather tasty. Nice job.

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