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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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This traditional German Oktoberfest style beer is brewed with the highest quality German malt & hops. Available during the fall season on tap and in 16oz Cans. The Fest is crafted in small batches at Cottrell Brewery in Pawcatuck, CT and at the award-winning High Falls Brewery in Rochester, NY under the supervision of Brew-master Sean Larkin. Vienna, Pilsner, Light and Dark Munich malts make up the backbone of this beast, and Northern Brewer & Tettnanger hops are added to give it a crisp but subtle hop flavor.


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3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
doboy (420) - Morehead City, North Carolina, USA - NOV 29, 2012
Pours an apricot color with a nice white head that lasts. Light malt aroma. Mild malt taste that has some mild bite on the back side. VERY easy to drink. A bit thin though. Not a bad beer!


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bkurtz (789) - PERU - AUG 28, 2014
Pours a clear, golden amber with an above average macro head. Easy drinking with caramel notes. A bit a cardboard finish,but a decent, refreshing beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
generallee08 (680) - New York, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Presentation: It was poured from a 12 oz can into small German style mug. The can lists the abv at 5.5% abv and there is a short description of the beer as well. Appearance: The color is a beautiful deep orange amber with great clarity and plenty of visible carbonation. From the aggressive pour I got a tall, white and frothy head. It settles down fairly quick and just maintains a wispy thin film covering. Lacing is minimal and very slick. Smell: It has a very malty nose with earthy hops for balance. Mostly I pick notes of caramel, toffee, fresh bread Taste / Palate: The flavor is classic German lager all the way. It has a fresh bready maltiness loaded with a nutty, caramel and nougat like character. Hops adds a light earthy dryness and bitterness. The feel is right on for the style and very drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nakedwhendrunk (2113) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - JUN 17, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was often poured into a mug but it has also been poured into pint glasses and pilsener glasses and it’s always looked the same. The appearance was a nice looking hazy amber color with a one finger white foamy head that dies within about a minute. There was some light speckled lacing the sides and it leaves some rings. The smell was nice and malty, slight roast with some nuts to it. The taste was mainly sweet but had a nice roasty nuttiness to it. The p was about a light to medium on the body with a pretty good sessionable aspect about it. Overall, I say this was a pretty good Oktoberfest styled beer worthy of having again.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (8940) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 16, 2014
1 pint can. Poured golden color with a larger sized off white head. Toasted caramel, grainy with some fruitiness.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
zach8270 (3472) - Henrietta, New York, USA - MAR 6, 2014
(can - 16 oz) Pale gold pour with white head. Very light sweet malt aroma. Smooth and malty with a rather sweet and slightly bitter finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 2, 2014
Can @ yespr. Pours a golden color with a white head. Has a fruity malty grainy caramel aroma. Fruity malty grainy caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vodka4blood (88) - Milton, Vermont, Vermont, USA - JAN 21, 2014
Pretty good beer, but only slightly edges out the plain old lager that this brewery is famous for…. Not great for a marzen, but I gave it an extra point in the "overall" category for being available in the pint can format that they use for all their products. Next time Ill get the Narragansett porter instead : )

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mdindy (35) - Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 16, 2014
poured from can, deep golden color with red tint. extremely sweet flavor, strong taste of carmel and spices. slight bitter after taste. even with the heavy sweet flavor, an above average beer worth trying, but certainly not the best marzen ive had. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
brnandersen (1907) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2014
Sample from 473 ml. can. Clear, golden colour with a light amber tint and a small, off-white head. Sweet aroma with fruits, dusty hops, pale malts and grasses. Taste is light sweet. Medium body. Short, dry finish with fruits. Rather ordinary, albeit not unpleasant.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
joergen (20759) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2014
Can at yespr. Clear golden coloured with a small white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, hops and grass. Fruity flavour of caramel, grass and hops. Hoppy finish.


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