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RATINGS: 981   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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This beer is sold as Paulaner Oktoberfest Märzen on the US market.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dpjuart (1086) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2014
Bottle from Trevor. Pours brown with tan hues, rimming white head. Caramel and corn nose, slight grass. Lots of caramel and brown sugar, little hop flavor, but enough to balance. Nice.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kaser (3119) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Orange pour from draft at old town bar in New York. Sweet Carmel malty flavor. Standard octoberfest. Not great and not bad.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darkmagus82 (1827) - - SEP 24, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 9-20-13- Served on tap in a 1 L stein Appearance – The beer is served a deep amber-reddish color with a small fizzy white head. The head has a decent retention however, slowly fading over time to leave a very light level of lace on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma is rather sweet overall with a decently strong caramel and buttery toffee smell. Mixed with these aromas are a good deal of a bready smells with notes of toasted malt and some spice aromas of nutmeg and cinnamon. Taste –The taste begins with a sweet caramel and lightly toasted malt flavor. As the flavor moves forward some notes of lighter fruits and some nut comes to the tongue. The sweet taste intensifies in caramel flavor and is complemented by some toffee. Spice flavors of some cinnamon and nutmeg come to the tongue more toward the end and are joined by a lighter hop taste of some citrus and herb and an increase in the roasted malt flavor, leaving a pleasant and smooth sweet and lightly roasted flavor to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the average side in terms of thickness and creaminess with a carbonation level that is on the average side as well. Both are fitting for the style making for a nice easy drinking but well supported Oktoberfest. Overall – A rather enjoyable and tasty Oktoberfest with a nice sweet and decently roasted taste. Paulaner is a classic brewery for a reason; they make good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
justinz91 (21) - Alamogordo, New Mexico, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Great German beer. Reminds me of my time stationed in Germany. About a fingers worth of head. Great taste and beautiful looking beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
two7offsuit (240) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Pours copper with an off white head. Malt aroma with hints of caramel. Flavor is similar to the aroma. Very solid.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx77 (1445) - Oregon, USA - SEP 21, 2014
On draught at Belmont Station, in a liter stein. Clear dark amber color. Aroma is sweet caramel malt, corn, grass, and apple. Taste is similar to aroma, with more grassy hop notes to balance the maltiness. Pleasing märzen.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcnielsen (2265) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours a copper color with white head. Lighter aroma of toast and light grass. Also lighter flavor of bread, malt, and slight grass. Third best of a four german oktoberfest beers blind tasted.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nate (3778) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 15, 2014
On tap at the Coney. Clean aroma, malty with some biscuit. Light neutral fruit and mild hop character. Coppery amber clear with off white lacing head. Medium body with medium-high carbonation. Starts moderately malty with light biscuit and nice level of noble hops. Clean sweet finish with smooth nutty after. Clean and refreshing.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
trapped (897) - New York City, TURKEY - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle Dark amber color with small white foamy head, caramel like aroma, high carbonation, slightly sweet roasted malt taste, longish finish, smoky aftertaste. Nice brew.

2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fidemaster (282) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - SEP 11, 2014
I was expecting it to be a lot better. Pale orange color. Nice biscuits baking aroma. Has a very light mouthful, and very watery. Slightly sweet, with a slight malty taste. Just a bit disappointing.


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