tmoreau (2724) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - OCT 21, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz. bottle poured to a shaker at The Shoreline Restaurant bar in Gill’s Rock, WI., displaying a clear, amber tone, with off white spray as lacing. The nose was toasty, with a little dank grain scent. Light to medium bodied, with okay carbonation, the taste was also toasted, with a touch of caramel, and moderate, hop bitterness that had some earthy and lingering qualities. A decently quaffable Marzen.
mvp (169) - Harper Woods, Michigan, USA - OCT 19, 2013
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Kinda of average flavor, light palate. lightly carbonated. just a average oktoberfest!
ryecatcher (901) - South Side of Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 14, 2013
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Pours a clear ambery-copper color, smallish white head not much retention, or lacing. Nose is extremely faint, some malt and candied orange. Mouth is medium bodied, lightly bitter throughout, mildly malty with some orange peel and bread dough. Finishes with some cereal. Unisnpired and extremely average leaning towards sub-par.
thegreenrooster (3399) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 12, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pour is a clear amber with a small white head. Aroma is a decent caramel malt sweetness. Flavor is light at first then a bit of roast nut hits you. Finish is light and thin. Like most Point beers they are going in the right direction but just too light around the edges.
rumproasts (3553) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 7, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle. amber with small head. light bodied oktoberfest-style beer. caramel malt. rather thin, but what’s here isn’t bad.
alobar (2969) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 6, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear copper color with no head. Aroma of roasted malt and grain, Grain flavor with roasted malt, and some caramel. Decent.
Bif (1599) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 4, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a dark amber color with a fairly small head that fades to bits of lacing. Aroma of roasted malt, mild sweetness and bit of grain. Taste of roasted malt, nice malt sweetness and bit of grain in the background. Mild bitterness and a clean finish. Fairly light body, smooth with a good balance. Enjoyable beer, better than I expected.
kramer (5254) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 11, 2013
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Pours a clear dark gold body with a very thin fizzy white head that faded very quickly. Looks rather thin on the pour. The nose is fairly thin with a slightly husky note and some light sweetness. I don’t smell any hops in here at all. The flavor is rather thin and sweet with light huskiness on the finish. This is seriously lacking in body and depth of the malt profile. The flavor profile really comes across as more of an Amber Ale than a true Marzen. Light bodied and thin in texture with a slight stickiness on the finish, light fizzy carbonation. Not exactly a role model for the style.
dlbeer (845) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 1, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Yellow/amber pour with white head. Smells of sweet malt. Tastes sweet on the front with a balanced finish.
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VatMasterson (52) - Texas, USA - AUG 30, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bright amber, mild sweet aroma, filtered appearance, small but lasting head unlike the Point Amber, good lasting lacing to the end. Excellent overall sweet flavor, not hoppy, great drinkability for all day festivals in New Braunfels like wurstfest. Great flavor and lighter body.