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RATINGS: 135   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 155   ABV: 5.15%
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Point Oktoberfest is an authentic Marzen Style Lager Beer, a style reminiscent of the beers originally brewed for the first Oktoberfest Celebrations in Germany during the early 1800’s. Hand-crafted using Hallertauer hops and sweet Vienna roasted malts for a rich amber hue. The result is a full flavored, well balanced beer, brewed in celebration of the upcoming season.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
troyc (2200) - Illinois, USA - OCT 3, 2008
(Bottle) Pours a solid amber color with a small, whispy white head. Aroma is quite sweet. Caramel malts and some light vanilla notes as well. Flavor is what you would expect from the aroma. Some toffee and possibly a touch of hazelnut in there as well. Nothing too memorable, but certainly a drinkable and refreshing beer that is quite good this time of year.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
unclemike (2180) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - NOV 21, 2008
12oz bottle - Poured redish copper color with white head that hung around for a few minutes. Aroma was nice, kinda like a Jolly Rancher. Tasted dry with a wine like feel, not bad if you enjoy watered down wine. Overall I was fairly happy with Point’s version of this style beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmoreau (2124) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - OCT 21, 2013
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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcr (2112) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - OCT 7, 2011
Bottle. Deep amber body with orange highlights. Big beige head, slowly diminishing The aroma was grainy with notes of toast and a hint of DMS and caramel. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and lightly bitter. Medium body, watery texture and lively carbonation. Average Oktoberfest, but better than the other two beers I’ve had from this brewery.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
kaser (2100) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 11, 2012
Pours amber from the bottle. No head. Grassy smell. Carmel and malty taste. Not the greatest but drank it easily. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
phishpond417 (2088) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 13, 2008
Pours a semi cloudy copper colour with a medium sized white head. Aroma is slightly nutty, rich roasted malt character and subtle hops. A little toasty with a hint of maple syrup.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jandd1983 (2085) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - NOV 12, 2011
It poured a light amber color with a white head. The aroma was of some honey and a little caramel. The taste was also malty with a crisp finish, but really not much else.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maverick34 (2041) - New York, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Draught from habitat. Amber. Honey malt and caramel. Syrupu taste. Not amazing. Very low hops. Meh.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
frankenkitty (1959) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - OCT 8, 2007
Pours a deep, coppery/amber body with mild carbonation under a staunch, yellowhite head. Grainy, cornmealy aroma, lightly toasted, with mild nuttiness. Low caramel notes in the flavor to a generic malted sweetness. (Compare to a "small beer" made from the second-runnings of a good Marzen.) Afterthoughts of lager yeast and mineral water. Mid-bodied with a sweet & sour finish. Leaves a light coat of sugars on the palate. ’Tis the season for Oktoberfest brews and I’ve tried many superior ones to this over the past month.

Note: Mixing 50/50 with Bell’s Oktoberfest is an adequate compromise.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
StewardofGondor (1934) - Washington Heights - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 30, 2007
Pristine, transparent and pale copper in color with a laundry foam head of white. Aroma reveals a toasted assortment, rounded out by crisp bran flakes getting capped with auburn hazelnuts, caramel and honey. A sweet whole wheat brown bread scent keeps the traditional sense going. Flavor lays in frankly. Sweet whole wheat and cornmeal with caramel make the first impression on the palate. Quaffable, expansive carbonation. Warm brown bread diffusion. Caramel sweetened whole grain oats parceled with toasted bran flakes. Medium bodied and a frequent contributor to all areas of the mouth, finishing with leaven bread, oat dust and a mild toffee talc afterlife.


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