Bif (1679) - 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.
brewblackhole (1588) - Muskego, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 23, 2007
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Aroma of ceral toasty malt,somewhat faint,but distinct,taste is also ceral toasty, very much on the light side,with a slightly metallic bitter taste,somewhat distracting on this very light beer. OK for the price
jpm30 (1587) - East Central, Georgia, USA - OCT 9, 2007
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 oz. twist-off bottle, no freshness date, sampled in a lager glass.
Poured a clear golden hued amber with a frothy off-white head, decent retention, a little ringed sticking at the top of the glass.
Aromas of lightly roasted caramel, nutty, traces of sweet fruitiness and floral hops.
Smooth medium-light body, crisp and dry, easy quaffability. Sweet tasting, lightly roasted caramel with some pale malt sweetness. Sweet green grape fruitiness in the middle. Mildly spicy hops along with a dry nuttiness coming out at the end.
A passable Oktoberfest at an affordable price. Won’t knock your socks off, but will do in a pinch.
igneous1 (1510) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - OCT 31, 2007
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
typical orange/brown color (great autumn colors) for an O’fest. head is frothy, beige. aroma has a lot of bready malts and a nice earthiness. flavor is pretty similar with a metallic quality. not bad, but thin.
coldbrewky (1493) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - OCT 5, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Twist off Bottle via UDBeernut in box with returned growlers. A pleasant deep orange in tall glass with a thick white healthy head. Sweet malt, grass and tubas in the nose. Body is central with malt light graininess, and a bit wishy-wahsy water. Accordions and lederhosen optional. Body meanders back onto path for a crisp quick finish that leads directly to the next sip.
tnkw01 (1316) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 15, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Love Marzen beers and this is a good one. Amber copper color. Malty, nutty taste. Aroma is candy corn, hay, love it.
gws57 (1275) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - SEP 15, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Had this one on draught at the brewery in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Clear, copper pour with a thick off-white head. A nice malty nose and character. Pleasant but ultimately weak.
Onslow (1257) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - OCT 3, 2012
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pour from a 12 oz bottle. Cleam amber brew with light head. Aroma of caramel, malt, hay, bread. Taste is sweet malt at the start with a little grass and floral hops in the finish. Still sweet at the end, but not overwhelming as this is overall rather thin and weak. Average pallate. A little sticky in the finish. Quaffable.
sthlm (1246) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 1, 2007
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
[Bottle, thanks Skyview (Once again, I will change this if I see someone else actually brought it)] Burnt smell with a little spice. Malty, not the best taste. A little thin. Short finish. Very average.
jmohno (1240) - Iowa, USA - OCT 14, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear dark gold,short head,slight froth with light lacing.
Aroma is grainy,sweet,some toast,carmel,some ripe fruit like orange.Vanilla.
Taste is same but with some pepperyness.Carmel toast or slight roast. Crisp kind of tangy, light citrus finish. Not bad.