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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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"O’zapft is!" The cry of happy beer drinkers at the start of the Munich Oktoberfest, which in German means "The keg is tapped!" Rahr’s Oktoberfest Celebration Lager is a traditional Marssen style Oktobefest lager - dark amber in color, super smooth, medium body with a sweet malty finish. True to tradition, this is a classic Oktoberfest Lager.
Style: German Märzen/Oktoberfest
ABV: 5.5%
Availability: Fall (September October November)
Food Pairings: Cuisine (German), Meat (Smoked Meats), Cheeses (Mozzarella, Gouda)


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3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Assurbanipaul (40) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - OCT 1, 2007
Pours a dark clear amber with a ruby tint and a shallow head. Aroma is light, some nondescript malt. Taste is roasty malt, almost like plain toasted whole-grain bread. Grainy flavors, light nuttiness, well-caramelized malts, seems like a blend of many. A mild sweetness and a faint oven-roasted, coffee-like presence. Not a strong hop presence at all. Mouthfeel is medium to light, very smooth and easy to drink. Much maltier, more body than most US O-fests. Like drinking a piece of dry toast made from heavy bread.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
TizzleJizzle (529) - Garland, Texas, USA - NOV 9, 2013
On tap at Sherlocks Addison. Poured a clear copper/brown color. taste of mild malts slightly nutty. Moderate carbonation, thin body.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
onceblind (3670) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Clear dark amber with a sticky thin light beige head. Aroma is kinda plain and biscuity, and lightly earthy sweet. Luckily the flavor is a little deeper, with nice marzen cracker/toffee/cereal/English muffin sweet maltiness. Dry amber finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Foxbush (1215) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - OCT 25, 2013
Draft At Chilis in the DFW Airport The beer pours a clear amber with a thin wispy head which dissipates to a white collar. Very limited lacing. The taste was of sweet caramel with hints of hops. The medium body beer had soft carbonation. Nice beer true to the Marzen style Oktoberfest.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fly (1394) - austin, Tejas, Alabama, USA - OCT 2, 2013
This is an Oktoberfest. It is a beer. It is OK. I drank it. I did not find it in the least repulsive. Had I not had so many others that I enjoyed I might think more of it. I think I will go back o the ones I like more. Thanks for playing!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
boomerbrew (143) - Texas, USA - OCT 22, 2012
Brewery tour in pint glass. Wonderful aroma and flavor of sweet German malts. Hop flavors are low and more malt aromas then hops. Good smooth palate to the finish. Above average overall.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Sammer (1006) - Plano, Texas, USA - OCT 21, 2012
Bottle. Taste is nuts, caramel and wood. Very average compared to most Oktoberfest beers.

2.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 7/20
cdorsal (3) - Texas, USA - OCT 1, 2012 does not count
On tap. Glass mug. 84 degrees on a Texas patio. Nutty and easy to drink. Zero head retention. Very thin and lacking. If drank a few of these I’d still be sober and my palate would be damaged for the rest of the evening.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jhamp9 (944) - Corinth, Texas, USA - SEP 26, 2012
Clear reddish brown pour with a thin cream head. Nice toasty nutty aroma with some caramel. Taste is bread, nuts, caramel, but it has a burnt quality to it.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwalking05 (3491) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 13, 2012
Tasted in 2009. Dark amber with a good sized off-white head. Aroma is of malt, caramel and light woody hops. Taste is of malt, toffee and caramel.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
djd07 (2914) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 3, 2011
Bottle. Pours a clear copper with a small frothy off white head leaving spotty lacing. The aroma is breqdy malt and raisin. Thin mouthfeel with a bitter raisin and dry finish. A decent marzen from Rahr.


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