brokensail (12478) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 25, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A: The pour is a dark amber color, one could call it copper, I suppose. The head is initially a thin layer of khaki foam, but soon dies down to almost nothing.
S: The hops are mildly spicy with some definite earthy notes. A fair amount of lager yeast follows. As the beer comes up to temperature, I get more of the rich bready character and a hint of caramel.
T: This one opens up with the dense breadiness I was expecting. Some nice spice flavors to this beer as well, I seem to pick up some nutmeg. The sweetness is moderate with a mild bitterness to compliment it all.
M: The body is medium with a moderate level of rolling carbonation.
D: A really good beer. Before I knew it my glass was empty and the bottle was gone.
bhensonb (12136) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 18, 2010
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from ericandersnavy. Pours copper with a foamy 2 finger off-white head. Smells bready and a bit herby. Med body. Tis bready. Just a little sweet, but there’s just a little hop to help cover that. Finish is lightly toasted bready maltiness. But it’s verging on dry.
bu11zeye (12112) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 19, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(12oz bottle, courtesy of thirdeye11) Pours a clear copper body with a small white head. Aroma of caramel, nuts, and toasted grain. Flavor of caramel, grain, light citrus, and nuts.
jtclockwork (10432) - , New Jersey, USA - NOV 13, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Backlog from my SATX trip. Pours clear orange amber. Nose of white pepper and malt. Taste is lightly spiced malts.
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - OCT 28, 2010
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 ounce bottle courtesy of blutt59. Thanks! Pours a clear orange color with a medium frothy white head. Decent head retention and lacing. Aroma of caramel, leafy hops, nutty notes, some lightly toasted grain. The taste is caramel, toasted malts, bitter leafy hop finish. Medium bodied. Petty good marzen.
arminjewell (8470) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 4, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours hazy red with white head, aroma has notes of caramel, grain, toasted malt. Taste is sweet caramel, grain, some grass and earth, slightly bitter but mostly sweet finish. Not bad.
BMan1113VR (7898) - Los Angeles, California, USA - OCT 17, 2009
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On cask. Hazy orange amber with a fading off-white head. Aroma is malty and toasty. Taste is crisp and toasty with some corn notes . Light carbonation, cask mouthfeel.
Ughsmash (7327) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 1, 2011
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. Poured a healthy shade of medium orange with almost no head sticking around.. hazy. The aroma picked up sweeter caramel and fruity malts with a touch of molasses.. a little earthy accent.. sugary and enjoyable. The flavor found sweet caramel and bready notes at the core.. touches of darker fruit and toasty earth accented.. long, malty finish. Light-medium bodied with too little carbonation on the palate.. grainy, too.. decent feel to it beyond that.
drowland (6662) - Georgia, USA - SEP 19, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
9/19/11. 12oz bottle via Cavie! Slightly hazy amber pour, almost red, with a small khaki head that fades but keeps a ring. Grainy caramel aroma with a big malty flavor that tastes of grain, chocolate, and caramel. Nice!
SudsMcDuff (6655) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JAN 3, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
who would duct tape a cat? .. . pours out a great pumpkin orange .. . decent foam. . "pass that cleaniness that all" .. . this is awesome stuff!! .. .great oktoberfest, well made, and another quality beer for the Real Ale: outta B to O: you auta know! Blanco, 3 paces south, one notch left- TEXAS!! respekt.. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwxHYKF2bV0