Dunt (301) - Illinois, USA - SEP 5, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle purchased at Binny’s, surprisingly haven’t had this until recently at Great Taste of the Midwest. Pours a translucent amber/golden brown in color with a small white head. Nose is a solid traditional marzen, there is toasted malt and some breadiness. There is also faint hops and some light spice. The flavor is a little hoppier than I would typically prefer, but it doesnt really detract from the beer. In addition to noble hops, I get toasted malt, some honey, and light spice. Light to medium mouthfeel, light carbonation, no booziness, and a moderate finish. Pretty solid domestic interpretation of a marzen, I will gladly grab another bottle or two of this to enjoy during football season. Great value at $5 for a 22 oz.
ben4321 (5250) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - NOV 17, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at Dark Horse, 11/17/15. Great win by my Terps! Clear orange color without much head or lace. Nice malty presence on a small hop note. Average carbonation. Solid beer.
ffbot (171) - Oakland, California, USA - NOV 9, 2015
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Nice pour, orange yellow with small thin head that went away after a sip. Malt, hops, alcohol, barley, corn, yeast in the aroma. Taste follows, very balanced. Nice hop and pine presence, balanced well with sweetness and a bitter aftertaste. Nice
UrbanCaveman (193) - Ohio, USA - NOV 5, 2015
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 oz can, poured into a shaker pint at ~40 degrees F.
Appearance: Pours a beautifully clear dark-honey amber, and forms a massively fluffy slightly off-white head that leaves lacing on the glass just by diminishing.
Smell: Glazed doughnut with pepper sprinkled atop,
Taste: Thick bread, sweet caramel, slight hints of toffee, white and black pepper, vague suggestions of earth and wood oils. A bit of a floral tinge at the finish.
Mouthfeel: Smooth, medium, and sharp.
Overall: I enjoyed this marzen. I would drink it again.
scarletfire65 (1242) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 1, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Can. At Beatrix for brunch. Clean grainy Oktoberfest. Malty, lightly bitter, clean. Standard for the style.
DWestrick (557) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - OCT 25, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
can. a solid, easy to drink Octoberfest beer. Though not my favorite style, it was pretty nice
Msgriffi (22) - - OCT 14, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
A touch sweet and hoppy but a good medium bodied Oktoberfest. A little extra carbonation enhances the slight spice from the hops. The slight caramel malt almost wants to get sticky until the hops crisp it up and add a touch of spice.
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raoul_duke (221) - - OCT 13, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark orange with some red. Big bubbled white head. Looks very thin, I guess I am not used to lagers. Smells of barley, grain. Kind of nice smell as a change of pace. Really clean grain taste in the front, absolutely no aftertaste. This is a good lager, but I am just so unfamiliar with the style at this point.
Fritz123 (1533) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - OCT 11, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cans at the Galaxy Oktoberfest. Pours a light amber with ample head. Aroma is toast, nuts, mild spice, caramel. and toffee with slight dank hops. The taste is similar with the malts really shining through and balancing with the slightly more hopped beer for the style. Moderate carb, light body, easy to drink. Tasty all around.
DialSquare (3786) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 6, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz can from Savor Pint: amber pour, off-white head that disappears quickly leaving a ring. aroma of sweet caramel, cereal. tastes are moderately sweet cereal, little floral, nutty. not my favorite style, but seems like a good one.
sawbuck (549) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - OCT 3, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Aroma of caramel, fresh bread. Nice clear deep orange colr. Huge tan head, lingers a bit. Creamy rich malt up front. Charred caramel and some notes of toffee. Bitterness fills in quick, slightly off balance as sweetness dissipates quickly. Finish is on the bitter side but not off putting. slightly watery mouth feel. O.k.