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RATINGS: 257   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
This full-bodied, deep reddish-amber lager is strong and malty. Traditionally brewed in March for the Oktoberfest in the fall, this style is also known as Märzen. Available September and October.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerScout49 (49) - - OCT 7, 2014
Balanced, malty Marzen style. Not overly strong but nice flavor. Enjoy and would do again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tnkw01 (1724) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Bottle. Amber, orange color. Medium head. Not one of the better Oktoberfest beers. Taste and aroma was malty but there were some off taste and off aromas.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
klk343 (162) - - SEP 22, 2014
Smells and tastes like a frat house. Disappointing for an Oktoberfest. Golden in color. Bland.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmongoose (2223) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 17, 2014
12oz bottle shared. Poured a coppery orange with fluffy white head. A nice malty aroma with a hint of spice. The flavor is very smooth and malty. Very easy to drink. One of the better octoberfest beers I have had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
GebrochenGebot (2) - - SEP 14, 2014 does not count
Drinking from a standard pint glass. 12oz bottle. Bought at local grocery store. Aroma: Bready. Like a pretzel. Very autumnal. a hint spice. Kind of barnhouse smell. Appearance: Nice dark copper/orange. Decent head. fizzed out. Not much lacing. Taste: Malt and Caramel. Crisp and Clean. A hint of spice. Very bready. Sweet like dinner roll. Palate: Not too light, it still has some substance. average carbonation. A good beer to usher in the fall. I’ve had Schlafly’s Pumpkin Beer and it is a better beer in my opinion. Some have found that beer to be too sweet. I think Schlafly’s Oktoberfest would be a nice beer for those who found the pumpkin beer to be too much, while still wanting a beer that epitomizes the flavors of fall. Does this make me want to take a plane straight to Germany? No. Does it make for a good beer to watch the Football game with the guys and not have to resort to drinking Budweiser, or worse? Yes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fidelis83 (2270) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Light amber pour with a copper core and a 2 finger creamy white head that has great retention and leaves decent lacing. Aroma is nice toast and cereal, a hint of caramelized grain, some leafy fruitiness, doughy yeast, a little grass and light spiciness. Flavor is pretty deep caramel up front, some biscuit, a little toffee, light citrus, lots of toast, a helping of spicy hops, dry grass and prairie wildflower floral notes. The more I drink the more the earthy, planty floral notes and to a lesser extent the citrus take over. Medium body, creamy to chewy entry, medium, somewhat sharp carbonation and off dry, slightly chewy finish. Good stuff, pretty hoppy for a Märzen , but it still pulls off a nice balance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nearbeer (4917) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 12, 2014
12 oz. bottled 08/12/2014. Pours clear orange-copper with a lasting disc of foam on top. Nose is pleasant with tart caramel apple, a dollop of molasses, green maize and dried grass. Taste is sourish green apple, toffee, starchy maize, dry grass and a touch of minty booze. Soft, medium body has a decent balance and a medium carbonation that seems to suit the beer. The lingering herby-menthol hops and vegetal notes become a bit too distracting in this otherwise decent festbier.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryrpat (329) - Illinois, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Sirpringly light and tasty. Was expecting a heavier taste though it isn't overly dark compared to normal Oktoberfest. Overall pleasantly surprised would buy this afain ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
haddon90 (1619) - Newport Beach, California, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle. Pours a very clear copper color with a thin, lacing white head. Thick, malty aroma. Malty taste with some spices involved. Decent balance. Good brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (9110) - Ohio, USA - JUL 7, 2014
12 oz. bottle picked up at Party Source from backlog notes 07. Pours a clear reddish/amber color with a foamy off white head. The aroma is a mix of toasted grains, caramel malt, and a hint of leafy hops. The flavor is mainly toasted malts, light hints of caramel, some grass, and light leafy hops. Medium bodied and easy to drink. This is a fairly decent Oktoberfest.

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