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RATINGS: 419   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
Here in Shiner, TX (pop. 2,070), we’re suckers for tradition. Which is why this classic Oktoberfest brew is made with the highest quality two-row barley, Munich and caramel malts, along with German grown Hallertau Tradition and Hersbrucker hops. It’s our way of honoring our ancestors and the beer they loved to celebrate with. So raise your stein to tradition and enjoy this utterly classic brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
johnnyoski (445) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - SEP 25, 2010
Bottle. Light amber color with a thin off white head. Faint nutty, malty and grassy aromas. Very bland, malty flavor with a slightly bitter, nutty finish. Well carbonated with a dry texture. Doesn’t compare well to others within the style.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
rader58 (876) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - SEP 21, 2010
Pours a clear, light honey color. Aroma is very faint, but has hints of grain and molasses. Flavor is grain, nuts and a little molasses. Not a very robust or flavorful Mårzen. Very weak and watery without much of the toasted or molasses flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hopper (827) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - SEP 21, 2010
12oz. brown bottle. A golden brown beer with an OK head. Full carbonation. It actually looks good in the glass. The aroma is malty, almost earthy, and a musty scent that is not too pleasing. The taste is a very refreshing malty beer with a slightly creamy finish and has a slight taste of cocoa.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
docsteigs (542) - Texas, USA - SEP 18, 2010
Nice easy to drink Oktoberfest from Shiner. Smooth, malty, refreshing, straightforward.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
baraciisch (2904) - California, USA - SEP 18, 2010
Golden orange in color... Aroma of spices... Flavor is watery and bland, very little flavor, maybe a hint of malts and spices... Poor effort

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
degbert (1705) - Austin, Texas, USA - SEP 17, 2010
Bottle. Nose is malt, light caramel, and a touch of apple pie filling. Pours a really pretty red-amber with a thin, quick-dissipating head. Flavor is not at all sweet, and there’s an odd metallic overtone that clashes with what I expect from a Marzen. Carbonation is too too prickly. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cbkschubert (2901) - BFE, Arizona, USA - SEP 16, 2010
12 oz. bottle from plaza Liquors - Pours a crystal clear copper color with a one finger thick off white head. Light lacing. Aroma is toasted malt and spicy hops. Flavor is toasted malt, but the hops are toned down a little. Medium body. Nothing bad about this one. I’d drink it again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dyetube (1374) - Hurst, Texas, USA - SEP 16, 2010
This beer pours a caramel amber with a thin off white head leaving no lacing down the sides. The aromas are bread and dough. The mouthfeel is watery and mildly sweet with a little more sweetness on the back end. This was not a great representation of the style, but it was drinkable. Cheers!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
topherh (1924) - Kearney, Missouri, USA - SEP 16, 2010
Pours light amber with a white head. Aroma is sweet malt, caramel, and brown sugar. Flavor is light caramel, buttery sugar cookie, and a little grassy hop.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mora2000 (6156) - McKinney, Texas, USA - SEP 13, 2010
The beer pours an amber/copper color with a white head. The aroma is toffee, earthy hops and surprisingly, some flowery notes. The flavor is toffee, caramel and light earthy hops. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Not one of the best beers of this style that I have tried, but one of the better offerings from Shiner.

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