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RATINGS: 411   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Astrozombie (53) - Largo, Florida, USA - SEP 13, 2015
Aroma of slight malt, spice, cardboard. Light gold in color with bright head. Simple but nice traditional October fest taste.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Atom (2134) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 13, 2015
12oz bottle pours a orange/golden with a large khaki head. Big lager yeast aroma with light caramel malt underneath. Big yeast flavor, caramel malt, taste like non sweet maple syrup, light bitterness on the finish. Pretty decent, highly drinkable, one of the better Marzen’s I’ve tried. Yeast and hop bitterness stand out over malts. Nice!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
douglas88 (8308) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 12, 2015
12 ounce can. Pours a clear orange color with a small white head. A big sweet malty sweet nose. The flavor is sweet caramel, toast, fresh fruity noble hops. Smooth. Very sweet. OK.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
coachd (563) - Missouri, USA - SEP 11, 2015
Smells of caramel, malt sweetness and is slightly spicy. Very pretty light Crimson color with a white fluffy head. Nice caramel taste with a refreshing aftertaste. Palate is ideal for the style. I really liked this one and Oktoberfest isn't always my favorite type of beer. Why the low ratings? ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
weihenweizen (3082) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - SEP 10, 2015
Refrigerated 12 oz. brown bottle poured into a glass. Clear light Amber with no head. Aroma is caramel malt, light body, no carbonation, and no lacing. Taste is caramel malt and herbal hops.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tillmac62 (684) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - SEP 10, 2015
Clear medium amber pour. Above normal head volume, normal retention and lacing. Light nose of biscuit and caramel with just a hint of herbal hop. Light medium body with a fairly smooth texture. Superb carbonation with a nice effervescent middle and a finely bubbled prickly finish. The finish is clean with a bit of crispness. The flavor profile is quite good. It is clean, slightly complex and very well balanced. It begins with a grainy biscuit that has caramel underneath. Sweetness is present, but very subtle. The middle brings a light herbal hop flavor and light bitterness. Throughout is a nice biscuit cracker note in the background. The finish is slow fade of toasty malt with a touch of herbal hops.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bhenning (19) - Indiana, USA - AUG 31, 2015
Real nice orange amber autumn color and good foamy pour. Aroma is mild. Tastes of nuts and caramel. Tastes great in a cold mug. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beer_rookie (381) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 31, 2015
Pours a copper color with about one finger reddish-beige head. Nice thick lacing. Well carbonated. Decent lacing retention.

Aroma is bready. Pretty heavily malty, I can taste the malt through the nose. Smells sweet, but not hoppy.

Taste is right away sweet malty. Toffee sweet. Maybe just a touch too sweet, but a short lived but potent hop punch right at the end. There’s also a touch of lime maybe in there?

Mouthfeel is light to medium. It has a dry finish. Again, slightly bitter.

Overall, it’s pretty good. Not impressive, but better than the other Shiner beers that I’ve had. I guess it’s worth a shot, but I wouldn’t bother calling around to see if you could find it.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DrunkSanta410 (812) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 29, 2015
Bottle at home. Amber pour, white head, average retention. Aroma is grain, light caramel malt, faint toast. Taste is toast, light caramel, grain. Not much flavor. Like a shiner bock with more malt. Medium body, high carbonation. Way below Average in this style.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ClassyBeagle (376) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 23, 2015
This beer, as typical with Shiner beers, has a very malt forward flavor and a slightly bitter hopped finish. This particular marzen seems a little weak and over-carbonated.


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