JoeKnox (100) - Georgia, USA - NOV 21, 2004
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Ocktoberfest! I was pleasently surprised at not only the great palate and the flavor but the great sensation the the oktoberfest fills you with, if you want a party then just get a twelve pack of Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest.
Bacchus66 (48) - South Carolina, USA - AUG 2, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours clear amber/orange with about a finger of frothy head. Aromas of caramel and nuts. Malty flavors up front with caramel notes and toasted nuts. Medium bodied with a touch of sweetness and a dose of hops in the finish. Another enjoyable offering from Sierra Nevada.
dchmela (2834) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUL 30, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From the sixer. Reddish gold pour with a thick off white head. Malty Cara sweetness, spicy hop aroma. Smooth big body malt, bready with spicy hop bite. Damn nice marzen.
YigSvartka (219) - Manitoba, CANADA - APR 16, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Translucent mahogany with a minimally sized white head. Very nice aromatic notes consisting of malt, caramel, toffee, nuts, and a wee bit of roast. Light bodied and quite smooth. Absolutely delectable flavour. Malt, caramel, toffee, nuts, vanilla, and nutmeg combine to create an extremely satisfyingly smooth marzen with some hop present during the finish.
Strangebrewer (982) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 26, 2015
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle. Poured clear auburn with a thin off-white head. Sugar and spice in the aroma. Medium body, average carbonation with a slight tart finish. Caramel malt flavour, a bit smokey with some spicey hops.
jcr (2346) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - JAN 30, 2015
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Deep amber body, off-white head. Aroma is mostly malty with bread and caramel. Light overripe fruit notes. Smells sweet and tastes sweet. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes moderately sweet and lightly bitter. Lots of bread and caramel in the flavor. Hint of spice.
tomer (2163) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - JAN 18, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
At a tasting, thanks, smallish bubbly head, quite clear deep red color, aroma of caramel and honey cake, flavor of dark brown sugar with some dried fruits and a hint of licorice, quite sweet, light bitterness. Fair.
zvsn (1031) - ISRAEL - JAN 17, 2015
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle shared with rayaron at a tasting. Clear orange-amber with a off-white head. Aroma of caramel, honey, fruity notes. Sweetish with taste of honey, fruits, caramel, biscuits, mild bitterness. Light-medium bodied, feels too old.
rayaron (682) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - JAN 16, 2015
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at zvsn’s place. Clear brownish-amber with small off-white head. The aroma is fruity (banana, pear), caramel, notes of honey and a bit syrupy. Slightly sweet flavor, caramel notes, malty, light hoppy bitterness, a bit spicy and a bit grassy. Medium carbonation, medium-bodied.
zvikar (4014) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - DEC 30, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at Ariel’s place. Thanks DSG. Pours brown to orange with a beige head, aroma of honey, caramel, nuts and chocolate, flavor of caramel, nuts, dried fruits, slightly bitter, medium bodied.
beerandbeyond (708) - ISRAEL - DEC 20, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle poured into a shaker glass.
Almost clear dark amber / copper color with a minimal beige head.
Caramel malt aroma, with candied fruits and light floral hops.
Sweet malt, caramel, sugared dough, low bitterness.
Medium bodied, quite rich but a bit cloying.