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Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein

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RATINGS: 1326   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Amber in color. This medium bodied beer has achieved its impeccable taste by balancing the roasted malt flavor with the perfect amount of hops. Having a rich textured palate with an underlying sweetness true to tradition.


BigHoss' rating

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
BigHoss (168) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - SEP 23, 2012
Amber color and small white head. I smell roasted malt and bread, I taste bread, malt, hops and sweetness. This is a very balance beer, very good.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ffaoe (223) - York, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 10, 2014
nice malt aroma. amber and clear in color with a light head. taste is more malty and has a ton of flavor. smooth finish

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (8351) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 10, 2014
Not bad, lighter fare, and drinkable. Light smoke. Bubbly yellow. On tap at MacGregor Amherst.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gopherfan99 (349) - CROATIA - APR 13, 2014
Bottle, pours amber with a white head, light sweet taste with caramel, malt, and some spice, light hop finish, decent but I think Optimator is better.

1.3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
shanoknowsfood (41) - Hawaii, USA - MAR 4, 2014
Maybe i had a bad bottle because it was skunky. First had this on tap. Would not reccomend it served any other way.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hickboyg8 (9) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 19, 2014 does not count
Beer: Spaten Octoberfest Type: Ur-Märzen Color: Light Brown Taste: Smooth, caramel malt flavor, dry Comments: Ur Märzen is probably one of my favorite styles of beer. Spaten tends to always make quality beer and this is one of them. However, it does lack a little something. It's no Spaten Optimator and far from the one for which all others are judged Mittenwald Brewery Ur Märzen.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
HuskerTan (447) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Bottle. A- Caramel, roasty, toast, cereal, herbs. A- Orange color, hazy liquid, white head. T- Toast, spices, caramel, cereal. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, rich finish. O- A solid marzen, although I don’t notice any sweetness in it.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
eRock_2013 (199) - South Carolina, USA - DEC 6, 2013
Not your average Munich Marzen. Features a Exceptionally dark amber color for an Oktoberfest beer, with a standard malty aroma. I found the taste to be enjoyably more complex for a marzen, with roasted malt notes, slight herbal hoppy contrast, and a sweet finish and aftertaste. Smooth enough, medium bodied. Authentic. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Salamiwami (50) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 21, 2013
Decent example of an authentic German style marzen. Light colored but with strong caramel flavors.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (5614) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 21, 2013
Bottle. Crystal clear amber with a white head. Aroma of malt, toast, bread, some caramel and light vegetal hint. Sweetish flavor, malty, toasty, with a bit of caramel, bready notes and a drier finish with a light bitter herbal note. Medium-bodied. Easy-drinking.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
keith0718 (354) - Olathe, Kansas, USA - NOV 10, 2013
The Paulaner and the Ayinger Oktoberfests are indistinguishable. This beer has a more pronounced toasty caramel flavor and a diminished carbonation bite.


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