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RATINGS: 1374   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.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
benzim (36) - USA - SEP 9, 2002
A nice, mouth-filling oktoberfest. Rich orange color, malty aroma, rich taste with just a hint of alcohol


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vestlake (187) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - APR 9, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours dark orange. Aroma is malty toffee and taste is the same. Really enjoyed this beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mstrcrwly (543) - New York, USA - APR 8, 2015
bottle poured into a pint glass years ago..but remember Spaten as being one of the better beers i tried back then.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
cutitoutdave (53) - - MAR 30, 2015
Light copper from the bottle with foamy off white head. Malty aroma not much more. Malty semi sweet flavor that blends beautifully with the noble hops. Feels full bodied with light carbonation. Really enjoyed this beer, exemplifies the old world malts well. Went perfectly with an outdoor lunch in the spring. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ordybill (479) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Poured from a 50CL bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Has a nice smell of malt, caramel and grass. Appearance- A clear amber color with a small white head. Taste- Hops, caramel malt and some fruit for a backdrop, good flavor. Palate- A light to medium bodied beer with light carbonation and a dry finish. Overall- A nice Oktoberfest beer, I would drink this again.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (5597) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 4, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours hazy orange, nose is light malty toffee, taste is sweet, malty, bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HeadyDE (551) - Delaware, USA - DEC 26, 2014
Medium amber color from 12 oz bottle..very minimal head Nose is caramelly nut laced, palate is thin with coating from sweet malt character..ok pairs well with some preztels

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tekstr1der (105) - New Hampshire, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Pours deep, clear amber with thin head. Aroma of bread and taste of caramel. Finish is clean and cleansing. This is highly drinkable in quantity and my go-to for the style.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
loubar (142) - Los Gatos, California, USA - DEC 3, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Nose of toasted caramel, hay and yeast. The flavor is rich and bready with a touch of toffee and honey. Just enough bitterness to keep the sweetness in check. Great balance. Delicious and drinkable. Overall, an excellent and authentic Oktoberfest brew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ZacM612 (274) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - NOV 17, 2014
Clear, light amber color with medium off-white head. Strong aroma of malt and yeast bread. Flavor is crisp with a slightly bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rondphoto (2614) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - NOV 16, 2014
on tap @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Clear amber brown, smooth one-finger ivory head, low sheets of lace. Aroma is appealing malt. Taste is edgy caramel malt that blooms as it moves to the palate, then it turns to carbonation for balance in the finish. A basic, but delicious oktoberfest, solid in all aspects.


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