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RATINGS: 236   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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AUTUMN - Traditionally brewed to celebrate the harvest season, this reddish-brown lager has a rich caramel character and a long flavorful finish. Its delicious malty sweetness is nicely accented by a slightly fruity bouquet and a mild hop flavor.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dlbeer (840) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 27, 2013
Tap. Amber pour with tan head. Smells very malty. Tastes of a lot of malt, bread, and hop finish. Nice Oktoberfest. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarinEvelyn (585) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 29, 2013
sweet, malt, caramel. A little bready. Similar taste, a little bit of a dry finish. A little bittersweet, possibly dark dried fruit.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbaaron (1339) - Arizona, USA - SEP 29, 2013
Pours a nice looking ruby reddish dark amber. Large frothy dense off-white head, partially lasting with lace. Malty sweet aroma, caramel, little toffee, bready. Medium body. Finish is dry, a bit earthy, residual sweetness too. Classic oktoberfest. Classic oktoberfest that leans a little more towards the dryer, nuttier side.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nero55 (772) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 15, 2013
Draft. Dark amber with small off white head. Aroma of caramel. Light body with caramel and slight malt sweetness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
queenholly (3014) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - SEP 9, 2013
Bottle. Toasty caramel malt aroma. Deep amber with a large apricot/tan head. Flavor same as nose - toast and caramel malt flavor with a very subtle toasty bitter finish. Body on the light side of medium, average carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
unclemattie (4262) - Georgia, USA - APR 12, 2013
16oz, Sprecher bottle, twist-off. Rusty brown color, dark tan head. Initial aroma of musty attic, it may be an old bottle. As it opens up there is a bit more of toasted malt, caramel character. As well as some fruity notes. It definitely needed to open. Somewhat of a metallic character, some toffee-like notes, some caramel, toasted malts flavors. Soft, creamy texture. Overall, there is a dominating fruity character in this beer that kinda takes it away from the style of Oktoberfest/Märzen for me. It is definitely in the category of Vienna with the slightest blood line to an Alt bier. Still a great beer, (BUT) with more of toasted caramel & fruit esters, and less oak, it just isn’t Märzen for me... (3668)

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmagnus87 (2732) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - JAN 29, 2013
Bottle poured into a shaker. Roasty caramel with a good dose of citrus fruityness. Pretty decent beer, considering I don’t like Marzen styles.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 23, 2013
Pours orange with a thin wispy tan head. Notes of sweet caramel, munich malt, caramelized wort, fruit, plums, raisins, dates. Medium to full bodied with soft carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (2346) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 19, 2013
16 oz bottle pours amber brown with a thin tan head. Aroma of caramel malt, spice and a little citrus. Taste is caramel, toffee, syrup and grass.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ernest (6343) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Bottle. Head is initially small, frothy, light brown, mostly diminishing. Body is medium amber. Aroma is moderately malty (caramel), lightly hoppy (apricot), with a note of candy sugar. Flavor is moderately to heavily sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, syrupy texture, lively/soft carbonation, lightly alcoholic. Nose is amazingly simple...pretty much just sugar/caramel. Very sweet in the mouth without much of anything to balance. Pretty poor.


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