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RATINGS: 240   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fallingleaves (32) - Colorado, USA - DEC 3, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 14, 2012 A translucent red color, bubbling with carbonation, contains a small head that smells of fruit and a tinge of alcohol. An abundantly fruity, slightly sour taste transcends into a malty finish across your taste buds. I am generally not a huge fan of Oktoberfests, but Sprechers delivers a fine beer, that tastes of fruit (but not in a bad way) in their rendition.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nasmith003 (225) - Virginia, USA - OCT 8, 2016
Light malt aroma with hints of fruit. Copper color with a medium head. Malty with a solid hop presence. Light to medium body with good carbonation. Clean finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
two7offsuit (449) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 4, 2015
Pours reddish brown with an off white head. Malt aroma. Flavor is earthy with caramel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JDBaker11058 (1963) - Maryland, USA - OCT 25, 2015
appearance: clear coppery orange, with a finger of creamy beige head that shrinks to a collar; good curtains of bubbles linger. aroma: caramel, toffee, raspberry, cherry, toasted nuts. taste: very sweet caramel and toffee up front, then the fruitiness from the aroma comes through clearly; then comes a bit of earthy, almost herbal bitterness. finish: the malty, fruity sweetness comes back at the very end, but there’s also a hint of minerality that comes out. notes: This is a good oktoberfest. It’s a little rich and fruity for my preferences in the style, but it’s undeniably good. Only thing I wasn’t wild about was the slightly astringent, herbal minerality on the back end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hayduke (4947) - Eureka, California, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Bottle from a friend in Wisconsin. Pours pour from the 12o stuffy bottle red amber with an off-white head and decent lacing . Nose of rich roasted caramel malts. Medium body and very smooth lager mouthfeel. Flavor hows toffee and a bit of floral hoops., Finishes earth and dry, .A very nice Marzen in the German style. I liked this one a lot.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (4097) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JAN 25, 2015
bottle @ Jungle Jim’s / Eastgate OH --- Clear amber brown color, beige head cover, streaks of lace. Taste is caramel toffee and malt that becomes more earthy and bitter on the swallow, then moves neatly to a lingering sweet finish. Nothing notable here, just as it should be: comfort beer for nippy autumn evenings.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HonusWagner (2127) - Florida, USA - NOV 11, 2014
A sweeter interpretation of the style, a bit muddy flavorwise but tending towards general caramel maltiness. Lacks the complexity of the Full Sail Marzen, but still a really good version of the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
spatenfan (61) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 29, 2014
On tap. Very good Oktoberfest, malty, thick, and sweet. One of the better American examples of a Marzen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Carlisle (538) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Draft. Deep amber color with off-white head; minimal lacing. Toasted malt aroma. Caramel malt upfront. Sweet finish with slight bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
popephred (266) - Plainfield, Illinois, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Poured this lager cold into a Samuel Adams glass. The pour yielded a small off-white head with a red-brown,cloudy, body, with minimal lacing, Note of spice are dominant in this brew, with a metallic aftertaste which linger throughout the tasting. A medium body, though any sweetness that could be had from the malts is drowned out by the previously mentioned aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
csaso (2119) - Missouri, USA - OCT 15, 2014
Tap - food size foamy head, nice dark amber color, nice nutty malt aroma and flavor, mild sweetness, well balanced though - good Oktoberfest style! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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