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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
Choice hops and five different specialty malts are combined to produce this rich, amber and copper-toned lager. Sweeter in flavor than Sudwerk’s other core offerings, the Märzen has a full robust character with a smooth, zen-like finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
J_man (812) - Tustin, California, USA - OCT 7, 2015
Not much in the aroma other than what seems like raw pumpkin. Slightly murky orange amber color with a small bubbly white head. Flavor is toasted wood and some more very slightly vegetal gourd. There’s a light sugary sweetness that seems separated from the rest of the flavor that finally resolves into more of a caramel sweetness. Hops are evident but also seem strangely disconnected from the rest of the flavor. Finishes a bit watery with lasting bitterness and some sweetness. There’s very little here that reminds me of a Marzen. My label looks different from the photo here, so it makes me wonder if this is a different/new version. Although this seems to be a somewhat disjointed beer, it’s not bad overall. I’d like to try this fresh from the brewery to see if this one’s just off since Sudwerk is a find brewery.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
bytemesis (4962) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Tap. Pours clear Amber, small off white head, decent lacing. Aroma is Bready, caramel, grass. Flavor is fairly sweet, malty, hints of cardboard, light bitterness, a tad sour, lemon. Medium light body. Meh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tightslice (507) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAY 9, 2015
On tap at Evernote. Malts up front with a nutty finish... there’s something in the mid-palate that’s bitter / herbal that I didn’t care for, otherwise pretty good especially the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
loubar (155) - Los Gatos, California, USA - NOV 8, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 12, 2015 12 oz. bottle from Whole Foods. Nose of yeast with some toast. Taste of light caramel, molasses and bread. Very smooth and a bit sweet. No floral or citrus hops here. Slight bitterness is dominated by a rich, smooth malt. Soft carbonation. Easy to drink and very satisfying. One was definitely not enough...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (16924) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 16, 2014
Bottle. Clear bright amber color, medium fluffy white head with decent retention. Aroma of granola. Taste is toasted biscuit. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (7467) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 5, 2014
"of course since this one is (before I rate it) the lowest scoring SW beer...i liked it best. but i was not alone...the 4 of us that were there all thought this beer, along with the XP were tops, with the pale ale and hefe bringing up the rear. fits the style to a tee...not incredibly exciting, but good on a cool day. nice, crisp malt character. well balanced."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MikeJslc (769) - USA - SEP 17, 2014
Copper, clear, beige head. Malty, bready, nutty, grainy finish with a little residual sweetness. Clean.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
pkmd1 (44) - - AUG 13, 2014
Amber pour with thin white head, peanut brittle and dates with full smooth flavor, hops noted with moderately bitter finish, nice at 50 degrees in a typically pub glass

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarinEvelyn (703) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 24, 2014
very sweet like candy, fairly bitter finish. fairly smooth otherwise, malt, starts light then ends a little fuller

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbaaron (1772) - Arizona, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Nice looking clear amber with a fair off-white head. Bread. Caramel. Light spiciness. Mild Earthy bitterness. Light dryness. Its nice. Nothing off putting. Could crack open a few over an afternoon.

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