anders37 (20419) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 13, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft @ GABF 2013. Pours a golden pale amber color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty grainy aroma. Fruity malty grainy flavor with weak hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty grainy caramel finish.
Dogbrick (9998) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 31, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample at the brewpub. Clear dark orange color with a medium off-white head that recedes quickly to a film. Short strings of lace. Aroma of roast malt, caramel and slight hops. Light to medium body with flavors of grainy malt, caramel and mild fruity hops. The finish is sweet with a short malty aftertaste. Slightly above average overall.
DrSilverworm (9083) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 4, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle. Bottle labeled 6.0%. Pours a clear red orange color. Thin khaki head. Few short ropes of lace. Up front, sweet darker kind of caramely toasty malts, some nuttiness, light spice. Some mild earthy hop.Dark fruit. Moderate sweet taste, light bitter. Medium body. Smooth, kind slick, light crisp lighter carbonation. Solid, straight-forward oktoberfest. Nice to enjoy with my leftover pizza / tabouli lunch.
phaleslu (8006) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 16, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft pint at Moerlein Lager House. Pours a clear orange-hued gold with a small off-white head that leaves some lace streaks and spots. The aroma is very light, with toast, sugar, banana chips, and paper. Flavor of toast, grass, wet hay, sugar, banana, and wet leaves. Light-bodied, with low to moderate carbonation and a sweet mouthfeel with minor balancing bitterness and a finish that dries out. Not a very strong Oktoberfest offering.
nimbleprop (6319) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 21, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Sampled at GABF 2013. Pours a clear orange with some spitty, white head. Nose is malty, orange, cracker, yeast. Flavor is malty, yeast, orange. Clean finish. Standard.
Pailhead (6015) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - OCT 8, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap: The aroma consists light toasted caramel with some mild nuttiness. It’s a transparent dark amber with a small off-white head that fades to a thin film outlined by a thicker ring. The flavor starts with light-moderate caramel with a hint of toffee. The finish has light toasty notes with hint lemon nuts and earthy flavors. It’s light-medium bodied with soft carbonation and mouthfeel.
Strykzone (5896) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - SEP 12, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle received in a trade with awlcordell. A clear amber pour that has just a little foam. A sweet toffee and gentle fruit aroma. Caramel malts and that fruit are tasted first. It is a little like drinking candy. Some grain, earth, and soft hop notes. Caramel grows. This is a sweet drinking beer and is definitely on the pleasant side.
JaBier (5877) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - OCT 13, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample at TBK on 10/11/13. Clear amber in color with a thin beige head. Aroma of malt, caramel, bread and lager yeast. Malty flavor with lager crispness, some caramel and light bread before a clean finish.
Beerman6686 (5615) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 2, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
This one poured a darker orange with an off white head. Aroma was of caramel nuts and dried fruits. Flavor was similar, overly sweet and not toasted. Caramel bomb.
nuplastikk (5253) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 20, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz bottle drank out of a plastic glass in a hotel in South Dayton. Orange-brown...not much head in this vessel. Malty, smooth, clean, very drinkable for 6%. Straightforward, classic, well done. I could drink a lot of this.