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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A traditional old world German Oktoberfest made with German grains, yeast and hops. IBUs = 15, OG = 16 P


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrewmb83 (42) - Frankenmuth, Michigan, USA - OCT 11, 2013
12 ounce bottle. Aroma us a sweet caramel with a hint of molasses. Deep malt character that is well balanced with a tiny hint of spice in the back end. Palate is fairly thick, a really good American oktoberfest.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
steelhead3686 (238) - Athens, Ohio, USA - OCT 6, 2013
Pours a clear copper with a thin white head. It has a slight spicy aroma with hints of earth and hay. It tastes medium sweet with a hint of bitter. The body is thin with crisp texture. I’m not a fan of Oktoberfest beers and this one doesn’t really help. It isn’t a beer that I’ll remember or even try to recall.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TomTron (371) - Aiken, South Carolina, USA - SEP 23, 2013
Trying to get in some marzens before the season is over and had never tried this one before. Pours a clear amber with no head. Faint aromas of spice and malts. Flavor is par for the course for marzens. Lots of malts and a bit watery but tasty.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
johnnyoski (434) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - SEP 17, 2013
Bottle. Clear amber color with a thin, off white head. Caramel malt and baked biscuit flavor with some subtle spices in the finish. Dry texture with average carbonation. A middle of the road marzen at a bit of an inflated price.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrSilverworm (6322) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 17, 2013
5oz taster on tap at Cincinnati Beer Fest. Totally clear orange / amber color. Good bigger off-white head. Caramel malt, breadiness in the aroma. Good lace. Medium body, smooth lighter carbonation. More dry finish. Moderate bitter taste. Solid oktoberfest.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
milewide (1501) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 12, 2013
Not worth brewing. Usual Oktoberfest. Nothing bad---but nothing worth buying. Clear amber color, modest head, and average body.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (5816) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - SEP 6, 2013
Thanks Cliff . shared with my brew crew … deep amber gold . .. Rich grains and caramel … solid mouth feel … good solid brew .. . . Almost 11 o’clock? Good! I’m hungry

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hotstuff (4070) - Indiana, USA - AUG 20, 2013
This bottled beer pours a small ivory head, transparent body, no visible carbonation, spotty amounts of lacing, and a golden hue. The Aroma is malt and caramel. The Taste is semi-sweet, malty and caramel. The Palate is smooth and this beer is medium bodied. Overall, this beer needs more flavor as it was boring to drink and rate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfontain (802) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 9, 2013
12 oz bottle. Amber pour, foamy white head. Grain and toast, nutty, biscuit, herbal, light caramel. Medium-full, quite sticky. One of the less impressive offerings I’ve had from Thirsty Dog.

1.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
rumproasts (2879) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 18, 2013
bottle. Amber with small head. Extremely overdone with the spicing. A little bit of sublety could have gone a long way here.


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