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RATINGS: 425   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A Bavarian-style Oktoberfest bier brewed with the finest Bavarian malted barley, aromatic German noble hops and traditional yeast brewed in strict accordance with the German bier purity law of 1516, the Reinheitsgebot. This rich malty lager is one of the few that remain true to the tradition of fest beers originally brewed to honor the marriage of Prince Ludwig in 1810. We hope you enjoy this fall offering. Es is nicht normal. Prosit."


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kobal (64) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 31, 2012
Color is a slightly hazy dark golden with a white head that dissipates pretty quickly. Bready, earthy nose. Nice medium mouthfeel and body. A little hop bite at the front that smooths out quickly. Flavors of sweetish caramel malts come through. Easy drinker and, in my opinion, a more enjoyable brew than some actual German Oktoberfests.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mindwarp (61) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Pours a clear dark amber with a white head that sticks to the glass. Aroma of lemons and malt. Taste of a lager, nothing really special. Overall not a beer I will get again but had to try because it was a FFF’s.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dfonorow (1512) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 13, 2014
Bottle. Pour is darker orange with a medium off-white head. Aroma and flavor of slight pine resin, all-spice, sweet grain, wood, and biscuit. Finish has some apple, oak, and earth qualities.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
akoeninger (459) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Tap at tipsy cow. Amber colored. Faint aroma of malt and bread. This is a really toasted tasting Oktoberfest. Lots of bread, toast, and faint earthy hops. Good body, smooth, and drinkable. A very good fall beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Chudwick (2173) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Draft into taster - nose is nutmeg or some other fall spice. Sip is malty. Sweet but too sweet. Nope.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ARH (487) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 28, 2014
22oz bomber poured into a shaker. A slight burnt aroma comes through initially, then settles into a bread crust and bread toast smell with marmalade, a light caramel, and oranges. It pours a clear, rich, caramel color with a foamy, rocky, yet soft, off-white head. A thick, soft ring is retained with a nearly full, kinda thick, soft, pillow surface. A snow drift-like lace with a random messy lacing. The taste is mellow and smooth, medium sweet and medium light bitter. The medium light body beer has an oily and slick texture with a light, sudsy, and creamy carbonation. Flavors of peanuts, bread toast, orange marmalade come through. It finishes with a clean, light spiciness and this combines with a mellow toffee in the aftertaste that’s slightly astringent and mostly clean.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmagnus87 (2449) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Bottle poured into a shaker. Pours a slightly cloudy, dark orange with minimal head. Aroma of grains, caramel malt and a hint of something slightly fruity. Taste is light bitter and very light sweet, follows aroma. Not bad, probably one of the better beers I’ve had from this style.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1431) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Pours a very nice clear amber color with off-white head. Caramel malts, sweetness, and some wheat on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with more malty goodness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beechner224 (694) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle share thanks to DrewFace on run day., color is amber, white head. Aroma is malty sweet. Taste is sweet, malty, pretty good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrewFace (815) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Slightly hazy pale orange color. Sweet, malty aroma. Flavor is nice smooth, sweet, malty, as well. Nice for style.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hombrepalo (1833) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy amber with a small to medium off white head. The aroma is toasted malt, bread and some fruity hops. The flavour is quite malty and bready with notes of fruit and hops. Malty sweet finish.


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