brokensail (9850) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 17, 2012
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Copper colored pour with an off-white head. Nose is primarily toasted bread, a little bit of fruity esters, and some floral and earthy hops. A light yeast note and a mild sweetness. The flavor has a bit of a stale bread note to it. Some toast, a bit of earthy hops, mild fruit esters, light bitterness, and a bit of metal.
ttutony (595) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 17, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Copper color in the glass with minimal white head. Fairly malty profile. Bready, nutty finish.
argo0 (11167) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 14, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Snallygaster, draft. Crystal clear amber body, medium beige head. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, some cherry, bread. taste is moderately sweet, caramel, bread, some lager yeast, light cherry. Light-medium body, some stickiness.
odinstyr (521) - Hamilton, New Jersey, USA - OCT 11, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a clear orange with a 1-finger foamy white head. Smells of caramel, bread, floral - subdued smells. Taste is sweet and bitter, bread, honey, crisp hops.
thunderhops (224) - Vermont, USA - SEP 30, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours copper color with persistent white head and some lace. Aroma is spice, resin, earthy. Taste mild bitterness, malts, sweetness, well carbonated, sticky and dry bitter finish.
ReggieDunlap (2897) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 23, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours clear amber with a medium lt tan head. Aroma is lightly fruity with some caramel and dry leaves...bit of tea. Flavor follows suit with some nice earthy hops for balance. Mouthfeel is medium/full and the finish is earthy/malty.
matty (144) - Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 22, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Growler from the brewery. Pours a dark copper color with a slightly off-white head. Somewhat sweet aroma with some spice and hop notes. Medium bodied. Sweet and toasty flavor with heavier than average hop presence than what I am used to with Oktoberfests. Sweet and bitter with just a touch of a dry finish. Well worth a try. Good job Troegs!
Nejhleader (1167) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 19, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A nice fall brew. Has a nice faint spice aroma. Bit of a toasty grain flavor with some caramel and a bit of hops, good drink
mfaulke (92) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 8, 2012
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Classic marzen until the finish when those 35 IBUS come through. Less sweet than several American versions of the style but level of sweetness on par with the German ones I have had. If you’re a purist you may not care for the finish. Worth a try.
Drake (7843) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - SEP 6, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Served on draft at the brewery. Pours a clear amber color with a large creamy tan head. Fair head retention. Aroma of caramel, nutty notes, grain, herbal hops. The taste is caramel, burnt sugar, herbal hops. Lingering bitterness, medium bodied.