SamGamgee (2451) - down the whirlpool, California, USA - OCT 29, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at Small Bar Fullerton. Hazy dark amber color. Lots of sweet malt in the aroma, some herbal hops, and a light woodiness. Sweet flavor with an oaky touch and a big bready maltiness. Lightly hopped. Full and smooth in the mouth. A bit too sweet overall. some more intense hopping and I can see this going somewhere.
BrewBoxer (2449) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 30, 2014
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft at the growler stone street NYC . Pours a bright bronze golden color with a malty interesting backbone. Not bad
17thfloor (2436) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 15, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: SEP 12, 2014 Bomber. Pours a somewhat murky ruby orange with a small fine white fizzy frothy head. At first I thought I really liked the aroma but now I’m picking up some things I don’t like so much, nice warming nutty caramelly gassy munich malt bit of alcohol, the negative is this acidic like red apple vinegary thing. First taste is hot, boozy, soft dull sweetness, bit of tartness, stale caramel, musty woodiness, quite a bit of bitterness in the finish, chalky astringent, leaves a candied taste lingering but definitely isn’t overly sweet. Medium bodied, soft fine fizzy carbonation, feels fairly flabby and flat. 3.1 [rerate 2014 bottle, really enjoying this now, great marzen!]
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - JAN 20, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle thanks to exiled. poured copper with a white head. aroma was ham, spice, and grain. flavor was caramel, spice, and orange with a light body and high carbonation.
evergreen0199 (2391) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Barcade, Brooklyn, New York, NY. A dark amber coloured coloured pour with a medium off white head on top. Sweet, malty aroma. Tastes malty, sweet, fruity and some caramel. Not so well balanced but quite drinkable anyway.
jcr (2346) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - NOV 24, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Medium amber body. Frothy off-white head. Aroma of toasted grain, wood, caramel malts. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes moderately sweet and lightly bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. The raw grain taste is magnified by the oak. Notes of caramel and nuts.
Niko100 (2239) - Illinois, USA - SEP 18, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Rich amber/cider color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of caramel malt, floral hops, & some fruit; Flavor of sweet malt, caramel, hops, fruit, and some spice; Warm finish; Nice.
boozedude (2185) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - SEP 28, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Eatery a with lamont n megan... clear dark orange pour with thin white head... As far as marzens go ..This is top dog. But I’m not a marzen fan
XmnwildX12 (2079) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - SEP 1, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Super sweet scent with a little spice. Amber in color with no head and carbonation. Taste is a little boozy and has a hint of cinnamon, it's alright.
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portableparty (2065) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - SEP 18, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pour is deep hazy copper with a subtle off white head that dissipates to a ring around the glass. Aroma is dried sour cherries and malt and wood. Taste is sugary malt and wood with some carmel as well. Palate is slick and sticky with minimal carbonation and finishes dry.