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Seductively smooth, this medium-bodied amber beauty is akin to the great Oktoberfest beers of Munich. All German hops make this lager true to style. Patient cold aging makes it wonderfully smooth. In bottles September through February

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cakes (362) - New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2012
12 oz bottle. Perhaps the best Oktoberfest. I have had this season. Just an awesome Oktoberfest. Perfect amber color. Definitely quaffable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
doubelknv3 (979) - Illinois, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Amber with off white head. Mild lacing. Caramel, mild floral, and lite roast aroma. Full bodied, decent carbonation , mainly sweet malt notes with hops showing a mild lemon note at the finish. Ok balance with mild lasting bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crhensel (138) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 22, 2012
Poured a deep ambery copper color with very little head. The aroma was full of caramel with a very subtle roasted malt. Medium body with a light carbonation was very well balanced with just enough hop bite to keep it crisp and very refreshing. All around a very clean and drinkable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nick76 (4209) - Tampa, Florida, USA - NOV 20, 2012
The aroma is very much right for the style with maybe a bit more hops than expected. There is paper, toffee, a touch of grass and toasted bread. The appearance is amber with a clumpy head. The taste is like the aroma but has an astringent quality. The palate is typical for the style. Overall it fits the style pretty good but not a great beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
keanex (1423) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - NOV 15, 2012
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Appearance: The body is a clear reddish amber with light amounts of carbonation in the body, the head is thin and light tan with average retention, it’s just a light coating on top now.
Aroma: Fruity esters are prominent upon swirling, with a light floral backing, not much malt presence.
Taste: Light malt sweetness throughout, some light toasted malts, mild hop presence, and light fruity esters. This is very mild and balanced.
Palate: Medium bodied with light to medium carbonation.
Overall: This is a solid Oktoberfest, one of the better American ones more similar to authentic German ones like Ayinger.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Butters (3745) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - NOV 12, 2012
Pours a near clear amber with beautiful tan head. Looks great. Caramel and vienna malt character through and through. No real hops. Reminds me so much of a decent vienna lager. Grainy and malty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
grundsow (71) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 2, 2012
A good, malty, Octoberfest beer. Fairly typical of the style, but good quality nonetheless.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jbruner (2280) - Athens, Georgia, USA - OCT 30, 2012
Pours a clear golden yellow with thin white head and light lacing. Aroma of german yeast and hops, with sweet malty backend. Taste follows, easy drinker and solid marzen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
puboflyons (2107) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 29, 2012
From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. It pours an above medium amber with a cloud and no head. The aroma is malty and nutty with a slight floral hop playing around in the background. The body is medium. The taste is quite sweet and malty with a slightly lingering finish. Smooth and basically drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mr_TBone (168) - Hollywood, California, USA - OCT 28, 2012
Spice, cherry and bread on the nose. Taste has a nice bread cracker like finish w/some fruitiness. Super clean and tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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