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RATINGS: 901   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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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


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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beyond (23) - Minnesota, USA - APR 17, 2012
Deep amber pour with small off-white head. This is a smooth, friendly, malty brew with caramel overtones. The palate feel is excellent. Some subdued fruitiness lingers. While I’m usually a stout and porter guy, this brew pleases. Another victory for Victory.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndresTM (314) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - OCT 30, 2014
Nutty, slightly bready aroma with milld, floral hops and some malted grain. It pours a light mahogany without much of a head. The mouthfeel is more vigorous than the beer visually portends. The taste is gentle, nutty malts and a nice hop bitterness. Nice and sessionable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lilja (1694) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 19, 2014
Smak och doft av humle, malt, karamell, citrus och toner av örter. Lagom sötma, jämn och rund kropp. Fin beska. Ett bra oktoberfestöl.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
WVHouseofBeer (850) - Kissimmee, Florida, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Very nice Oktoberfest. Sweet caramel and toffee aromas with flavors consisting of dough, spices and more toffee. Medium bodied.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarkSachon (610) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Draft at Bella Note in Pittsburgh. Medium body with an average taste. Not being overly done in any category leaves this in the average category.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
gnoff (7944) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 17, 2014
355 ml bottle from Systembolaget Majorna (Göteborg). BB 11 JUL 2015, sampled on October 17, 2014.
Clear to perhaps a tad bit hazy deep golden to amber to pale copper oxide color. Smallish teal head that leaves some lacing on the side of the glass. Mainly malty and grainy scent, sort of raw grains, a bit to the dry and acidic side. Dry, malty, sweet, grainy, grassy, herbal, light bitter taste. Some bitterness, grainy, light acidic, dare I say some stomach bile/puke aftertaste. Medium to fizzy, to the high side CO2 mouthfel, medium to medium high rather dry and mineral like bitterness. Some floral stems, solvent like almost harsh bitterness, rather resin like green feel to it. Some sand and wet stones mixed with cabbage and dandelion leaves. Lots of garden greens and not so much herbal richness. The hops does come through some, but are shadowed by a lot of not so well implemented characteristics. Not for me, and I wouldn’t go for German style either, just not something I’d go out for again, as for always per my personal taste.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Senap (375) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 17, 2014
Ganska söt och en aning fadd. Hyfsat i linje med typen, men inte heller någon riktigt höjdare.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfinney23 (1732) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 16, 2014
Pours clear amber with a thin head. Caramel and sweet citrus. Solid Oktoberfest.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sturmthis (541) - Ohio, USA - OCT 16, 2014
On draft. Cooper color with one finger head. Malty aroma. Taste is like caramel. Decent Oktoberfest.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mtu71 (86) - Oulu, FINLAND - OCT 16, 2014
Bottle. Dark amber, minimum head, no lace. Sweet and medium roasted malts. Not so special. .

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2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rollerton (64) - SWEDEN - OCT 15, 2014
Botle from SB. Pours almost no head. Aroma is earthy, taste is bitter and sour. A hint of roasted malt. Light body. In total, an on oktoberfest beer, but far from my favourite.


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