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RATINGS: 831   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   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


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 29, 2007
(Bottle) Pours a clear copper body with small yellowish beige head. Aroma of caramel, grain, grass, and light toastiness. Flavor of caramel malt, mild grassy hops, and some fruitness.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 5, 2002
Copper body with small beige head. Mild caramel aroma. Easy-drinking medium caramel flavor, no bitterness. Very mediocre beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11001) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 8, 2006
on tap-pours a thin white head with copper color and effervescence. Aroma is faint sweet malt. Taste is sweet malt, hops with some bite. Slightly flat aftertaste. OK carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 30, 2007
Date: 09/29/2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brick Store Pub

hay amber, fine off white head, streaks of drippy lace, rich sweet bready malt aroma with balancing earthy hops, rich malt flavor, great bready munich malt character, nice sweetness is balanced by the earthy hops, light bitter finish,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.3/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **+/4

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bhensonb (10343) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 30, 2009
Bottle from BevMo. Pours amber with a small beige head. Aroma of roasted caramel. Medium body with creamy carbonation. Flavors of malt and grassy/herby hop. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tmoney99 (10074) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 15, 2006
Bottle sample at Clifton Beer Fest. Poured clear copper color with an average frothy white head that mostly diminished with fair lacing. Moderate toasted sweet malt aroma. Medium body with soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 5, 2012
Draft. Clear amber, scant edge head. Aroma pf caramel. Taste is similar with a bit of black pepper.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (9833) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2010
Tap at Barcade. I really enjoyed this beer. I think, though, that this beer style is a bit undervalued by many raters. Obviously this doesn’t match up against an imperial stout. This beer was well-balanced between the hops and malts and had a smooth finish. Pleasant aftertaste. Great sessioner.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (9427) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 16, 2007
A hazy lager, with orange amber colour and a light thin off white head. A sweet caramel aroma, with light fruity esters. In mouth, a lightly spiced sweet nutty malt, bready, with faint hopping. A quaffable beer. Bought in the Fall 2006.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (9068) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - NOV 6, 2009
Bottle. Pours clear amber with a small, fizzy off-white head, somewhat diminishing with fair lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (bread, straw, cereal, meal), light hop (herbs), average yeast (dough) with notes of apple and plum. Medium bodied, sticky texture, lively carbonation, and a metallic finish. Average duration, light sweetness, acidity, and bitterness.


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