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RATINGS: 912   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


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mpersinger (354) - , California, USA - OCT 24, 2012
Sweet aroma with distinct cola nose accenting cereal malt base flavors and robust German hop flavor charge. Bitter enough to counterbalance slight sweetness, though still very clean flavor. I also get touches of cherry and smoke (not muddled as from yeast, but flavor notes from specialty grain I’d guess). It is large and festive, pushing the style. Hard to rate appearance, since I drank from bottle during World Series Game 1.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
billk (353) - Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, USA - OCT 5, 2004
Tap @ Victory. Clear amber/copper w small off white head that fell quick, no lace. Nose was light. Flavor was nice lt/med roasted amber malt w min hops. Just slightly into med bodied category. OK but not my style. Rather mundane. Are you sure this would fly in Germany?

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fishman (350) - Philadelphia, USA - AUG 11, 2001
Nice reddish color, looks alot like Killian’s red. Nice aroma, taste leaves much to be desired. Still not a bad effort, not great, but also not bad.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tbopslt (350) - New York, USA - SEP 28, 2013
On tap at moderne barn. Will review more later nice octoberfest beer amber color. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bombshelter (349) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 23, 2005
bottle from whole foods. medium amber, very little head. aroma is very bready. medium/light bodied, flavor is smooth and caramel malt-y. finish is sweet, but i guess that’s the style. still, nothing that great.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DeadGuyFrank (347) - http://westchesterbeer.com, USA - AUG 26, 2007
A quality Ocktoberfest beer, nice German standard lager, mkaes me want to pour it into a huge mug!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
spilledpint (346) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - OCT 1, 2011
12 oz. bottle from Tyler’s Bottle Shop, Carrboro Ar: Aroma is bready along with some caramel notes. Light grassy hops. Ap: Pours a clear copper with a small, white head that diminishes quickly, leaving spotty lace. T: Very nice caramel and breadiness up front. Obviously malt-centric, but this one isn’t overly sweet and the finish is well balanced with some mild hop bitterness and a bit of grass/hay. P: Medium body, maybe a tad overcarbonated for my liking. O: I think this is a very enjoyable Fest. Clean, simple flavors but enjoyable on a cool fall night nonetheless.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
pforei (338) - USA - OCT 5, 2007
Copper. Good malt bready/caramel aroma with some hops. Taste is moreso malt. Well balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PWalk (337) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 13, 2004
Bottle: A deep amber when poured with a quickly dissipating off white head. Very spicy at the nose and malty on the palate. Finishes well with a nice sweet aftertaste that I couldn’t quite figure out. Looking forward to it on tap.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tagz (337) - Alabama, USA - SEP 6, 2007
draft. pours clear brown orange, minimal head. aroma reminded me of honey. light, clean honey. nice malt and grain flavors in the taste. dry, light bitter finish. a solid lager. nothing too complex, but they did well on the malts. my wife liked this one a lot.


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