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RATINGS: 965   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - NOV 21, 2007
17 Nov 07. 12 oz bottle, Enjoy by: Feb.24.08. Deep copper color, light foamy head. Big German malt aromas. Very sweet in the nose. Full-bodied flavor. Lots of caramel, some toffee and figs. All followed by a crisp hop bitterness. Very, very balanced and refreshing. I will definately be drinking this one AGAIN!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fuzzykiwiman (4) - , Indiana, USA - DEC 25, 2008 does not count
nuts, citrus, amber, clear, frothy, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, medium body, light body, thin feel, lively, long finish,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drpimento (3077) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 2, 2009
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2012 So far this year of the maybe 8 or so micro and german OKfestsbiers I’ve had, this is the best. Poured at a good temperature with a medium to small off white head and bit of lace. Color is a nice medium amber. Aroma is very nice; malty and a bit spicy. Flavor is ’bout the same, but has a bit of dry roast at the end that makes it rise above the rest.. Body’s good and so is carbonation. Great finish of average length and very drinkable. Session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
demsoc (21) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 16, 2009
I have to preface this by stating this is one of my favorite beers from Victory, which is one of my favorite breweries. Served in a flight glass at the brewpub. Light gold-amber body with white head. Aroma of apple and yeast. Fruity flavor of apple and prune, slight sweetness, malty yeast and slight bread flavor with light floral hop flavor. Slightly bread-like finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
80skid (65) - New York, USA - FEB 1, 2011
Great overall beer and not too hoppy which is great for me. Bold taste but not overbearing (goes down easy). Nice, clean finish with a little bit of spice in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bsp77 (724) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 7, 2011
Serving glass: Poured from bottle into Pint glass. Appearance: Clear coppery-amber, but not very much head or lacing. Aroma: Integrated mix of biscuit, cherry, caramel and spicy noble hops. Taste: Toasted biscuit-like malts, with some caramel and cherry to round out the malty flavor. Ends with a light touch of bitter spiciness from the noble hops. Excellent balance and combination of flavors. Palate: Moderate carbonation, medium crisp body. Dry finish. Overall: I knew Victory could deliver a solid Marzen, but this was better than expected. Similar to Paulaner, but better executed or perhaps simply fresher.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
legion242 (2344) - Richardson, Texas, USA - SEP 24, 2014
A fine example. Poured a nice rust colour with almost no head. Pleasantly malty in the mouth. A six pack would be just fine.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
richlikebeer (838) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 7, 2004
UPDATED: NOV 18, 2004 Working my way through 12 different Octoberfest’s, this is easily the best one so far. Medium aroma, but great amber color. Smooth flavor with a nice pepper finish, but no overbearing aftertaste. Highly recommended if you can get it in your area.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
borgination (101) - Lee, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 26, 2008
Delicious beer. Goes down extremely smooth and has a great taste. Has a perfect balance to it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
corby112 (2804) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 27, 2009
Pours a clear golden amber, light copper color with golden orange hues when held to a light source and a one finger off white head that quickly fades into a lasting ring that leaves sporadic thin rings of lacing throughout. Sweet malty aroma with hints of brown sugar, cinnamon and subtle hops. There is also a very faint roasted malt presence that is very promising. Surprisingly very full bodied and chewy, especially for the style with a lot of sweet malt and fall spices. Hints of cinnamon, brown sugar, biscuit, and that slight toasted malt flavor that the aroma alluded to. There is also a very subtle hop presence which provided an excellent balance of bitterness to the sweet malts and spice notes. An excellent example of an American interpretation of the style but I can’t really see to many Germans liking it. Either way I highly recommend it.

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