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RATINGS: 963   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   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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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WisconsinBeer (716) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - AUG 24, 2012
Bottle. Pour is lively with carbonation, but that may have just been opening it 2 minutes after lugging it down the block. Color is a perfectly clear deep orangish red color with a fair amount of carbonation bubbles working their way through the beer. Flavor is mild, very soft on the palate with just a hint of caramel and roast. Finishes crisp and clean with that herbal German hop finish. Light bodied. This is a delicious beer for the style, goes down a little too easy. Would drink again.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oldrtybastrd (4951) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 26, 2016
Pours a medium amber with two finger head. Smells of light malt and a touch of wood. Flavors of malt, a little wood, and a touch of fruit.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Tobyrando (38) - New York, USA - FEB 17, 2016
Solid marzen from Victory, amber colored and very smooth with interesting hop profile.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
uwbeaker (4) - - FEB 5, 2016 does not count
A bold wonderfully smooth Oktoberfest style with a slight honey finish. Something good to sit down next to the campfire with. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oscbert (1230) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 22, 2016
Strong malt aroma of bread, caramel, and raisin. Earthy hop character Pours a hazy reddish Amber with small wispy white head Bready malt with caramel and raisin with a touch of roast and honey in the flavor, earthy hop. Medium bodied with medium high co2, lingering sticky honey like maltiness in finish. Very enjoyable octoberfest style beer. Lots of character and well balanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
NJBarstool (21) - Rockaway, New Jersey, USA - DEC 21, 2015
The most addictively drinkable Autumn seasonal beer. I blame an extra inch of my belly to this tasty beer

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
IndianaRed (3674) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 6, 2015
On Tap Clear chestnut brown Scan fleeting head retreating to a thin ring Malty liht toasted aromas and flavors. Clean and smooth.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
TylerGreenDC (761) - - DEC 5, 2015
Draft. Aroma of caramel and oak. Flavors of caramel, vanilla, oak and maybe even a bit of cinnamon. Lots of good flavors, but, as other commentors have noted, is a bit watery, mineral on the palate. Otherwise excellent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerdrinker79 (1988) - Idaho, USA - NOV 21, 2015
22 oz bottle- Pours clear autumn amber with a nice dense bubbly off white head. Aroma is caramel malts, maple, sweet and appealing. The taste is strong caramel malts, has a somewhat mineral like well taste similar to some Euro lagers, but pretty thin and boring otherwise. Just okay.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
njnut (430) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - NOV 14, 2015
Poured a nic copper but with minimal head and no retention. Aromas of Carmel malts, wet bread. Sweet on the nose and taste. A bit thin in the mouth. Taste is bready as is the finish. Typical of the style.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
poisoneddwarf (2243) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - NOV 14, 2015
12 oz bottle from work. Aroma is doughy, bready, caramelly, toast. Pours clear amber with a medium bone-white head with decent retention. Taste is too sweet for my tastes, very bready. Some alcohol warmth. Kind of thin and watery. It’s not too bad, just not my cup of tea. I’ll drink it, though.


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