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Brewed by Warsteiner Brauerei
Style: Oktoberfest/Märzen
Warstein, Germany
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein

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RATINGS: 269   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JDBaker11058 (1216) - Maryland, USA - OCT 22, 2013
Appearance: deep, clear gold with two fingers of thick, frothy, bright white head that lasts a surprisingly long time, leaving lots of lace and slowly shrinking to a thick cap. Aroma: slightly sweet, with aromas of musty grain, honey, toast, and a hint of wet grass. Taste: sweet and bready, with caramel, brown toast, honey smacks, a bit of black pepper, and some light orange/marmalade notes. Finish: clean, slightly sweet, with a crisp back end. Notes: Lighter in color than the Marzens I’m used to, but the head and lacing were a quality surprise. Aromas and flavors were on the sweet side, but very enjoyable and consistent with the style, although not quite as bready as typically expected. A pleasant surprise, from a generally sub-par brewery.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
S_Side_Smitty (433) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Pours yellow-gold with a thick white head. Aroma is "Oktoberfest" with the yeast, pilsener malts and peppery spices. Taste is mildly sweet malts that drops quickly for the finish. Definitely refreshing.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
irvineb (9) - - OCT 17, 2013 does not count
Nice color. Reasonably full flavored beer, with a good taste and mouthfeel. No bitterness. One of the better Oktoberfest beers for my tastes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wlajwl (3764) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - OCT 7, 2013
Aroma is grainy/bread-like malts and hints of earthiness and fruit/lemons. The flavor is fruit/berries, bread-like malts and slightly tart/smooth finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevencon (420) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 30, 2013
Draft at taco Mac. Clear straw with visible bubbles and great white head. Clean lager aroma with toast and crackers. Malty with a clean dry finish. Light caramel notes. Nice octoberfest but nothing impressive.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fritz123 (931) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - SEP 30, 2013
Draft at the Beir Garden in Boca Raton, FL. Dimpled Mug. Orange-brown pour with thick white head. Malty nose with toffee and caramel. Taste was smooth caramel, toffee, slight roasted almonds, and bread. Medium body, smooth finish. Malty aftertaste. Overall not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christpuncher (993) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 23, 2013
A really nice octoberfest. Not too bitter and really smooth to drink. Pours a nice light yellow in color. Smells malty ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
itcooltogofast (7) - - SEP 20, 2013 does not count
Malty a little banana yeasty lite floral hops Most oktoberfest lean towards a more orange color this is more yeloow golden This is an easy drinking beer and the Alc. content isn’t high Currently they are giving an eight dollar rebate on a case. That brings my overall score up a little Put this in the lower price rang of $17 bucks a case after rebate

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
UDBeernut (1611) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - SEP 19, 2013
pours amber hue, quick head. wet grains and toast. bready, full body but easily drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
pdx77 (1239) - Oregon, USA - APR 28, 2013
On draught at Freakin’ Frog. Super clear dark golden color. Sticky sweet aroma. Taste is sweet sugary caramel with hint of molasses. Good, but not a favorite.


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