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

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RATINGS: 335   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Older versions seem to have only 5.0%ABV.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dwyerpg (5648) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 26, 2007
Looks mostly like a pale lager. Flavor is pretty plain, but also tasty. Some dryness in the middle that is probably the most noticeable trait. This grows on you.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mjg74 (3018) - La Mesa, California, USA - OCT 24, 2007
Bottle from BevMo. Dark golden color with a hint if brown. Slightly sweet malty aromas. Lightly sweet with a slight grainy quality. Mild, refreshing version of the style. Good sessionable Okto.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ElGaucho56 (394) - USA - OCT 21, 2007
Sampled @ GDBTF. Pours a lighter orange with minimal head. sweet, grainy malts, bread like, faint blueberry-like sweetness. Thin on the palate. Herbal hops towards the finish. Not the best of the style.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
IrishBoy (4103) - Bakersfield, California, USA - OCT 17, 2007
12 oz bottle; nose of grainand not much else; darker gold with a medium white head; taste had a little hop bite, mixed with some graininess, and a little pepperiness.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Strykzone (6720) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - OCT 13, 2007
This is a nice spicy tasting beer. There wasn’t a lot going on flavor wise other than spice but it was enjoyable.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cryotek (206) - Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - OCT 13, 2007
On tap at Redlefsen’s in Bristol RI on their Ocktoberfest night. A little darker and richer than the Spaten OktFest they had. The finish is a crisp acidic taste with hoppy notes. Aftertaste dry and long lasting. Is worth a shot, but i enjoy others much more.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
conor23 (110) - Elgin, Illinois, USA - OCT 12, 2007
Aroma is subtle and a little sweet. Flavor is stronger than the Warsteiner pils. Slight alcohol bite to it, with a maltier aftertaste. Nice beer to go with a hearty dinner.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - OCT 11, 2007
Pours pale golden with a full spattered froth. Hangtime is good yet lacing is minimal. Aromas of hay and sweet grainy malts. Medium nectar w/ soft residual effers. Nice! Mildly sweet and grainy w/ defined herbs and hay. The finish lingers w/ fruity herbs abd a bit of acid tingle. Overall: I like this specimen. It sets a good example for this style. I recommend this beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ChainGangGuy (4803) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - OCT 11, 2007
Appearance: Clear copper body with a small, tight white head. Smell: Mild aroma of toasted grain husks, a drop of honey, and spicy hop. Taste: Toasted grain huskiness and caramel malt flavor. Hint of honey. Fairly subdued sweetness. The spicy hops, while present, never provide much bitterness and drop out somewhat quickly. Finishes with a light honey sweetness. Mouthfeel: Medium-thin body. Medium carbonation. Drinkability: The Warsteiner Oktoberfest is non-offensive, but not very interesting, either. It’s definitely at the lighter end of the Oktoberfest spectrum.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jetzler (622) - oklahoma city, Oklahoma, USA - OCT 9, 2007
Draft, pours a light copper color, with almost no head, very, very light carmel aroma. A bit of hops on the taste, very light malts a touch of straw, very light and very boring even for a fest bier.


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