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

bottled
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RATINGS: 282   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Corrinado711 (80) - - NOV 9, 2013
Bottle. Pours a transparent golden amber with thin foamy head. Aroma of sour yeast, wheat and barley. Taste is sour, wheat, bready with a slightly bitter finish. Very light Mouthfeel. Has a pilsner/watery Oktoberfest taste. Not much body to this beer, light taste, too much bitterness and sourness with the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (4100) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - NOV 5, 2013
Location: Draft at Dorrian’s Red Hand, 11/3/13

Aroma: Nice, clean malty aroma, on the light side, with caramel and bready notes
Appearance: It pours a clear golden color with a nice sized white head and some light lace
Flavor: The taste is along the same line, clean and malty, a little sweet, but not overly sweet
Palate: The body is light-medium, it has a crisp, clean feel, and a smooth finish
Overall Impression: Solid example of the style. It is clean and easy drinking, which makes for a nice overall feel, even if the flavors aren’t all that exciting.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
darrennelson12 (432) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 25, 2013
On Tap in Seattle .. OK Oktoberfest beer, and much better than the regualr Warsteiner but still not as good as some of the other german Oktoberfest options .... probably would not buy again

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
PatHouse (2) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 25, 2013 does not count
I really enjoy this beer. It got a great rich flavor and I have to say its the best Oktoberfest beer out there.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JDBaker11058 (1366) - 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 (489) - 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 (4063) - 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 (464) - 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 (1123) - 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.


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