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RATINGS: 594   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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A full rich bodied, hoppy, seasonal lager. Especially brewed for the Festbier season. This beer truly represents the Bavarian way of celebrating. Deep gold color, great mouthfeel and lots of flavor. Prost!


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HuskerTan (447) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Bottle. A- Spices, wheat. A- Golden color, hazy liquid, white head. T- Spices, wheat, grassy, earthy. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, crisp finish. O- How an oktoberfest should taste. A good beer with a lot of flavor.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dervock (432) - Emu plains, AUSTRALIA - DEC 21, 2013
Bottle - pale gold with big white head. Wheat, cardboard , wet leaves aroma. Sharp, dry upfront with an underlying hint of sweetness,dry finish. Mouthfeel is fizzy, medium body.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joeneugs (3107) - Livermore, California, USA - DEC 20, 2013
500 ml. bottle. It pours a clear, light golden color with a white head. Very light compared to the American versions of the style. The aroma has some sweet maltiness with some floral hops. Lots of baked bread. The flavor has levels of maltiness from crackers, to baked bread and bread crust. Pretty strong floral hops throughout and especially in the finish. Pretty bitter. Nice, sturdy and satisfying lager.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shark_Pants (147) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 18, 2013
Nice creamy lasting head. Aroma is funky barnyard & horse blanket(?). Taste is more grassy, with just a touch of citrus, sweet malt, finishing with a nice dryness. I actually really like this. Perfect for a nice warm Aussie summer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rikstar (656) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 7, 2013
van de tap tijdens bokken en happen 2013. Goudgeel troebel bier met een flinke witte schuimkraag. In d. Geur citrus en honing in de smaak ook zoet en zuur. Aardig bier maar heeft werkelijk niets te maken met bockbier.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Erzengel (2338) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - DEC 5, 2013
Thanks to Martin for this bottle! Pale golden in colour, The Beer starts quite malty-grainy, a bit bready. Slightly bitter for a Festbier. The aftertaste is medium to long, crisp and dry, more bitter than expected. --> 8/10/7/8

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ThirstyBird (1456) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - DEC 5, 2013
Thanks to erzengel for sharing! Pours a clear pale golden yellow with a small white cap. The smell is honey, light caramel, grain. The taste is similar to the nose while finishing dry and crisp. The body is light and the carbonation is finely structured and elegant.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
runaway (31) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 4, 2013
330 ml bottle poured golden clear with small bubbles a thin white head and a curtain lacing. The smell was of wheat and grass. Taste - bright and grassy with juniper notes. Palate, watery with a mild carbonation. The aftertaste was slightly metallic with a mild dryness.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
greenhorn1 (803) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - NOV 28, 2013
Bottle. Pours a light blonde, fluffy head. Not you typical Marzen Oktoberfest, more like a standard German lager. Grass and lemon notes, some hay. Kind of a skunks aroma. Decent bitter finish with lively carbonation. Not good for a Marzen style beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jado (490) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - NOV 22, 2013
From 500 ml bottle. Pours a perfectly clear straw-gold with a big fluffy head and lively carbonation. Aromas of lemon, cut grass, touch of banana and maybe a hint of a floral note. Taste is very light, but noble hops are present, along with some sharp lemon and a little hay. Clean finish with a very light citrus aftertaste. Not bad for the style.


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