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RATINGS: 744   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BiddleBrau (1168) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 7, 2016
Clear gold white head some visible carbonation. Mild aroma of corn and bread. Corn and some pale malt sweetness. A light Helles. Was hoping for a bit more malt profile here but it is what it is.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KyotoLefty (9388) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 6, 2016
Bottle. Clear, pale gold with a low bubbly head. Somewhat effervescent. Malty nose, lemon, grass, biscuits. Sweet and fruity flavor, malt is a bit simple. Some peaches and orange, biscuits. Full body. Decent contemporary Munich style festbier.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tightslice (999) - Redwood City, California, USA - SEP 5, 2016
Bottle from Whole Foods Market in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is sweet bread, yeast, phenols. Taste is yeasty with a honey lozenge in there. Not very festive.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
portwood (182) - Markham, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 4, 2016
Sweet corn, bread, grassy hops. Light body, creamy texture & carbonation, slight adjunct taste. Phenolic, dry, slightly bitter. (bottle code 9206)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BuckeyeBoy (6091) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 3, 2016
On tap at growler guys meridian. Pours out crisp golden topped with a white head. Nose is corn malts some sweetness and a little spice. Taste is more of the corn sweetness rich malts and some spice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
rubbishystuff (2334) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 24, 2016
From Gene’s. Due to the bready sweetness more like a heller bock. Not super. Serving: Bottle

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
tapefuzz (144) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 14, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 18, 2016 330mL bottle. Pours a clear yellow with a large white head. Skunky, bread aroma. Tastes of sweet malt with a mildly bitter hop finish. Very unpleasant finish and yeasty aftertaste. Average carbonation. Full, rich mouthfeel. Finishes more like a bad pilsner than a marzen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kingaugusta (241) - Georgia, USA - AUG 10, 2016
Pours clear blonde with a quick frothy white head. Nose is Bavarian hops and a touch of tart fruit malt. Flavor is similar and very clean. Finish is slight and sweet. Very drinkable but not a lot going on.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
damzz (464) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 17, 2016
Pours a clear yellow with a big white head that dissolves in to a thin ring with some surface foam and little spot lacing. Nose is slight malt. Body is medium light. Taste is sweet malt with slight bitter aftertaste. Bottled on 8/3/15 Half Liter Bottle More cans!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DavidAust (199) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 3, 2016
Bottle, poured into stein. Simple beer and very easy to drink. Nice malty flavor, biscuit, bread, caramel. Minimal bitterness, but nicely balanced sweetness. Not my go to beer, but happy to drink this at any festival.

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