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RATINGS: 706   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   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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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bkurtz (1045) - - OCT 9, 2012
Poured a hazy golden witha rocky head. Well balanced, well made beer. Delicious.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
damzz (445) - 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!

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DavidAust (183) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevnic2008 (11079) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - FEB 6, 2016
Pours a clear golden color. Dusty hay bread malt aroma and flavor with a suitable amount of hops bitterness and a short finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (16932) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2016
On tap at BrewDog Shepherds Bush, clear gold lasting white head best looking beer of the day no doubt. It smells like your typical marzen. Sweetish lager malty with some hop. Good drinkability in the mouth. Some hop character. Some malt sweetness. Like sweet straw. Once you adjust to it it’s pretty good. Hoppy finish. Yes It Won Me Over

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
luttonm (4486) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 27, 2016
Bottle at Beerville, Belgrade. Clear lemony pour, small white foam. Light blueberry, forest fruit and honey. Very fruity sip, some richer alcohol. Full, round, clean flavor. A touch of lagering sour. Tasty.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
nerdboy19 (171) - Seoul, SOUTH KOREA - JAN 27, 2016
Pretty nice beer with great drinkablity. Nice malty flavor, biscuit, bread, caramel. Slight bitter and dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
xfire73 (70) - - JAN 24, 2016
clear yellow in color aroma of honey taste a bit sweet and malty ends with light bitterness medium bodied and rough mouthfeel easy drinkability

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bricktop86 (761) - Moore, Oklahoma, USA - JAN 17, 2016
On tap pale yellow with a white head. Aroma is grassy and pale malt. Taste follows nose.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DandyWolfFloyd (1017) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 16, 2016
Aroma - little spicy and grassy. Appearance - pale yellow body with good nucleation. The head is about 1" and white settles slowly. Taste - Saaz hops and some caramel malt, well balanced. Palate - the body is light, carbonation average, and finish appropriately bittered.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SinH4 (2443) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JAN 15, 2016
Clear pale yellow color with small white head. Wtf, festbier? Aroma is sweet grains, not too cellar-like. Hints of honey maybe. Taste the same. Not bad per se, but what does this have to do with a Festbier?


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