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RATINGS: 623   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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1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Temptation (226) - - NOV 29, 2012
Very yeasty aromas to dough and spices, with an industrial lager-like appeareance. Nice white head, persistent, with no lace. Mouthfeel is very watery, bland, with notes to spices, maybe fruits, and slightly salty. No malts. Pine style hops in mouth. In my opinion, the worst Weihenstephaner I’ve ever tasted. It has nothing at all. Deceiving.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cards04 (1807) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 17, 2014
I would have expected more from this brewery. Light pour. Nice grainy aroma and flavor. Maybe a touch of hops. Not very full bodied for a marzen.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DSG (6106) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 17, 2014
Draught at Temple Bar Rotschild. Clear golden with a small white head. Aroma of grainy and bready malt and some diacetyl. Sweetish flavor with grainy and bready malt, some butterscotch and a drier finish, mildly bitter and a bit crisp. Light to medium-bodied. Probably better without poe diacetyl (possibly from dirty tap lines?) but still quite easy-drinking.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
solidfunk (4168) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Good balance, easy drinking. A little yeastier than some of the other classic marzens. Finishes with very light sour note. Bottle at Scion.

2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
billtheman (71) - milford, Delaware, USA - OCT 16, 2014
Found this one on the shelf at Cape wine ans spirits in Delaware, under the name Octoberfest. Next time I’m there I’ll leave it on the shelf. Weissbier, Korbinian, and Vitus are great, but this one left me completely disatified. No taste, sad appearance, no aroma, I have loved all the other Weihenstephaner, but this one disappointed.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (2196) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 15, 2014
11.2 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malts, yeast and grass. Taste is malts and grass.

0.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
outlawskies (962) - - OCT 12, 2014
Horribly bland bear is horrible Julie says its a belly filler and yuck zxxxxcccccvhjjjj ggggghhggghh. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
erickok (3700) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - OCT 12, 2014
Golden body and huge head, quite clear. Say malts, but of good quality. Very faint hops only, but not unpleasant. Easy to drink for sure, with softer carbonation than most German pilsners. Excellent mouth feel, also from the foam, but a bit too sweet for my taste. (50cl bottle from Saveur Bière)

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerlove231 (166) - London, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 11, 2014
Interesting combination going on here. I truly enjoy both styles, separately. The malty flavors mingling with the roasty flavors is a different sensation for me. Also a hint of honey in the palate.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (2247) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 11, 2014
A bit sweeter and more coope body than a typical pale lager but not a whole lot going on here

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bork (241) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Highly drinkable and refreshing German-style pale Oktoberfest. Nice lightly bready maltiness but a little too many flowers in the hops. Not bad.


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