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RATINGS: 722   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!


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wombat23 (683) - Texas, USA - SEP 21, 2016
11.2 oz. bottle. Clear straw color with a white head. Nose of biscuit, hay, light malts. Taste follows nose, with some fruitiness and sweetness. Mildly bitter, crisp finish. Very drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sjohnny (511) - - SEP 21, 2016
Malt. Yeast. Unlit pipe tobacco. Not quite clear light gold with a bright white head that leaves a thin film of bubbles on the top. Light bodied. Super malty. Slightly hoppy. A little earthy. Slightly leafy. Super smooth with just a little hop bite on the finish. Very nice.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scoth (667) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 20, 2016
Pours light gold with a medium white head, good retention. Aromas of caramel, biscuit, straw, and earth. Light body, good carbonation. Mildly sweet, lingering mild earthy bitter finish. The roast seems too light for a marzen, but it is a nice hearty German lager.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rask0lnikov (726) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 20, 2016
500ml bottle. Pours slightly hazy, golden yellow colour. Medium white head. Slightly grassy, bitter, slightly malty, slightly caramelly aroma. Slightly grassy, bitter at first. Caramelly, slightly malty in the middle. Hints of caramel and malts in the end. Rather lught bodied, medium carbonated, quite drinkable beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cybercat (5111) - Georgia, USA - SEP 19, 2016
Pours clear solar yellow with a thick and fairly persistent eggshell head. Aroma delivers zesty fresh malt riding fruity and hoppy tones. Flavor not only ramps up the aroma’s offerings, it also tosses in more than a snip of honey. Mouthfeel features typical body and fizz, but this is still an enjoyable brew. Glückliches Oktoberfest!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maracuja05 (448) - Mainz, GERMANY - SEP 16, 2016
13-09-16 // 500ml bottle from Stumpf. Clear golden with small head. Medium sweet grainy malt base. Some grassy hop aroma. Medium carbonation.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Darwenus (884) - Virginia, USA - SEP 13, 2016
Yadda yadda yadda. Pale yellow, average head, faint fruity and yeasty esters, a tiny bit of hop tingle on the finish. Also, it annoys me that these German beers are bottled in the metric system and translate to 11.2 ounces instead of the 12 ounces I am used to as a by-God ’Merican. If I’m gonna drink a beer I don’t really enjoy, I want there to be a lot of it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
boisebeerguy (201) - boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 10, 2016
From the bottle. Pours light tan. Has slight sweet maltyness and a little hop bite. Glad it’s oktoberfest time.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BiddleBrau (1163) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KyotoLefty (9295) - 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.


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