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RATINGS: 200   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 163   ABV: 5.45%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ThisWangsChung (826) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - SEP 17, 2013
12 oz bottle into a pint glass. A: Pours a reddish orange color. Little head is featured - actually, it’s just a thin, off-white film. Can’t really talk about retention. S: The cereal grain component I normally expect from a Yuengling is toned down, but not nonexistent. Touches of unsweetened caramel abound, also. Not bad for a macro-brewed marzen. T: Flavor-wise, it’s mainly cereal grains and toasted caramel malts, with a touch of finishing sweetness. That’s about it. Okay, maybe not, because I’m picking up faint apricot hints. Very simplistic, but also very easy to quaff in typical Yuengling fashion. M: Carbonation is really strong, which does a decent job of cutting through the sweet finish. Ultimately, though, it is slightly too sweet. Drinkability is excellent, at least. O: This could have been far worse. Honestly, I like it more than Sam Adams Octoberfest, and would never refuse this. But is it a good marzen? Not quite. Go into this expecting a slightly sweeter version of the Traditional Lager and you’ll probably be happier with it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (20419) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2015
Draft @ DAS BEST Oktoberfest, Baltimore. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty grainy aroma. Fruity malty grainy flavor. Has a fruity malty grainy finish with weak hints of caramel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrNosha (660) - Baden Württemberg, Germany, GERMANY - OCT 18, 2015
Vom Fass im Brauhaus. Bernsteinfarben, wenig Schaum. Röstmalz und Gerste in der Nase. Malziger Geschmack, kaum herb. Oktoberfestbier schmeckt anders. Das Bier ist aber ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
smaynard6000 (837) - Apopka, Florida, USA - OCT 6, 2015
bottle. Pours an amber color with small tan head. Faint sweet malty aroma. Straight caramel malt flavor. Light bodied. A bit more flavor would be nice, tastes a bit light for a marzen. Not bad though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevinator (1541) - The Colony, Texas, USA - OCT 6, 2015
Nice floral malt aroma typical of the style. Pretty harvest color. Too watery and bland palate. Flavors were muted but malty with a hint of honey sweetness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MattShizzle (572) - Bernville, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 5, 2015
Bottle. Copper color - clear. Malty aroma. Decent enough but doesn’t compare to real Oktoberfests from Germany or US craft breweries.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
two7offsuit (397) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 2, 2015
Pours an orange-Amber color with a white head. Aroma is malt. Flavor is sweet malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ElCapitan22 (299) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 29, 2015
Pours a nice amber color with no real head retention or lacing. Smells nice and malty with no real hop notes. Tastes sweet and malty with a real smooth finish. This is a perfect session Oktoberfest beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5580) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - SEP 29, 2015
Gold/amber pour with white head. Aroma is light toasted malt and a corn like tone. Flavor is light sweet start with a touch of bitter on the finish. Carbonation a little over the top for me. Dry finish. Not my favorite style, but for the corn flavor and aroma ok

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
johnnnniee (3150) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 28, 2015
Bottle from that packie across the border. Deep golden color smallish white head. Smells a bit like the regular stuff, but maybe a bit sweeter. Nothing to go out of your way for here.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jsporrer (214) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2015
Pours a dark orangish amber color with a thin off white ring. Thin body. Pleasant aroma with the faint smell of sweet grains. Tate is thin and watery with very light carbonation. Fairly smooth with a balance of hops and malt. Flavors are pretty weak with very little spice. Not very impressive or as good as the original Yuengling Lager.

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