Ed5388 (3001) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JUN 9, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle. Pours a deep amber color with a thin white head. Aroma of caramel malt, and slightly nutty. The taste is on the sweet side with caramel, and a slightly burnt aftertaste.
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 2, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Making this one official with the 10th rating. A nice caramel orange color. Off white foam, everything seems to be in order. The aroma is nicely toasted malts, some caramels, a bit of grassiness, still nice. The taste is a bready malt, slight sweetness, a nice drying hop bite with a bit of toasty malt mixed in. I don’t know if it was the pipe of Ashton Consumate Gentleman with it, but this beer hit the spot. I would like to see this in bottles but I slightly hesitate on that because I remember the draft Bock being better than the bottled Bock released the next year.
pineypower (2980) - Ocean County, New Jersey, USA - NOV 18, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle much thanks to Dmac. Pours out an attractive amber color with an off white head. Aroma is of cereal, caramel malts, some light cereal and maybe a touch of some hop notes, but not many. Taste is sweet grainy cereal, light caramel, mild toffee, dry toast, and some mild bitterness, but not much. Eh, it’s ok.
weihenweizen (2893) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - OCT 3, 2012
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Refrigerated bottle poured into a shaker. Pours clear light amber with finger width off-white head. Little lacing, light carbonation, thin body, and caramel grain aroma. Taste is caramel grain, corn, a hint of an off taste, and some crisp hops. Below average even for an octoberfest.
unclemike (2837) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - SEP 11, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Very sweet and malty nose. Dark orange appearance is very attractive. Malty caramel/munich malt. They nailed it with this one. True to form and tasty and with the cooler nights I know Oktoberfest is coming soon
jb (2783) - Rochester, New York, USA - SEP 2, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Very sweet and malty nose. Dark orange appearance is very attractive. Malty caramel/munich malt. They nailed it with this one. True to form and tasty and with the cooler nights I know Oktoberfest is coming soon.
Chudwick (2709) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - SEP 22, 2012
1.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 5/20
Bottle - pours caramel with offwhite head. Nose is cardboard. Flavor adds caramel. Light bitterness. Horrible.
MadRobin (2691) - Silver Spring, Alabama, USA - SEP 14, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap 4 oz. taste at DC Beer Fest at Nationals Park in SE Washington, DC.
Clear, medium-dark amber-copper with a small off-white head and sparse lacing.
Aroma of mild grain, bread and caramel.
Taste of grain, bread, mild herbal hops, herbs and spice.
Medium/light body and medium/high carbonation.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
MrBunn (2658) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 3, 2012
1.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Umm... Some sort of thanks to Pete... I guess (?) for sharing this during the fantasy football draft. The aroma and the flavor are slightly ok, but mostly not... Especially the flavor. Aromas of malty and light lager... Hard to describe to someone who hasn’t been there. Flavor is pretty Yuengling-y with a little bit neon shrapnel and a little more malt. I would way rather drink a normal Yuengling.
boxofrane (2553) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 19, 2012
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Wegman’s. Pours clear brown with a small head that dissipates pretty quickly. Aroma is a little toasty but not really interesting. Taste is pretty interesting.. has some good maltiness and is overall a really nice Oktoberfest. Impressed by the local.