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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Now called VMO? Contains Vienna, Munich, and pils malt. 22 IBU, also 6% abv and year round availability.

E.J. Phair Marzen is a German style amber lager brewed with eight different malts. It is crisp and clean with a wonderful malt character and virtually no bitterness. The term Marzen means March in German and that is when this style is traditionally brewed. Luckily E.J. Phair Marzen is available year round.

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mjg74 (3106) - La Mesa, California, USA - AUG 8, 2004
Looks kind of like tea when poured. Has a really fruity flavor. Little bit of bitterness at the back end. Enjoyable.

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DTM (798) - Winters, California, USA - APR 17, 2008
Bottle from World Market in Fairfield, CA. Poured a dark copper color with a large tan head. I was very surprised with how much sweetness this beer had. My wife, who doesn’t drink beer, liked it. Very sweet and malty with the flavor of carmel and dark fruits. If you like sweet beer this is for you.

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AleDrinker (1089) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 5, 2005
Aroma is of carmel and roasted malt. Flavor is very sweet, carmel, almost cloying. Very one dimensional. Boring.

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Saarlander (1686) - Saarlouis, GERMANY - FEB 20, 2006
A nice Marzen for me, expected much more sweetness in this one, but it wasn’t too sweet, a nice drinkable brew. My first beer from this brewery, I’d like to try more.

2.7
STEPHENDR (478) - California, USA - JUL 27, 2006
Clear bronze- thick head - nose malts, prunes, beets- taste bright malt, sweet, yams, prunes- medium thick body – aftertaste too sweet

2.3
Odeed (1803) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JUN 11, 2005
light brown body,not much head.i detect a bit of malt in the aroma,and not much else.loads of malt in the flavor and a bit of wheat and carmel.pretty average i guess.


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