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Brewed by Engelbräu Rettenberg
Style: Oktoberfest/Märzen
Rettenberg/Oberallgäu, Germany
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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2.7
mile (4051) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 5, 2013
Bottle. Golden, hazy, small to average and fully diminishing head. Moderate, malty and sweetish aroma, some caramel, faint hoppyness. Body is medium, malty and sweetish flavor, some caramel and light bread. Finish is average, malty and sweetish, some caramel and light brad, faint hoppyness. Sweetish märzen with caramel – that’s it.

3.2
pivnizub (10808) - Bochum, Por�ř�, GERMANY - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle: Deep golden, unclear, slowly collapsing medium-sized off-white head, moderate grainy-toasty nose, some "woody" hoppy traces in the background; moderate sweet-bitter flavour, chewy MF; slightly lingering sweetish-toasty finish with a delicate hoppy aftertaste. Not very aromatic, but all in all a well drinkable, chewy brew…

2.9
MoritzF (10095) - Ottobrunn, GERMANY - JUN 30, 2013
(swing top bottle) Almost clear, amber to copper colour with a big and slightly off-white foamy head. Strawy and slightly cara-malty aroma with a faintly hoppy background. Moderately sweet and slightly bitter flavour, light to medium bodied with a moderate carbonation. Cara-malt upfront with strawy and slightly bready spots, also doughy notes; hops shine through towards the still very malty finish with a present touch of caramel in the aftertaste. Still the typical German Festbier/Märzen of a slightly darker kind. 20.VI.13

3.1
Shaney (2423) - Köln / Cologne, GERMANY - JUN 24, 2013
Minimal trübes Bernstein, üppiger Schaum. Hefig, blumig, nussig im Aroma und Geschmack. Der florale Hopfen trägt enorm zur Süffigkeit bei. Gefällt mir gut.

3.3
Quack-Duck (9533) - Down South, GERMANY - JUN 23, 2013
bottle from Bierzwerg. Clear amber colour, mid-sized white head. Full-bodied, malty with hinbts of roasetd malts and caramel, some earthy hops. Well balanced semi-dark lager.

2.9
Mariusz (12080) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JUN 16, 2013
Pours deep golden colour with a creamy white head. Aroma is deep malty, caramel and easy grassy hops.

4
boddhitree (58) - Frankfurt, Hesse, GERMANY - MAY 9, 2013
Brauerei Engelbräu’s Wertacher Marktbier. I was looking to try a Märzen, and this one was one of the few in a Bülgelverschluß (plop-tops), which I reuse for my homebrew, in the Märzen category at Biershop-bayern. Color is dark golden with some orange tints. A dirty white head foam that quickly disappeared. Aroma is strong Müncher and Pils malt, very aromatic, with just a hint of hops. Basically, it smells like a typical Bayrisches beer. They say it’s unfiltered, but it’s clear as a bell. The taste is also typical, but it tastes almost exactly the way its aroma promises. Flavor is very malty, sweet, not like a Dunkeles, less caramel, nonetheless a malty sweetness is there. More pronounced is a Tettnanger or Hallertauer, or Spalter hop spicy, lightly peppery, some bitterness. Overall, a good beer, rather typical, though. I’m not sure if all Märzen taste like this one, but what I like is the spiciness, light pepper with underlying malty sweetness, a sweetness that is strongest especially in the aftertaste. I wouldn’t buy it again but I recommend it. I’d rather try other Märzens to see how they compare.

3.1
sfhodense (4788) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - APR 28, 2013
Pours amber with a white head. Aroma is caramel, grass and pine. Flavour is caramel, grass and pine.

2.2
gunnfryd (15269) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 30, 2012
Bottle. Deep golden colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, butterscotsch. Flavour is fruit, malt, butterscotsch, floral. Boring beer.

2.6
faroeviking (11214) - Chupando chellas es como ellas, FAROE ISLANDS - DEC 7, 2012
Botella. Bit unclear golden colour, small white ehad. Sweet malty like aroma with some wet grass. Ok mouthfeel. Flavour has is malty like with grass, bit dry.


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