Skyview (5834) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - OCT 18, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On draught at the Excelsior tap room in downtown Excelsior, MN. Pours a clear light copper amber colored brew with a creamy off-whtie head that has some excellent retention and some spotty lacing. Aroma of caramel malt, a hint of toffee, some floral hops and a touch of lager yeast. Flavor is more intense than aroma. Almost full bodied, semi-sweet caramel and floral hop character with a solid lager yeast in the background. Finish is quite smooth, continued full bodied with a solid lager yeast aftertaste that slowly disappears. Though this Munich style märzen may have a light appearance, flavor is all there when expecting a full bodied octoberfest. Forget asking for a sampler glass, go for a full pint.
BVery (10050) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 8, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at the brewery. Mostly clear golden pour with a white head. Quite sweet - toffee and caramel. Slighty syrupy palate. Well done marzen!
OscarFalls (52) - excelsior, Minnesota, USA - OCT 25, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Mein Gott in Himmel! Hast du das Bier getrunken? It reminds me that amazing things come from beer halls.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone