Brewed by Half Pints Brewing Co.
Style: Oktoberfest/Märzen
Winnipeg, Canada
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein


on tap


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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Roll out a barell of our Oktoberfest Lager which features Weyermann Munich malt, imported German Perle hops for bittering, and Gernman Hallertau hops which are prized for their delicate aroma. A long, slow cold storage softens the malt flavors, and makes this this only beer that should pass your lips when you hear the call of the Oom-pah band. Try it with Zweibel Schnitzel Bayrische Grillhaxe or with a simple soft pretzel and hot mustard. Serve at 6 degrees celcius. Unpasturized and unfiltered.

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Brettsky06 (536) - Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 7, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 13, 2017 This is a great beer. Pours a dark Amber color. Malty aroma taste is the same with some spice and a light hop finish.

dreamflower (793) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 6, 2016
Growler shared with northropfrye and sam_rates_beer. I can’t believe I haven’t rated this one before. Darkish body, pale head. Malty sweet and spicy taste. Grapes. It’s really fantastic.

ljthiessen (1539) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 18, 2014
On tap at Fort Gibraltar for the Poutine Cup. Dark amber-brown pour with a thin tan head. Malty with dark fruit and caramel, a touch of hops. A nice Oktoberfest brew that goes a little beyond without ruining the style.

marshallstrong (3) - Calgary, CANADA - OCT 30, 2013 does not count
UPDATED: NOV 1, 2013 Really good beer overall! My local liquor store stored it at room temperature for about a week so I don’t know how good that was for it. None the less though, I poured and drank each one out of a hour-glass styled cup (as recommended) and I really enjoyed it. It is a "light" for a German style Oktoberfest beer but there is many good options out in western Canada for a good beer of this type. I would suggest getting sometime, also loved the packaging- Makes for a "fun" beer!

YigSvartka (449) - Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 14, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2014 Cinnamon and spice scent, but unfortunately not very pungent. Rather light texture for an oktoberfest, which is sensible given that this is my first lager of this style. Absolutely delectable taste. Malt, very light roast, some minor spice that is certainty present, but not overwhelming, all followed by a tiny bit of hops to present one delicious tasting beer.

DuffMan (10930) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 24, 2012
Bottle. Clear medium amber with golden highlights and an average off-white head. Lovely toasted caramel malt structure with just enough hops to offset the sweetness and provide a slight bitter bite to the finish. Delicious!

Reimer96 (1778) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 28, 2012
Pours a clear reddish amber with a small off white head that leaves some lace. Aroma is nutmeg, malts and some earthiness from the halatauer & perle hops. Taste is a good mouthfull of malts up front finishing with a nice blend of spices and a hint of bitterness. Best oktoberfest I’ve had.

gramity (1710) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 27, 2012
Slightly hazy copper-amber with a medium head. Aroma is quite malty, with sweet caramel and some interesting earthy/leafy notes. Flavour starts quite sweet, develops with bready notes in the middle, and finishes fairly dry with a hint of cocoa.

Ferris (17779) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 3, 2012
Bottle - Grains, malts and spices on the nose. Actually quite sweet smelling. Dark clear amber with a thin brown head. Bread, grains and malty. Spices are subdued and almost no bitterness. Fairly rich and at 6.6% definitely not something to drink all night.

reebtogi (6488) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 30, 2012
341ml bottle pours amber in color with a finger of off-white head that dissipates quite quickly leaving a few spots of lacing on the glass. Aroma is caramel and some mild spices and grass. Taste is a big caramel malty sweetness balanced nicely with the grassy hops and spices. Light to medium body with mild carbonation. I found this a little on the sweet side, perhaps I needed some schnitzel and hot mustard to go with it.

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