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RATINGS: 156   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Clawhammer Oktoberfest is a lightly colored, but toasty, rich and full bodied Marzen style lager, brewed with traditional German malt and the finest noble hops. A spicy hop finish and aroma balance out the abundance of malt flavor. Clawhammer means pure high-country enjoyment!

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2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - OCT 19, 2009
Serving: 12 oz. bottle. Appearance: Clear amber orange color with a very small, foamy, off-white head. Poor head retention. Aroma: Toasty, malty nose with some dough notes as well. Flavor: Earthy malt, some grain, malt sweetness, and an alcohol bite. The bitterness seemed to be a bit off on this one. Palate: Medium carbonation with a medium mouthfeel and a medium, malty finish. Overall: This one lacks a bit of crispness and just seems to sit there on your tongue. Everything just doesn’t quite come together with this one. Skip it in favor of better examples.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
beernovice39 (3270) - Idaho, USA - SEP 3, 2010
Bottle pours a clear amber with a small white head. Malty caramel scent. Taste is malty caramel sweet. yawn

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 13, 2008
Sampled at the 12th Annual Knoxville Brewer’s Jam. Nice orange with a creamy white head. Bitter maltiness, caramel and some toasted malt breadiness. Caramel notes in the taste and a light finish of hops.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Chudwick (2994) - Taylor Mill, Kentucky, USA - NOV 20, 2013
12oz bottle (filled 9/4/13) - pours deep gold with almost no head. Caramel and floral nose. Slight pumpkin aftertaste or some other spice. Light body. Very neutral.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
italianjohn (2991) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2010
Clear amber pour light off white head ... malty caramel aroma and light bready malt .... taste of caramel malts toasted and lightly bready with a touch of floral hops and a bitter hop finish .... an easy drinking and smooth oktober brew good stuff

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Shag (2892) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - OCT 25, 2011
A golden color with a white head. Aroma contains some citrus and caramel. The flavor is oddly hoppy with some lemons and pine. Ofest my arse. If I rated on style Id tan this but I don’t so Ill say this is a pretty good session apa.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnstone (2883) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 7, 2011
Lightly malty aroma. Golden in color with off-white head. A clean oktoberfest-style beer. Pretty standard oktoberfest.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
UDBeernut (2826) - Saint Johns, Florida, USA - SEP 17, 2014
Brown pour with minimal head. Toast, malt, bread, caramel. Generally sweet. Big body, slam able. Everything a marzen should be.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - OCT 5, 2008
Amber pour with reddish hue (almost copper. Hazy and a fluffy head. Caramel malts on the nose. Caramel/grainy flavor. A little hop on the finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lb4lb (2587) - Austin, Texas, USA - DEC 11, 2008
Bottle in trade from ROBORB. Thanks man. Pours an orange amber color with a light beige head. Smell is slightly dusty and earthy hops. Not malty in the way I would expect and almost is like its spiced or bretty and lightly funky. Taste is lightly hoppy with a biscuity dusty malt to it and some definite but light tartness and lager yeast flavor. Some lingering sweetness in the end. Medium to thin body and normal carbonation. A bit strange.


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