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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   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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3.4
HourGlass13 (1051) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 22, 2017
Clear orange amber colored pour. Medium off-white head. Leaves some nice lace. Medium-plus body. Clean mild aroma. Crisp carbonation. Toasty, caramel malts in the taste. Moderate bitter, light sweet. Was solid.

3.3
oobawa (1748) - Tennessee, USA - SEP 7, 2017
Perfectly acceptable marzen, hitting all the right notes--caramel, toffee, nuts and mild lager esters--without doing anything too remarkable with them. Noble hops add a crisp, floral bitterness to the finish, and the fade grows bready and dry. Pretty orange pour with a beige cap and slight lacing. Subdued nose gives up modest hints of caramel and yeast. Spot-on creamy yet bubbly festbier texture. Not a classic, but drinkable.

3.3
Bacchus66 (952) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 24, 2017
Draft at Big Mike’s Pizza. Pours clear amber with a frothy off-white head. Caramel, malty nose with some light hops notes. Flavor mildly sweet with caramel, bread, light malt. Smooth texture, balanced finish.

3.2
steelhead3686 (270) - Jacksonville, North Carolina, USA - FEB 25, 2017
This pores a hazy deep copper copper with a medium mocha head. It has a very swee aroma and a taste to match. The body is light to medium with a slight creamy texture.

2.6
arn8897 (448) - Trenton, Ohio, USA - NOV 17, 2016
Pours amber with a white head. Nutty Aroma with some sweet herbal undertones. Taste the same with a little hop bite. To even everything out. Light palate with no lacing in the glass.

3.3
ContemplateBeer (2097) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 22, 2016
Pint on draft at Za’s Pizza Pub. Aroma: Has a pretty full spiced breadiness about it; hop character is freshly herbal and tends towards lemon. Appearance: Transparent copper body with soft carbonation holding up a sticky tan head that settles into a skin. Flavor: Slightly spiced bread up front that is quickly met by a growing herbal hop presence and a bit of lemon; the finish is mostly dry and lightly bitter. Palate: Medium body, sticky texture, soft carbonation, abrupt finish. Overall: A well constructed example of the style that features a fresher-feeling hop presence than many others; maybe I just happened upon a fresh keg.

3.5
JStax (7186) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - SEP 25, 2016
Bottle pour. The beer is a clear amber with a white head of foam. The aroma has spicy toffee notes. Moderate nutty character. Medium body and medium carbonation.


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