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Brewed by Privatbrauerei Hofmann
Style: Oktoberfest/Märzen
Pahres, Germany
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Unser Bier für den absoluten Kenner. Eine Spezialität, die noch aus der Zeit vor der industriellen Revolution stammt, als es noch keine Kältemaschinen gab. Damals wurde im Monat März das letzte Bier eingebraut (daher natürlich der Name Märzen), da im Sommer keine Kühlung möglich war. Dieses „letzte Bier“ musste stärker eingebraut werden, um einen höheren Alkoholgehalt zu erreichen, da Alkohol ein natürliches Konservierungsmittel ist. Dieses Bier wurde dann im Sommer auf den Festen und Kirchweihen getrunken. Diesen Ursprung will unser Märzen nicht leugnen. Ein kräftiges, vollmundiges, bernsteinfarbenes Bier, sehr süffig. Der Höhepunkt jeder Kirchweih!

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3.3
fonefan (49427) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2010

Bottle 500ml. @ The Danish Summer Gathering, TTODRBSG10 - Ulfborg.

Clear medium orange yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, hay, toasted, light to moderate hoppy, citrus. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100814]

4.7
omhper (25160) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 11, 2002
My absolute favourite among märzens. Overwhelmingly soft maltness, discrete balnced flavours, and leaves you craving more. Even though I’ve only tried this once, it has etched itself onto my mind.

3.3
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2010
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Pours a clear deep golden with a white head. Sweet malty nose. Rather solid malt base, some sweet caramel. No real bitterness. 140810

2.7
Beerhunter111 (20490) - P´Castle, GERMANY - JAN 28, 2014
Goldgelbe Farbe, geringe Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig, süß, leicht getreidig. Geschmack leicht malzig süß, würzig.

2.2
yngwie (17053) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 7, 2010
Bottle, courtesy of fonefan. A clear, golden beer with a finger-thick white head. Malty nose with some fruity, hoppy scents. Sweet initial flavor, but it dries up nicely, a pity the flavor is so uninteresting. Decent bitterness showing up towards the end. Mostly grainy flavor though. It wouldn’t be a problem downing a few of these, but I don’t feel an urge to do so. 100814

3.2
Dedollewaitor (16171) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2010
Bottle @ Danish Summer Gathering, 2010. Pours clear golden with a white head. Straw, grass and hops. Dry and bitter flavor. Medium bodied. Dry hoppy end. Good.

3.7
MiP (15667) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2010
Bottle, 5.3%. Mild grassy hop aroma. Clear dark golden colour. Small stable white head. Good malty flavour, very flavourful. Mild grassy hop flavour as well. Very clean and good.

3.1
Christian (13670) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 15, 2010
Dark golden with a lasting white head. Fine and clean malty aroma of grain and bread, with a grassy note. Sweet bread and caramel flavour.

3.2
bierkoning (13355) - La Tropica/Doarp, NETHERLANDS - JUL 6, 2007
Bottle. Deep golden color. Malty sweet flavor with hints of biscuit and peach. Medium to full bodied, almost thick mouthfeel. Clean. Fruity aftertaste. Soft maltaroma. Pleasant märzen.

3
Pinball (12156) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2010
clear yellow, small white head. aroma is faint fruity, oterwise dry and a little bit boozy. flavor is sweet malty, bitter hoppy balance. nice


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