dekester1 (370) - Town of Maple Creek, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 19, 2017 scrawfis (143) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - SEP 24, 2004
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Copper colered with a small whitesh head. The aroma is predominately fresh malt. The flavor is again malty, but very fresh tasting. Toward the finish, some hints of grain. Flavor and finish is full as expected from an Oktoberfest. Very smooth and very drinkable.
Poured a slightly reddish amber with a light head and lacing and withered away. Aroma was of sweet malts with a hint of roast. Taste is malty upfront with a nice transition into a moderate hop bitterness. Palate was nice. Overall, a nice Octoberfest! Carlisle (795) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 7, 2017
Bottle. Pours deep copper with thin white head that dissipates quickly. Bread crust aroma. Bread crust with caramel notes. hotstuff (5258) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - OCT 1, 2017
Rated on 10-01-2017. (Bottle - Best By 28 DEC 2017) The appearance is a medium sized frothy creamy head that mostly diminished, copper transparent body, lively, fast rising carbonation, and one ring of lacing. The aroma is fruity, malt, bready, light citrus hops, some toffee, and caramel. The flavor presents very light bitterness, some toffee, malt, caramel, bready, some fruitiness, and lightly sweet. The mouthfeel is light carbonation and clean. This beer is light bodied. This beer is very easy drinking, but does not uphold to its style. It also has a light malt finish and aftertaste that is not offensive. This beer is not one of the better ones for this style that I have drank/rated. mike67 (1268) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 25, 2017
12 oz bottle. Pours amber with tall, long-lasting, fluffy white head. Aroma is of grassy hops, caramel and bready malt. Body is medium and crisp. Grassy hops and caramel malt nicely balanced on the palate. Finish is long and semi-dry. Delicious brew. StoutBeerReviews (241) - Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 2, 2017
It's ok. Good malty toasty flavors but just lacking in punch. Even off tap. Water and muted.
nuplastikk (6453) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 1, 2017
Growler from Lakefront. Copper-tan-amber body, filtered. Light amber malt, noble hop touches in the aroma. A pretty straightforward fest beer, fresh and well executed. Good. gripweed57 (2863) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - JAN 20, 2017
12 ounce bottle. Amber orange color. Large foamy beige head. Toasted malt nose. Slightly tangy caramel malt flavor. Notes of toasted bread and light hops. Lacks the oomph of the German Oktoberfests, but pleasant nonetheless. Drake (14078) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 27, 2016
Keg at the brewpub, 8/16/16. Clear copper, large creamy white head, decent retention. Aroma of toasted malt and mild stone fruit. The taste is caramel, citrus, toasted malts. Medium bodied. TheJestersBeer (2431) - SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2016
Pours a medium amber with a thin off-white head.
Malty, lightly roasted aroma, caramel, nuts, diacetyl, cardboard.
Off-dry, medium body and bitterness, balanced CO2.
Malty taste, caramel, light roast, slightly nutty, butterscotch, hints of cardboard.
Decent balance, short finish. Meh. (2016-11-15) Bulk_Carrier (6065) - Vermont, USA - NOV 2, 2016
Poured into a mug, the appearance has a sly burnt orange to amber color yielding a slim white foamy finger’s worth of head atop of the beer.
The aroma starts with a weird vegetal bitterness over some burnt toast. Caramel malts seem burnt too.
The flavor, well, I don’t know what it wants to be, is it sweet or bitter? Hard to say, but it’s definitely not really sweet or bitter, it’s bland, I hate to use that word, but I don’t have any other words to try and describe the flavor. There’s not even any nuttiness. No aftertaste or finish.
On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a sly sessionability about it but it slightly does feel like there’s something missing. Low carbonation.
Overall, not sure what happened here, but everything seems off to me. I would only have again if I knew the bottle is fresh or on tap.