Thorpe429 (5035) - , Illinois, USA - DEC 1, 2010
Pours a slightly hazy orange amber with nice white head. Smell is vaguely of slightly sweet, caramelized malt, although there’s not too much there. The taste improves on the small, but only to a small extent. Still just a touch of sweetness with nothing really accompanying it. Good medium body supporting what is otherwise a fairly common beer. Drinkability is so-so; no glaring factors but nothing too fantastic either.
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 09-18-2010 BeerGestapo (754) - Mt.Joy, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 23, 2010
Brewed in the USA !!! Courtesy of the Capt..Thanks Mark. Pours amber in color with a thin off white head. Aroma of malts and caramel. Taste is malty with some caramel, bread and nuts. Mouthfeel is medium in body and finishes with a pleasant sweetness. Overall this is a very good Oktoberfest !! dpento1 (236) - Virginia, USA - OCT 9, 2010
Pours a dark-copper, with an aroma of malts and spices (almost pumpkinish?). But I liked it! Tastes of malts, spices, and very smooth hops! Overall, just creamy and balanced. I am officially a fan of this beer! Foxbush (2039) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - OCT 5, 2010
I have been tasting Octoberfest beers this fall. Legends a local brewery does an excellent job. The deep amber color is clear and my favorite beer color. Not much of a head. The lager could use more carbonation. The head is small and disappears. The sweet lager is very smooth at first and last taste. It could use more hops or spices. This beer format allows you to experiment more. This is quality lager but not special. gsmitty80 (2130) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 23, 2010
This was a nice and sweet octoberfest. I had the pleasure of having the first one of the season at the bar i was in and it was fresh. Enjoyable.
boccefloyd (101) - Bon Air, Virginia, USA - SEP 9, 2010
Pours a dark amber, redish color with a nice off-white head that persists but does not lace very well. clear. The aroma is sweet caramelwith a faint background note of earthy hops. Mostly malt but somehow balanced. This is a smooth, creamy beer with a medium texture. Sweet in the finish with a hint of earthy hops.When tasting, the caramel sweetness dominates with some small hopiness in the finish A malty celebration as it were. I like this beer. Is it an Oktoberfest, I’d probably say no but who am I to say. Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - OCT 18, 2009
Serving: 22 oz. bottle.
Appearance: Very deep, clear amber color with a small, light tan head.
Aroma: Caramel, cotton candy, and a little nuttiness in the nose. Not what I would say is the traditional aroma for an Oktoberfest, but not bad.
Flavor: Very malty with notes of caramel, candy sugar, and some breadiness. A bit of a bitter alcohol note in the background. Not bad.
Palate: Medium carbonation with a medium mouthfeel and a medium, malty finish.
Overall: A fairly solid Oktoberfest and worth a try. beachbum25 (1092) - Powellville, Maryland, USA - OCT 18, 2008
On tap @ the Brewpub-Dark mahogany color w/a slight tan head. Sweet malt aroma. Flavors of caramel, toffee, bread dough, & roasted malt. Pretty basic, but pretty good. Very drinkable, sesson brew. Long, sweet finish. joshwilfong (1200) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - OCT 17, 2008
medium brown with mild head. mild nose. well balanced yet subtle flavors of crystal malt with a nice hop balance. the balance makes this beer very enjoyable, one of the better legend brews i have had Immy (1955) - Virginia Beach, USA - OCT 12, 2008
Bomber. Crystal clear amber with a thick tan head that lasts to the bottom of the glass. Scads of carbonation bubbles. Very earthy nose, caramel and light toffee, mildly spicy. Flavor is spicy bread, caramel and mild toffee, earthy bitter. Medium bodied, drippy lace. The earthy bitterness hangs in the finish. Good stuff!