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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
(Sep. 1st - Oct. 31st) A Märzen style lager abound with sweet malt flavor and a complex hop aroma. "Regenschauer" is the German word for rainstorm that fits perfectly with autumn in New England as well as this beer made in the traditional Oktoberfest style. This hearty lager has a toasted malt flavor typical of the German malts used to make it. Its aroma is a mixture of hop citrus and a faint hint of the lager yeasts used to make it. SPECS: 14 SRM, OG 1.058, FG 1.015, 5.3% abv, 16.5 IBUs. Malts: Pils, Munic, Vienna, Cara-Pils. Hops: Saaz, Magnum, Tradition, Golding

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3.1
alobar (3907) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 25, 2015
Clear copper color with aroma of toasted malt, nuts, and grain. Toasted malt and grain flavor with some citrus. Decent beer.

2
DocLock (11020) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 6, 2015
Bottle from Whole Foods PM. Pours straw with a fizzy finger of off-white head. Nose is maibocky malt and hops. Tastes grainy, malty, with notes of caramel, hops. Not great.

3
kramer (6905) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear orange body with a small wispy off-white head that retained as a thin film. The nose is slight sweet but a bit grainy as well. Not much in the way of aroma hops. The flavor is not quite as smooth as I would hope for, it’s a little husky and rough with a slightly thinner than desired body as well. A slight hop bitterness towards the finish, but it’s fairly light. Lighter bodied with fizzy carbonation. Ok, but a little lacking in body and smoothness for my preference in the style.

3.5
BeerandBlues2 (13806) - Escondido, California, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Bottle at the brewery. Pours clear amber with a medium, creamy off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is toast and nutty malt, melanoidin notes and dates with earthy and spicy hops. Flavor is sweet malt dominant, light earthy and spicy hops with light hop bitterness and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.1
slowrunner77 (12804) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
"random find from a friend, and a pretty nice oktoberfest, though i’m pretty late in drinkin it. nice toasted malt and caramel flavors, with a hint of floral hops in the aroma. a little light in the body, but a nice brew."

2.9
Imaena (2359) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - MAR 5, 2013
Bottle. Used to drink this stuff when I lived in RI. A good go to local brew. Not worth buying for the price out of state if you see it.

2.8
Scrapersnbeer (1532) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 2, 2011
This local boy is copper colored and smells as much like a brown ale as a marzen lager. In any case, the smell is very malty. Drinking his beer is is like eating a slice of fermented white bread. The brewer’s description lists the hops used, but the low IBU figure reflects that they are lost in the mix. Medium body, soft finish.

3.2
jkwood04 (5463) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 30, 2011
12oz bottle in a shaker. Pours copper with a lacy, off-white head. Aroma of toasted and nutty malts with floral and slightly citrusy hops. Flavor strong on the malts. Average texture, and a little smoother than most of this style. A decent beer.

3.3
DrSilverworm (9672) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 9, 2011
12oz bottle, thanks to my mom for picking up the sixer. Mildly hazy amber-orange color, medium head fading to minimal, leaving a little lacing. I usually find oktoberfest beers to be boring, but I can tell from the first sip that this one is a good one. It has enough hops to give it a bit of flavor to the typical savory malt. A touch of bitterness. Pronounced carbonation, but satisfactory texture. A good pairing to my grape leave rolls.

2.9
rjplumer (1180) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 12, 2010
Has a murky orange color with a citrus like aroma. Very zesty bubbles. It doesn’t taste bad but seems to lack something I can’t nail down. The citrus hops lingers on your tongue.


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