phaleslu (10895) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 20, 2010
Draft sample at Hop in the City 2010. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Aroma of Munich malts, caramel, toast, nuts, and peppery hops. Flavor follows suit for the most part, and the commercial description of a light, malty Oktoberfest is exactly what I’d say about it. Light-medium bodied, with a malty mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Sessionable. 3fourths (9367) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 22, 2004
Golden clear appearance. Sweet cherry and strawberry malt aroma, a little grainy as well. Sweet crystal malt flavor, really too much so. Not much beyond that. Bitter and dry bready finish. Ok. Strykzone (7799) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2008
Medium brown color with a nice white head. Plenty of hop and some unroasted barley. A bit of hop as well. A light Octoberfest? Well, maybe without all the spices. This one is more straightforward. Enjoyable. Braudog (6900) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - MAR 30, 2003
Well ambered with an excellent head. Understated caramel with light hopping and a pleasant sweetness. Very good. vyvvy (6835) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 19, 2008
Pours light copper with an off-white head. The aroma is sweet caramel that is very clean with good toast and hazelnut traits. The body is clean, crisp and light with sharp carbonation. The taste is spot on with the aroma along with some spice showing up on the finish. This is quite good for the style.
thedm (6320) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 20, 2003
This rating was from the Hop In The City event where brews from the previous year were sampled (5 oz) by the attendees from kegs. This brew poured a very small head of fine to large sized white bubbles that quickly disappeared. It left behind a transparent orange brown colored body. The aroma was that of mild caramel malt and if it was stronger would probably have gotten a nice rating. The mouthfeel was smooth and the flavor was anothe typical mild malt hop one. jandd1983 (4689) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - JUN 20, 2013
Sampled at the 2013 Heritage Festival. It poured a reddish/amber color with a white head. The aroma was malty with some citrus fruits. The taste was similar, with a medium body and well-balanced. Well done. thegreenrooster (4627) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - APR 8, 2008
Pour is a brown with a foamy white head. Aroma is a nice dose of caramel malts. Flavor is decent with some of the malts and enough hop character to keep this lively. A decent enough beer. Terminus (3740) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 19, 2005
tap-hop in the city 05-i didn’t take much notes for this one since it was on the final pour of the day. pours amber with a small white head. big caramel malt aroma with a faintness of german funky yeast. good sweet malt flavors with a tinge of apple notes. not much hops to speak of. true to style here! rederic (3344) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 14, 2008
On tap at the Tap Room, bright amber-orang color, with a small white head, toasted, faint caramelized malt nose, with a biscuity dough accent, some floral hop orangey, citrusy aromas follow through on a medium-bodied palate with a yeasty, toasty, caramel malt, zesty, orange hop fruity character, with some citrus flowery hop bitter accents, leading towards a malty, hop citrusy, dry finish.