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Brewed by Dinkelacker-Schwaben Bräu
Style: Oktoberfest/Märzen
Stuttgart, Germany
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein

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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Das besonders süffige Festbier mit seiner leuchtend goldenen Farbe wird nur zur Volksfestzeit gebraut und verkauft. Der würzige und vollmundige Charakter des Bieres lädt ein zu unbeschwerter Gemütlichkeit mit entsprechenden Gaumenfreuden.

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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (25250) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 8, 2012
Ein Maß at the Cannstatter Wase. Deep golden color, large fluffy white head with nice lacing. Aroma of black pepper, straw. taste is peppery green hay. Nicer than most Oktoberfest beers.


3
Calisky (2961) - ALSACE, FRANCE - MAR 22, 2017
Couldeur dorée, légère mousse. Nez houblonné et note malt doux. Gout de malt doux et paille, avec note de blé voir biscuit. Corps assez leger. Bonne amertume houblonnée un peu herbeuse en fin de bouche. Pas mal pour le style

3.1
madmitch76 (25009) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2017
29th November 2016
Pig’s Ear Fest. Bottleshare thanks to Ian. Bright clear gold beer, good bubbly pale cream colour head. Palate is light and semi dry, modest fine carbonation. Clean pale malts, light creamy sweetness. Light nuttyness in the malts. Smooth semi sweet floralness. Very mild citrus into modest dried fruits. Trace of spice. Light dry finish. Typically German clean but a little staid.

3.2
dchad56 (519) - - DEC 24, 2016
Bottle - clear golden with large frothy head. Initial high carbonation. Decent lagerish aroma. Good mouthfeel, easy drinking, not particularly strong tasting but refreshing - enjoyed.

2.9
Zlotta (3411) - Hagen / Düsseldorf, GERMANY - DEC 19, 2016
0.5 l bottle from local ’Trinkgut’, best before February 2017. Clear, golden amber with a thin, dense, stable, white head. Grassy, slightly fruity and a bit floral aroma of straw, some citrus and a touch grains. Slightly sweetish, moderately fruity-grassy and a bit floral taste of straw, grains, some citrus and hints of honey, followed by a short, slightly bitter, moderately grassy finish. Medium body, smooth and quite effervescent mouthfeel, lively carbonation. Drinkable, not really fantastic, not sure how old that bottle already is though.

2.9
The_Osprey (8209) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2016
December 2016 - Swing top bottle share at Pig’s Ear BF, Hackney Round Chapel. As ’Schwaben Bräu Volksfestbier’. Thanks to Harrisoni for this. Aroma is buttery, sweetcorn, grainy. Body is smooth with tingly carbonation. Taste is light buttery malt, grainy, some sweetcorn. Semi-sweet, light bitterness. Balanced and drinkable but quite basic. A decent enough beer but really not standing out from the countless German lagers you can choose from. (2.9)

3.1
Leighton (21489) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2016
Bottle at Pigs Ear 2016 - London. Cheers! Pours perfectly clear golden yellow with a creamy, pure white head. Sweet cereal and pale bread in the nose. Light sweet flavour with more cereal, simple sugar, faint citrus, straw. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. Finaihes fairly dry, with licks of paper, crispy cereal, straw, pale grains. So so.

3.3
mR_fr0g (12574) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2016
Bottle thanks to Ian. A clear mid golden coloured pour with a sticky white head. Aroma is nice sweet cereal grains, corn, honey, grassy noble hop character. Flavour is composed of semi and tangy grains, cereal, honey, tangy apple, . Palate is semi sweet tangy, highish carbonation, nice sweet malts.

3.3
harrisoni (18816) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2016
Bottle at Pigs Ear Festival 2016. Clear gold lasting cream head. Some cereal. A pale marzen. Some sweet pale malts. Some decent hops. In fact as my palate adjusted i started to like it. A touch over carbonated. Just a litte puke sweetness. But otherwise a decent strongish blond lager marzen. Ok .

3
Mjp12 (1893) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2016
Bottle form aldi , some grassy hops, and lager malt on the aroma. Very clear and clean tasting beer, with a light and bitter finish

2.3
ManVsBeer (10654) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2016
Bottle from Aldi, Manchester. Clear golden with next to no head. Fuller-bodied beer with a mild dryness.


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