RespertFTW (521) - Michigan, USA - OCT 10, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Clear copper with white head. Caramel malt aroma. Sweet caramel malt flavor with a little spice/pumpkin.
Bamsen78 (5200) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Draught @ The Ginger Man, NYC. Pours clear amber with airy white head. Clear aroma of hops with touches of caramel malt. Bitter, dusty and grainy flavour with notes of raw malt. Rough aftertaste. More interesting than good.
sawbuck (680) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - OCT 3, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Nice aroma of caramel, raisin, bread and toffee. Light amber color with very thin head. Sweet, toasted caramel malt flavor first. Lingers a bit and then has a brief sour bitter bite on the end. Finishes a little off....but a nice offering.
mvp (251) - Harper Woods, Michigan, USA - OCT 2, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Typical oktoberfest aroma. Nice copper color with off white head. Slightly bland flavor with full texture.
Nsanders (1092) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - SEP 28, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Orange with a thin tan head. Toffee, alcohol, wheat, and bread. Flavor is lightly sweet. Lighter body with a watery feel.
daknole (10925) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 26, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Light brown color with a light cream colored head. Quite a typical marzen with a lot of up front toffee malt, dark wheat bread,wheat thins, toothpick, and light hoppy hints dancing around.
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 16, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to spudclampdawg. pours medium hazy and amber. Head fades to a typical ring. Nose is sweet rich toasty breads, some light caramels, and a touch of woody tannins. Flavor is again, toasty sweet oak, bread, caramels, sweet malts, rich caramel toffee, Medijm full body. Tasty and flavorful. Medium to moderately full sweetness.
reggiedunlop (3697) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 15, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a clear light amber with a medium off white head. Aroma has light toasted caramel and dry leaves. Flavor follows suit and adds a nice woody note and some earthy bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium and silky with a dry earthy/woody slightly bitter finish.
evanlarkin (307) - Northfield, Minnesota, USA - SEP 12, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours red orange and crystal clear with almost no head. Aroma is semi sweet malt and caramel, with a slight raisin character. Taste is oaky up front, with a caramel malt backbone, finishing like toffee. I like this a lot actually.
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574deadzone (1393) - North Central, Indiana, USA - SEP 10, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a hazy orange amber with a khaki head that settles to a ring. Nose involves caramel, spice, oak, resin, light cocoa, apricot, toast, and damp cellar. Pretty sweet flavor, quite bitter. Heavier side of medium bodied, soft carb, syrupy, lightly tingly, with a toasty dry oak bitter finish. Cool version of an octoberfest, nice use of the oak, though this isn’t a mind-blowing beer. It’s just a really nice beer.