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RATINGS: 996   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Seductively smooth, this medium-bodied amber beauty is akin to the great Oktoberfest beers of Munich. All German hops make this lager true to style. Patient cold aging makes it wonderfully smooth. In bottles September through February

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3.6
TylerGreenDC (935) - - DEC 5, 2015
UPDATED: NOV 5, 2016 Draft. Aroma of caramel and oak. Flavors of caramel, vanilla, oak and maybe even a bit of cinnamon. Lots of good flavors, but, as other commentors have noted, is a bit watery, mineral on the palate. (2016 version far less watery, somewhat less mineral, but it’s still there.) Otherwise excellent.

3.4
Beerdrinker79 (2188) - Idaho, USA - NOV 21, 2015
22 oz bottle- Pours clear autumn amber with a nice dense bubbly off white head. Aroma is caramel malts, maple, sweet and appealing. The taste is strong caramel malts, has a somewhat mineral like well taste similar to some Euro lagers, but pretty thin and boring otherwise. Just okay.

3.2
njnut (486) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - NOV 14, 2015
Poured a nic copper but with minimal head and no retention. Aromas of Carmel malts, wet bread. Sweet on the nose and taste. A bit thin in the mouth. Taste is bready as is the finish. Typical of the style.

3.3
poisoneddwarf (2511) - Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, USA - NOV 14, 2015
12 oz bottle from work. Aroma is doughy, bready, caramelly, toast. Pours clear amber with a medium bone-white head with decent retention. Taste is too sweet for my tastes, very bready. Some alcohol warmth. Kind of thin and watery. It’s not too bad, just not my cup of tea. I’ll drink it, though.

3.2
Slubgob (324) - West Hartford, USA - OCT 31, 2015
Bottle into mug. Rich copper pour, not a lot of head. Bread aroma touch of hops. Bit thin in the mouth, more bread, touch of sweet. Quick finish. Perfectly drinkable, perfectly interchangeable with any other middling version of the style.

3.1
nittanytide (283) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2015
Poured dark copper with a thin head. Bready aroma. Taste is wheat bread and corn with a dry finish. Decent. I seem to recall the abv being higher in an earlier incarnation of this one.

2.7
jtclockwork (16470) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 27, 2015
Bottle. Pours orange amber white head - nose/taste of stale bread, light toast and light soured candy - medium body.

3.1
jcr (2692) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - OCT 20, 2015
Draft. Amber body with a frothy, off-white head. Aroma of toasted grain, caramel, floral hops. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery/sticky texture, lively carbonation. A bit of raw, dusty grain in the finish. Average.

3.3
Larry_Duffman (528) - - OCT 16, 2015
I poured it from the bottle into a glass. It pours a reddish color with a tan head. The aroma is hay, bread, and some sweetness. The taste is grass, squash, bread, and sweet malt. The palate is smooth and a bit thin. It’s sessionable and would pair well with bar food.

3.7
hopwine (670) - brooklynzzzzz, New York, USA - OCT 10, 2015
Bread crust, toasted grain, carmelized brown sugar, herbal/grassy hop accents in background. Pretty sweet mid finishes with a light, dry bitterness.


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