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RATINGS: 993   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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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shrubber85 (11011) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - SEP 7, 2007
Bottle. Strong grainy malt and caramel aroma. Copper color with small head. Caramel and strong barley malt flavor with a mild hops finish. A very nice festbier - I really like the flavor of the malt in this beer, and it has much more body than most beers in this style.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (10913) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 7, 2002
This beer rocks. LOTS of rich malt in the nose. The German hops give off a perfume-like aroma. Also detected prunes. Perfect, sparkling amber. Small khaki head with nice lacing. Very malty, slightly sour. Slightly thin, watery mouthfeel. Fizzy. Mohave dry, yet slightly sour in the long finish. Rich Malt lingers on the tongue for quite a while. Worth a try.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 30, 2007
Date: 09/29/2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brick Store Pub

hay amber, fine off white head, streaks of drippy lace, rich sweet bready malt aroma with balancing earthy hops, rich malt flavor, great bready munich malt character, nice sweetness is balanced by the earthy hops, light bitter finish,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.3/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **+/4

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
adnielsen (10580) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 10, 2011
Bottle @ home. Dark red orange and translucent body with a creamy light orange head. Medium amber malty aroma with a bit of nuttiness. Nutty malty flavor, particularly amber, with a bit of sweet bitterness on the finish. Slightly creamy mouthfeel. Good American Oktoberfestbier.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (10288) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 19, 2004
Pours amber, with medium head. Aroma of brown sugar and malt. Good malty taste with some sweetness at the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (10145) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 22, 2004
Bottle from Premier Gourmet. Thanks for the pick up IPFreely. Dark slightly orange amber body with a smallish white head and nice lacing. Slight metallic notes in the aroma, touch of earthy smokiness and malt. Flavour is on the sweet side and malty but not overpoweringly so. More notes of earthy smoke flitting about in the flavour as well, very subtle but noticable. Not a ton of hops that I can detect, but they are not really missed either. Decent medium mouthfeel. Nice, restrained quaffable session beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BVery (9985) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - DEC 24, 2009
Bottle. Clear amber pour with a foamy white head. Malt bomb. Aroma of caramel, bread, and malt. Taste is very malty. Tiny bit of hop poking through.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - OCT 21, 2009
On tap at Quarry House Tavern. Pours a clear, reddish amber with a thin, beige head that quickly disappears. No lacing. Caramel malt, Worcestershire sauce, and earthy grain aroma. Taste is simple caramel malt with some good, basic balancing hops. Very basic, rich lager.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (9949) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 4, 2016
355ml bottle from Appellation Wines, Comely Bank. Pours clear dark amber with no real head. Aromas of metallic malt, honey. Taste is tea, honey, faint floral bitterness at the back. Slightly sticky.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DuffMan (9920) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 23, 2009
Clear amber, moderate white head. Straighforward caramel malt aroma and flavour, with a hint of fruit (cherries?). Surprisingly average, coming from Victory.


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