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RATINGS: 989   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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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WisconsinBeer (716) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - AUG 24, 2012
Bottle. Pour is lively with carbonation, but that may have just been opening it 2 minutes after lugging it down the block. Color is a perfectly clear deep orangish red color with a fair amount of carbonation bubbles working their way through the beer. Flavor is mild, very soft on the palate with just a hint of caramel and roast. Finishes crisp and clean with that herbal German hop finish. Light bodied. This is a delicious beer for the style, goes down a little too easy. Would drink again.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (9664) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hershiser2 (2325) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 12, 2016
Bottle. Probably from Kroger. Deep gold. Nice large offwhite head. Aroma of leaves, cooked squash, grass. Taste is bitter grasses, butternut squash, leaves. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
FatPhil (14485) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 12, 2016
Tap (Bier Bier, Helsinki)
Pale orange, keggy head. Sweet malty aroma. Full smooth palate, almost slick. Sweet malty taste, sticky. Bland and keggy. Not much aroma can escape the keggy head, and it messes up the mouthfeel too. Even lagers can be killed by keg.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ffaoe (471) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - NOV 8, 2016
strong malty aroma. dark amber in color with decent head. taste is malty, slight roastyness especially at finish

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nasmith003 (243) - Virginia, USA - NOV 7, 2016
Light caramel aroma. White foam head that dissipates fairly quickly. Clear copper color. Somewhat sweet with hints of biscuit and a medium hop bite at the end. Finishes clean.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Docavey (69) - Lehigh Acres, Florida, USA - NOV 6, 2016
Had this from the bottle purchased at total wine. Made in PA. 5.6% alcohol but doesn't feel heavy. Amber color due to toasted caramel malt. German hops and very citrusy flavor with good topical German bitter flavor. F Avey---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tekstr1der (423) - New Hampshire, USA - NOV 5, 2016
Pours bronze with a fast-disappearing head that leaves a tan ring. Aroma is caramel dominated by various german hops. Flavor is weird, with overcooked/burnt food taking the forefront. There are some caramel sugars and bready malt in the mix. Weird though. Smooth finish though.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (6274) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 2, 2016
Bottle, Pours amber with khaki head, Aroma of caramel, spice, banana, clove, and other fruits. Medium bodied. Decent Oktober but prefer the German ones.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
closey22 (1719) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - OCT 29, 2016
Deep Amber with thin Lacy beige head; aroma is of fresh raw grain; flava is sweet malt notes of caramel and grain; feels medium to thick decent fizz; finishes tangy dry malt

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Onslow (1425) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - OCT 22, 2016
Pour from a 12oz bottle. Lighter amber brew, fizzy head while pouring, thin ring of scrum after it settles. Aroma of caramel with notes of straw, spice and nuts. taste is sweet up front with an immediate sour note, stays sweet with a mild grassy hops in the finish. Some nutty notes in the middle to end of swallow.


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