Brewed by Warsteiner Brauerei
Style: Oktoberfest/Märzen
Warstein, Germany
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein


on tap

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RATINGS: 341   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
Older versions seem to have only 5.0%ABV.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Onslow (1425) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - OCT 19, 2015
Pour from a 11.2 oz bottle. Pale amber brew just a shade or two darker than a lager. Aroma of caramel and a little grass. Taste is mild sweet caramel up front, a bit of grass emerging, ends with a slightly astringent finish and the same caramel notes that emerged with the first sip. Tasty enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SDalkoholic (2365) - Linda Vista, California, USA - OCT 17, 2015
Fresh from tap at local Oktoberfest: Appeared a sparkling golden liquid with minimal formation of foam head. Aroma is faint but any scents that do come through resemble strong smell of wheat grains and hay. The drink has a similar taste as my nose detected but a fuller body of grains, cereals, and oat finishes the beer up. Easily quaffable marzen but doesn’t exactly stand out from any of the other golden oktoberfest biers I have sampled in the past.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
jtcmart (2) - Guyton, Georgia, USA - OCT 13, 2015 does not count
Definitely not impressed. For a 200+ old German brewery this was very bland with little aroma or taste. Poured a beautiful golden with a small head but tasted like two year old flat fest. Disappointed

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (12328) - Escondido, California, USA - OCT 10, 2015
Tap at the brewery. Pours clear gold with a small, fizzy white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is Pils malt, corn notes, earthy and spicy hops. Flavor is sweet Pils malt, light earthy and spicy hops and bitterness with a clean lager character and a sweet finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rjplumer (1018) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 10, 2015
The aroma is of a light malt grain. The body is a clear copper color with a pillowy head to startand laces nicely as it slowly fades. Mild sweet malt grain taste. Average carbonation. Mild bitterness with a bold character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bif (2102) - St. Charles, Missouri, USA - OCT 8, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear golden color with a small head. Aroma of malt sweetness and bit of citrus. Taste of malt sweetness with a bit of caramel and citrus. Mild bitterness and a fairly clean finish. Light body, smooth but short on flavor. Fairly average beer for the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ronaldtheriot (1820) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - OCT 6, 2015
Warsteiner Oktoberfest has a medium, off-white head, a clear, somewhat bubbly, gold appearance, with low-to-moderate lacing left on the glass. The aroma is of yeasty bread, and the flavor is of the same, with bread crust, grassy hops, and even some cream ale (cream cheese cake icing) aspects. Mouthfeel is medium and slightly prickly. Warsteiner Oktoberfest finishes crisp, clean, and refreshing. RJT

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
miyauchi38 (1096) - chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 5, 2015

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
theisti (3935) - Kansas, USA - SEP 28, 2015
11.2 fl oz bottle purchased at Cork and Barrel 23rd Street in Lawrence, Kansas. Best before 20 May 16. The pour is a clear gold yellow with a 1/2 inch white head. The aroma is light sweet malt grain along with a bit of citrus. The taste is the clean sweet malt grain, very much the representation of the nose, along with some of the citrus towards the back, which gets bit unclean in longish finish. As the beer warms, a nice honey herbal comes out giving the beer more flavor. The palate is light bodied with a high level of carbonation and the sweet malt in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
snoworsummer (4972) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 24, 2015
Draft. Pours clear faint copper with a fizzy white head. Tastes like faint malt, sweet fruit, corn, and bread. Light body and low carbonation. Smells malty, like fruit, corn, bready.

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