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Oktoberfest - Schmohz Brewing Company

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17 Ratings
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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 19.53%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Schmohz Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Dark Wheat Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: david131 on 10-23-2009)
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Florida

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

03-21-2014 02:31:16 | More by find_new_beer
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Morakaton

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

11-19-2013 05:37:01 | More by Morakaton
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tommy5

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

08-31-2013 22:43:24 | More by tommy5
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smalenberg

Michigan

3/5  rDev -11.2%

10-15-2012 00:54:57 | More by smalenberg
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BeerTravelerky

Michigan

4.03/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

One word AWESOME! Another in the line of great beers from Schmohz. I would like to see it on Tap year round. Schmohz provides a great line of specialty beers.

Looking froward to the next one

I had the chance to meet the brewer when I was there. Seems to be a "good guy" with great ideas.

Serving type: on-tap

10-06-2012 19:53:00 | More by BeerTravelerky
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andrewjraab

Michigan

3.23/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

a - looks more like a porter or a stout. Dark brown/black - not much head or any retention.

S - malty, roasted coffee, caramel

T - This tastes like a blend between a porter/stout and an oktoberfest. The major drawback is it is a little flat.
O - I love this style of beer and this is worth a try. Nothing that knocks your socks off, but a decent brew.

Serving type: bottle

10-06-2012 01:03:36 | More by andrewjraab
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Pillowburn

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +25.7%

08-31-2012 03:52:57 | More by Pillowburn
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KATramp


4.25/5  rDev +25.7%

04-04-2012 19:06:12 | More by KATramp
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brasky11

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

03-05-2012 20:32:38 | More by brasky11
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chefelf

New York

2.58/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

This Oktoberfest from Michigan poured with about one finger of a quickly diminishing off white head. There was no lacing, no sediment and it was a murky dark brown.

There was a very light hop aroma and a bready, toasty, caramel scent with a soapy smell fro the yeast.

The beer has a medium body, slick texture, and soft carbonation. The overall flavor was overly sour and acidic with a continued soapy aftertaste.

Not a great representative of the Oktoberfest style. The unpleasant acidity and sourness are characters I've found in other Oktoberfest Marzens before but not quite to this degree.

I'd look forward to tasting some other brews from this brewery to get a better sense of what they're about.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2012 22:59:06 | More by chefelf
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TCgoalie

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -26%

12-29-2011 20:53:07 | More by TCgoalie
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imperialking

Illinois

4/5  rDev +18.3%

11-15-2011 21:20:50 | More by imperialking
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zoso1967

Michigan

2.88/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Schmohz Oktoberfest pours a dark and dingy brown color with a light tan head that disappears very quickly. The beer has a bit of a walnut cast to it and is slightly cloudy. Not surprising since the label says it is a dark wheat beer. The lacing, like the head retention, is very poor.

The aroma has a surprising amount of chocolate mixed in with the caramel and toffee. It also has some sweet bread aromas, but not much else.

The flavor is pretty disappointing. It lacks most of the nice chocolaty character and actually has quite a bit of sourness to it. This sourness really covers up most of the other flavors except for a slight graininess and some caramel. It’s a pretty odd flavor that does not taste like an infection, just tart. Perhaps it is from the wheat.

The body is medium and fairly watery. The carbonation is pretty low and the finish has a bit of a tart character to it.

Overall I found this to be a confusing beer and is not one I would want to pick up again. Some of my friends had tried this beer before and mentioned that it had a slight sourness, so I am not sold on infection being the reason for the odd taste. Overall a pretty poor beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2011 23:03:38 | More by zoso1967
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MikeyRx

Michigan

2.13/5  rDev -37%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A- Pours dark brown with haze. Formed almost no head and left no lacing.

S- Smells of wheat, malt, and sour fruitiness.

T- Starts with wheaty malt, touch of roast and coffee and finishes with a hint of sharp sourness.

M- Light in body with fairly high carbonation.

Overall I was not impressed with this beer. It did not meet any of my Octoberfest expectations.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2011 03:30:55 | More by MikeyRx
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goast8127

Michigan

4.1/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed 10/23

This beer poured dark brwon in color, with a slight coudiness. This could have been from the colder serving tempurature as it dissipated a bit after sitting. The color was also a little darker that many Oktoberfests. I noticed a mild hoppy and grainy aroma on the quarter-inch head. The beer presents as a wheat in the mouth and has a slight chocolate-malt flavor in the taste profile. Unique twist on an Oktoberfest.

Serving type: on-tap

01-07-2011 18:09:01 | More by goast8127
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Jpatrix

Michigan

4.15/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- Darker wheat ale that pours a dark opaque with a 1" off white head.
S- A chocolate malt wheat smell of toasty, nutty bread.
T - Flavor of toasted bread with a slight fruitiness. A noble hop finish that after 1 or 2 tastes smooths out nicely.
M - A nice smooth butter feel that goes over the tounge nicely.
D - A nice flavor profile that is not a typical marzen but is much more delightful.

Serving type: bottle

10-03-2010 23:26:03 | More by Jpatrix
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david131

California

3.13/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A- A cloudy, leathery brown beer with an almost non-existent white head that leaves a splotch in the middle and a ring on the outside.

S- Bready and slightly fruity. Simple and clean.

T- Same as the aroma, but even more bland. There is nothing wrong with it, but it is one of the most generic tasting beers I've had.

M- Lightly carbonated but smooth and clean. Missing something...

D- A boring beer but it goes down nicely. Hopefully other offerings from this brewery are a bit more exciting.

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2009 03:24:35 | More by david131
Oktoberfest from Schmohz Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.