Paulaner Oktoberfest-Märzen - Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
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3.88/5 rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Paulaner Oktoberfest Märzen – Märzen (5.8%) – Paulaner (Germany)
App: Pours an absolutely clear amber brown with a one finger white head that dissipates quickly leaving a soapy ring of foam and minimal lacing up the glass. Pretty standard looking.
Smell: Sligtht breadiness with some high buttery aromas. Light hints of caramel and molasses. Deep grain aromas typical of darker lagers. Dark honey like sweetness as beer warms.
Taste: Essentially follows nose with considerably more intensity. Sweet overall with massive honey, molasses, and burnt sugar flavors. Malts are slightly bready overall with a definitive grain taste. Hops are hidden behind sweetness and only reveal themselves in the aftertaste which turns a sweet fore and true taste into a pleasantly balanced after taste that is clean and crisp. Raw wort comes through a lot, as the lager yeast doesn't muck it up. Fairly light and drinkable overall, but very well balanced.
Mouth: Medium to medium-heavy for the style. Thick, but doesn't cling to the palate. Carbonation is medium-heavy as well and makes for a very refreshing brew.
Home tasting, 11.2oz bottle into Tulip. 2/7/14
Serving type: bottle
02-07-2014 21:17:35 | More by ZoomanCru
Paulaner Oktoberfest-Märzen from Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
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