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Paulaner Oktoberfest-Märzen - Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,821 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 1,821
Reviews: 1,018
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.4%
Wants: 54
Gots: 56 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Paulaner Oktoberfest-Märzen was originally a seasonal brew, however, is now brewed and enjoyed all year long.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-11-2001)
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ahugenerd

Newfoundland (Canada)

5/5  rDev +29.5%

12-16-2011 20:03:19 | More by ahugenerd
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TheResidentialOP

Louisiana

5/5  rDev +29.5%

04-11-2012 01:49:43 | More by TheResidentialOP
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bbluemzbeer

California

5/5  rDev +29.5%

I really most oktoberfest marzen but this on special.

Appearance=Red/orange in color and two finger head.

Smells=smell caramel and herbs and a hint of vanilla

Taste =. The taste has nice sweet and bitter balance, with malty, caramel and sourdough. It followed by light aromatic bitterness that complements the finish

Mouthfeel =The carbonation is soft which make for a very smooth texture

Overall= It is very very smooth,this is great oktoberfest marzens that you can enjoy. Very well done !

07-03-2013 14:39:24 | More by bbluemzbeer
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TeamUgly

California

5/5  rDev +29.5%

12-24-2011 02:08:18 | More by TeamUgly
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thommo_nk


5/5  rDev +29.5%

10-23-2012 07:20:08 | More by thommo_nk
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haddyhustle302

Delaware

5/5  rDev +29.5%

12-06-2011 02:31:29 | More by haddyhustle302
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megalownote

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +29.5%

05-24-2014 02:23:23 | More by megalownote
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brakspear

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +29.5%

I will start right out and admit that this is one of my all-time favorite beers. It is a gorgeous pour with a nice amber color topped with a creamy head, The aroma is malt dominated with a warm caramel aroma lingering above the hop spiciness. The tast is why I love this beer, a full explosive malt flavor dominated with rich caramel and subtle hops spiciness lingering in the mouth. When the first hints of fall are in the air, I could come back to this rich and flavorfull beer again and again. Now if only I could sample the Paulaner Oktoberfest in Germany!

09-01-2002 10:47:36 | More by brakspear
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GraddyMN

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +29.5%

11-29-2011 21:46:09 | More by GraddyMN
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jrutigs

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +29.5%

11-16-2011 04:27:10 | More by jrutigs
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Suigintou92


5/5  rDev +29.5%

07-16-2012 18:20:07 | More by Suigintou92
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xmorgan

California

5/5  rDev +29.5%

09-15-2013 19:20:00 | More by xmorgan
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loupap

Rhode Island

5/5  rDev +29.5%

11-16-2011 01:40:04 | More by loupap
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +29.5%

11-14-2011 17:01:27 | More by Jspriest
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BrewVet

Maryland

5/5  rDev +29.5%

03-18-2012 01:11:42 | More by BrewVet
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RochefortChris

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +29.5%

12-03-2013 22:57:59 | More by RochefortChris
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Jwren5

Illinois

5/5  rDev +29.5%

11-15-2011 19:47:38 | More by Jwren5
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wray7276

Texas

5/5  rDev +29.5%

I really enjoyed this oktoberfest marzen.i have had a few other ones,but i must say this one is the best so far.

A=3 finger head,red/orange in color
S=Imagine the smell of fall leaves and you got it!!!very pleasant,with no beer smell thats a plus.
T=A very mild pumpkin flavor at first,then a mild sweetness,then a hint of spice,no awefull aftertaste,but a festive aftertaste(if that makes since!!!!
M=I feel like i just ate an autumn suprise!!!!
D=Very Very Very smooooth,this is one of your oktoberfest marzens that you can just chill out and enjoy....after halfway through the 1st one i was already for my 2nd.Cheers to all!!!

10-22-2010 03:25:26 | More by wray7276
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Lurchie


5/5  rDev +29.5%

10-18-2012 22:04:15 | More by Lurchie
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Mr_Alphabet


5/5  rDev +29.5%

03-21-2012 22:49:02 | More by Mr_Alphabet
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MaddDogg84

Texas

5/5  rDev +29.5%

08-25-2013 21:48:51 | More by MaddDogg84
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HossMcGraw

Pennsylvania

4.95/5  rDev +28.2%

Wow! This is really fantastic. Pours a deep mahogany with very little head but decent lacing. My bottle says it was brewed on 2/04...oops. It really has held up beautifully though. The aroma is of raisins, caramel and brown sugar. Flavor is a molasses malt profile initially, more raisins, and toffee with a nice mild hoppy bite on the finish to keep it crisp. Everything is so clean and drinkable, yet very complex. The mouthfeel is substantial enough to feel slick on the palate, yet it is also very clean, crisp, and refreshing. I will be buying more of this. Highly Reccomended.

09-11-2006 16:49:53 | More by HossMcGraw
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musicman575

California

4.88/5  rDev +26.4%

This has quickly become one of my favorite beers. I can't stop thinking about it. Rich amber goodness is my friend. It's hearty and has a high alcohol content, but that doesn't stop it from going down better than any beer. I have put off writing anything about this beer, because I like it so much that I really don't want to try to isolate all the flavors. Paulaner Oktoberfest is more of an experiential brew for me. One day I shall make a pilgrimage to Munich.

09-25-2010 03:47:36 | More by musicman575
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AmberMan22

Minnesota

4.85/5  rDev +25.6%

Got a .5L brown bottle, poured into my German Weizen glass for for fun.
This is fresh from Munich, got it while I was at Oktoberfest less than a month ago.

The color is leaning toward a gold, orangey in the thicker parts of the glass. Maybe a bit pale, but this seems to be the trend with Märzenbiers of late. Big fluffy rocky head but not much lacing.

It smells wonderful. Pale malt, caramel, hops, slightest hint of alcohol. Smells like Germany and brings back good memories.

The taste is great. Makes me wish I'd gone to the Paulaner festzelt while I had the chance. Again the traditional pale and caramel malts are apparent, but this is noticeably hoppier than other Oktoberfests I've had. Absolutely wonderful example of the style.

Mouthfeel is smooth, with somewhere between light and medium heft. I'd go with light+. it leaves a wonderfully hoppy lingering aftertaste with a dry finish.

Drinkability? All day long if I could get it this fresh.

10-29-2009 17:35:27 | More by AmberMan22
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garymuchow

Minnesota

4.85/5  rDev +25.6%

Very pleasing malty aroma. Full somewhat creamy head that thins then becomes lacey. Bright and clear, with amber color. Nice malt characteristics throughout, with slight roast and caramel taste. Hops noted in its little dryness and taste slightly in finish, but never more than the malt. Medium mouth feel with a grainy quality. I've always considered this one of the better Oktoberfest beers.

12-15-2001 22:03:54 | More by garymuchow
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Paulaner Oktoberfest-Märzen from Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
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