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

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87
very good

1,820 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 1,820
Reviews: 1,018
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.4%
Wants: 53
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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New York

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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France

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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South Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Missouri

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Pennsylvania

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Virginia

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California

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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JamesMN

Minnesota

3.83/5  rDev -0.8%

Best before 6/14. That was about six weeks ago but we'll hope for the best.

Appearance: Poured a wonderfully clear deep copper color with a thin layer of white suds on top.

Aroma: Bready with a hint of drunken raisins.

Taste: Richer in flavor than I was expecting, especially given the modest 5.8% ABV. The malt presence is massive with notes of dough, light spices, and some underlying sweet toasty notes. The hops, while subtle, deliver a bitterness to keep the malt from becoming cloying. The finish is a little muted but the aftertaste brings back ebbing hop bitterness and deep malt tones that nearly go unnoticed. Balanced in favor of the malt, which works for the style.

Mouthfeel: About medium in body with average carbonation. Not really smooth but not harsh either, which is to say it has decent drinkability. Sessionable if you are in the mood for malt bombs.

Final Thoughts: Although it was past the best before date, Paulaner Oktoberfest Märzen still delivered very good flavor. I've only had a handful of beers made in this style but I think this one is at the top of my list. Would I drink it again? Yes, can't wait to find it in season in a few months.

08-04-2014 03:57:03 | More by JamesMN
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California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Paulaner Oktoberfest-Märzen from Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
87 out of 100 based on 1,820 ratings.