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Paulaner Oktoberfest Wiesn - Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG

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86
very good

354 Ratings
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Ratings: 354
Reviews: 170
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.04%
Wants: 13
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is a limited release brewed to celebrate the 200th Munich Oktoberfest.

(Beer added by: ZeroSignal on 09-03-2010)
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chrisp1090

Illinois

5/5  rDev +30.9%

01-26-2012 20:45:33 | More by chrisp1090
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kpartsch


5/5  rDev +30.9%

10-30-2012 00:56:12 | More by kpartsch
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UnknownMale282

Michigan

5/5  rDev +30.9%

11-16-2011 17:53:52 | More by UnknownMale282
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chicagobill13

Illinois

4.78/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

I love this time of the season. I pick this up at my Costco. It came with a huge glass and in a can that is 36oz. I had to pick it up for the German lager glass. This is a very drinkable beer with a great head on it. A nice white head, sight malty taste but some like Warsteiner Oktoberfest. I can drink this beer all day. I can't wait to drink this during foot games. Back to beer, it has sight after taste to me is perfect for fest beers. Check this beer out. I get it there are many different Fest beers out there. There are some fakes but some really good ones that is true to its form. I believe this is one of them. Cheers!

Serving type: can

08-27-2011 19:59:16 | More by chicagobill13
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Brian101

Kansas

4.78/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is hands down the best beer I have found of this style. Too bad it is only available once. If you can still find it, buy it, chill it, then drink it!!

A: Clear , with a tint of Honey
S: Pretty good, but not great
T: Great, small hint of apple and honey, but not at all sweet, just enough bit to be interesting
M: crisp, refreshing
D: good thing it is a full liter, anything smaller would not last long enough.

Serving type: can

02-06-2011 14:49:28 | More by Brian101
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ghawener

El Salvador

4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

07-09-2013 13:54:16 | More by ghawener
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crbnfbr

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

09-06-2013 11:41:35 | More by crbnfbr
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Bamarooster

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

04-11-2013 23:59:57 | More by Bamarooster
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gleeky99

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

10-13-2012 19:59:53 | More by gleeky99
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roblowther

Texas

4.7/5  rDev +23%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A big ol' can in a big ol' glass. I can smell the gemutlicht from here. Pours a goldent color with a big ol' white foamy head that makes me wish I had a mustache. Smells earthy and of bananas and a whole lotta good. Taste is even better. Slightly nutty, slight banana, a hint of sweet and a dry finish. The mouthfeel is soft and buttery. This is a great marzen, a great wheat beer, and just a wonderful, refreshing drink. Daddy like.

Serving type: can

04-19-2012 00:34:46 | More by roblowther
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Kbogac

Illinois

4.68/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Poured into big mug from 1L can. Beautiful golden amber with thick 1" foam that slowly dissipates.

Sweet malty aroma. I get a little honey and citrus. Wonderful light Marzen type taste. Lots of carbonation. Light mouthfeel. Sweet lightly biscuity flavor faint honey. I could drink a lot of this.

I haven't found this anywhere other than in these limited edition cans. Kind of limits the "drinking a lot" idea. I guess I need to go to Germany.

Serving type: can

09-20-2010 23:24:06 | More by Kbogac
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Offa

California

4.63/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is a wonderful oktoberfest-marzen, full of character, balanced with some complexity and depth, and exceedingly drinkable.

Deep gold, huge off-white head steadily shrinking to lasting thin but rocky foamy top, a little foamy lace.

Aroma is a lot of yeasty dough, herbs, lemon, hint of bubblegum and banana (faintly like a hefeweizen yeastiness).

Taste is interesting, full, stonger helles/marzen character with hint of hefeweizen yeastiness again (banana and bubblegum). It has lots of dough, with herbs up front, then the banana-bubblegum yeastiness hint appears and lasts, nice crisp apple element. An herbal-zesty finish is followed by creamy dough-apple-herb-lemon aftertaste. Highly consistent, it is smooth, faintly oily with a light creaminess yet also a little liveliness.

Serving type: can

01-02-2011 01:12:20 | More by Offa
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Sachsenfreude

Germany

4.58/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

appearance; light amber with a bleached white head. Head starts out thick but dissipates slowly to a cm. for the duration of the drink.

smell; sweet malts with honey and a bit of hops that give a mild herbal tone. Really nice to smell this while drinking.

taste; the very mildest hints of grassy hops, before some powerful malts take hold and coat the palate with wet grains dipped in honey. This is a very delicious beer, with a lingering aftertaste of malts, a prime example of the style.

mouthfeel; upfront some spikey carbonation but mellows out into a crisp and refreshing finish.

overall; one of the better examples of the style and so very drinkable, a classic, highly recommended!

Serving type: can

11-03-2011 21:22:50 | More by Sachsenfreude
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JoeyBeerBelly

New York

4.58/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

1L can served in a Paulaner Maßkrug.

L - slightly hazed golden color with a big white head that thinned out leaving some trails of lacing.

S - everything you'd expect from a classy German Oktoberfestbeir.

T - delicious blend of malt, hops and yeast.

F - medium bodied with the perfect amount of carbonation.

D - fantastic drinkability.

Serving type: can

10-03-2010 23:05:59 | More by JoeyBeerBelly
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PreacherBrewer

Virginia

4.55/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer is an experience to be had! Poured into my commorative Paulaner Liter stein. Brilliant golden color with a massive white head. Nose of toasted bread and fresh mild hops. Taste is excellent! Roasted malt and pretzel are there. Mild hops round out the deep malt character. Mouthfeel is smooth and easily drinkable. Slightly lower carbonation for the style makes this possible. This is a Grade A session beer: complex enough to keep you interested, drinkanle enough to take down a Liter (or two) at a sitting. Cheers!

Serving type: can

10-19-2010 14:49:25 | More by PreacherBrewer
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Fjlainez

Texas

4.54/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Today, I read article of the top 10 best Fall seasonal beers! Paulaner Oktoberfest Wiesn was number 10. All I have to say is, WOW! I'm a beer advocate in training and this is one hell of a drink!

The beer has a very barley sweetness carmel scent to it, almost reminds me of cold nights here in Houston. Strangely it smelled very familiar to something else but I cant but my finger on it at the moment. Anyways, I took a quick sip and it was a rush of Full bodied flavor. I was surprised how GREAT it tasted. This beer is actually one of the actual beers they drink at the actual Oktoberfest in Germany!

Overall

One of my favorite seasonal beers defiantly gonna be picking more, although a little pricey. You pay what you get for! A great tasting fall beer you could enjoy with your bros!

Serving type: bottle

10-10-2013 02:23:57 | More by Fjlainez
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Avagadro

New Jersey

4.53/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Served in the slick liter mug, Wiesn is deep amber in color, crystal clear, and holds a blanket of foam throughout the experience.

S: Bouquet is upfront and bold, delivering honey, toasted oats, and a touch of cinnamon.

T: Fairly dry, with heavy caramel and Honey Nut Cherios flavor. there is also a delicious hop presence to this brew.

M: Light body, but a touch too oily for my liking.

D: Over all this is a wonderful exhibition by one of my favorite German breweries. Highly flavorful, and highly sessionable. If only this brew were available year round!

Serving type: can

12-30-2010 01:15:53 | More by Avagadro
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ZAP

Minnesota

4.53/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Great aroma....bready...honeyed...richly malty...

Body is a little lighter than most ofests and not as sticky sweet...taste is .bready with lemon grass, and honey....definitely sweeter style of beer but a nice dose of noble hops adds a nice dimension.

I like this a lot and would love to drink many liters of this...for now I have one...

Serving type: can

10-16-2011 23:55:20 | More by ZAP
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generallee

New York

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Presentation: It was poured from a big limited edition 1 liter can into a 1 liter Paulaner Masskrug. The beer came inside of the glass as a package deal. The can has a nice description of the Munich Oktoberfest and the beer. This info also includes its ABV which is 6.0%.

Appearance: Inside the big liter mug the body has a deep golden color with good clarity visible carbonation and a tall bright white head. This head slowly settles down to a much smaller cap that hangs on till the end. Lacing is slick.

Smell: It has white bready maltiness with a nice nutty character and some leafy/earthy/spicy noble hop notes as well.

Taste/Palate: The flavor is very similar to the aroma with the same base of clean bready malt and noble hop notes. Its medium bodied extremely drinkable and lively carbonated.

Notes: All I need now is some good German fest food and maybe some lederhosen to go with the other Paulaner Wiesn beer/glass combination packs I picked up!!!

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2010 16:10:06 | More by generallee
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mte1972

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

10-18-2013 00:07:15 | More by mte1972
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DKHNOVA

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

12-15-2013 08:02:33 | More by DKHNOVA
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sdj5

New York

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

03-03-2012 18:11:43 | More by sdj5
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PhillyStyle

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

10-19-2013 02:35:35 | More by PhillyStyle
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losdizzel

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Straight out the gate this came with a stein !!! Awesome stuff!
A litre hard to find but well worth it .
Its 6 % abv , nice lacy clingy head ,smells like beer ,deep golden yellow slightly cloudy .

Taste very smooth, kinda hearty breadish slight banana also .

For a golden beer this one is very nice , i enjoy a darker beer but this one is a keeper , to bad its limited edition . If you you see this in your local beer store snatch one up .

Serving type: can

01-07-2011 03:37:09 | More by losdizzel
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ESH


4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

09-03-2012 14:22:59 | More by ESH
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Paulaner Oktoberfest Wiesn from Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
86 out of 100 based on 354 ratings.