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Penn Oktoberfest - Pennsylvania Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

233 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 233
Reviews: 148
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 15
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pennsylvania Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
A rich, deep golden-colored lager fest bier that is exceptionally smooth and mellow. Uses two-row malted barley and a combination of roasted malts. Highly rated by the National Tasting Institute.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-24-2001)
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skaboom420

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

02-12-2013 19:35:00 | More by skaboom420
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Gu3mom

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

02-07-2013 20:18:48 | More by Gu3mom
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MonicaC

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

01-30-2013 05:00:03 | More by MonicaC
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

01-13-2013 06:59:39 | More by outoffocus
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foureyedgeek

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-28-2012 03:28:50 | More by foureyedgeek
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cliff1066

Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-26-2012 06:27:47 | More by cliff1066
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brewsadedotcom

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

12-24-2012 23:22:30 | More by brewsadedotcom
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-22-2012 01:58:57 | More by hollywood_15063
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reitzbrewing

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

11-08-2012 04:07:31 | More by reitzbrewing
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RBorsato

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

11-06-2012 21:03:42 | More by RBorsato
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Freggs

New York

4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

11-03-2012 01:22:58 | More by Freggs
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

10-29-2012 02:23:42 | More by mdillon86
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imperialking

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

10-22-2012 18:51:23 | More by imperialking
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leweascoba

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

10-20-2012 00:56:31 | More by leweascoba
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paulhargus

Pennsylvania

3.38/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: light orange, almost goldish in appearance. lighter than what i've seen in most other Marzens

S: floral/earthy smell with a faint caramel aroma

T: very similar to the smell. not as malty as other Marzens I've had and a touch on the hoppy side for the style. there is also a tinge of citrus at the end.

M: medium and well carbonated

O: although not as malty or caramel-heavy as I like in my Marzens, this was a very well crafted brew. well balanced and an easy drinker. would like to have this on draft. a nice offering from a brewery I hadn't heard of until today.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2012 00:01:28 | More by paulhargus
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jrgpitt

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

10-07-2012 16:10:22 | More by jrgpitt
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OldTime

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

10-05-2012 23:16:07 | More by OldTime
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BuckeyeSlim

Ohio

2.65/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

12 oz. bottle poured into a tall, narrow Ayinger Marzen glass.

A - Pours a golden yellow, leaving a two-finger head of eggshell-white fluffy foam. Beer is a slightly opaque goldenrod color.

S - Bubblegum in the front of nose, followed by grassy straw, and then floral hops. Hints of a very subtle banana bread.

T - Sugars haven't quite fully caramelized, so the bubblegum in the nose is present in the taste. Light caramel-toffee with just enough bittering hops to not be cloying, as those take over at the very end of the finish.

M - Good carbonation gives is a slightly fizzy, foamy mouthfeel. On the thin side with a loose structure and soft, moderate finish.

O - On the lighter side of the divide of Oktoberfest Marzens. Reminds me of a wheat-based beer that's oriented toward caramel sugars. Not bad, but with all the Oktoberfest options out there, and my personal preference for well-defined caramels and malts, this isn't one I'll be seeking out in the future.

Serving type: bottle

09-29-2012 01:31:24 | More by BuckeyeSlim
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Illos

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

09-26-2012 06:44:45 | More by Illos
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JayKay412

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

09-23-2012 02:27:45 | More by JayKay412
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +31.9%

09-19-2012 23:03:22 | More by wattoclone
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RJ32S

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

09-17-2012 17:31:21 | More by RJ32S
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heddar33

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

09-13-2012 23:09:23 | More by heddar33
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

09-10-2012 00:56:24 | More by ejimhof
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kayrex

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

09-07-2012 21:43:37 | More by kayrex
Penn Oktoberfest from Pennsylvania Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 233 ratings.