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Dragonhosen - Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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146 Ratings
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Ratings: 146
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.01%
Wants: 2
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Rayek on 09-20-2013)
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Reviews by Cyberkedi:
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3.34/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Comes out of the bottle a clear, bubbly chestnut with a fairly thick and fluffy buff head. Malty aroma has a firm fruity note and a hint of hops. Flavor hangs hints of hops, honey and caramel on a malty/fruity core. Texture has average thickness, not much fizz. Tame this dragon!

More User Reviews:
Photo of biboergosum
3.91/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

16oz pint at the Alamo Drafthouse in Littleton, Colorado.

This beer appears a clear, dark bronzed amber hue, with one finger of loosely foamy, fizzy off-white head, which leaves some sparse, spidery lace around the glass as things quickly dissolve.

It smells of bready, crackery Vienna malt, a bit of dry lemon, and earthy, grassy hops. The taste is much sweeter, the malt gaining a Christmas cake quality, with some sugary fruitiness, earthy, leafy hops, and a mild warming alcohol.

The bubbles are quite soft and innocuous, the body a decent medium weight, and actually quite smooth. It finishes semi-sweet, biscuity in its malt, and a tad, just a tad, boozy.

A very pleasant amped up Oktoberfest, all components getting a fair shake, with the 18-proof booze behaving itself quite admirably. A nice accompaniment to the Beer Diaries' Colorado premiere.

Photo of reitzbrewing
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Rich Munich malt nose, spicy with some kettle carmelization.
Some earthiness and spiciness on the nose from the noble German hops.
Pours brilliant copper amber under a fluffy 3” off-white foam cap with a slight orange tint. Palate: spicy malt, some kettle sugars, with a bitter hop accent on the finish. Very light sweetness, the malt flavors are restrained.
Creamy, chewy body with medium low carbonation.

Photo of WVbeergeek
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of chinchill
3.64/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From a 22 oz bottle. Nice label.
Deep clear amber with a fine durable head.
Exceptional clarity.

O: With its high abv this "Imperial Oktoberfest" drinks like a dopplebock.

Photo of acurtis
3.3/5  rDev -10.6%

Photo of JMS1512
4.2/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bomber poured vigorously into a .5L Staatsbrauerei Rothhaus glass

Sight: Clear and rosy amber when held up to natural light. Head is an off-white nature and very delicate though tall. Settles down after a while to a quarter-inch foam, leaves thick lacing.

Aroma: Gentle biscuit, caramel, bread. Slight earth, slight hops. I’d use the word delicate to give an overall adjective, typical of most märzens.

Taste: Wow! The taste mimics the aroma, with just a hint of smoke. Though the abv clocks in at 9%, the booze is well-masked; easier to detect as it warms up. Drinks like something half its size.

Mouthfeel: Medium, with small but never-ending bubbles. It provides a pleasant coating on the tongue and goes down smoothly.

Overall: Fantastic steroid version of the traditional märzen.

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +22%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.72/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of russpowell
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours an effervescent copper with 3 fingers of tan head. Stellar head retention & lacing

S: Pears & toastyness & breadyness

T: Pears, brown bread, a little toastyness, dryness as well. Herbal hop bitterness as this warms, dryness, toastyness, even a little green apple & ever so slight boozeyness. Finishes dry with some apple peel & pear

MF: Medium bodied, fairly delicate carbonation, nice balance

ABV is well hidden, good, but it's no Kaiser, but I might get this again if on tap or limited beer selection is in play

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.1/5  rDev -16%

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2/5  rDev -45.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of KTCamm
3.64/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

9/25...pours very dark brown, reddish tones, high white foam. Settles and sticks. Malty nose, heavy caramel. High malt taste with a barleywine backled taste. Boozy. Earthy with a moderate bitter. A whopper.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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2.08/5  rDev -43.6%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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Dragonhosen from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
84 out of 100 based on 146 ratings.