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Dragonhosen - Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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129 Ratings
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Ratings: 129
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.04%
Wants: 2
Gots: 21 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Rayek on 09-20-2013)
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Reviews by qchic:
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3.26/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Looks good enough, like iced tea mahogany. Plenty of head initially. Naturally, the aroma is malty sweet and fruity, with some earthy hops to balance. Strangely, something is striking me as minty. Just me? In the flavor are grains and green apple. Starts syrupy sweet and finishes dry and bitter. Probably not a beer that I'll revisit as this is not a style that needs to be imperial.

qchic, Mar 08, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of biboergosum
3.91/5  rDev +6.3%
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.

biboergosum, Oct 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

reitzbrewing, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

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.

pat61, Oct 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

WVbeergeek, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of chinchill
3.64/5  rDev -1.1%
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.

chinchill, Oct 21, 2014
Photo of acurtis
3.3/5  rDev -10.3%

acurtis, Sep 25, 2014
Photo of JMS1512
4.2/5  rDev +14.1%
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.

JMS1512, Oct 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

ONovoMexicano, Sep 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

cclark67789, Oct 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Psberrier, Oct 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

dertyd, Nov 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

pourmeadrink, Nov 18, 2013
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3.72/5  rDev +1.1%

let8it8grow, Sep 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

drinkin-beeers, Oct 05, 2014
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3.1/5  rDev -15.8%

meno19, Wednesday at 05:16 PM
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2/5  rDev -45.7%

ohiobeer29, Sep 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

WSDUDE, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of KTCamm
3.64/5  rDev -1.1%
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.

KTCamm, Oct 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

waddellc2, Oct 31, 2013
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2.08/5  rDev -43.5%

Basoos1, Oct 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.5%

HighonHops42, Aug 29, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.5%

CAD22, Aug 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

jaydoc, Oct 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

tommy5, Dec 16, 2013
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Dragonhosen from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
82 out of 100 based on 129 ratings.