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SurlyFest - Surly Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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605 Ratings
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Ratings: 605
Reviews: 325
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.57%
Wants: 215
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: feloniousmonk on 09-03-2006)
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Canned 14SEP11 A: Rusty orange with a transient sheet of off-white foam which quickly founders to a broken surface of the same with strengthened rim bubbles. Excellent clarity. No lace. (3) S: Hops up front, nice earthy and herbal hops. Then some sweetness from the munich style malt additions. To be honest the hops dominate and while I like the nose, it’s far from an appropriate marzen. (3.5) T: Sweet bready and slightly oxidized malts come together in a true oktoberfest profile. Again, the hops are strong and belie the tradition of marzens. Nice beer, not a good marzen (3.5) M: Thin with hi carb, semi dry finish and some nice lasting aromatics. (3.5) O: Drinkable beer, if I’m in the mood for a marzen, I will not reach for this one, but if I wanted a unique amber lager with hops, here is where I would go to. (3.5)

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Poured from a 16oz can into, of course, a large 24oz Oktoberfest glass. Canned on date 9-8-11

A- Pours a relatively murky orange- brown. A creamy off-white head about a half inch tall sits atop the beer. rings of lacing all down the glass.

S- A solid piney hop profile jumps out at first, upon further sniffing, clean lager yeast, bread, fresh biscuits, oats, rye, more hop aromas. Smells great.

T- Mildly sweet on the tongue, bready lager yeast, plenty of hops. Very good malt profile. No real bitter aftertaste, but there is one there.

M- Thin, good carbonation, almost a little creamy. Awesome for the style, could drink this all day long.

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Serving type: can

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SurlyFest from Surly Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 605 ratings.