Maerzen Oktoberfest - Steffans Aldergrove Brewery

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Maerzen Oktoberfest
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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: n/a
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Steffans Aldergrove Brewery
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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(Beer added by: Erdinger2003 on 04-20-2008)
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Reviews by RedDiamond:
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3.95/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The only place I've ever encountered SA beers is at Bottleworks in Seattle. It's a choice account for this obscure brewery operating on a 10-gallon homebrew system. And Bottleworks actually carries up to four different varieties of Aldergrove beers, available in six-packs at exorbitant prices. I paid $5 for two 12-oz. bottles.

The good news is that this Oktoberfest is a very fine lager. It sports a stellar aroma of sugar on toast and a simple, effective balance of bread crust and spiced bittering. All other properties were appropriate such as the abundant carbonation and the copper-amber color - though the body could have shown greater clarity. Exceeded my expectations.

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4.2/5  rDev n/a
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Pours a big thick head that retains fairly well. Color is a slightly hazy golden color. The smell is slightly sweet and bready, sweet bread. Taste is slightly hopped with a great bready sweetness that is almost creamy. Very soft mouthfeel, very pillowy. I would drink this a lot if were in my area. Great stuff.

Maerzen Oktoberfest from Steffans Aldergrove Brewery
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