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Spaten Oktoberfestbier Ur-Märzen - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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BA SCORE
82
good

2,131 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,131
Reviews: 1,080
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 14.44%
Wants: 41
Gots: 129 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Quaffer on 09-04-2001)
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Photo of rangerred
3.85/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass out of a growler.

Pours a clear light copper with a thin half-finger white head. Pretty average head retention and lacing. Nothing outstanding but fairly respectable.

Aroms has some toasted caramel mixed with hay and grass. The hope do come through but are kept in check by the malt. Maybe a touch of honey as well.

The flavor really brings together the malt and hops with each being very balanced. It starts out with some toffee and honey perfectly mixed with grassy hops. Mild sweetness throughout but it is appropriate for the style. Light bitterness is enough to keep with sweetness in check and makes this quite drinkable.

Overall, a respectable oktoberfest and probably one of the better ones available in the States. Pretty readily available and worth picking up.

rangerred, Today at 02:24 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.84/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

ppavlick, Friday at 11:12 PM
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4.12/5  rDev +14.4%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

mjtierney2, Thursday at 04:21 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

BrettMRogers, Oct 20, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev -1.1%

dsshuck, Oct 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Muggins25, Oct 19, 2014
Photo of JTuomi
3.6/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

50 cl bottle into a mug. Clear golden body, minimal head, very little lacing. Subtle grainy pale malt and floral hops on the nose. Crisp and sweet clean taste of grainy pale malt, a hint of apple in the background, dry finish with a very subtle hop bitterness, slightly bitter floral aftertaste. Medium-light body, high carbonation. Overall a very drinkable beer, wouldn't take an effort to down these in liters in an octoberfest tent. Not special enough to buy to be had at home again though.

JTuomi, Oct 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

frlrv1020, Oct 19, 2014
Photo of HamdenHector
3.43/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: crystal clear; light amber; 1 finger off white head that receded quickly to a thin collar; no lacing;

S: more fruity hops than caramel malt;

T: fruity and earthy hops up front, then caramel malt; a little metallic on the finish;

M: light to medium bodied; light to moderate carbonation;

O: less caramel malt in the flavor than most American Oktoberfests; the metallic finish was a little off putting;

HamdenHector, Oct 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

oriolesfan4, Oct 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

JohnnyK, Oct 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.76/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.52/5  rDev +25.6%

Mattfjord, Oct 16, 2014
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Spaten Oktoberfestbier Ur-Märzen from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
82 out of 100 based on 2,131 ratings.