Spaten Oktoberfestbier Ur-Märzen - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
Ratings: 1,835 | Reviews: 1,058 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by drunkboxer1:
3.48/5 rDev -2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Had this on tap at Fox and the Hound. Came out a little flat but I'm guessing it wasn't the beers fault. Smells sweet and Munich-malty. A little grasssy maybe from some hops. Tastes sweet, maybe a little cloying. Definately some European hop characteristics in there; flowery etc. No real bitterness. Drinks easy, though. Been having a bunch of these marzens lately and honestly I prefer Paulener's, Sam Adams', and Real Ale's to this, but not bad if its the only thing around.
Serving type: on-tap
10-12-2009 17:48:55 | More by drunkboxer1
More User Reviews:
4.01/5 rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Sampling right now on 4/13/14. Had this one many years ago on draught and it was great. Comes in a nice colorful 12 ounce bottle. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees in my beer cooler and poured into a pilsner flute glass.
Pours a pretty darker amber in color with about a 1-finger of a off-white head. Lacing was seen with each sip. The aroma is of caramel malts with a hint of light citrus. The taste is of sweet malts, biscuit (yeast) with some spice. Very tasty and goes down easy. A very light dry finish is noted. Overall, really like this one and not a big fan of Oktoberfest brews for the most part but this one is the exception for sure.
Serving type: bottle
04-14-2014 02:33:36 | More by BeerWithMike
3.24/5 rDev -9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
Pours translucent amber with 1/2 inch of off-white head that fades to a thin cap on top and leaves nice spotty lace.
Smell is somewhat muted and consists of grainy malt, Autumn spices and faint citrus.
Taste is of grains and malt with accents of cinnamon, clove and nutmeg with faint tart citrus on the finish.
Texture is medium bodied with high carbonation.
A decent, if not remarkable, effort. Easy drinking and sessionable.
Serving type: bottle
03-03-2014 05:51:44 | More by Furlinator
Spaten Oktoberfestbier Ur-Märzen from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
81 out of 100 based on 1,835 ratings.