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Spaten Oktoberfestbier Ur-Märzen - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,897 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,897
Reviews: 1,061
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.48%
Wants: 29
Gots: 66 | 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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tr4nc3d

Kansas

3.13/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12fl oz bottle poured into my ayinger bavarian glass

Appearance is a medium copper color with a two inch slightly off-white head. Great head retention that slowly subsides and leaves about a quarter inch of foam on top of the beer

Aroma is pretty sided with hops being prominent, which confuses me since malts should be the prominent aroma in this style of beer. A big whiff does bring in some munich malt and caramel along with grains. Some toffee and oats along with hay and herbal smells could also be detected.

Taste upfront is of slightly is slightly caramel that leads way into traces of toffee flavor making it slightly sweet. Midway and finishing is a bit of bitter hops that are barely noticeable.

Mouthfeel is in between light and medium bodied with average carbonation.

Overall it was an average beer and there are better beers out there that represent the style better. I still recommend to try this though.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2010 19:26:03 | More by tr4nc3d
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Spaten Oktoberfestbier Ur-Märzen from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
81 out of 100 based on 1,897 ratings.