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Spaten Oktoberfestbier Ur-Märzen - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,946 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,946
Reviews: 1,064
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 30
Gots: 78 | 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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MattXT

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

05-02-2014 01:30:03 | More by MattXT
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javlin624

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

04-30-2014 02:02:39 | More by javlin624
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atrocity

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

04-29-2014 20:23:44 | More by atrocity
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Belittle

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -16.4%

04-29-2014 16:58:33 | More by Belittle
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Kramerwtmf

California

4/5  rDev +11.4%

04-28-2014 20:48:14 | More by Kramerwtmf
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coopdog1000

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

04-27-2014 01:46:40 | More by coopdog1000
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Foyle

Wyoming

2.53/5  rDev -29.5%

Appearance: 2" off white head recedes quickly leaving moderate lacing. Amber/light brown color with mild carbonation bubbles streaming
Aroma: hop spice in the aroma and some bread but overall a mild aroma with a slight skunk Mouthfeel: between light and medium bodied, watery, slightly chewy, with a mostly dry finish Flavor: some caramel flavor but the hops dominate through the taste
Overall: good but not great. I am a little disappointed as I normally love the Marzen style and I hoped that this authentic brew from Munich would be the best I ever had. Perhaps my expectations were too high. Caveats: this was a green bottle with no bottling date. I would love to be able to try this beer fresh in Germany and then render another review. I just felt the beer lacked what I normally enjoy in this style (a malty, caramel dominance), instead the hops seemed to dominate.

04-26-2014 23:41:57 | More by Foyle
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Pmorel

Georgia

4/5  rDev +11.4%

04-25-2014 18:04:40 | More by Pmorel
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

04-25-2014 16:34:20 | More by DrunkinYogi
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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +11.4%

04-18-2014 00:58:41 | More by SkinniePost
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harpus

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

04-17-2014 15:51:47 | More by harpus
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BeerWithMike

Nebraska

4.01/5  rDev +11.7%

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.

04-14-2014 02:33:36 | More by BeerWithMike
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EdTheEdge

California

2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

04-13-2014 23:21:42 | More by EdTheEdge
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SoupKitchenBeerSnob

Florida

4/5  rDev +11.4%

04-13-2014 19:26:59 | More by SoupKitchenBeerSnob
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Twpsyn

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.4%

04-10-2014 23:47:43 | More by Twpsyn
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VeganUndead

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

04-10-2014 05:20:34 | More by VeganUndead
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Davideo

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

04-04-2014 23:29:33 | More by Davideo
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devilfluff

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +11.4%

04-03-2014 01:25:22 | More by devilfluff
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Thanx4AllDaFish

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

04-02-2014 17:13:11 | More by Thanx4AllDaFish
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steverx8

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

03-31-2014 17:27:51 | More by steverx8
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ZOSO2192

New York

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

03-30-2014 18:55:49 | More by ZOSO2192
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joseph_french

Arkansas

3/5  rDev -16.4%

03-30-2014 18:53:55 | More by joseph_french
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ApplePi

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

03-27-2014 12:02:00 | More by ApplePi
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patrickfromnj

Ireland

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

03-27-2014 06:57:50 | More by patrickfromnj
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dsl72701

Arkansas

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

03-26-2014 17:17:22 | More by dsl72701
Spaten Oktoberfestbier Ur-Märzen from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
81 out of 100 based on 1,946 ratings.