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Spaten Oktoberfestbier Ur-Märzen - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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BA SCORE
82
good

2,120 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,120
Reviews: 1,079
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 14.44%
Wants: 40
Gots: 128 | 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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2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

StoicBeast, Jan 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

rogerthegill, Jan 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

lilnicky068, Jan 28, 2012
Photo of SuperSpy
2.95/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Dark bronze colored and crystal clear. An eggshell head that starts out about an inch thick but quickly dies down. Definitely a tasty looking beer.

The aroma is toasted malt, pale grain and a hint of hops.

Medium bodied, smooth and crisp. You can taste a sweet graininess in the beginning but it is quickly taken over by an astringent raw grain flavor that is followed up by a generic bitter hop flavor that continues on through to the finish.

This beer goes down quickly but that's mostly because it's just not tasty enough to leave it lingering around in you mouth for a more in depth taste.

SuperSpy, Jan 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Mantooth, Jan 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

daant76, Jan 24, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

aanakinskywalker, Jan 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

Milkysunshine, Jan 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

kew, Jan 20, 2012
Photo of WrathsU
4.47/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - brilliant clear amber body with thick egg shell white head. Minimal lacing, medium head retention.

S - malty sweetness throughout. No hop aroma at all. Slight honey smell to the aroma.

T - malty sweetness throughout again. Very slight noble hop flavor towards the end. Maybe a bit of a mineral taste.

M - medium bodied with no alcohol burn and a very sight carbonation bite.

O - a very good example of an Oktoberfest. Very malty with minimal amounts of hops. No complaints here.

WrathsU, Jan 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

sean05luvb, Jan 18, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Kahlerbock, Jan 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

whartontallboy, Jan 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

AndrewMichael, Jan 14, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

tclapper, Jan 14, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

UfosBigRigsnBBQ, Jan 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

iMilky, Jan 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

lccrunchy, Jan 11, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

TexAggie011, Jan 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

khargro2, Jan 11, 2012
Photo of Treyliff
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- pours an amber-copper color with an inch and a half frothy white head that shrinks to a small layer that skims the top.

S- crisp malt, spicy hops, toasted bread, and a bit of skunkiness.

T- Lots of malt, more dry than sweet, with a sharp hop bitterness on the back end, pretty well balanced.

M- crisp and silky, good carbonation

O- A good Oktoberfest. However I can't help but think that it's much better fresh, rather than after shipped overseas. But it is what it is.

Treyliff, Jan 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

quantumcipher, Jan 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

JoeCarr, Jan 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

JFrankParnell, Jan 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

Stoffel, Jan 07, 2012
Spaten Oktoberfestbier Ur-Märzen from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
82 out of 100 based on 2,120 ratings.