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Spaten Oktoberfestbier Ur-Märzen - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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BA SCORE
82
good

2,035 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,035
Reviews: 1,070
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 14.44%
Wants: 35
Gots: 102 | 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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3.38/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

One of the darker versions of the style with a light brown hue and a white head. Bits of lace. Smell is quite malty with lots of buttery toasted grains and yeasty bread. A bit of skunk as well. Taste is malty with a dry graininess. Some caramel malt sweetness. A light fruitiness that flows into a herbal hop bitterness. Clean dry finish with not much lingering but some toast. Feel is medium light weight but a touch thin with mild carbonation and a light crisp overall sensation. A decent take on the style and certainly enjoyable but unremarkable.

scootny, Nov 17, 2011
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3.8/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I usually don't review different serving types of the same beer. But Spatens Oktoberfest bottles and draft versions are 2 different beers completely.

A: Darker then the bottled version. Caramel red color with some light brown chestnut. Very clear. The he is khaki colored and about 1 finger.

S: The bottle versions nose suffered from an almost skunked quality. Not quite skunky but something seemed off. This version is loaded with a sweet maltiness. Lot's of light roasted notes and caramel. Also a noble hops presence.

T: Like the nose, theres a ton more substance as far as flavor then the bottle. Caramel sweetness, roasted nuttiness.

M: More light bodied then medium. Well carbonated. Crisp and easy to drink. Sweet but not cloying at all.

Overall: I've heard the reason for the difference in the 2 beers is that the bottle versions are pasturized thus zapping alot of flavor. I seem to believe that because these 2 beers do not taste the same.

BigMike, Nov 16, 2011
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Spaten Oktoberfestbier Ur-Märzen from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
82 out of 100 based on 2,035 ratings.