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Spaten Oktoberfestbier Ur-Märzen - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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BA SCORE
82
good

2,124 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,124
Reviews: 1,079
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 14.44%
Wants: 41
Gots: 127 | 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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3/5  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
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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
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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
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

phrobi, Jan 06, 2012
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3.9/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a 12 oz. bottle. My second of this style. A good lager.

A- Nice dark pour, as in a ruby chestnut hue, with a one and one half finger head. Nice appearing; as in, made me ponder anew the lager style beers.

S- Smells sweet of caramel and malts, with slight fruitiness from the hops and grains, than less so from the yeast.

T- Very much lager in the taste, which never compares to ale, in my opinion, but the flavor was good, and much more developed than the all too popular, according to the commercials, adjunct lager style.

M- Good carbonation, but not quite crisp enough for a lager, but I liked the mouthfeel of this, more as a beer, than a lager.

O- I would rate this 3.75, but expect my overall rating to be higher than I would assign. A good, but not great beer, and I liked this better than Samuel Adams' Octoberfest.

velosuds, Jan 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

elwoodjblues, Jan 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

shockrocker65, Jan 03, 2012
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1/5  rDev -72.2%

Ouroborus, Jan 02, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

Sinewave, Jan 01, 2012
Spaten Oktoberfestbier Ur-Märzen from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
82 out of 100 based on 2,124 ratings.