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Rocktoberfest - Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

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Rocktoberfest
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BA SCORE
82
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83 Ratings
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Ratings: 83
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.01%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: ManekiNeko on 11-04-2004)
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3/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Beer was served in a pint glass at the Homestead, PA location. No head. Copper color.

S: Faint Malt Aroma, nothing overpowering.

T: Crisp malt flavor. Notable hop character. I found it to have a bit of a bubble-gummy after taste. Seemed somewhat watered down compared to other Oktoberfests I've had.

M: Carbonation was moderate. Very easy drinking.

O: This is a decent Oktoberfest but i probably wouldn't order it again at RB because I don't feel it is as good as the other beers that they normally have available.

brewsadedotcom, Nov 11, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

mrosenfeld32, Nov 10, 2012
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DeadGuyRyan, Nov 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewpub in Minneapolis, MN. Served in a stein glass.

Appearance: Color is a deep and clear amber orange with a moderate amount of carbonation. About two fingers of off white head which fade into a thin layer. Lacing on the glass is moderate.

Smell: Bready and fairly sweet malts up front. Big hints of caramel, toffee, and toasted bread. Some grains and earthy hops with a light hint of pepper spices and butterscotch. Very forward with the toasted caramel. Also a little bit grassy with a hint of alcohol.

Taste: Like the scent previews, a very malt forward taste with lots of caramel. Toasted malts up front with notes of caramel, toffee, biscuit, grass, buttered toast, and some pepper. Moderate earthy hop presence. Fairly sweet up front but has a dryness that lingers in the aftertaste. A pretty solid Marzen taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Very smooth with a pretty drying finish.

Overall: A pretty solid take on the Marzen style. A nice caramel foreword beer.

MattyG85, Sep 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

tap

Pours a clear orangeish color with an eggshell head.

Smells of caramel and buttered bread malts.

Light barley malt flavor with slight caramel sweetness.

Medium body with prickly carbonation over the tongue.

An average, drinkable oktoberfest, pairs pretty well with food. There are better marzens, even locally, though.

Cylinsier, Sep 26, 2012
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Rocktoberfest from Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.