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Conchtoberfest - Florida Beer Company

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Ratings: 42
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 18.88%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Florida Beer Company visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: ktrillionaire on 09-28-2011

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Ratings: 42 | Reviews: 8
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Smell is overly hoppy for the style. Malt present but weak. A medicinal note shoves it way up the nostrils.
Taste is more well balanced. Malt and hops evenly vie for the tastebuds. A slight caramel note, maybe some light brown sugar.
Medium-bodied with an effervescense that is sharp upfront but mellows quickly. A coating on the palate and tongue leads to a thickening feeling in the throat. Not particularly good that. Overall, I am not impressed by the company that brought Gaspar's Porter to my lips.

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12oz bottle

A- Blue bottle poured into a pint glass. Pours a clear amber color with an off-white head.

S- The aroma is malty with some caramel and very mild hops in the aroma.

T- The taste like the aroma is malty up front with some sweetness coming in from the malt. There is some caramel flavors and just a touch if hops in the finish.

M- The mouthfeel is light bodied with a good amount of carbonation.

O- Overall, not a bad Oktoberfest beer. Worth a try.

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Conchtoberfest from Florida Beer Company
79 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.