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Mecktoberfest - The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

87 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 87
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 41
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Kegatron on 09-08-2009)
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4.2/5  rDev -0.5%

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Robyn, Sunday at 10:46 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Jamato14, Sep 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

Crystal clear dark gold topped with a high, lumpy head of foam. Deep fresh malt, lager yeast, and slightly husky grain make up an authentic aroma that is just rich enough and features a wonderful warm, toasty bread smell. Nice toasty, bready, just-sweet-enough malts in the flavor as well, a flash of noble hops, clean lager character, and drying out slightly in the finish to dampen any lingering sweetness. Medium bodied and smooth. Very nice.

wedge, Sep 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

trevorpost, Sep 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Thomasc32, Aug 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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lateralusbeer, Jul 24, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Stargazer2892, Jul 15, 2014
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

Chando, Jul 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

bcp5296d, May 28, 2014
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

ColBlooded, Feb 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

kylehay2004, Dec 28, 2013
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

FarmerTed, Dec 16, 2013
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3.9/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured on-tap at the brewery and served in a pilsner glass, the beer is a copper coloring, with a filmy, clingy, white head. Aromas are very subtle, with caramel notes and toasty highlights. Flavors are rich, with nutty and caramel sweet notes. Very rich throughout. Smooth and crisp bodied, with a roasted sweet aftertaste. Clean, smooth finish. Wow! This is a very good beer.

GarthDanielson, Nov 16, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -40.8%

dailyminefield, Nov 12, 2013
Photo of Bernoulli
3.48/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a beautiful amber color with very minimal head.

Faint but pleasant lager smell

A fuller taste than most American lagers.

A nice introduction to real beer for someone who drinks nothing but American big beers - they'll recognize its beer and also recognize the flavor and heft they've been missing.

We would order it again.

Bernoulli, Nov 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

JISurfer, Nov 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

garuda, Oct 24, 2013
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n2185, Oct 23, 2013
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4.35/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22 oz.

Pours a slightly hazy light amber gold, white lacing for a head.

Smells of honey, light citrus, and light sweet bready malts with a hint of clover.

Flavor is of light citrusy sweetness over a dry biscuity maltiness. Some very mild dry hoppiness in the aftertaste.

Medium body with crisp carbonation on the roof of the mouth.

Another very good beer from Meck, I continue to be impressed by this brewery's offerings. One of the best Marzen's I've had, really good flavor and aroma, balanced, nice body, and just a joy to drink. Delicious and worth seeking out.

Cylinsier, Oct 22, 2013
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GTB, Oct 20, 2013
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prototypic, Sep 27, 2013
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4.01/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a crystal clear light golden amber in color with heavy amounts of active visible carbonation streaming from the bottom of the glass and some deep golden yellow highlights. The beer has a finger tall creamy off-white head that reduces to a thick film covering the entire surface of the beer and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate to significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of slightly bready malts and moderate amounts of caramel malts. Light to moderate aromas of floral and spicy hops in the background as well.

T: Upfront there are moderate flavors of slightly bready and caramel malts with just a hint of sweetness. There are light flavors of spicy and floral hops in the background which impart a light amount of bitterness which fades pretty quickly.

M: Slightly less than medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Relatively smooth.

O: I really enjoyed this brew, it is a very solid American offering of the Oktoberfest style. I found it really easy to drink and enjoyable.

dbrauneis, Sep 27, 2013
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Mecktoberfest from The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 87 ratings.