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Märzenbier - Westbrook Brewing Co.

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82
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108 Ratings
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Ratings: 108
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 12.89%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Westbrook Brewing Co. visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
The Märzenbier is an Octoberfest-style amber lager brewed with Vienna, Munich, and Caramunich malts and lightly hopped with German Perle hops. The Bavarian lager yeast leaves a clean, malt focused beer perfect for drinking by the liter outside in the cool fall weather!

25 IBU

(Beer added by: sachsich on 10-02-2011)
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Ratings: 108 | Reviews: 21 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.58/5  rDev +0.3%

Canada_Dan, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of StonedTrippin
3.85/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

i dont know what the low ratings are for here. this is one of the more flavorful and yet dry takes on the style i can recall, certainly of this season for me. its dark amber, malty for sure, german, classic marzen type base to it, and a balancing hop finish. the flavor is like the nose, definitely malt driven, but where a lot of these devolve into molasses sweetness and tangy tannins, this one doesnt, it stays rich without ever getting sweet, and the lager yeast dries it out flawlessly in the finish. if i was going to have one octoberfest lager for the season, it would be this one. infinitely drinkable and really round in feel. sturdy abv but not over the top, and there are some real solid hops in the finish that bitter it up just enough. very authentic take, as good as any imported version. nice carbonation, lighter medium body, no complaints from me. this is what i like in the style.

StonedTrippin, Oct 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12%

SC_Beer_Drinker, Oct 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

tylerstravis, Oct 05, 2014
Photo of jmdrpi
3.5/5  rDev -2%

22 oz bottle, poured into pint glass

pours an amber color, minimal head. sweet malt aroma, a bit earthy. Taste is a clean, slightly sweet malt flavor, easy drinking. thin to medium body, higher carbonation.

jmdrpi, Oct 04, 2014
Photo of Zach136
4.25/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Pours amber with a one finger off white head and OK lacing.

Aroma: Moderate cereal/maliard/ caramel aroma. Neutral yeast/hops.

Flavor: Grainy malt bill up front. Tastes like caramel malt and shredded wheat cereal. Light grassy hop character emerges too for a nice layer of complexity.

Feel: Light bodied and refreshing while still malt forward.

Overall: One of my favorite American interpretations.

Zach136, Oct 04, 2014
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Märzenbier from Westbrook Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 108 ratings.