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Märzenbier - Westbrook Brewing Co.

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76 Ratings
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Ratings: 76
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 13.03%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | 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: 76 | Reviews: 13 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of ajdemma
4/5  rDev +13.3%

ajdemma, Feb 16, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

beernads, Feb 15, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

sendsilk, Feb 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

mwgroove23, Feb 13, 2014
Photo of ChainGangGuy
3.66/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

22 ounce bottle - $6.48 at Sherlock's in Marietta, Georgia.

Appearance: Pours a lightly hazed, amber-orange body with a finger and finger only of white foam.

Smell: Sweet accented bready, softly toasted malts with a slender waft of fruit and nuts. Very meager hop note, but I'm getting to this a bit later than I probably should. I was unfair and I apologize for my poor behavior.

Taste: Bready maltiness, lightly toasty, blended with a restrained toffee-like sweetness, a swell of fruitiness, toasted cashew, and subtle spiciness from the lightly bitter Perle hops. The sweet maltiness and almost berryish fruitiness persists after the bitter subsides on the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Just on the underside of medium carbonation.

Overall: Not perfect, but smooth, drinkable, served alongside some grilled cheddarwurst from local Heywood's Provision.

ChainGangGuy, Feb 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

dankjohn, Jan 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15%

RochefortChris, Dec 13, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

Alex5, Dec 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

Hyhat, Nov 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Freemann, Nov 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Keith_R, Nov 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

GaBengal, Oct 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

dvmin98, Oct 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

akang, Oct 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

SocalKicks, Oct 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Piddmeista, Oct 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

CoolEthan, Oct 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

buckyp, Oct 23, 2013
Photo of Bung
3.94/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz. Dark gold, oranged hued pour. Half finger of white head.

Aroma, Bready malt. Light caramel. Lighter yet herbal German style hops.

Taste, Much more toasted malt. Well done peanut brittle. Peat and leather are heavy. Almost a pumpernickel bready-ness. Some of the herbal hops linger along with the leather and bread.

Nearly medium body, good carbonation. Drinks easily for a stronger tasting marzen. Would recommend this for the style.

This years batch seems well done to me. Guessing this doesn't age well, which should be no surprise for the style.

Bung, Oct 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

sendbeer, Oct 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

rmank, Oct 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

LancetherealLeader, Oct 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

jburd19, Oct 04, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

Ant4711, Jun 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -15%

herrburgess, May 30, 2013
Märzenbier from Westbrook Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 76 ratings.