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Weihenstephaner Oktoberfestbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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83
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852 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 852
Reviews: 491
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 12.5%


Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mzwolinski on 10-27-2002)
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fo5s

District of Columbia

2.58/5  rDev -29.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

12oz bottle served in a sam adams perfect pint glass. No dating on the bottle.

A- pours a pale golden. crispy 2-finger white head that recedes quickly with no lacing.

S- lots of straw, hint of yeast. A touch of toast, but well hidden.

T- Mostly wheat and straw, some yeast. Sweet. Not a lot of malt coming through. Really not what I'd expect for the style.

M- crispy, pretty lively carbonation.

O- overall a disappointing take on the style. More of a mediocre wheat beer than a true marzen. At least the bottle wasn't green...

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2011 20:50:45 | More by fo5s
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11.2 oz brown bottle - coded 1243 that I think translates to bottled on June 11, 2013

Weihenstephaner Oktoberfestbier filled my pint glass with a very light cloudy golden hue, not your typical dark/copper color of the style. Atop was a white 1-finger head with good retention. The nose was clean, floral and grassy. The taste is a little bready with a light somewhat spicy hop bitterness. The finish is clean and refreshing making for good drinkability. Mouth feel is pleasant , clean and crisp with moderate carbonation.

Weihenstephaner Oktoberfestbier is a solid marzen, however to me it does not measure up to their Hefeweissbier or Korbinian.

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Weihenstephaner Oktoberfestbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
83 out of 100 based on 852 ratings.