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Sweetwater Dank Tank Danktoberfest - SweetWater Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

50 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 50
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 9.4%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
SweetWater Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Kromes on 10-05-2012)
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CharlesOrChip

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

04-24-2013 03:13:01 | More by CharlesOrChip
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khargro2

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

11-13-2012 04:01:27 | More by khargro2
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BigTrubble

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

10-13-2012 00:02:28 | More by BigTrubble
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babaracas

Florida

4.43/5  rDev +15.7%

An overhopped, double-ish marzen -- excellent! Pours a mostly clear reddish orange with thin tan colored head. Smell: spicy, grassy and citric notes, toasted yeasty bread, slightly nutty, caramel, brown sugar, dates. Taste: big caramel sugariness is quickly cut by a serious spicy and resinous hopping, with some date, bready, cherry, and earthy hits in the back. This is all kinds of good.

10-17-2012 05:43:41 | More by babaracas
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BeerDawgs

Georgia

4.28/5  rDev +11.7%

A 22oz bottle picked up at Green's on Buford Hwy in October, 2012

A - A bronze, auburn red color. 1 finger of head and a good amount of lace left on the side of the glass. Looks like a caramel. Little clarity. Good looking

S - Sweet aroma, caramel, and alcohol. Not a light brew, that is for sure.

T - Sweetness, caramel. Huge hoppy kick in the aftertaste.

M - Medium to full bodied. Highly carbonated. Sizzles in your mouth.

O - An excellent, hoppy take on the Ocktoberfest German style brew. As all good Dank tanks do, the hops are in your face, but still true to the style. Better than really any other Octoberfests I have had (not my favorite style). Excellent!

11-22-2012 01:14:27 | More by BeerDawgs
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AlCzerik

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +11%

01-22-2013 01:46:44 | More by AlCzerik
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xHopHeadx

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +11%

10-10-2012 01:58:03 | More by xHopHeadx
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Mlawrence

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +11%

08-27-2013 11:24:38 | More by Mlawrence
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FliryVorru

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +11%

04-29-2013 18:50:06 | More by FliryVorru
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wmc0005

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +11%

10-18-2012 01:12:03 | More by wmc0005
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rajendra82

Georgia

4.1/5  rDev +7%

Amber colored body was clear, and the head that formed was well proportioned at two fingers thick. The aroma was a nice malty smell reminding me of toffee, and caramel apples. The taste was a bit more concentrated than the typical Oktoberfest beer, which is to be anticipated considering the strength. The toasted malts and clean lager character were spot on. There a spicy hop presence in the finish, which was quite a bit of a departure from the style.

10-22-2012 02:36:34 | More by rajendra82
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busterwhite

Georgia

4.1/5  rDev +7%

Poured light brown with a 1 finger head and a little bit of lacing on the glass.

Sweet aroma with little yeast funk.

Big malt flavor. Sweet with just enough balance from the hops. Slight heat from the alcohol on the finish. Really nice flavor.

Mouthfeel was medium with good carbonation.

Overall this is a great beer. An easy to drink bomber.

10-06-2012 21:29:45 | More by busterwhite
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oberon

North Carolina

4.03/5  rDev +5.2%

Poured into a 1/2 liter stein a deep bronze colro with a thick creamy slightly off white head that never really settled,a great pour.Aromas of caramel and sweet dough,not as big and alcoholic as I thought it would be.Somewhat sweet at first on the palate but it never gets to big,somewhat doughy with a light shot of herbal hops in the finish,again the alcohol is kept in check.A good "imperial" style O-fest beer,not overly sweet or alcoholic,the label was a little annoying though.

10-27-2012 20:15:22 | More by oberon
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Kromes

Georgia

4/5  rDev +4.4%

Pours a cloudy amber color with a thick tan colored head that dies down to a thin line of bubbles. Leaves webbed lacing on the glass. You can just smell the toasted malt behind the fresh cut grass aroma from the hop.

Flavors are mostly sweet toasted grain and caramel malt with a bit of honey. I was surprised that the malt would come through based on the big hop aroma. Not saying that the hop flavor isn't present, beacause it is in full effect. The hop starts out grassy and finishes with a bitter bite. Usually you have a sweet finish to an Oktoberfest, but the amount of bitterness in this finish erases a lot of the sweetness and leaves a nice toasted grain flavor. Feel is Medium bodied and smooth with a dry, bitter finish. The sweetness starts to really show through after your tongue acclimates itself and the hop assault on your tastebuds wears off.

This is my favorite time of year. The weather is perfect, football has started, bratwurst, sauerbraten, rouladen, pretzels...and the beer is flowing. I really like this beer, it is unique, sweet, tasty, hoppy, and then gives you the bitterness in the finish with just the right amount of sweetness, making you want to take another sip. I wouldn't go as far to say it is sessionable at 8.5%, but it's pretty damn close.

10-05-2012 20:35:47 | More by Kromes
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CitizenGrain

Georgia

4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-06-2013 15:07:06 | More by CitizenGrain
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

10-11-2012 22:33:13 | More by Lantern
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slipangle

Georgia

4/5  rDev +4.4%

02-03-2013 14:38:03 | More by slipangle
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miga

Georgia

4/5  rDev +4.4%

12-18-2012 12:40:32 | More by miga
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Birdsack

Georgia

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-25-2014 21:09:36 | More by Birdsack
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.98/5  rDev +3.9%

22oz brown bomber with no freshness date

Semi-clear tawny hued brew, decent lacing. Huge malty aroma screams Doppelbock, sweet and bready with some clean alcohol. Smooth and creamy with a brawny body, malt bomb drops on the palate right away. Bready, grainy, dried hay, herbal, spicy, peppery alcohol, faint fig, nugat, faintly biscuity.

A bit drinkable for the size and grows on me with each sip. A dig this brew.

03-08-2013 01:58:47 | More by Jason
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ncfranklin

Alabama

3.95/5  rDev +3.1%

22oz bomber into a tulip. Imperial Oktoberfest with a slightly amusing story on the bottle of a drunk German brewer.

A: Translucent copper in color. Half-finger tan head that recedes to a light lacing ring with frothy cap. Some carbonation bubbles.

S: Sweet Munich malt and that light grainy aroma that's traditional of the style.

T: Flavors are really solid and diverse. Malts are there with a rich caramel and biscuity taste, hops are present in the earthy spices notes, and that classic grainy aftertaste.

M: This is really the only place I can tell the higher alcohol content of the beer. It's simply bigger in body than its little brothers. Not overbearing or cumbersome tho. Just not quite crisp.

O: I usually don't care for imperial styles of classic traditional beers, but Sweetwater does a pretty good job here. Very drinkable and enjoyable beer for the season.

10-12-2012 01:44:27 | More by ncfranklin
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Cyberkedi

Georgia

3.85/5  rDev +0.5%

Strong aroma is malty with a woody hint and a touch of nutmeg. Pours a beautiful clear mahogany with a fairly thick light wheat head. Rich, malty flavor has subtle hoppy, earthy and caramel tones and a nutty hint. Texture is a little bit "dirty" (seems to have a little fine dust) and has good body and fizz. Prosit for Oktoberfest!

10-12-2012 18:25:59 | More by Cyberkedi
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GABrew

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-08-2013 02:05:37 | More by GABrew
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superdedooperboy

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

01-07-2013 04:00:21 | More by superdedooperboy
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Sweetwater Dank Tank Danktoberfest from SweetWater Brewing Company
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