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Märzen Oktoberfest - Prost Brewing Company

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Märzen Oktoberfest
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BA SCORE
87
very good

16 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 16
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.59%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Prost Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Märzen is a lager; orange/redis in color, the style is characterized by a medium to full body, malty flavor and clean dry finish. (ABV 5.5% 22 IBU'S)

(Beer added by: Mebuzzard on 09-30-2012)
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

4.88/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Perhaps the best Marzen/Oktoberfest I've had. Although I've yet to travel to Germany.

Nice light copper color. Clean and clear. About 1 1/2 inch thick white foam is rich and somewhat sticky.

Aroma is light but effective. Sweet and light caramel underneath with subtle hop and yeat spice throughout. Nothing to set your nose on an escapade, but it does the marzen job nicely.

This beer just tastes awesome. The sweetness is soft biscuit sweetbread, light caramel drizzled in. Earthy spice comes and goes, and dances with the floral spice quite well. Nice zip on the end to announce the hop pressence, but not enough to offer bitterness.

Fantastic beer.

Serving type: on-tap

09-30-2012 23:56:30 | More by Mebuzzard
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afsdan

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

03-21-2014 02:27:53 | More by afsdan
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blackie

California

4.31/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Draft at the brewery served in a heavy, dimpled Oktoberfest stein. The beer is a deep amber in color color with a nice, well retained head. Pretty much spot on for the style - rich aromas of biscuity malt with layers of autumn leaves, toasted grain, and a subtle fruity, caramel sweetness. Satisfyingly malty and flavorful but cleaning up very well to finish with a grassy noble hop flavor and snappy bitterness. I’m game for a full boot of this, anytime.

Serving type: on-tap

01-06-2014 00:34:36 | More by blackie
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

09-05-2013 18:37:10 | More by MinorThreat
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Ricelikesbeer

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

My first visit to Prost on 11-08-2012 was a great success, and the beer that really stood out to me was the O-fest. (I am a big fan of the style, and find that most disappoint.)

A: Billowing cloudy heat atop a layer of crystal clear orange-gold. Some lacing and stickiness from the foam. The large steins are a great presentation vessel for this beer.

S: doughy bread, faint hops, and some malt sweetness. farily clean and light, not an overpowering aroma.

T: More biscuity and bready malts, some light candy sweetness, and a nice balancing herbal hop note at the end of the drink. The balance between all of the flavors is great, and nothing overwhelms you or makes you tired of it. It is not overly biscuity or sweet or hoppy, it is a perfect marriage of all of these things.

M: Light to medium body, goes down smooth and refreshing. You could take down several steins in one sitting and not feel like the beer is syrupy or heavy.

O: this is a well crafted beer, and is so balanced that it makes you want more and more. It is refreshing, malty, semi-sweet, and extremely drinkable. I highly recomend it, and hope they bottle it one day. One of my favorite fest biers to date.

Serving type: on-tap

11-09-2012 16:57:09 | More by Ricelikesbeer
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Haybeerman

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

03-31-2014 01:20:23 | More by Haybeerman
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.13/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

this is a perfect marzen in my opinion. its as good as it gets, with characteristics you dont usually find in this style. it pours halloweeny looking orange color, crystal clear with a tall and lasting white head of clouds. it smells german malty, duh, but lighter than a lot of these. biscuity, even buttery cracker profile. it also has a touch of sweetness that doesnt stay in the finish. some balanced hopping as well. i love the flavor, its malty and sturdy, but plenty drinkable. lots of grains coming together here. smooth texture, same as all the prost beers, theyve got this part dialed. this is one ill go back to for sure. the perfect seasonal, realy really good. easy to make a night of these.

Serving type: on-tap

10-20-2012 19:06:15 | More by StonedTrippin
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Jason

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.8%

01-08-2013 18:07:14 | More by Jason
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famous_mortimur

Colorado

4/5  rDev +0.8%

10-07-2013 00:05:06 | More by famous_mortimur
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eawolff99

Colorado

4/5  rDev +0.8%

09-28-2013 22:07:35 | More by eawolff99
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alexipa

Colorado

3.98/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I was delighted to find that this is a legit German style Oktoberfest. If I didn't know any better, I would think it was brewed in Germany by Germans for Germans during a big German fest.

It's a beautiful clear orange color with a huge white head. The smell isn't as strong as some others I've had, but still present and gives that signature Oktoberfest scent (sweet, bready malts). The taste is not as sweet as I expected, this is a very balanced brew. Doesn't linger long and is insanely drinkable.

I had a growler full of it about three hours ago, now it seems I have an empty growler I need to fill.

Serving type: growler

01-18-2013 19:21:38 | More by alexipa
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rbrefbeerman

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

10-06-2012 23:43:26 | More by rbrefbeerman
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

10-21-2013 05:27:12 | More by ygtbsm94
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

09-21-2013 06:30:56 | More by MarkyMOD
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vermilcj

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

10-09-2013 03:10:54 | More by vermilcj
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -24.4%

12-11-2013 02:31:14 | More by XmnwildX12
Märzen Oktoberfest from Prost Brewing Company
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