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Dominion Octoberfest Maerzen - Old Dominion Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

223 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 223
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 13.48%
Wants: 2
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Old Dominion Brewing Company visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Autumn Seasonal beer is a traditional Maerzen style lager. We use eight types of imported German malts and four hop varieties to create this amber-colored fest beer.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-18-2002)
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of creepinjeeper
4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

12 oz. bottle poured in to a stoneware krug/stein

Appearance - Rich copper color. Light head.
Smell - Hints of biscuit, malty grain, a sweet smell.
Taste - Easy drinker, starts out bready with a very slight sweetnes at the end.
Mouthfeel - Creamy, pleasantly carbonated. Really nice mouthfeel to it.
Overall - Really liked this one due to the lightly sweet finish. A nice change from some of sweeter in this American version of the style.

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of Samp01
3.3/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a copper amber with a medium off white head. Aroma and taste has a sweet toasted barley malt character, grass and grains with some bitter notes on the end. Palate is medium body with good carbonation and crisp mouth feel. Gets slightly sweeter and flavorful as it warms up, needs a bit more malt. Overall a good drinking brew but could be better.

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of DisneyGirl
4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

Nice malt flavor

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Solid marzen. Wish they were still Virginia owned... but I can't hold that against this beer. Tastes like it should, according to style guides, though didn't blow me out of the water. Would buy again.

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.6/5  rDev +1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.13/5  rDev -12.1%

Feels kind of strange drinking an octoberfest beer on this warm, muggy night. Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a bronze color with amber hues and a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild a bit of malts. Taste is also very light, some toasted malts, not a lot of flavor here. Feels light in the mouth and overall, not a bad beer, but seems to be lacking and real flavor or punch.

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4.04/5  rDev +13.5%

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3.52/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.12/5  rDev -12.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

Dominion Octoberfest Maerzen from Old Dominion Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 223 ratings.