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Summit Oktoberfest Marzen - Summit Brewing Company

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458 Ratings
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Ratings: 458
Reviews: 256
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 12.98%
Wants: 10
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly 7.4% ABV

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-18-2001)
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RickS95

Indiana

3.9/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a beautiful, cloudy copper orange. Slight haze to keep out the light. The head is initially a finger and a half thick, but settles quickly to a finger where it stays. The bubbles are slightly offwhite, in varying sizes, and leave a sticky lace on the glass.

Very biscuity nose. Some malt in the background, along with faint spiciness. As it warms, you start to pick up more of the spices and earthy hoppiness.

It's actually very tasty, but I'd not know it was an Oktoberfest unless I read the bottle. Yeasty taste, crackerlike. Hop presence builds as it warms, at which point it starts taking on a bready taste.

It's got a nice smoothness to it. Lacks the spicy feel I was looking for, though the spices are there, they just aren't aggressive. Hops provide a slight sweetness, similar to a Cascade, only different.

Unlike most other Oktoberfests, but still very good nonetheless. Very easy to drink and my guess is the ABV sneaks up on you. Would go very well with certain foods, giving a nice filling meal. Glad I tried this one.

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2012 02:51:45 | More by RickS95
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Summit Oktoberfest Marzen from Summit Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 458 ratings.