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Summit Oktoberfest Marzen - Summit Brewing Company

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480 Ratings
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Ratings: 480
Reviews: 257
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 12.98%
Wants: 10
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Summit Brewing Company visit their website
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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TubbyDullard

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-22-2014 02:23:02 | More by TubbyDullard
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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

06-13-2014 20:02:22 | More by Mealhouse
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mndanika

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

12-18-2013 18:50:20 | More by mndanika
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-19-2012 16:28:46 | More by bill_rue
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netshark

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

09-01-2012 19:07:21 | More by netshark
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archi348

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

11-12-2012 04:50:15 | More by archi348
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MNBeerGeek

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

06-03-2014 19:01:17 | More by MNBeerGeek
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JoeyBeerBelly

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

I got this brew as an extra in a trade with Mistofminn, Thanks Brad!

12oz bottle served in a glass beer mug.

Clear orange/amber color with a small off-white head that thinned to a ring.
Caramel malt and some earthiness.
Balanced flavor of malt and earthy hops with no hint of higher abv.
Medium bodied with a slick feel.
Drinkable, yes and worth a try.

10-12-2009 21:08:08 | More by JoeyBeerBelly
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Ejayz

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

11-24-2012 06:25:05 | More by Ejayz
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p-wagz

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

04-29-2014 00:19:57 | More by p-wagz
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inbierveritas

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

11-19-2011 03:38:36 | More by inbierveritas
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mfl620ks

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

10-04-2013 17:16:51 | More by mfl620ks
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dubmax

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

10-06-2012 18:29:10 | More by dubmax
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yanosh

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

09-06-2013 23:14:34 | More by yanosh
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MNBeer1017

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-27-2013 01:28:05 | More by MNBeer1017
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bcsbeer

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

08-25-2013 05:31:54 | More by bcsbeer
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Tafyob41

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-24-2014 04:51:14 | More by Tafyob41
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ethanmc12

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

11-02-2013 20:26:41 | More by ethanmc12
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capuchinpilates

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

09-28-2013 01:54:09 | More by capuchinpilates
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IBU99

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

06-26-2012 20:37:14 | More by IBU99
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imperialking

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

11-14-2013 19:41:50 | More by imperialking
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BuckeyeSlim

Ohio

3.48/5  rDev -3.9%

12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass

A - A light orange/copper color that's slightly opaque with golden highlights. One finger head of decently tight, eggshell-white foam that slowly dissipates to a fine cover. Active carbonation continues to feed the surface long after the pour.

S - Lightly toasted malt, sweet caramel almost approaching orange extract, floral and citrus hops in the background. Sugars/esters are what's pronounced and define the nose.

T - Grainy malts fresh from the mill, apricot-candy sugars, very similar to the nose. Hops balance sugars in the finish and cut them off. The ABV appears at the very end, giving it almost a bourbon style.

M - Decent body. A bit above moderate carbonation, and somewhat fizzy. Rather short, crisp finish with remnants of malt alcohol lingering in the sinuses.

O - A rather refreshing, clean Marzen that presents orange-hinted sugars and malt up front with enough hops in the finish for balance and cleansing to prevent them from being cloying. It's surprising to see the ABV above 7%, although there's evidence of it when there's some time between swallows. Close enough to the traditional representatives of the style to qualify, but definitely a crisper, malt-booze take on it. I see future enjoyment of this around a late-nite October bonfire with friends and cigars. Probably won't seek it out, but will buy a sixer when I see it just to have for the right time.

04-03-2012 02:00:12 | More by BuckeyeSlim
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Wiscodrinker

Wisconsin

3.48/5  rDev -3.9%

08-30-2014 22:23:56 | More by Wiscodrinker
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iabeerbaron

Iowa

3.48/5  rDev -3.9%

Enjoyed this while in Minneapolis for an Iowa football game. Can't remember the name of the bar but anyway, a real solid Oktoberfest beer with the perfect amount of malts balanced by a slight amount of hops. Nice copper pour with a white head. Nice smooth malty taste and finish. A nice fall brew.

03-24-2012 17:04:18 | More by iabeerbaron
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Murchmac

California

3.43/5  rDev -5.2%

received as an extra in a trade with birchstick.

Pours a brown with some head and lacing,

Not much of a smell, some bready malty notes but not a lot.

Good taste, lageresque and could use some more malt but overall pleasant.

Tasty beer but overall thin.

12-23-2010 04:57:35 | More by Murchmac
Summit Oktoberfest Marzen from Summit Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 480 ratings.