Front Street Oktoberfest - Front Street Brewery
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Ratings: 3 | Reviews: 2 | Show All Ratings:
4.22/5 rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
A standard dark orange pour with a good amount of cream colored head. Surprising amount of lacing. Malt, grass aromas with some slight citrus and pine. Very nice malt flavors, caramel/toffee. A little bit of red fruit and hops through the finish. Almost medium bodied and fairly lively in the mouth. I would have to agree with the previous review that this is not exactly standard for the style in that it has stronger malt and carmelly sweetness. I think that is what makes this better than your typical Octoberfest.
Serving type: on-tap
11-30-2008 19:34:01 | More by Bung
3.9/5 rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A: A vigorous pour from a growler into an imperial pint glass yielded a good inch of head. The plastic seal around the cap did a good job keeping the carbonation in! The beer has the classic deep copper color of the style.
S: Rich malty aroma up front with strong caramel notes. Bold aromas of toasted grains are also evident.
T: A hefty dose of caramel malt gives this lager some ale-like characteristics... some residual sweetness and a hint of ester-y flavors.
M: Feels more like an ale fermented at low temperatures than a lager. Nice rich feel on the tongue with none of the dryness normally found in lagers.
D: this is a somewhat atypical marzen, but I'm thoroughly enjoying it.
Serving type: growler
10-25-2008 17:22:07 | More by ewright
Front Street Oktoberfest from Front Street Brewery
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.