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Bayern Groomer - Bayern Brewing, Inc.

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BA SCORE
83
good

14 Ratings
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 8.94%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bayern Brewing, Inc. visit their website
Montana, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: flagmantho on 01-22-2013)
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Reviews by flagmantho:
Photo of flagmantho
3.95/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz bottle into a pint glass. The label calls this a "winter Märzen lager".

Appearance: very dark brown hue with a light haze and a strong effervescence. Head is a thick finger of frothy tan foam. Probably the darkest Märzen I've ever seen, but still it's pretty attractive.

Smell: lightly sweet caramel aroma with a hint of toasted malt and a light aroma of earthy hops. Not bad; it comes together pretty well!

Taste: sweet malty flavor with a little bit of caramel and a little bit of chocolate malt, it seems. Toasty and biscuity flavors, while often present in other beers of the style, are welcomingly absent here. I actually rather like this brew.

Mouthfeel: lightish body with a good level of carbonation and a surprisingly good creaminess. I can dig it!

Overall: this beer may be a little sweet for some, but I happen to quite like it. It's got a good dash of chocolate to it which really works for me.

flagmantho, Jan 22, 2013
More User Reviews:
Photo of drinkin-beeers
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

drinkin-beeers, Jun 24, 2014
Photo of joemcgrath27
3.64/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

picked up in a random mixer pack on a trip to Montana
A - clear dark mahogany brown, thumb of tan head retained very nicely with consistent lacing as it receded to an eventual thin cover
S - starts with a sour and adjunct type aroma, some mineral bloodl ike sweetness, but something doesn't quite jive in this aspect
T - solid sweet molasses and blood like metallic flavours up front, somewhat earthy with a nutty background
M - medium body and carbonation, somewhat sweet with a prominent minerally finish
O - a nice take on a marzen, definitely has the dunkel type qualities that I love in festbiers, definitely pleased this was in the mixer

joemcgrath27, Mar 16, 2013
Photo of MTScotchAleLover
4/5  rDev +8.4%

MTScotchAleLover, Mar 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

TheKitten, Feb 02, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev +4.1%

LuauLarry, Sep 25, 2014
Photo of neckbeered
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

neckbeered, May 12, 2014
Photo of archyquaffer
3.58/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Served from a 12 ounce bottle into a standard pint glass. The freshness date is June 2013 (reviewed in late April). The grooming machine depicted on the label honors the Snowbowl ski hill near Missoula, Montana. Color is a medium reddish-brown. An aggressive pour yields a 1/4 inch head that quickly reduces to 1/8 inch and sticks to the glass. The foam covers all but an oblong area of deep brown, which reminds me of pond ice breaking up on a late Spring day in bog country.

I have a poor sense of smell, but I definitely detect some caramel from a long-simmering wort, with barely a whiff of earthy hops. The taste is caramel-malt, with perhaps some bruised apple or mincemeat pie. The mouthfeel is light and fairly refreshing, with some pleasant burpiness in the nose.

I drink alot of this brewery's beer because it's pretty darn good and pretty darn cheap, especially when the stores decide they have to unload their "winter" beers.

archyquaffer, Apr 25, 2013
Photo of Murrhey
3.2/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a standard pressure-cap 12oz bottle into a shaker pint glass in high elevation Libby, Mont. Reviewed live. Best-by May 2013.

A- One finger cream colored head with moderate retention. Walnut body with some light coming through. High clarity, medium darkness. Some sticky lacing.

S- Nutty, chocolate, actually a little grassy. Not the most appealing aroma.

T- Malty, nutty, spicy. Has the right flavor and consistency for a Marzen, but is missing that punch.

M- Smooth and wet finish.

O- Certainly not bad, above average for the style. However, another Montana brewery, Great Northern, makes a vastly superior Marzen to this one. That being said, drinking a sixer of this would not be a chore.

Murrhey, Mar 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

Sark, Nov 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

shelby415, May 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

elglueckert, Dec 17, 2013
Photo of delalove
4.5/5  rDev +22%

delalove, Feb 22, 2013
Photo of beertunes
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

beertunes, Mar 24, 2013
Bayern Groomer from Bayern Brewing, Inc.
83 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.