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Bayern Groomer - Bayern Brewing, Inc.

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13 Ratings
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 9.24%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

03-24-2013 19:21:21 | More by beertunes
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3.95/5  rDev +7.3%

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.

01-22-2013 22:47:23 | More by flagmantho
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

05-13-2014 06:00:47 | More by shelby415
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Alberta (Canada)

3.64/5  rDev -1.1%

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

03-16-2013 03:22:55 | More by joemcgrath27
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3.2/5  rDev -13%

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.

03-16-2013 01:16:34 | More by Murrhey
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

05-12-2014 17:15:53 | More by neckbeered
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

11-16-2013 23:19:14 | More by Sark
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3.58/5  rDev -2.7%

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.

04-25-2013 03:01:38 | More by archyquaffer
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

12-17-2013 00:08:22 | More by elglueckert
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-24-2014 00:04:20 | More by drinkin-beeers
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

02-02-2014 16:14:28 | More by TheKitten
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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

02-22-2013 18:37:57 | More by delalove
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

03-16-2014 00:19:03 | More by MTScotchAleLover
Bayern Groomer from Bayern Brewing, Inc.
83 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.