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Hacker-Pschorr Superior Festbier - Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH

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BA SCORE
81
good

15 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 15
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 17.05%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: seanyfo on 02-07-2008)
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jsladky

Germany

2/5  rDev -43.2%

12-23-2012 22:48:36 | More by jsladky
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stevoj

Idaho

2.95/5  rDev -16.2%

Poured from a half litre bottle into lager glass. Thick head quickly faded into faint head, leaving minimal lacing on glass. Not the usual spiciness from a Christmas beer. Color is normal golden hue of lager beer. Light carbonation. tastes much like a normal pilsener to me (sampled with other European christmas beers). Nothing special here....

12-26-2011 22:31:24 | More by stevoj
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stcules

Italy

2.98/5  rDev -15.3%

Deep golden, clear. White foam, with some bubble.
In the smell, quite fresh, hay, some hop. All above a strong malty base.
The taste is definitely malty, with dusty notes, and again hay on the back.
It left a warming feeling. Not bad, quit pleasant.
Average to high in body.
The aftertaste starts malty, then some hop, not too much, but right to balance.

07-21-2008 19:55:47 | More by stcules
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TheSarge

Virginia

3.13/5  rDev -11.1%

Produces a good two finger thick white head that dissipates kind of quickly. The body of this brew is clear, and is a bit darker gold than what a helles would be.

Aroma wise it's a bit on the spicy side, something in the way of tobacco, and sweet cereal grain husk.

The taste is pretty on par for the style, nothing really jumps out, though. Just a little grainy sweetness, and cracker like dryness.

11-02-2009 16:58:25 | More by TheSarge
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samEBC

Belgium

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

06-19-2014 19:46:34 | More by samEBC
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MTNboy

Germany

3.33/5  rDev -5.4%

I would say that this beer lays somewhere between a marzen and a bock. It poured into my extended tumbler with an off white head and orange body with lots of carbonation to the body. All that dissipated relatively quickly. The aroma was sharp and so was the flavor at first. Then it settled down to being very malty. The mouthfeel was very slick.

01-20-2014 09:08:51 | More by MTNboy
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kew

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

01-20-2012 02:49:15 | More by kew
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MisledTitan

United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

04-19-2012 20:50:03 | More by MisledTitan
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skypup

Germany

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

One bottle purchased from Gausler Getrankmarkt in Sulzbach-Rosenburg.

.5L bottle served in a tall beer glass.

A - Clear, Deep Gold, course two ifnger head the dissipated quickly no lacing.

S - malty, touches of toffee and touch of sweetness.

T - Toasted malts, hint of breadiness, has a subtle earthy feel to it. Mellows to a pleasant bitterness.

M- medium body, medium carbonation. Doesn't leave much of an aftertaste compared to other marzens.

D- Pretty good beer, definately worth trying.

11-06-2011 09:33:28 | More by skypup
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.8/5  rDev +8%

08-24-2014 22:26:43 | More by Jason
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shwami

Germany

4/5  rDev +13.6%

11-24-2011 20:53:53 | More by shwami
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OldTime

Georgia

4/5  rDev +13.6%

03-30-2012 06:17:55 | More by OldTime
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PhillyStyle

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

01-25-2014 03:46:58 | More by PhillyStyle
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herrburgess

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

05-30-2013 12:46:43 | More by herrburgess
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seanyfo

United Kingdom (Scotland)

4.35/5  rDev +23.6%

A - 50cl bottle ppoured into my Paulaner Seidel. Agressively poured producing a 3 finger rocky head that disappates to a 1/2 finger head. Lively beading, minimal lacing.

S - A light malty caramel nutty sweetness. Smells very fresh, some nice bakery sweet cinnamon bread like smell, this is very subtle though.

T - Light marzen sweetness, not overly powering in sweetness, bakery fresh bread taste comes through in the finish, very nice.

M- Medium carbonation, fresh, nice mouthfeel, not syrupy or stale.

D- Very nice festbier, my favourite of the Christmas time festbiers, its fresh crisp and the flavours are subtle which makes it moreish.
Excellent!

02-07-2008 13:09:41 | More by seanyfo
Hacker-Pschorr Superior Festbier from Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH
81 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.