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Marzen | Asheville Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Asheville Brewing Company
North Carolina, United States
ashevillebrewing.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Fall

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Added by BEERchitect on 09-10-2007

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.6/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

First offering sampled from this brewery on a recent visit to Asheville. Upon the first sip, the flavors were noticably less caramelly-malty than most versions, along with a pale-er color and lighter body. The bartender proceeded to explain that this was because their recipe was based on very early Marzen versions of the style; not the ones that were revised, altered, and sent to America. Though I had heard this story before, I think this is the first one of these versions that I have drank. The beer has a noticable maltiness, but more akin to a rich German Pilsner than a melanoidin based caramelized brew. The malts are met with an assertive raw grain quality, that was as much a hinder as a benifit. Ligher body, but very easy to drink. Low on esters and alcohol throughout. Very clean brew that speaks a lot about the brewery. Nevertheless, an enjoyable, session-ale beer.

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Marzen from Asheville Brewing Company
3.6 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.
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