Paulaner Oktoberfest Wiesn | Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG

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3.85/5
Very Good
580 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
Germany
paulaner.de

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This full bodied golden Oktoberfest lager is the only beer served in Paulaner Oktoberfest tents today. It is the pinnacle of German brewing: wonderfully mellow with a balanced harmonious taste. It has a strong note of malt and the pleasant fragrance of hops.

Added by Daredevil on 10-03-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,717
Reviews:
226
Ratings:
580
pDev:
11.43%
Bros Score:
3.98
 
 
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34
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Photo of dillon_1005
4.43/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

One of the best Oktoberfest I've had. Light golden color, with a nice white head, good lacing. smells of sweet malty goodness. taste, smooth, a bit of that sweet aroma coming through on your palate, almost fruity, crisp finish. A wonderful Oktoberfest, I could drink this beer everyday, I enjoyed this outside on a cool evening with the smell of fall in the air, absolutely perfect.

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3.62/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

11.2oz bottle
A - golden, impeccable clarity, rocky white head leaves some spotty lacing
S - different, fresh air, meadowy, woodsy, grassy, pale malt, maybe aromatic malt
T - different again here, grassy, mossy, biscuity, nutty, fruity (apple, grape), faint toastiness; very nice complexity
M - medium body, pleasant carbonation allows for palate coverage with the complex flavors; finishes dry and crisp with a lingering grassy, noble hop semi-bitterness
O - I love its complexity, but prefer its bolder brother, Paulaner Oktoberfest-Märzen by far.

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle poured into a shaker.

A - golden yellow straw color with very little head. Better than bad lacing.

N - lagery. Malty and a little fruity.

T - not too flavorful. Nothing overpowering. Sweet Euro malts and a light light hops. Fruit taste like apples kind of.

M - crisp. Ok carbonation.

O - a nice lager. Not my favorite Marzen.

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4.26/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a light fizzy slight creamy 1 finger head that fades at a slower rate, decent lines of lacing, very clear golden honey pilsner color.

Nose has a nice toasty straw aroma, pilsner malts, nice grainy grassy malt based aroma, with a good soft decoction base aroma, bit of wet hay and juicy malt, bit of a fruity lager aroma as well, malt has so many layers of greatness. In there is a hint of a grassy earthy mild hop.

Taste starts again with the grainy malt, toasted cereal grains, lots of cracked straw, toasted malt and bit of hay, very grassy like malt. Juicy malt as well, with many layers of decoction again, bringing a nice softness and almost creamy like feel as well. The hops bring a mild grassy noble hop flavor, mild bitterness, and just a touch of an earthy taste too. Also more fruity lager flavors in there. Finish is very dry, crisp, more crisp lager flavors, a little more grassy slight earthy hop base, and touch more toasty straw pilsner malts.

Mouth is med to a bit lighter bod, nice carb, crisp, typical well done German pilsner.

Overall very nice, true to German pilsner, nice grainy straw malt husky like almost, grassy, very good malty character, and great decoction layers which I wish I could have a lot more often, and a nice light mild bitter hop character to go with it. Much maltier than typical pilsner so more in the Marzen line, but not even a touch of Munich malt I think. Tasty and well done.

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Paulaner Oktoberfest Wiesn from Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
Beer rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 580 ratings
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