Spaten Oktoberfestbier Ur-Märzen | Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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2,624 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
Germany
franziskaner-weissbier.de

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Quaffer on 09-04-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,007
Reviews:
1,169
Ratings:
2,624
pDev:
13.81%
Bros Score:
3.8
 
 
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Poured this one into a Sam Adams glass.

I like a good Octoberfest beer. No nonsense, just heavy enough on the hops but still balanced, makes you want to drink more than one. This one fits the bill nicely. Not much of a head, decent lacing. Light amber in color. Hops with just a bit of citrus on the nose. Not real complicated. Hops on the palate with an ever so slightly astringent finish. Almost too easy to drink. I could easily knock back too many of these in one sitting. Makes me quite affectionate for this time of year.

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Good Octoberfest beer, light amber color and nice sweet malty aroma and smooth finish

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

OKTOBERFEST!

A> This beer is a gentle amber, poured a 1 - 1.5 finger head that didn't stick around for too long, minimal lacing.

S> Nice boquet, mostly a nice sweetness from the malt, but also a little bit of spiciness

T> Delicious. Full disclosure, I love Oktoberfests so I am a little biased. Nice carmel malt backbone with flavors of spiciness and earthiness from the hops. Just a bit of green apple from the yeast.

M> Weakest part of this brew is the mouthfeel which is a bit too watery. Granted it's supposed to be a drinkable style, but it's just too thin. Leaves the mouth wet.

O> Let's be honest, this isn't the best Oktoberfest but it blows away almost any domestic "oktoberfest" beer you could compare it to. In the end, it's a delicious beer. It's complex enough for enthusiasts, yet gentle enough for people who aren't avid beer drinkers. How could anyone dislike this? It's like fall in a glass!

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Nice light brown color, tan head is thick and rocky, but does fade rather quickly. Just a few bubbles in this märzen.

A nice caramel malty aroma, sweet and hearty. This is just a great reminder of the season that's coming. Taste is sweet malty goodness, caramel and some light roasty character. Bit of a bitter turn in the finish, and this lingers for a short while.

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Spaten Oktoberfestbier Ur-Märzen from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
Beer rating: 3.62 out of 5 with 2,624 ratings