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Spaten Oktoberfestbier Ur-Märzen | Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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3.62/5
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2,616 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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Quaffer on 09-04-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#36,801
Reviews:
1,168
Ratings:
2,616
pDev:
13.81%
Bros Score:
3.8
 
 
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57
Gots:
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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

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3.95/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

11.2oz green bottle
A - deep golden almost brown color with a thin ivory head that dissipates quickly to a foam atop the beer
S - very malty with sweet toasted grain, bready, grassy, yeast, slightly fruity
T - malt forward with toasty grain, bread, yeast, grassy noble hops
M - creamy and smooth, semi-dry and very clean finish
O - one of the best - a true Munich brewed Oktoberfestbier.

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3.68/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The aroma is malty with pils and munich malts.
The appearance is amber with some ruby hightlights in color. Extremely carbonated which props the head up during the whole session.
A very malty tasting beer but lacks character and depth in the flavor.
Slightly toasted.
The finish is dry and semi bitter.
An okay brew nothing special, a one and done.

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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3.76/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This Oktoberfest comes out of the tap a clear coppery color with a small, creamy off-white head that leaves decent spotting as it falls.
This is an appropriately bready example of the style, and it's an aspect I appreciate. There's not quite as much caramel as some have, but it's malty, and the malt balances with Noble hops that add a little leafy and gently spicy element. There's also something that's not quite vinous but almost, a sort of grape-like tart dryness that comes in before an herbal, leafy tea-like quality in the finish. The flavor is just the slightest hint sweeter than the nose, but they work equally well.
The body is medium, and the feel is taken by a bright crispness before it smooths out, though it never loses the nip.

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.64/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear dark orange/amber with a thick off white head. Laces nicely.

Lots of bread and a little bit of sweetness. Grassy and herbal.

Bready with some complimentary caramel sweetness tagging along. Lots of herbal hop.

Crisp and refreshing. Lively carbonation and a medium body.

Was surprised by this one. Green bottle scared me a bit, but this is a good'un.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Spaten Oktoberfestbier Ur-Märzen from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
Beer rating: 3.62 out of 5 with 2,616 ratings
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