Spaten Oktoberfestbier Ur-Märzen | Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

Spaten Oktoberfestbier Ur-MärzenSpaten Oktoberfestbier Ur-Märzen
BA SCORE
45.3%
Liked This Beer
3.62 w/ 2,580 ratings
Spaten Oktoberfestbier Ur-MärzenSpaten Oktoberfestbier Ur-Märzen
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by Quaffer on 09-04-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,863
Reviews:
1,161
Ratings:
2,580
Liked:
1,170
Avg:
3.62/5
pDev:
14.09%
Alströms:
3.8
 
 
Wants:
57
Gots:
378
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 2,580 |  Reviews: 1,161
Photo of lastmango
3.87/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured a copper brown with frothy 2 finger cream colored head. Moderate lacing was present. Faint nose with herbal hops and sweet malt. Big malt flavor up front with tea, bread crust and a slight hoppiness on the end. Medium - light body. A bit thinner than I expected with light carbonation. Overall, not a bad Oktoberfest beer.

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Photo of Lembeh
4.31/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This one out in my blind taste test amongst several German and American Oktoberfest beers. Beautiful dark Amber color with a big bubbled head which dissipates sooner than you'd like. Very faint nose (very clean) which could be the weakest part of this beer. The taste is outstanding, big malt, tea digestive biscuits, faint caramel notes. Fantastic Oktoberfest beer. I'll have a boot of this please.

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Photo of Scott17Taylor
3.73/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours dark orange with one finger off white head.
The aroma is toffee, caramel malts, herbal noble hops with a very faint skunkiness.
The flavor is sweet caramel malts and toffee with bread crust. The skunk doesn't come through on the flavor. It then finishes with a light pleasant herbal and dry hoppiness.
The mouthfeel isn't overly thick, but I'd enough to coat the mouth.
Overall, it's okay. Not my favorite, but it's solid.

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Photo of DarthVorador
4.39/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MNAle
3.41/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Relatively faint aroma of biscuit with hints of spice and fruit. Clear deep amber with a short cream-colored head, thick and bubbly, ending quickly as a thin cap with a ring. Stringy lacing. Lots of visible carbonation. Surprisingly bitter on the initial taste, continuing on through the finish. Taste, apart from the bitterness, is tart and a bit off-putting to me.

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Photo of bicyclesandbeer
5/5  rDev +38.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Fedebadra
4.27/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BrentMcQuirk
4.02/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of BlakeAM
3.78/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mmmbeer89
3.13/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

It tastes a little too much like the regular spaten to me, it's better in my opinion but the color is probably the biggest difference between the two of them.

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Photo of Acforster2
3.6/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jh0104
4.06/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tjrock
4.4/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of craigbelly
3.88/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BdM
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lucnifter
3.94/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of descobar
3.9/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Smell: toasted bready malts and subtle caramel sweetness. herbal hop aroma notes.
Look: medium amber, almost copper with a nice half inch off-white head with good retention. bright clear. minimal lace.
Taste: bready, caramelly, malt sweetness smoothly balanced by herbal noble hop bitterness. no hop derived flavors. simple...
Feel: body is medium, texture creamy, moderate carbonation and medium to low astringency. the finish is short and moderately dry with lingering mild waves of bitterness.
Overall: very nice. so smooth that adventurous craft drinkers might find it uninteresting. a classic style. dig it.

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Photo of jbehlar
4.08/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Krusader
3.52/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jwat
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CobraDC23
3.32/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of the_awesometeer
3.6/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The beer is a clear dark copper color with a very thin white head and some carbonation. Lots of malts in the aroma with a slight sweetness and a very light hop aroma. The beer is well balanced and crisp. A little sweet on the front with a nice bitterness on the end but over all flavors seem very mild. The beer is light easy and crisp.

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Photo of blissfulNemo
3.65/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tcsox
3.74/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bogdawg
3.83/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Spaten Oktoberfestbier Ur-Märzen from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
Beer rating: 45.3% out of 100 with 2,580 ratings
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