Shiner Märzen-Style Oktoberfest | Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner

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Shiner Märzen-Style OktoberfestShiner Märzen-Style Oktoberfest
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
Texas, United States
shiner.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by battlekow on 09-21-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,141
Reviews:
297
Avg:
3.38
pDev:
15.38%
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
296
For Trade:
1
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Photo of rsuarez1982
3.79/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DynamiteKyle
3.76/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

S: white bread crumb, light toast, light bread crust, faint German malt spice, and a trace of diacetyl (movie popcorn butter) aromas. Moderate malt dominates the aroma. There are low to no hop, caramel, biscuit and alcohol aromas.

L: pours brilliant copper orange with rapidly rising streams of bubbles under a 1" white rapidly dissipating head that does leave some light lace.

T: ildly sweet, very creamy start with bread crumb and bread crust. Shiner Märzen-Style Oktoberfest dries on the finish with a moderate to moderately low bitterness and a slight grainy tartness.

F: creamy, medium body but medium high carbonation gives it a little bite and crispness.

O: Shiner Märzen-Style Oktoberfest is very drinkable.

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Photo of Big_Thirsty
4.5/5  rDev +33.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of duvel1979
2.5/5  rDev -26%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Bammer21
3.54/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Urk1127
1.42/5  rDev -58%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.75

Photo of nbaker290
4.5/5  rDev +33.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Look: poured 12oz bottle into a pint glass. Amber-brown color with an off white head that lasts for a minute or 2, then dissipates to a film. Lacing is present as beer is drank, not a ton but a decent among.
Smell: malty and hoppy, hops and malt smell like a German Oktoberfest (such as Spaten Oktoberfest) than others such as Sam Adams or Yuengling offerings.
Taste: damn. Starts a little sweet, then an earthy bitterness followed by a more earthy and more bitter hop finish, with not too much aftertaste. A very good Oktoberfest in my book. Sweet and bitter bite.
Feel: medium carbonation, medium light feel. About right for the style.
Overall: one of my top 2 Oktoberfest beers, pretty much ties Spaten Oktoberfest in my book. A foot sweet start followed by an immediate hop bite that is easy to drink and not too much carbonation to drink quickly, the purpose of this style of beer. 4.5 of 5 all around.

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Photo of jg24rules
4.07/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sgtbash
4.5/5  rDev +33.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of q33jeff
1.78/5  rDev -47.3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

**
10/20/12
AROMA: Stale Barley, Fraternity Basement.
LOOK: Amber, little head.
TASTE: Blah ; Slightly Skunky.

Not Good.
On tap at Hanover, NJ Marriot Hotel bar after Amy and Brian's wedding.
**

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Photo of BabaBeer
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of J10Jordan
3.67/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jpschouest
3.38/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of irongator
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mrfrancis
2.68/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jkermitj
3.58/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jmg480
3.18/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Benjolovesbeer
1/5  rDev -70.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of JustinSparks
3.27/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jjwisenheimer
2.75/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Jason_cs
3.34/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of archero
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dum3z
2/5  rDev -40.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

First beer I've dumped out in years.

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Photo of NickMunford
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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