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Shiner Märzen-Style Oktoberfest | Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner

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Shiner Märzen-Style OktoberfestShiner Märzen-Style Oktoberfest
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Shiner Märzen-Style OktoberfestShiner Märzen-Style Oktoberfest

Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
Texas, United States

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Fall

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Added by battlekow on 09-21-2005

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of Jeffreysan
3.68/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle, poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Pours a semi-cloudy/semi-clear, orange/amber with two fingers of white head that dissolved into a half of a finger of foam that completely covered the top of the beer.

Aroma: Very malty and very hoppy with notes of orange zest, clover and caramel.

Taste: Very malty and bready up front, like toasted English muffins, sweetened by caramel and some semi-sweet citrus, like orange marmalade, finished with some beautifully balanced hoppy bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Medium, with some good carbonation to tickle the taste buds. With an ABV of 5.8%, there is no presence of alcohol on the palate.

Overall: This is a very solid, very delicious American version of an Oktoberfest beer! Actually, it’s one of my favorites and one that I always get every October. Great balance between malt and hops and I really like the citrus flavors too!

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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

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2/5  rDev -40.5%

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3.29/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A-orange amber color with a decent off-white head and some lacing

S-malt, toffee, slight fruit

T-malt, toffee, hint of fruit, mild bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, astringent

O-average Oktoberfest beer, lacks depth of flavor

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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2/5  rDev -40.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -18.2%

Photo of Wortman1998
3.24/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Very typical Marzen style beer. Good typically rich color, decent yellowish colored head. It is what it is - it's another Octoberfest beer - not great, but not bad. (in truth, I may be getting enough of the Octoberfest beers, they are all starting to be so similar).

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +19%

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4/5  rDev +19%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -25.6%

Shiner Märzen-Style Oktoberfest from Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
Beer rating: 3.36 out of 5 with 1,177 ratings
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