Margarita's Wrecking Ball Oktoberfest Lager | South Street Brewery

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Brewed by:
South Street Brewery
Virginia, United States

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Fall

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Added by Murph on 10-14-2002

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Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by Murph:
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3.53/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear amber/ruby color with noe head due to bad bartending. The aroma has a nice roastiness to it, but also has a pronounced american, piney/citrus hop aroma. There is also a nice toasty maltiness to the flavor but it is almost overwhelmed by the hoppiness of the brew. As the brew warms the hoppiness fades a bit but is very out of character for the märzen style. This brew has a pleasant medium body with a crisp hoppy bite that makes it rather drinkable. I was a bit dissappointed in this brew as I was expecting a true German Märzen and what I got was more of an american version. It wasn't a bad beer by any stretch of the imagination but just not what I was looking for.

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Photo of Proteus93
3.38/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Nice and reddish with some rusty amber highlights. A pretty nice looking pour. Head is short, white, fairly straight forward.

S + T: A straight forward, soft toasty malt with a little caramel sweetness to it. Taste is similar... toasted malt with a light hop touch.

M + D: A little low in carbonation, with a bit of a watery feel to it. Not too bad, but not really extraordinary.

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Photo of CrellMoset
3.45/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

From a growler, courtesy of dkachur - thanks! Poured into a tulip pint.

Appearance: A clear reddish amber brew, a deep, clean copper, transparent, with a foamy, fast-fading, uneven white head, very sparse, big-bubbled, and fast carbonation. No lacing.

Aroma: Sweet, relatively clean, light, crisp hops, not much complexity or dyanmics, but pleasant.

Taste: Bready, caramel malts, a good load of spicy, grassy hop notes. Nice balance, and overall very clean.

Mouthfeel: Minimal carbonation - probably the growler's fault - but the tastes lend a nice crispness. Medium thickness, low-to-medium body, a little prickly.

Drinkability: Not bad, but not great. A decent Oktoberfest, and one I'd gladly get again - support your local brewery!

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Margarita's Wrecking Ball Oktoberfest Lager from South Street Brewery
3.45 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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