Dragonmead Oktoberfest Marzen | Dragonmead Microbrewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dragonmead Microbrewery
Michigan, United States
dragonmead.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
This classic German-style lager is brewed once annually for service in mid-September. It has big malt flavor from imported German Vienna and Munich malts with just enough German Hallertauer hops to balance the sweet character of the beer. This is a rich, full-bodied lager is a great treat for any Oktoberfest celebration.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-25-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
14
Reviews:
1
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
11.69%
 
 
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User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 14 |  Reviews: 1
Photo of Hrodebert
3.58/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of malprep
3.03/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Gemini6
3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Giggy
3.83/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of superspak
3.88/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into dimpled mug, bottled on 8/10/2015. Pours fairly crystal clear orange/copper color with a 1 finger dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of honey, brown sugar, toasted biscuit, light nuttiness, light herbal/grass, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of bready malt and light earthy hop notes; with solid strength. Taste of honey, brown sugar, toasted biscuit, light nuttiness, herbal, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Light herbal/spicy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of caramel, brown sugar, toasted biscuit, light nuttiness, and herbal/yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance, complexity, and robustness of bready malt and light-moderate earthy hop flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Very clean on lager flavors with minimal yeast ester notes present. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a very smooth and moderately creamy/bready mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice Oktoberfest style. All around good complexity, robustness, and balance of bready malt and light-moderate earthy hop flavors; and very smooth and easy to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

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Photo of NSXAG
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of drbenderdo
4.17/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.66/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cryptichead
3/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Kerrie
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of goast8127
3/5  rDev -22.1%

Photo of ssimpson89
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of MattBreight
4.4/5  rDev +14.3%

Photo of Goldfoot
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Dragonmead Oktoberfest Marzen from Dragonmead Microbrewery
3.85 out of 5 based on 14 ratings.
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