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3.66 | pDev: 12.57%
May 13, 2022
Feb 11, 2012
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Reviewed by Ciocanelu from Romania

3/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Amber color with beige head. Dark malts and caramel on the aroma. Taste follows with the same notes with a slight alcohol presence. Body is medium-light with a mineral feel. Not bad but it's not one of my favorite beer styles.
Nov 28, 2015
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Reviewed by Sigmund from Norway

3.71/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
30.11.2014. 650 ml bottle, from CITTI-Markt Flensburg. BB-date today. ABV is 5.5%. Hop is Herkules. Beautiful copper colour, large off-white head. Aroma of malts and caramel. Fairly refreshing flavour, malts, caramel (but not very sweet) and decent herbal hops throughout. A fine Märzen, but also more expensive than the bulk of them.
May 13, 2022
Rated: 3.75 by Robertas from Lithuania

Feb 19, 2020
Rated: 3.25 by AlexAfonin from Russian Federation

Dec 07, 2015
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Reviewed by drmeto from Germany

3.35/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
-pours a clear copper with a small to medium,foamy,white head
-high carbonation visible
-Follows the nose plus breadyness
-finishes dry
-medium,lingering bitterniss
-medium carbonation
-light to medium body
Decent, but not terribly complex Märzen
Nov 23, 2015
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Reviewed by Arminius757 from Connecticut

3.79/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Interesting take on a Märzen. Bitter sweet is the way i would describe this beers taste as well as my experience. Beautiful clear brown red color, nice frothy head in a slight tan. Smells malty sweet with hits of caramel. Tast is malty upfront with a bitter bite. This kinda threw it off for me. Wasmt as clean and malty as i hoped to be. Overall, not a bad beer, just not earth shaker.
May 31, 2015
Rated: 3.27 by Beerman1977 from Austria

Jan 18, 2015
Rated: 4.64 by Malc44

Dec 05, 2014
Rated: 3 by olradetbalder from Sweden

Nov 21, 2014
Rated: 3 by PoppaSquat from New Jersey

Jun 03, 2014
Rated: 4 by rredshift from Germany

Mar 28, 2014
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Reviewed by bark from Sweden

4.24/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
The colour is brown-red, the liquid clear. The elegant head is beige and compact. Some lacing occurs.

The smell is malty and rather bitter. Some nice dough-flavours.

The taste is sweet with lots of caramel notes. It is very malty with clean bitterness. Honey in the rather short aftertaste. Honey flavouring and powerful bitter flavours in the finish.

The bubbles are large, the carbonation strong and lager-like. Medium smooth liquid.

A very pleasant märzen with distinct flavours, with the balance intact.
Jan 19, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by Evil_Pidde from Sweden

Jan 01, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by aztraz from Sweden

Nov 15, 2013
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Reviewed by JonnoWillsteed from England

3.99/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
A: A very striking deep bright copper. A good cream coloured 1cm head that 10 minutes later reduced to lacing.

S: Caramel and hops

T: Toasty rich, with a hoppiness that goes on and on.

M: I'd have expected to feel a little more 'roundness' on the palette from a 5.5% beer but it might be masked behind the hoppy richness.

O: I was a little cynical before trying it. At the beer-shop the brewery has a dedicated fridge unit for their range, sophisticated labelling, and brochures. Plus it's far from cheap, I paid about euro4 for a 330ml bottle. But for an occasional treat I think it is worth it. This beer is something different for me, and I really enjoyed it.

Serving type: 300ml bottle
Apr 22, 2013
Rated: 4 by Liquoric3 from Germany

Feb 08, 2013
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Reviewed by FloppyDog from North Carolina

4.06/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Purchased at the Galleria in East Berlin.

Poured into the designated brewery stemmed glassware. This beer had amazing head retention with a solid 1" of head the entire glass! Appearance was of a beautiful brilliant copper/orange. You can't get a nicer looking beer.

Aroma was malty and clean. Caramel malt and doughy/bready aromas dominate.

Taste is mainly of clean caramel malt with a hint of fruitiness at the end. Just enough hop bitterness is present to provide some balance.

Mouthfeel is full and a bit creamy due to the thick head of foam. Very nice!

Overall, a true craft brewer's approach to the standard German "Oktoberfest" beer. This brewery seems to meld German tradition with American flavor intensity. I highly recommend you snag Braufactum's stuff whenever you can find it!
Feb 11, 2012
Marzus from BraufactuM
Beer rating: 84 out of 100 with 17 ratings