Coqtoberfest
Brewery Vivant

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Style:
Lager - Märzen / Oktoberfest
ABV:
5.5%
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Avg:
4.25 | pDev: 0%
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2
Ratings:
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Brewery Vivant
 
Michigan, United States
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TooManyGlasses from Canada

4.37/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Single can from Siciliano’s Market in Grand Rapids, Mi. Suspect nearing the end of Octoberfest beer season but this one is amazing.
Pours a deep clear copper colour with creamy light beige head.
Aroma is bready, hints of molasses, and caramel malt, almost a touch smoky, nutty.
Tastes of smooth sweet caramel malt, brown sugar, again a hint of smokiness, some floral, earthy hops, with perfect balance of malty sweetness and a touch of hop bitterness.
Full malty sweet mouthfeel with active carbonation and a wonderful creaminess.
Absolutely great.

Nov 23, 2019
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superspak from Michigan

4.13/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

16 ounce can into dimpled mug, canned on 10/1/2019. Pours slightly hazy deep orange/copper color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense and fluffy light khaki head with fantastic retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice dense spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Fantastic appearance. Aromas of big brown sugar, brown bread dough/crust, and toasted biscuit; with lighter notes of caramel, nuttiness, wood, pepper, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of dark/bready malts and light earthy hop notes; with great strength. Taste of big brown sugar, brown bread dough/crust, and toasted biscuit; with lighter notes of caramel, nuttiness, wood, pepper, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness. Mild herbal, floral, woody, grassy, peppery bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of brown sugar, brown bread dough/crust, toasted biscuit, caramel, nuttiness, wood, pepper, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Awesome complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/bready malts and light earthy hop flavors; with an awesome malt/bitterness balance, and no cloying sweetness after the finish. Very clean on lager flavors, with minimal fruity/yeasty notes. Lightly increasing dryness from lingering bitterness. Medium carbonation and medium-plus body; with a very smooth, creamy/bready/grainy, and lightly sticky mouthfeel that is great. Zero warming alcohol for 6%. Overall this is an awesome Marzen. All around awesome complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/bready malts and light earthy hop flavors; very smooth and easy to drink with the mildly bitter/drying finish; great soft feel for the style. Awesomely clean/rich dark/Munich malts; with solid noble hop presence/balance. Light residual sweetness with lingering dryness. A really enjoyable offering, impressively spot on style example as expected.

Oct 11, 2019
Coqtoberfest from Brewery Vivant
Beer rating: 4.25 out of 5 with 2 ratings