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Oktoberfest | Lazy Monk Brewing

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Brewed by:
Lazy Monk Brewing
Wisconsin, United States

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ChimRichels on 10-07-2011

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 13
Reviews by ChimRichels:
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3.88/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a wonderfully vibrant crystal-clear medley of bronze/orange/ruby with a one finger cream/beige head that fizzles to nothing fairly quickly.

S - Smell is quite nutty, along with some raw bread dough. Caramel/toffee is in there somewhere. If I dig deep I find some interesting notes of allspice and cinnamon.

T - Taste is nutty, and pretty much matches the aroma. very malt-forward, little to no hops detectable as is to be expected in a Bavarian Marzen. Some sweet fruits lurking in the finish. Actually tastes quite a bit better than I was expecting.

M - mild carbonation leads to a smooth body, allowing the rich flavors to coat the tongue amply

O - A delicious Oktoberfest that is dangerously drinkable, very on-point for the style.

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2/5  rDev -46.7%

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5/5  rDev +33.3%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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2.75/5  rDev -26.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -33.3%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of vette2006c5r
3.46/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Oktoberfest pours a darker golden color with a nice head. There isn't much of an aroma, carmalized malts come through, nothing different from any other Marzen. There is a nice spicy malty taste. Good full flavor, and easy to drink. Overall this is a solid Marzen beer, good full body, and strong taste.

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Photo of JeffSK
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ottoj55
4.05/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Everyone is brewing a marzen these days, the exception to Lazy Monk's beer is the very European take on it. It pours a nice golden color with strong malt aromas. The hops are subdued on the nose, but very much in balance with the malt flavors. The beer could stand for a longer aging time and tastes a little green. Talking to the bartender in the tasting room it sounds like the brewery has a two to four week production time for each brew.

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Oktoberfest from Lazy Monk Brewing
3.75 out of 5 based on 13 ratings.
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