Munsterfest | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Indiana, United States
3floyds.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Fall

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Added by frank4sail on 10-18-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
757
Reviews:
230
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
11.97%
 
 
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62
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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1/5  rDev -73.4%

Photo of grover37
3.39/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle picked up in Indiana. At least 3 months old by now. Poured into a becker.

Appearance (3.5): Ruby red with orange around the edges. A fat finger of off-white head reduces to a thick layer. Pretty clear too - a decent looking beer. No lacing and little head retention after the layer dies off.

Aroma (4.5): Biscuit and a medium caramel. A little faint but just how I would expect an Oktoberfest to smell.

Taste (2.5): Sweeter than it smells. Sweet, light caramel up front. Even sweeter through the middle with a bit of a toffee taste. Some butterscotch in the finish. Too sweet for the style although not unpleasant.

Mouthfeel (4): Medium-high carbonation and body on the full side of medium. A touch effervescent from the high carbonation which really brings out the malt flavors. A bit sticky through the middle and a lingering sweet finish.

Overall (3.5): I like everything about this beer except for the sweetness in the taste. Would drink again, but won't seek it out.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of cosmicevan
3.85/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

big thanks to florida9 for sending this in a BIF. enjoyed out of brooklyn snifter.

a - poured a semi transparent orange brown with a thin fizzy head that bubbled away relatively quickly. lacing was very slippery but swirling the glass rebuilt the fizzy head.

s - brown sugar, some lagery pilsner earthiness. all malt, but not as seasoned and pot pouri as i've come to love about the style.

t - flavor is much nicer than the smell and classic marzen. caramel malts and toffee. some brown sugar.

m - medium to light bodied. good carbonation that adds a lot to the beer. easy drinker.

o - i've come to really dig this style. munsterfest has a really nice flavor and feel and an oktoberfest i'd be happy to drink every fall.

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of Jammies
3.83/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- pours a brownish gold with a think layer of foam that lingers and slowly recedes to the sides of the glass.

S- malty notes with some slight caramel hints

T- sweet and very slightly malty. well balanced and smooth

M- watery and a little bit thin

O- overall a great beer. A little bit sweeter than most Oktoberfests.

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.37/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle poured into a 3F pint glass
A: Muddy copper color with a thin head that quickly dissipates
S: Pleasant malt and spice, along with hints of fruit and citrus zest
T: Mallt, apple, a hint of caramel. Not too much going on.
M: Fairly thin, crisp but average.
O: Probably my least favorite 3F thus far, but on the other hand better than many Oktoberfests I've had.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Three Floyds : Munsterfest

Pours a clear, dark golden color. Aroma of bready malts and citrusy hops upfront. In the taste, biscuit and mild grapefruit flavors. Bitterness is pretty pronounced, along with more bready flavor. Lightly roasted malts. Citrusy and bitter for an Oktoberfest, but quite nice and in good balance. Mouthfeel is medium bodied and crisp. Overall, a nice twist on the Oktoberfest style, and a quality hoppy lager.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3/5  rDev -20.2%

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Munsterfest from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
3.76 out of 5 based on 757 ratings.
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