Munsterfest | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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757 Ratings
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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%
 
 
Wants:
62
Gots:
97
For Trade:
6
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Photo of emyers
3.14/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

22 oz. bottle poured into a Sam Adams perfect pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a clear medium amber color with a big, billowing off-while head. Great head retention.

Smell: Mix of biscuity malt and piney, floral hops along with some citrus, Definitely a much heavier hop presence than expected in a Marzen. It's kind of a bizarre presence actually, and the balance between malt and hops could definitely be better.

Taste: The same issues present in the aroma are present here - an awkward mix of what seems like could be an solid malt profile and an unbalanced hop profile that does little more than get in the way. Malt flavor is really the defining feature of the Marzen style, and the extent to which the hops overpower the malt in this beer is pretty disappointing.

Mouthfeel: Body is on the thin side of medium-bodied, with mid-level carbonation.

Overall: I know 3 Floyds loves to over-hop everything they do, and most of the time it works out really well. This is not a style for which that strategy works.

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Photo of hoosier222002
3.77/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LeeEvolved
3.56/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bencooper27
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of nathanmiller
3/5  rDev -20.2%

Photo of BarrelAgedG
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of stjjoseph87
1.12/5  rDev -70.2%

Photo of ricknelson
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of Tilly
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Pours a dark amber. Not much head. 1/2 finger at best. Caramel nose. Not much else. Caramel with large orange undertones. Not much presents of hops. Nice amount of carbonation. Clean mouth. I'm not a lager person, but this , I would recommend!

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Photo of JamesV23
3.92/5  rDev +4.3%

Photo of sonofliberty2
3.6/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of MrBeige
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +13%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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4.08/5  rDev +8.5%

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3/5  rDev -20.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.68/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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