Berkshire Life On Märzen | Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.

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BA SCORE
3.95/5
Very Good
395 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
Massachusetts, United States
berkshire-brewing.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Berkshire Oktoberfest Lager

Added by Jason on 09-27-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,254
Reviews:
208
Ratings:
395
pDev:
12.91%
Bros Score:
4.37
 
 
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62
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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A pint served at Grendel's Den in Cambridge, MA. Ruddy brown in color, maybe a bit of copper thrown in there. Deep malty flavor, mild fruitiness. No head. The Oktoberfest to beat this fall, IMHO.

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

A - Amber/bronze body with a small white head. Leaves little lacing.
S - Malt is upfront a center. Caramel, toffee, sweet malt.
T - More balanced than the nose led me to believe. Sweetness of the malt is still the major player, which should be expected for the style. Hops bitterness and maybe a little spice cut it off. Far back after taste is a little spice like rye bread.
M - Thick body, low carb. Feels like an ale rather than a lager. Would expect it to be a little cleaner.
O - A solid Marzen/Oktoberfest. A good contrast to say Sam Adams Octoberfest. It is a little higher in ABV. This year's bottle read 7.5%, so given that, the alcohol is well hidden. Much different than I remember last year, but I would say an improvement.

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Berkshire Life On Märzen from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
Beer rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 395 ratings