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VolksfestBier | Dinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG

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3.58/5
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47 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG
Germany
dinkelacker.de

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TheSarge on 08-11-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,138
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
47
pDev:
9.78%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
7
Trade:
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Ratings: 47 |  Reviews: 17
Photo of Hanglow
3.46/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours clear gold, small head that dissapates quite quickly.

Sweet, lightly fruity aroma, sweet apple, some malt

Taste isn't bad, pale malts, sweetish, some lemony flavour

not bad

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Photo of bat6
3.09/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Poured from a swing-top into a pint glass

L: vigorous pour produces massive head that dissipates quickly to virtually nothing. nice golden color

S: grassy, hint of lemony citrus, some grainy pale malt but not much

T: hints at sweet pale malt. hints at fresh cut grass and lemony citrus too but overall the flavors are pretty underwhelming. clean finish, almost metallic

F: thin w/ low carbonation. very smooth

O: uninspired. it's like a "marzen light", you could drink a lot of these without thinking about it but I'd much rather drink regular marzen

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Photo of vinicole
3.42/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle. Straw colour. Thick head which dissipates after about a minute.
Metallic aroma. Hops and cereal noted. Fruit detected.
Sweet malt flavour. Very light spice. Apple core dryness to finish.
Medium body and moderate carbonation.

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Photo of horshack7
3.49/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: This one pours a clear golden color with a white head a good two fingers worth of head.

Aroma: Lemon zest, grassy, caramel malts, faint spice, apple, light cinnamon.

Taste: Malty sweetness in the front along with a smooth mouthfeel. Citrus and floral hop that brings a slight dryness but that mellows out. Caramel malts, cinnamon, faint pear and apple.

Notes: Overall this one is tasty and drinkable not a bad find either. Prost.

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Photo of rulisekmartin
3.47/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tomislav
3.47/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EmperorBevis
3.03/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Bottled
Bright golden body with big foaming white head
Smells like good white bread baking
Malt and silver coin flavour
It does have a good mouthfeel though

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Photo of Hazen
4.02/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bryantan
3.79/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drpimento
2.86/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Seems like the Brewmaster was told to make an Oktoberfest style beer, but had to brew it with existing inventory. Beer has a slight toffee aroma. Flavor is sweet, a little malt, and some carbonic tang and that's about it. Appearance was a small creamy head. Body is strange- all the parts stand apart and don't work together and are somewhat unpleasant Totally forgettable beer. Give the bottle to a homebrewer.

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Photo of zeff80
3.64/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ColSanders123
3.66/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bluegrass49
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a standard 16 oz. ale glass. Clear golden color with an off-white 1 1/2" head which hung around for 1-2 minutes. Overall, the look, feel and taste were all pretty much just above average.

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Photo of AdmiralOzone
3.35/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jimdisser
3.57/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Not much to it, but it's nice. Nice color, crisp, clean. A slight aftertaste of hoppyness but fades immediately. Definitely a session brew.

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Photo of redleg411
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BBQWhisperer
3.72/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hellpop65
3.06/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of JuicesFlowing
3.96/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a dimpled mug.

Look: It looks like a mug of melted caramel with a light cream colored top. There's not a lot of lacing, but the head settles to a nice film.

Aroma: Admittedly, there's some skunk but otherwise faint caramel, toasted malts, and toffee.

Taste: Very easy on the palate, soft caramel and toasted grains ease their way down the gullet. There's some tea tanginess in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Light and creamy, very easy going down.

Overall: Very drinkable, and very smooth. Nice price point as well.

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Photo of Todd
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of fourstringer
3.58/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 0.5L swing top bottle into a flared pint glass. Moderate hand. Stamped 18513 06.

A: Rather hazy, honey-colored body with 1 finger of mostly white head. Good retention. Light lacing.

S: Yeast, bready malt. Wheat-esque fruit notes, including apple and banana. Slight spice. Somewhat light, but nice.

T: Slightly spicy yeast opens. Tempered wheat and malt notes quickly transition to a noble hop-fueled bitterness. Closes mostly dry. Minimal alcohol presence. Lingering floral hops and hints of wheat in the aftertaste.

M: Moderate to high carbonation with a fairly prickly feel. Light to medium body. Lacks a certain smoothness.

O: The flavors on this one seems a bit muted. Somewhat muddled overall. The wheat notes were unexpected. I do like the hopping, which is probably the high point.

Prost!

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Photo of Kahlerbock
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of bigred89
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of Sellen
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of BigRizz62
3.6/5  rDev +0.6%

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VolksfestBier from Dinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG
Beer rating: 3.58 out of 5 with 47 ratings
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