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Neumarkter Lammsbräu Festbier | Neumarkter Lammsbräu

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Neumarkter Lammsbräu

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Fall

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Added by bark on 08-16-2007

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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of DuncanMcBommer
3.69/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tomais
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

light is low here - but clear, reddish amber, medium head that fades quickly (poured in a stein).

tea/tannin, a little sweet, malts, yeast, peppery.

black-tea/tannin; malty; again, a little sweet, with just enough fine hop bitterness to contain the sweetness. Finish is balanced, reasonably satisfying . Yet I was hoping for more character, coming from this brewery. There's a bit of a red lemonade aftertaste (that's an obscure one I guess, but (Irish) red lemonade did have a very distinctive taste, not sure what from though...)

there's a lot of fizz here - I probably could have poured it more agressively. *Swirls a bit: now it's better, the carbonation surges nicely in the mouth - similar to bottle conditioned beers. Again, a satisfying mouthfeel.

So, a good beer. Quite different to other Märzen I've tried though.
I give it a consistent 3.75 across the board (FWIW I dont usually do this). Yet I'm disappointed, the problem with expectations (of the brewery again).

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Photo of sfprint
4.15/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

exp jan 7th 2012

A: Light amber in color, slight haze, uniform and lively carbonation. 2.5 finger head.
S: slightly sweet, somewhat herbal, nostril opening, earthy malt.
T: I was a bit nervous since I initially read the date wrong, and thought it expired in July but I realized it expires soon so i decided to drink it. But it tasted really good. I'm not a huge fan of most german beers either. Earthy amberness. Some sweetness but not the sweetness of ambers. Sort of a German Amber, less sweet, more herby, has a tea quality that I really like.
M: very very mildly astringent, astringent like certain teas. very light carbonation.
O: Surprisingly good. Would definitely drink again. There's definitely a fullness to it which doesn't draw me into drinking lots of them in a row, but very nice.

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Photo of bark
3.58/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4


The colour is pale amber; the large firm head is off white and airy.

The smell is fruity and lightly roasted with some dry malt and a hint of yeast.

The taste is malty and fruity with some lightly roasted sweet notes. The aftertaste is also very malty with some mild yeast, rye bread and minerals.

The carbonation is relatively weak, small bubbles. The liquid is somewhat thick.

A highly drinkable beer with a odd fragile mineral note.

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Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 4 ratings
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