Goss Märzen | Brauerei Goss

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Brauerei Goss

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Fall

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Added by Bierman9 on 10-05-2005

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

Photo of boddhitree
4.23/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Color is bright, bright clear amber lots of with orange hues. It has a strong dirty white foam top, in fact, it squirted out the bottle even after sitting for 1 day without movement.

Aroma is typical Münchner, toasty malts, very aromatic even 20 minutes after sitting neglected while type this up. I smell a hint of hop bitterness, Noble hops like Tettnanger or Hersbrücke.

The flavor is sweet, quite sweet Caramunich or simply Münchner malt maltiness, toasted, roasted caramel malts and other flavors such, neither figs nor dates but something similar with such intense sweetness. I feel like Vienna malts are highly present, and a search on Hobbybrauer.de shows that truly it's a major part of a typical Märzen recipe. The front has a light sourness, but the sides and middle are all syrupy malt flavors. Unlike Eichhofener Festbier, it's sweetness is more balanced out with some bitterness around the center and back of the tongue. The aftertaste is all sweet malts, kind of like sucking on a malt-sicle with a slight hop floral flavor instead of chocolate on top. It's also not a tad less sickly sweet as Eichhofener's Festbier. I can see why this beer won Gold (2008) and Silver (2004) in the Beer World Cup, though I might have upped the IBUs just a wee bit. Nonetheless, in order to drink more and finish the bottle, I find myself forcing the beer over the front of the tongue to get more of the sour/tart notes and swirl it over the center of the tongue to find more bitterness; otherwise, it's just too sweet. It would taste great with a Torte or other cake, ...really, it would.

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Photo of Bierman9
4.21/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This was #3 in a series of Märzens I had one night recently with Stahlsturm while in the Regensburg area. Poured from a 0.5l bottle.

It's yet another clear, clean copper colored brew, with a large white, long-lasting head which leaves top-shelf lace. Nose was bready with a hint of floralness, though a bit understated. Solid medium body, and very nice tongue-wise. Right on for the style.

Flavor is bready, toasty and smooth. A great malt foundation, with light sweetness. Glides down the throat and easily quaffable. Just a nip of hops at the end, on the floral side; no bitterness. Quite tasty and satisfying.


overall: 4.25
appearance: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | mouthfeel: 4 | drinkability: 4.5


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Goss Märzen from Brauerei Goss
Beer rating: 3.98 out of 5 with 3 ratings
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