Tröegs Brewing Company

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Tröegs Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
Ranked #26
Ranked #14,260
3.94 | pDev: 7.61%
Today at 12:12 AM
Aug 06, 2022
Notes: Tröegs Oktoberfest is here! Our take on this timeless German style starts with a traditional brewing technique called decoction, creating a bright, dry maltiness. A kettle addition of Hallertau Tradition hops adds subtle floral and herbal undercurrents to this toasty sweet Fest Lager.
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Rated: 3.93 by brutalist from Pennsylvania

Today at 12:12 AM
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Reviewed by mikeinportc from New York

4.01/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
From the seasonal 12pk. Let sit out for 5 minutes or so, before pouring.

Clear orange-amber, with a bit over one finger of creamy light tan head.

Smell is typical toffee/caramel/ slight spiciness. A bit light , but otherwise spot-on.

Taste is toffee, light caramel, slightly burnt, finishing with light hop spiciness. Light bitterness balancing the light sweetness of the caramel.

Feel is medium, lightly-slick, with moderate, very fine carbonation tingle . There is a slight astringency at the back of the throat, that detracts a little.

Overall, solid. I like that it's not too sweet.
Fyi, this was the 2nd one I've had, with the first being consumed cold, straight out of the fridge. I think a few minutes of warm-up definitely improves it.
Sunday at 12:32 AM
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Reviewed by jadpsu from Georgia

3.74/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Had this on draft.
LOOK: Came in a 12 ounce mug. Copper color with an off white head. Arrived without a head and very little lace.
AROMA: Bread malts a little caramel sweetness.
TASTE: Toasted malts and some sweetness.
Easy drinking. Decent, slightly above average Octoberfest.
Sep 16, 2023
Rated: 4.27 by TimDixon1964 from Maryland

Sep 14, 2023
Rated: 3.91 by kraut6363 from Pennsylvania

Sep 06, 2023
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Reviewed by cjeep from Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Tasty stuff from a quality outfit.
L: From the can & it is appropriately festive.
S: quite a bit of aroma. Very nice. Get the malts, the sweetness, richness.
T: Follows the nose. Plenty of sweetness with a bit of a tangy bitter after taste. Good stuff
F: pretty rich for a lager.
O: works for me. From some of the reviews I guess your mileage may vary. But tasty Oktoberfest in this man’s opinion.
Sep 05, 2023
Rated: 3.88 by walt5 from Delaware

Sep 03, 2023
Rated: 3.94 by Humanusfermentum from Virginia

Sep 02, 2023
Rated: 3.9 by smithj4 from New York

Sep 02, 2023
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Reviewed by MrOH from Malta

3.62/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
Clear copper with big, dense off-white head, great retention, thin rings of lace
Toasted bread aroma, some caramel, a bit of grape (leads me to believe they went heavy on Munich malt)
Tastes like it smells, slightly sweet
Medium bodied and appropriately carbonated, a touch sticky
Not my favorite Octoberfest
Sep 01, 2023
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Reviewed by papawag from Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
Drinking from a sixtel keg, just tapped. It's interesting. The color is a rich copper-gold, with nice, straw colored head. There almost zero aroma, and a bland, slightly sweet taste to match, but NOTHING unpleasant. It's very drinkable!
Aug 30, 2023
Rated: 3.5 by kuhndog from New York

Aug 21, 2023
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Reviewed by HoppingMadMonk from New Jersey

4.23/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
A very clear dark amber appearance with a lasting white head
Body and carbonation both hover around medium
Aroma is malt,grainy dark bread,dark bread,toasted grain bread,dark honey
Taste has a very mild sweetness but stays true to the aroma.
Overall an excellent oktoberfest
Aug 20, 2023
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Reviewed by KenjiN from Massachusetts

4.16/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Copper brew with a frothy yellow head -- it looks beautiful. Nose evinces rich, bready malt. It's medium-bodied and lightly carbonated, definitely quaffable. There are both sweet and toasty malt flavors on the palate. The finish boasts a very slight touch of hops. It's an interesting take on the style, and I'll be glad to have it again. I would, however, mistake this for a conventional German oktoberfest.
Aug 16, 2023
Rated: 3.96 by Timmmmaaayyy from Pennsylvania

Aug 11, 2023
Rated: 3.71 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Jun 19, 2023
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Reviewed by DMFF from New York

4.51/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5
Found a 12pk of this recently for the bargain of $6. I absolutely love Märzens & Festbiers and I know that they age quite well, so let's give it shot!

L: Pours a beautiful, clear copper with a fluffy, 2 finger tan head with great retention. Delicate lacing forms on the glass.

S: Very forward in the maltiness department. Caramel, toffee, dark roasted bread and roasted nuts fill the nose first, followed by an herbal and floral aroma from the hops. Smells like a real winner!

F: Flavors follow the nose to a T. The sweet maltiness is perfectly balanced with the subtle herbal, floral noble hops that help cleanse the palate for the next sip. Overall quite rich.

F: Medium-full bodied, creamy, smooth and easily sessionable for being as rich as it is, but is a little heavy for the style.

O: Tröegs are really on to something here. This Märzen can easily stand toe to toe with anything brewed in Germany. It's beautiful to look at, rich and flavorful and surprisingly sessionable. This is truly an excellent choice!
May 16, 2023
Rated: 3.45 by Mortal_Wombat from Texas

Feb 01, 2023
Rated: 4 by Azpittil57 from Arizona

Jan 26, 2023
Rated: 3.85 by Skabiski from Maryland

Nov 27, 2022
Oktoberfest from Tröegs Brewing Company
Beer rating: 88 out of 100 with 93 ratings