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Hacker-Pschorr Original Oktoberfest Amber Märzen | Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH

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Hacker-Pschorr Original Oktoberfest Amber MärzenHacker-Pschorr Original Oktoberfest Amber Märzen

Brewed by:
Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Fall

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-04-2001

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Photo of hippityhops85
4.3/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Review from notes.

Poured into a pint glass from a 12oz bottle.

Pours a deep reddish/brown with ruby highlights. Thin 1 finger of offwhite/eggshell head that dissipates down over time. Good retention and lacing.

The nose has a lot of muted hop notes, dark wood, tobacco (mildly), and a great nuttiness.

The taste follows suit with an excellent maltiness coupled with toasted nuts, slight dark fruit flavors and tobacco notes.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied with excellent carbonation. Lifts the flavors off the tongue.

Highly recommended.

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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5/5  rDev +26.6%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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5/5  rDev +26.6%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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5/5  rDev +26.6%

Photo of VncentLIFE
4.85/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

If I had to drink one beer in 1L quantities, this would be it.

Pours an orange color with a nice white 1 inch head. Cabronation is nice. beautiful looking Oktoberfest.

Smells sweet, and airy. Lots of adjunct grains and caramel malt. And even legit caramel.

Tastes fantastic. Very light body, and the caramel sweetness is really the highlight. That sweetness is almost candy smoothness, which makes it very drinkable. Very light and airy, but not to a fault.

This is oktoberfest at its best. Almost perfect for style. PS I was told Spaten is year round, so minus points for Spaten for screwing Oktobefest up.

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of PhageLab
3.98/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a nonic pint glass.

A - Clear golden-brown coloration that made a solid 2 finger head. Laced very well and the froth never vanished.

S - Sugary sweet on the nose, roasted nuts and caramel malts also come to mind.

T - Nuts and cherries, with a touch of brown sugar. Sweet, but a mild bitterness rolls in to balance it all out.

M - A little thin bodied, and a slightly watery feel causes a hit here. Carbonation level was mild.

D - Overall very enjoyable. Sad I now have to wait a whole year to try it again!

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of brewskifan55
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter

Appearance: clear, pumpkin pie color. Half finger head that quickly dissipates; nice lacing.

Smell: Up front malts and caramel with sight smell of oranges.

Taste: Smooth, yet robust. The malts come though with finesse. Smooth finish, too.

Mouthfeel: light, little carbonation

Overall: one of the best Oktoberfests on the market. This is one that was recommended to me. Glad I caught it before the season was over. Can't wait for more next year. Would be heaven on draft.

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5/5  rDev +26.6%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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5/5  rDev +26.6%

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5/5  rDev +26.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Hacker-Pschorr Original Oktoberfest Amber Märzen from Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH
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