Altenmünster Oktoberfest | Allgäuer Brauhaus AG

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Allgäuer Brauhaus AG
Germany

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Fall

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-09-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
123
Reviews:
14
Avg:
3.62
pDev:
11.33%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
29
For Trade:
0
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of jlindros
4.23/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Draft at epcot

Good head, clear tan orange, good lacing

Typical o fest, soft decoction malts, toasted grain, straw, faint grassy hop, good soft lager, etc

Taste same, great layered decoction, toasted grainy, juicy malt, faint grassy hop

Mouth is med bod good carb, soft layered lager

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Photo of smcolw
3.4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Tasted at Epcot, of all places.

Reasonably clear (mild haze). Light amber/deep gold color. Nearly no head and certainly no lace.

Smells "clean". Mostly malt aroma with a strong raw grain element. Very low hops.

The flavor matches the aroma. It starts with a blend of raw and fully malted pale grain. Rich bodied for the style. Good carbonation. Decent but not special.

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Photo of mikesgroove
3.65/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

had this on tap with one other beer the entire trip. just too sick the rest of the time and so on this last day i had these two on tap in germany at epcot.

decent, albeit light pour with a small head that glazed the side of the glass with some decent lacing and a nice bit of head. aroma is light bready malts, hints of caramel and a touch of a nice grassy hop note, nothing crazy here. smooth and clean flavor, light with a heavy caramel flavor that melted into a really nice light hoppy note and a smooth and clean finish.

overall not a bad beer, not worth 8 bucks but not bad.

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Photo of TMoney2591
3.03/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served in a Paulaner krug.

I saw a half-gallon swingtop of this at a local store and knew I just had to buy it and try it. It pours a clear amber-gold topped by over a finger of dirty white foam. The nose comprises honey, light caramel, light orange zest, sweet flowers, grass, and light greens. The taste brings in more of the same, with the grass, flowers, and newly-arrived light biscuit taking the fore. The body is a rather light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a kinda watery feel. Overall, a very easy-drinking O-Fest, but one that's jut too light, too thin, too grassy; in short, there's not as much O-Fest character here.

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Photo of aasher
3/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of Nichols33
3/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of weeare138
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of pathman
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of ovaltine
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rderedin
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of Brenden
3.47/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On the light side of the scale, this beer from the source looks yellow, a little thin in the edges, as it pours. The body fills in a bit as it fills the glass, though it leans lighter with a yellow hue in what finally reveals itself as a pale orange body. The head, off-white, is soft but rises to nearly a finger. Retention is pretty good, and the lace left is mostly spotty with a little patching accompanying.
While clean, the aroma's fairly light, but it's not exactly weak. It is a little fainter than it should be. Along with fruitiness, caramel and biscuit dough, there's a slight grainy astringency, but it's not too strong.
Sturdy malts offer the traditional mix of toast and caramel as well as fruiter type of sweetness. Slightly spicy with a bit of leaf, and a touch herbal as well, the hops definitely seem to be German.
The body is light to medium, certainly lighter than Americanized bersions, but with biting crispness and steady carbonation all the way.

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Photo of Dope
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of Treyliff
3.59/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Epcot

Pours a dull golden color with a creamy white head that reduces to a ring. Smells of toasted bread, straw, faint grassy and floral hop, crackers. Tastes of toasted brown bread, sweet malts, grassy hops, clean toasted cracker finish. Medium body and carbonation, creamy mouthfeel and finish.

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Photo of ROGUE16
3/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of st9647v3
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of suckaj
3/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of justintcoons
3.52/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of buckyp
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of jheezee
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of bcm75
3.7/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of HardyA
3.62/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Franziskaner
3.77/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Light gold in color with a quarter inch of off white resting on top. Heavy lacing is present. The aroma is light malt and Hallertau hops. I taste what I detected in the nose: light malt and those delicate Geeman hops are present in the fade. The mouth is very light, quaffable, and dry.

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Photo of chuckgietzen
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JohneHoodlum
4/5  rDev +10.5%

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Altenmünster Oktoberfest from Allgäuer Brauhaus AG
3.62 out of 5 based on 123 ratings.
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