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3B Oktoberfest/Marzen

Average Score / 50
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Judge: Brian Robbins (b-robbins@comcast.net)
Judge Qualification: Rank Pending
Entry ID: 75663974
Style: 3B Oktoberfest/Marzen
Beer Info:
Descriptors:
Bottle Inspection:
Bottle Comments:

Aroma:
Moderate toasty and bready malt aroma, faint caramel. Low spicy hop aroma. Very faint white grape juice ester. No DMS, no diacetyl. Faint sulfur.
10 / 12

Appearance:
Rich deep amber light copper, brilliantly clear. Thin white head of fine and medium bubbles that quickly collapses to a thin ring at the periphery.
2 / 3

Flavor:
Moderate toasted and bready malt, low caramel. Medium hop bitterness, moderate spicy earthy hop flavor. Well balanced between malt and hops. Low grape esters. Bitterness and malt persists into the finish. Dry and crisp, fairly clean.
15 / 20

Mouthfeel:
Medium body, medium carbonation. Faint alcohol warmth. Slight dryness on the palate.
4 / 5

Overall:
An excellent example of the style with only major detractions. Consider adding specialty malts, or if all grain brewing, reduce or eliminate protein rests to enhance improve head retention.
8 / 10

Total Score: 39 / 50

Style Accuracy: 5 / 5
Technical Merit: 4 / 5
Intangibles: 5 / 5


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