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Damm Brewery

Damm Brewery
Voll-Damm Doble Malta Märzen

Category: Märzen/Octoberfest

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 7.2%
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional

Damm Brewery
Voll-Damm Doble Malta Märzen

Category: Märzen/Octoberfest

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 7.2%
Brilliant medium deep amber color. Malty, minerally, chemical aromas of wet slate, ash cheese rind, and charred romaine with a round, soft, spritzy, medium body and an even, quick whole wheat cracker, dried leaves, dried fig cake, and rye spice finish. A sumptuous Marzen that rewards the palate with waves of flavor.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Malty & Crisp & Light
Aroma Aroma: wet slate, ash cheese rind, and charred romaine
Taste Flavor: whole wheat cracker, dried leaves, dried fig cake, and rye spice
Bitterness Bitterness: Medium
Enjoy Enjoy: on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Grilled Beer-Cooked Sausages, Roasted Chicken, Swiss
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A sumptuous marzen that rewards the palate with waves of flavor.

The Producer

S.A. Damm

The Producer
Rosselló 515
Barcelona, 08025
Spain
34 -932909242

Marzen-Octoberfest

Märzen beers are gold to dark amber in color and range from 5-6.5% in alcohol. These beers are characterized by a fuller-body, sweet toasted and toffee malt flavors and subtle hop character. These beers are malt-forward with flavors and aromas derived from Munich and Vienna malts. Closely related to the Vienna style, märzen-style lagers were originally brewed by Bavarian brewers in March to last through the fall. First officially introduced by Spaten Brewery at the 1841 Oktoberfest, märzen style beers have been linked to this celebration ever since. With only a few select breweries legally permitted to use the term Oktoberfest in Germany, the term “Octoberfest” has been adopted by US craft brewers for märzen style seasonal releases that coincide with the German festival. Noteworthy examples of this style included: Capital Oktoberfest, Great Lake Octoberfest, Spaten Oktoberfest and Ayinger Oktoberfest-Märzen.

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