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Port Huron Brewing Company

Port Huron Brewing Company
Oktoberfest

Category: Märzen/Octoberfest

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 6.5%
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended

Port Huron Brewing Company
Oktoberfest

Category: Märzen/Octoberfest

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 6.5%
Copper color. Roasted, savory aromas and flavors of toasted nut bread, honeyed dried fruits, and hint of mustard greens with a supple, crisp, finely carbonated, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-length finish displaying shades of dark roasted nuts, hints of molasses and licorice, and arugula finish. A refreshing savory Oktoberfest that will shine at the table.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Malty
Aroma Aroma: toasted nut bread, honeyed dried fruits, and hint of mustard greens
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with shades of dark roasted nuts, hints of molasses and licorice, and arugula
Bitterness Bitterness: Medium
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Shepherd’s Pie, Turkey Kabobs, Swiss
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A refreshing savory Oktoberfest that will shine at the table.

The Producer

Port Huron Brewing Co.

The Producer
805 Business Park Road
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
USA
1 608-253-0340

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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Märzen/Octoberfest