BeerCritic


Brooklyn Oktoberfest

RateBeer Rating, Style and Glass: 52, Oktoberfest/Marzen, lager glass.
ABV, Volume & Calories: 5.5 % in 12 fl oz. estimated at 150 C
Purchased at: Canal’s Lawrenceville, NJ for $1.33 as part of a pre-six-mix

Aroma: average – smells like your basic lager. 7 out of 10.

Visuals: deep, brilliant, copper color, white head, rocky, staying, long lacing. 5 out of 5.

Taste: not watery, but mostly malt, and smooth, well done, not impressive. 5 out of 10.

Palate: weaker, slick, okay finish. 3 out of 5.

Overall: Better than bud, but not great. I’d not go out of my way for it again. 15 out of 20.

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Sly Fox Route 113 IPA

RateBeer Rating, Style and Glass: 84, IPA, shaker/tulip
ABV, Volume & Calories: 6.6 % in 22 fl oz. estimated at 300 C
Purchased at: Newportville Inn for $6

Aroma: very nice, standard IPA aroma, hops, citrus, and a bit of funk. 9 out of 10.

Visuals: brilliant, clear golden copper. thin white head, long lacing. 5 out of 5.

Taste: lagerish beginning, hoppy, bitter, well crafted. 8 out of 10.

Palate: long bitter finish, rough texture. 5 out of 5.

Overall: Like many other great IPAs, but dark in nature, and a beautifully deep finish. I’d love to have it again, and it was very well crafted. 18 out of 20.