Hinterland – Oktoberfest

Hinterland - Oktoberfest


Vienna-Style Lager
BJCP Style: 3A. Vienna Lager or 3B. Oktoberfest
ABV: 5.8%
Tasting on: 9/4/15
Glass: Pilsner

Aroma: Overtones of noble hops. Undertones of medium-roasted malt, and slightly dank/citrus hops. 8/10

Appearance: Copper with honey highlights. Off-white head with decent retention. Excellent clarity. 9/10

Flavor: Hint of hops in the beginning followed by a clean, malty middle with notes of caramel. A bit of sweetness and some balancing hop bitterness in the end. Minor hop mint in the aftertaste. 18.5/20

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation. No alcohol. 8/10

Overall Impression: Clean and malty with some interesting hop characteristics for the style. 46/50

Final Score: 90%

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