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Time for one last Marzen before moving on to other things.  Let’s see if this one would keep my streak of good beers alive!

Beer Name: Opaaafest

Brewery: Opa Opa Brewing Company (Easthampton, MA)

Style: Marzen

ABV: 5.7%

Description: I couldn’t find much in the way of official information about this brew, but (surprise!) it’s the brewery’s fall seasonal.

Appearance: It poured to a see through, light copper body with a thin lacing of white foam.

Smell: A light, subtle blend of sweet and toasted malts.

Taste: Sweet light malts upfront transitioned toward lager yeast and toasted malt on end. The finish was slightly peppery with yeast and a faint hop presence.

Mouthfeel: Roughly medium bodied with slightly above moderate levels of carbonation.

Hype: None.  It was in the right place at the right time when we were looking for the style.

Overall: All in all this was another solid MarzenIt was a little lighter on the malts and heavier on the yeast than my previous brews but it still rather enjoyable.