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RATINGS: 634   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.81/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
This seasonal specialty is brewed in limited quantities. Beck’s brewmasters create the distinctive, malty-sweet, amber-colored brew so people throughout the world can celebrate the season popularly known in Germany as Oktoberfest.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HuskerTan (1699) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Bottle. A- Grains, spices. A- Copper color, clear liquid, white head. T- Malty, spices, slightly sweet. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, spicy finish. O- I’ve had better Oktoberfests and I’ve had worse. This one is pretty standard. Nothing to complaint about nor brag about.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anthony850 (464) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - DEC 4, 2013
Tastes like a German beer,for me the best ocktoberfest. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Ptw (15) - - NOV 19, 2013
Thought I was getting a German import but after tasting it, checked the bottle and see it was brewed in USA. Not the same. Pass on this. Just pass.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hotstuff (4864) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - NOV 13, 2013
Rated on 8-25-2009 (Best Before 06.2010 Bottle) This beer pours a medium sized fizzy ivory head that mostly diminished, transparent amber body, fizzy carbonation, and a fair amount of lacing. The Aroma is light caramel malt and a hint of hops. The Taste mimics the Aroma. The Palate is fairly smooth and this beer is medium bodied. Overall, this beer lacks character, no WOW factor and there are better of this style to be had. I do not recommend this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
greenhorn1 (850) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - NOV 1, 2013
Bottle. Pours Amber with a thin small tan head. Strong aroma of malts. Unfortunately, the flavor doesn't match the aroma. Very thin and watery. Hints of caramel and toffee. Good effort but lacks in flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tnkw01 (1717) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 26, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 27, 2013 Bottle. Amber color. Small head. No lace. Slight skunk, caramel, grain aroma. Taste is rather bland and watery for a Oktoberfest.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrJAO773 (10) - New York, USA - OCT 21, 2013
The pour is beautiful, the aroma is quite rich and the taste is complex with a malty front with a slight fruit note in the finish. The only downside is that the bubbles are a bit harsh and take away from the flavor up front.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Livendadream (193) - New Mexico, USA - OCT 13, 2013
Btl pours clear reddish amber color thick creamy off white head that last awhile leaving lots of lacing on glass. Aromas of toffee, roasted malts and sweet bread. Taste is semi sweet malt with a slight twang. A slight toffee flavor and a very faint hop taste. Light body, smooth texture, good carbonation. Well this beer has great aroma and virtually no flavor. It is drinkable but pretty mediocre.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
OysterMonkey (14) - - OCT 7, 2013
Coppery brown, thin head. Blink and it's gone. No lacing. Sweet caramelly aroma. Nondescript marzen. An ostensibly German brewer should do better than this. Ok, not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
lotanband (1) - - OCT 3, 2013 does not count
Good beer for light drinking, but nothing to write home about. Easy to drink very light flavor.

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