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RATINGS: 632   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8/5   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.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
keanex (1707) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - NOV 18, 2012
No bottling information.
Appearance: This looks like most Oktoberfests I’ve seen except the body is a bit darker in color, being a copper. The body is crystal clear with only light amounts of carbonation, a thin tan head settles after the pour and quickly dissipates into a light coating on top.
Aroma: The aroma reminds me a bit of cooked vegetables, light floral hops, and some malts, not a fan at all.
Taste: The flavor is very much like the aroma, it’s not very attractive with the vegetable flavor right on the intro.
Palate: Medium body with light carbonation.
Overall: This is just not good, I wasted $1.30 on it, I guess it’s my own fault.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fredis23 (564) - Hickory Hills, Illinois, USA - JAN 3, 2016
Clear Reddish Copper Color, Medium Small White Froth Head, Light Spotty Lacing. Malt Aroma. Malt, Some Sweet Notes, Caramel, Light Bitter Hop Finish. Not The Best for Style but Decent Enough. Drinkable. OK.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
solidfunk (6854) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 22, 2015
Lots of rust and some copper in this. Pours amber with ok head. Definitely better cold, and I drank this warm on the beach from a cooler. Bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
andyhwcinc (1796) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 15, 2015
Took 2 of these from a friends party, enjoyed at home. It’s ok, nothing outstanding, not a great Oktoberfest brew, but gets the job done.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bcoble003 (280) - Aiea, Hawaii, USA - NOV 8, 2014
Out of the green bottle... Nothing really sticking out worth mentioning... It seems like an average beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
radio_nowhere (1343) - Maryland, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Bottle at in-laws into pint glass, clear copper color with white head. Aroma of toasted malt, some grain and faint caramel. Taste adds some earthiness and faint herbal/spicey note. Light body, moderate carbonation, crisp with clean finish. Leans kind of Oktoberfest light.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarkSachon (872) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 17, 2014
12 oz bottle from Giant Eagle in Pittsburgh. Bland and uninteresting. Low on flavor and taste. Stay with a regular Beck’s and skip this one.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
obguthr (5312) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - OCT 15, 2014
Skunk and cardboard nose. Crystal clear copper, thick yellow head. Cereal grain, dried leaves, honey accent, mild. Light body. Traditional flavor of an authentic maerzen, but very tame.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
60minuteman (1252) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Amber color, off white head. Malt, earthy things aroma. Taste is malt, yeast and caramel. Crisp brew. Metallic taste. It isn’t bad but it’s a little boring.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
slowrunner77 (9225) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 29, 2014
"for a buck? why not. not nearly as horrid as regular becks. can’t say too much negative about it at all. nearly an average brew. had the right aroma and taste, but was a little lackluster in the delivery."

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
John25 (1291) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - SEP 28, 2014
A lighter, easy Oktoberfest. Barely any malt, character, but there’s a hint of caramel. The hops are present with some bitter notes. Crisp, thin, light and easy. Overall not bad but not great.

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