RateBeer
Beer Works Oktoberfest Lager
     click to upload
overall
51
75
style
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A sweet, malty lager brewed annually in celebration of King Ludwig 1 of Bavaria and Therese Van Sachsen-Hildburghausen's wedding in 1810. Brewed with German malt and hops, this lager is full-bodied with soft malt flavors and subtle hop character.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cfranz (261) - Acton, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 15, 2005
Malty and sweet lager, very smooth. Could not really place the flavour, but it was very fruity. Dried fruit undertone: fig, raisin, date? Very interesting.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
beaconstreet (811) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 10, 2004
This is not the same thing as the "Red October" ale (which really tasted more like an amber than a Marzen). This seems to be the "official" Oktoberfest style beer put out by Beer Works. The two are distinctly different, and I sampled them both during yesterday’s Red Sox game at the Fenway location. This Oktoberfest was syrupy, with a grape-raspberry taste. Nice dark, rich color however. Aroma was a bit like seasoned wood in the mountains. Pretty good flavors overall.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 11, 2006
On draft at Salem Beer Works. Pours deep amber with a one finger thick cream colored head. Aroma of fruit, sweet malts, and slight hops to the nose. The flavor is slight fruit, caramel, nice maltiness, very smooth. Good beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadIndian (2435) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2006
Drank this with stegosaurus as part of our salem/boston tour. Strong amber pour wuith a good head. A fruity aroma that I couldn’t quite place and a floral oder. Very drinkablle . Decent Martzen.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JAF737300 (1291) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 22, 2007
A true Oktoberfest style beer. This beer pours pale golden. The notes of true malt on the nose and a sweeter malt flavor on the palate offer a nice lightly hops on the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gws57 (1275) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - OCT 19, 2007
Had this one on draught at the brewpub on Canal Street, Boston, Massachusetts. Clear, medium amber pour with a lacy white head, lots of malts and breads in the nose (I’m seeing a pattern here) with nuanced maltiness in the character of the taste. A good Oktoberfestbier.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
apoptosis (1317) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 29, 2006
On draft at the brewpub...the thing that strikes me most about this beer is its surprising sweetness - it is almost syrupy. For a beer like this, supposed to be an Octoberfest lager, the sweetness is particularly off-putting. It’s a shame since otherwise, the roasty malts give a nice body to this beer.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gmoney (442) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 16, 2008
Tap at Fenway ..deep copper pour ,small thin head ,good lace .good bready sweet malt aroma . light caramel malt sweetness and a touch of toast and fruit.seems almost creamy, not real crisp .finishes dry and a slightly bitter .pretty good

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PilsnerPeter (3028) - Flushing, New York, USA - OCT 14, 2007
Tap at Canal Street Location: Copper pour with a thin white lacing. The nose is dominated by sweet, European malts. Decent malt character with a light caramel sweetness, accompanied by mild spicy notes. The finish is surprisingly hopped. I enjoy some bitterness in this style. Nice Oktoberfest.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GeniusGirl (221) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 10, 2004
tap @ fenway. deep garnet/amber color, has slight hints of rasberry in the aroma... overall an average carbonated mouthful of oktoberfest spices, decent.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50