Bittings Bad Boy Oktoberfest
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Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein


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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Larry_Duffman (192) - - SEP 16, 2015
I had it on tap. It pours a nice dark amber color with some white head and lacing. The aroma was malty sweet caramel. The taste was at first caramel, malt, and spice. As it warmed, the alcohol really took over. I’ve been drinking this for years. This year’s batch isn’t as good as ones of the past.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (7358) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 11, 2011
Draft. Pours amber with an off white head. Sweet malty aroma with toast and light earthy notes. The flavor is well balanced, with sweet malts, toast, bread, and light floral and earthy hops. Pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rman18 (312) - Caldwell, New Jersey, USA - OCT 19, 2008
This is a good beer... much different then other Oktoberfest that you will find on store shelves though. This one has more of a hop flavor, much more alcohol, but by tasting it it doesn’t seem to be 6.5%. It is easy to drink and does have a caramel flavor with some spices that I just couldn’t figure out. Very Good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HoppityHop (189) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 9, 2008
This is a nice "by the numbers" Marzen with a bit of a boosted alcohol presence. Nice copper color, with a slight tannish head and a bit of lacing. There’s a good malt flavor with a bit of vanilla in the background. August done good!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bigrond (1499) - factoryville, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 21, 2007
this was a good ’fest’ beer. Nice example of a marzen - very easy drinking, slightly sweet. Just plain good. I’ll drink this again

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Prostman (1077) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 18, 2007
This was a decent oktoberfest beer. Nothing too special but nothing too bad. Try this one out come the season.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hophead75 (2012) - Largo, Florida, USA - NOV 4, 2007
sampled at JJ Bittings. Amber in color, aroma is malty with toasted malts, some caramel, and light floral hops. Taste is skewed to the malt side with alot of caramel, and light roasted malts. Light hop bitterness. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rastacouere (6162) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 28, 2007
Clear bright orange coloured lager covered by a very large, lasting off-white foam. Fresh and really cerealic nose has the typical Vienna toastiness. It feels quite strong despite the relative thinness. Bready grain alcohol notes peak through. Feeling kinda spot on with the spirit of the modern fest in a way. Impossible to pick out fruitiness, but grapey if anything. Straight-on toastiness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
pjlisowsky (1) - USA - OCT 5, 2007 does not count
Huge toasty malt nose and flavor. Quite sweet, almost bockish. Deep copper color with tiny off-white head. Smooth full mouthfeel. Sweetness rises in finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11670) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 20, 2006
on tap-pours a creamy light tan head with copper color. Aroma is faint sweet medium malt. Taste is sweet medium malt-caramel, (vanilla?), creamy, secondary hops bite. OK/good carbonation.

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