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RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Blue Point Octoberfest is another palate-pleasing seasonal brew. Originally brewed in 1810 to celebrate the betrothal of the Crown Prince of Bavaria, Blue Point continues the celebration by traditionally brewing this special malty amber lager every October. Octoberfest lager is stored cold for 2 months to ensure its distinct smooth flavor. Tap a pint and celebrate the season!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Birdiebeagle (958) - Perkasie, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 1, 2009
Bottle Pours a clear amber with a good off white head. The head is frothy and deminishing. It produces spotty lacing. Aroma is of grain and bread. Has an okay carbonation. The flavor starts of with heavy grain but settles into and anice flavorful beer with touches malt and light spice. Has a medium body. A watery texture. The finish is good and has a good aftertaste. This beer needs to settle a bit to rid you of the graininess but when it does it is very drinkable and good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrChopin (3347) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 10, 2009
Red-amber with a short-lived white head. Nose is grainy with main contribution from bready malt, a little of the distinctive swill notes. Flavor is quite a step up, building on the sweet honey/grain flavor with some nice malt that follows through to a long, sweet finish. Exceeded expectations.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
keepersj12 (2717) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - FEB 7, 2009
As far as this style is concerned this is a really good example. Very malty in flavor with a bread like aroma. Nice copper color. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerbill (3458) - Laurel, New York, USA - NOV 26, 2008
12 oz. bottle. Looks like this is the third 3 rating a row! Pours a clear medium gold with a moderate linen white head that lasted through the first third of the glass and left partial lace. Very light aroma of malt and an ever-so-slight metallic smell. The flavor is again light malt but with no sign of the metallic notes in the aroma. Dull, lackluster finish. Mediocre.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 18, 2008
12oz. Bottle: Aroma of malts, bread, sourdough, caramel, and grains. Poured amber in color with a medium-sized, dense, off-white head that lasted throughout. Clear. Lightly sparkling. Flavor is lightly sweet. Tastes of malts, grains, honey, caramel, corn, and dough. Light to medium body. Thin, oily texture. Average carbonation. Sweet, grainy, caramel finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alobar (2805) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 26, 2008
Clear copper color with a short-lasting white head. Aroma of toasted malts, some caramel. Taste of toasted malts, caramel and some hops. Smooth, unimpressive, but unoffensive.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hophead75 (2008) - Largo, Florida, USA - OCT 20, 2008
bottle. Clear amber in color with a small off white head. Aroma- of caramel, a touch of fruit, corn, and some light, spicy hops. Taste is malty, a touch on the sweet side with some mild fruity notes, some buttered popcorn. medium bodied, with a light bitter hop finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
TeamTrappist (830) - jericho, New York, USA - OCT 19, 2008
Bottle. Poured a clear dark golden amber. Malty, yeasty nose. Crisp flavor with a nice malt hop finish, well balanced and drinkable,albeit simple. Another good session brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ghostwheel (43) - Hauppauge, New York, USA - OCT 18, 2008
This beer grew on me more and more as I drank it..Very drinkable. Good malt flavor, not overpowering hops. Very even palate. Could drink these all night.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cheap (4112) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 18, 2008
On tap at the Harris Grill in EEnd Pgh. Nice find and a decent place, check it out! Slightly darker than pale yellow. tho clear, it has a a bit of orange in there. Tea froth head. Hints of sweetness in the beery aroma. Some hay in the initial taste impressions. Nice. Never gets over the top, quite nice! Fair and friendly. Not bitter like some fest beers. A tad barely bitter seems to try to put itself forward, but never quite gets there. You could not find bitter in this beer unless you were searching for it. Good tingly acceptable carbonation. Mild finish, lacking any hop character, what so ever. Overall? Not bad. Liked it! Easy to enjoy with it’s 5% alky content.

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