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RATINGS: 157   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!


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JDBaker11058 (1131) - Maryland, USA - OCT 10, 2011
Appearance: reddish orange, with bronze to gold highlights; one-finger of tan head quickly shrinking to a collar; minimal lacing. Aroma: sweet toasty malts, with a hint of roast nuts and a whisper of metallic funk. Taste: sweet and toasty, with caramel and brown sugar over a bit of fresh-feeling hops. Finish: clean, short, crisp, slightly bitter, with a pleasant lingering toasty-sweet flavor remaining. Notes: A decent example of the style. Pretty to look at, with a good palate, average flavors, average aroma, and excellent finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
cmc619 (372) - California, USA - OCT 9, 2011
Pours a nice, deep bronze with a light tan head. Yummy candy malt aroma with herbal hop backbone. Palate is extremely soft--I maybe want a bit more "teeth." Flavor is light, with the typical festbier sweetness kept in check by a strong malt backbone. Well brewed, if subtle.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (5199) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 8, 2011
Tallahassee, Fl - Publix Supermarket - Lake Ella - 12 oz bottle. Pours a medium-dark copper with a thin but long lasting off0white head - bit of lacing. Aroma has some nuttiness, hint of molasses. Flavor has some sweet caramel notes, a bit of date sweetness, just a hint of ripening vegetables. Mouthfeel is crisp. Overall a solid Oktoberfest.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dredmond (173) - Long Island, New York, USA - OCT 8, 2011
drank from a brown glass 12 fl. oz. bottle. aftertaste melts in your mouth.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gsmitty80 (1741) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 6, 2011
Nice malty oktoberfest with a good texture and flavor. Not the best but better than alot of others I have had recently.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
robiannelli (591) - West Deptford, New Jersey, USA - OCT 5, 2011
12oz bottle pours amber with an off white head. Aromas of carmel some straw and a bit of toffee. Flavor is sweet and malted a bit of water but not to much. Body is medium and finish is evenly balanced

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
artmcd8 (1305) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 27, 2011
Pours a light amber color. Aroma of a cheaper beer. Needs much more flavor.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
drowland (5958) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - SEP 26, 2011
9/26/11. 12oz bottle. Clear dark amber pour, nearly red, with a big, creamy khaki head that lasts and laces a ton. Plain malty aroma - a bit grainy, some caramel, and a dash of metal. Sweet malty flavor with a touch of astringent citrus in there as well as more metal and some sort of off-putting aftertaste that I can’t quite identify. Meh.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jeremytoni (2926) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - SEP 26, 2011
From a bottle poured a brown color with a fair amount of head. Light malty flavor with a quick finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewBoxer (1765) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 17, 2011
Bottle. Amber brown color. Taste is malt, bread anbd dough. Taste is like an amber but maltier. Decent beer


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