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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   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!


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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Onenote81 (1002) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - OCT 25, 2012
12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Pours a clear honey orange with a small white head on top. No retention left behind. The aroma is light with notes of honey, floral tones, sweet sugary malts. The body is lighter than other Oktos I’ve had this season. Carbonation gives a light bubbly feel, but this beer lacks the moderate heft I like in this style. The flavors border on fruity, to a bit of a fault. Pale apple, sweet crackers, juice-like residual sweetness. The main players I expect in the flavor - caramel, malt, bread - are absent, or at least masked quite well under a covering of sweet fruity character. This one missed the mark for me. It wasn’t a bad "beer," it just wasn’t a great Okto.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kyle77 (11) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 24, 2014
From site: 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! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoworsummer (2473) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 26, 2014
From a bottle. Thanks Joe! Pours clear amber with a fizzy white head. Tastes like sweet malt, corn, musky, fruity, light apple. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like malt, apple, and cherry.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sonnycheeba (3757) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear, pale copper with a trace of fizzy white head. Aroma is some bready and copper malts, some lager yeast esters, and faint spice. Flavor is dry malts, light caramel, some light hops, and some faint yeast notes. Light body and medium carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tricyclist (849) - Florida, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Sweet malt and heavy caramel. Medium body, but not a strong or even noticeable presence. I honestly don’t love it...

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
vtafro (3824) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - NOV 4, 2014
Draft. Brown pour with tan head. Sweet and malty flavors, nothing too different. Light spice, fruit and malty aromas.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Homer321 (2141) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Aroma is sweet smelling like caramel. Pour is fairly clear orange with a small white head. Taste is a sweet cloying mess of sugar, butter, and caramel. Not as bad on the second or third sip, but I hope to never encounter this beer again.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
radagast83 (5071) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Bottle at Crios. Poured a clear amber color, small white head. Aroma was some light sweet malts. Flavor was about the same with a touch of spicey grains, earthy hop notes. Okay.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
solidfunk (4491) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - OCT 16, 2014
Good easy drinking. Reasonably good drinking for style. Slight booze and some barley. German taste, they got the style right. Light bitter finish with some sourness. Bottle at Crios.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sinfull (900) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - OCT 8, 2014
Simply and good oktoberfest bier. Deep gold color , with big white head . Aroma of malt and spicy hops. Grainy , malty taste with slight bitterness . Nice addition for cool falls evening.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Emeister84 (1129) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Bready, toasty aromas, some caramel. Clear ruby, somewhat lasting off-white head. Simple flavor profile, mostly bread with some caramel. Light-medium bodied. a little watery.


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