Brewsters Oktoberfest
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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
It all started on October 12, 1810 with the wedding of Bavarian crown prince Ludwig (later King Ludwig I) and Princess Therese. The whole city of Munich partied for a full 5 days (the official part). Maybe it was the beer that was specially brewed for the occasion that saw the celebration repeated each fall since then. Our own brewmaster recreated this authentic beer so that we can all join in the celebration. Thank you, Ludwig and Therese and zum Wohl!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UXO (1003) - CANADA - NOV 4, 2015
Appearance: clear pale amber, one finger of fluffy light tan head, excellent retention and moderate lacing. (4/5) Aroma: caramel and toasty malts, floral and earthy, nutty. (6/10) Taste: moderate sweet, mild bitter. (6/10) Medium body, moderate carbonation, medium duration finish. (3/5) Yeah, yeah, I know - it’s November and I’m still drinking Octoberfests. Considering I was greeted by snow at 0500 this morning, it’s definitely the beginning of the end for autumn. Decent example of the style, if a little simplistic. (13/20)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bulldogops (1402) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 1, 2015
Rating #1259 - 30.09.2014 - On tap @revolutionyeg. Clear golden coloured pour with a bubbly white head. Aroma has a hint of malty sweetness, and a bold earthy hop aroma. Medium carbonation. Bubbly, dry mouthfeel, medium-bodied. Light bitterness in the finish, quite smooth. Excellent brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reimer96 (1647) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 4, 2015
Cask version at oktoberfest... Grainy, malty Aroma with a nice caramel and melanoidins base. Taste is the same with rich malt flavors and very smooth finish... What oktoberfest is all about!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DeanF (1939) - Northwest Territories, CANADA - OCT 4, 2015
Has an okay malty aroma, along with a nutty flavour and sweet finish. Nice and easily drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
andrewturba (1190) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 24, 2014
Pours a pretty clear copper with very little white head more like a thin ring. Aroma is malty, caramel, light toast and lightly earthy. Flavour is malty, toast, and grassy.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jonas (6301) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - OCT 4, 2014
Tap at Brewsters. Amber, golden cream. Straw malt, a hint fruit and roast. A wee bit diacetyl and DMS. Medium light body, slightly chalky dry mouthfeel. Ok hop finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
maley1 (909) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 31, 2011
Clear dark amber pour with small white head. Malty aroma with some earthy tones. Flavor is mildly malty, slightly sweet and nice and crisp. Nice carbonation and mouthfeel. Slight hoppy bitterness finish. Good beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cfrancis (2790) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 18, 2011
Thanks to presario for this. I forgot about this one at the back of my cellar and I think it’s past it’s prime. Pours a dark reddish amber with a big frothy white head. Aroma is malt, spice maybe nutmeg. Taste has a sting to it. Not sure if it’s the age but there is a bite that is a tad spicy and a little sulphurous. I’m guessing not intended. Other than that, the malt is still very well represented.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
reebtogi (5078) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 27, 2011
Pint on tap at Oliver Square location in Edmonton. Poured a deep amber color with a small white head and some spots of lace. Aroma of roasted malts and some floral hops. Taste is roasted malty sweetness and a mild hop bitterness in the finish. Overall, I truly enjoy a pin of this beer every fall at Brewsters.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
VertBaconStrips (2226) - Asshat, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 18, 2009
UPDATED: OCT 1, 2010 •••••re-rate Oct 1,2010••••• Much better tasting or at the least, I’m enjoying this much more. Tasty malts are bigger. Yes pretty vague. Hits the style well and it doesn’t have the typical brewsters flavor. Still, this is NOT a fave style of mine but I could put a couple back •••• Got me a nice clear deep amber beer with the usual lack of crown due to the rim-high pour. The aroma was very weak with subdued caramel malts and faint hops. This is a terrible beer when ice cold but obviously better when warmed. There were alot of toasty malts and a chunk of weakly spiced hops - very two dimentional. The hops did become more peppery and did seem to drive the flavour especially near the end. Has a short lived strong hop finish.

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