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RATINGS: 861   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Brooklyn Oktoberfest was introduced in 2000. It is true to the original German style, full-bodied and malty, with a bready aroma and light, brisk hop bitterness. When Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria wanted to celebrate his wedding engagement in 1810, he did what any good Bavarian prince would--he threw a beer festival. Bothe the festival and the special beer served there became known as Oktoberfest. Brewed from the finest German malt and hops, Brooklyn Oktoberfest is true to the original style, fullbodied and malty, with a bready aroma and light, brisk hop bitterness.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
ttroha (328) - Americus, Georgia, USA - OCT 13, 2014
Bottle from Lazy Dog Macon. Pours hazy brown with white head. Aroma of malts, wheat and fruit. Tastes of bread with sweetness at the end. Notes of hops and toffee. Not that crazy about it.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrepintado (1538) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - OCT 13, 2014
On tap at new york jfk airport. Clear dark orange. Thin to medium head. Medium body. Malty, gummy, light fruit, nutty.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
outlawskies (428) - - OCT 12, 2014
Julie likes it but I think it is kind of blah I am once again disappointed in brooklyn all there beer is overpriced ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joejames (157) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle to shaker glass. Pours deep amber red. Two finger quick head, little lacing. Aroma of bread, toasted malt and light fruit. Taste is malty sweet, slightly bitter earthy hops. Light body, medium small bubble carbonation, clean mouth feel. Finishes bittersweet with notes of biscuit, toffee, nuts. Not the best for the style, but certainly not the worst.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Emeister84 (1084) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Toasty and fruity aromas. Clear copper-red with a fully lasting bubbly white head. Mostly dry with flavors of caramel, toast, and subtle smoke. Light-medium bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
floydian1 (1032) - FNQ, Australia, - OCT 10, 2014
355ml bottle with BBE 7/15. Copper brown colour with a medium sized beige-tinged white head. Toasty caramel malts on the nose and palate with a light floral hop finish and low bitterness. Medium bodied with an oily texture and average carbonation. A fine Marzen.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrettTaylor (521) - Radford, Virginia, USA - OCT 7, 2014
Poured from bottle into shaker. Pours a slightly reddish golf with 2 finger just off-white head. Aroma - biscuit and light caramel notes. Taste - lots of biscuit notes, light caramel and toffee notes and a slight spiciness. Finish is clean and fairly short.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frank (2965) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 7, 2014
This is a tasty Oktoberfest for sure. It is copper brown in color w/ a head o fine bubbles and a nice lattice of lace. Nutty, toasty malts dominate the nose with just a slight grassy and floral character from the hops. A touch of sweetness pops out at you up front but this serves mostly to highlight caramel notes from the malt and it never reaches the point of cloying. This is a full bodied beer with mild carbonation which, again, serves to highlight the malts. It finishes w/ just a touch of bitterness and lingering sugary malt sweetness. I honestly do not tend to look forward to drinking beers of this style every fall but this one is something of a pleasant surprise.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sawbuck (357) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Aroma of sweet toffee, breads, and caramel. Brown amber with a frothy tan head. Sweet caramel malt first. Off sweeness, slightly off putting. Bitterness next, mild. Finishes with toffee flavor, and surprising revisit from sweetness. Watery texture. Average.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DerWeg (1514) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 3, 2014
A rounder style Okt with balanced sweet and crisp malt profile, lean edge of hops and moderately full body. Not hop forward at all and no big lager edge.


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