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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.


2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
coyforce (616) - Virginia, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Smooth and refreshing when cold, but pour is a cloudy dark amber with no head. Aroma is almost non-existant and the flavor is lacking.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TXBadger (1485) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Pours a nice amber color with off-white head. Malty, bread, caramel malt, roasted malt, all on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with just a smidge of hop bite. Nice example of the style.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
gilvanblight (796) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - APR 27, 2014
Coppery pour with a significant amount of foamy white head. Fruity spicy nose. Slightly bitter and a touch tart. Usually expect more boozyness from an Oktoberfest and that isn’t here. Not bad. .

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
bartlebier (1880) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - APR 20, 2014
(US 2012 backlogged in abstinence) 12oz bottle enjoyed straight out of the brown bagged bottle in Central Park, 09/2012. Enjoyable runny Oktoberfest with enough sweet-dough and crisp floral hops to detract from the somewhat watery, metallic base - flavours are less harmonically incorporated compared to Bavarian originals.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
mstrcrwly (320) - New York, USA - MAR 31, 2014
12oz bottle poured into pint glass..nice amber/orange color..thin white head with minimal lacing..malty with some breadiness..ok..not a huge marzen fan..but decent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bulk_Carrier (2227) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Reviewed from notes. The appearance had a hazy brown body that yields a small half finger white head slowly dissipates into the body after a half minute. Some spider web lacing is left. The smell had some earthy breadiness and nuts up front with some nutmeg and caramel slightly in the background. The taste had an earthy breadiness that came back a bit more up front than the other flavorings. The palate was about a light to medium with nothing harsh on the tongue. I would say this is a pretty drinkable beer. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that I would have again.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3646) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAR 23, 2014
Nice and quite thick. Somewhat too Brooklyn brewery alike and not so Oktoberfest though. Easy to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (3204) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 22, 2014
bottle. amber with one figner head. bready malt with mild hops. solid oktoberfest.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (8090) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 20, 2014
Leicht bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht röstmalzig, getreidig, fruchtig. Geschmack malzig fruchtig, Karamell, Getreide.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mark_Eck (763) - - MAR 2, 2014
Pours a copper color. Smells of malts and toffee. Taste is malty, medium sweet and finishes with mild bitterness.


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