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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.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
pdiroquois (11) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - OCT 8, 2005
Good beer. I like good beer and this one is good. Tastes good. Goes good with stuff. Goes good by itself.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dalle (1145) - Skørping, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2005
Bottle. Red-brown appearence. Caramel, malty-nutty, more fruity than most lagers, well balanced.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (5645) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 5, 2005
Jax Beer and Wine, Atlanta, Ga - 12 oz bottle. Pours a medium orange with a thin, tight white head. Fresh lake water aroma, with a hint of caramel. Flavor has some ripening vegetable notes, a bit of caramel and some underlying bitterness. Mouthfeel is slighlty spritzy. About average.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
outerupt (133) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - OCT 5, 2005
Beer pours a deep amber/brown indicative of a true-to-style German Oktoberfest in the same vein as Ayinger. Malt displays depth and a warm caramel note with the added bonus of a nice hops spice betraying the beers American craft origin. One of the best of this season’s American Okts.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pjk33 (389) - Sligo - Curllsville Heights, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2005
Draught. Had this on at the Parlour in Sharpsburg with Ryan and radio star Kevin Battle after Sidney Crosby’s first game in the Burgh. Lots of malt, dough, bread, and sweetness in this beer. I like it. It has a litle more hop to it than lots that I have had, but to me, that’s a good thing. Nice full carb and good medium body. I like it.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SSSteve (3801) - - SEP 27, 2005
slight malt and bread aroma. nothing usually catches my attention with oktoberfest beers but the hops are more lively in this than some. this may not be true to style though. very thin and light bodied. but decent anyway.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
joergen (21238) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2005
Bottled. Clear orange coloured with a medium sized off white head. Sweet aroma of malts and caramel with hoppy notes. Flavour of malts and caramel with hoppy notes. Hoppy finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 26, 2005
Bottle. Amber colour with a medium tan head. Caramel malty aroma and a light sweet caramel malty light hoppy taste. Medium body and a light dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wnhay (722) - Princeton, New Jersey, USA - SEP 25, 2005
Poured amber with a nice tan head. Pretty good head retention. Aroma was very sweet with courant, caramel and autumn fruits. Taste was sweet yet pleasant. Nice maltiness with some biscuit in that flavor. Solid but nothing memorable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cvillebeer (134) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - SEP 24, 2005
A little dissapointed in this one. I usually am impressed with Brooklyn’s beers, but this one seems bland. The aroma intices with maltiness, lager yeast and a touch of hops, but the flavor doesn’t follow through. Better than some, but not up to Brooklyn’s standards.


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