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RATINGS: 870   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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3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pootzboy (1650) - Hawgville, Ontario, - NOV 10, 2012
Bottled: Pours a lush orange amber color with a tight sticky off-white cap which lasts and laces well. Big toasty-bready aromas, herbal-woody noble undertones - authentic Marzen aroma. The body and flavour are a let-down after the promise of the wonderful aroma - a tad on the thin side for the style and the flavour (although relatively authentic with toasty Munich red malts and noble hopping) is a both thin as well and with an overly dry finish. Other than these two minor issues this is a decent craft Marzen although I prefer Sam Adams to this version.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
skmikeg (1357) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - AUG 26, 2015
Pours copper-burnt orange with a thin tan head which fades to just a little lacing.Aroma is of bready malts, sweet malts, fruitiness, light spicy hops, and some light grassy hops. Taste is bready toasted malts, sweet malts, caramel, fruits, spicy hops, grassy hops, and some toffee notes. Has a medium body with semi creamy mouthfeel and a mostly sweet, medium finish. Overall, a decent Oktoberfest that is very drinkable and pretty authentic.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cmacklin (446) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 15, 2015
355 ml bottle. Pours an unclear, copper colour with an average beige head that laces. Sweet malty aroma with caramel and bread. Sweet flavour of roasted malt and caramel with a bready note in the finish. Light body with a watery texture and soft to almost flat carbonation. A pretty easy drinking brew.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
czar (5839) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 26, 2015
pours clear dark golden orange with a small reviving light beige cap, soem retention and lacing. toasted cereals, wort, caramel, specialy malts, some fruitiness - peppery apricots - faint lagering notes, spiciness - pepper and cinnamon, herbal-grassiness - some nobleness. average carbonation - small prickly bubbles at first; light body - kind of thin; very lightly astringent and balanced spicy-herbal-grassy finish. nice specialty malts/hops with a faint lagering profile.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jonnybgoodie (35) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - FEB 21, 2015
Pours a sweet red and trnaslucid liquid with good head retention. Very nice aroma of malt, caramel and maple syrup. Taste is sweet and malty. Finishes crisp and bitter. Medium body, almost full. Oktoberfests would be great with this beer.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
R4N5H (354) - SINGAPORE - FEB 13, 2015
12oz bottle purchased in Hong Kong. Lovely reddish amber colour, thick body with a good white coloured head. Lightly carbonated. Aroma of sweet fruits. Sweet taste of malt, plum and lightly hopped. A little too sweet for my palate but OK.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christpuncher (2076) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Super malty and almost no hoppy flavor. Not a balanced beer at all. Had it let in the season so that might be part of it as well. Had at river roast in Chicago ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Renobob (1219) - Besançon, FRANCE - JAN 9, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 355ml. Couleur ambrée foncé. Nez caramel. Malt prédominant, pruneau et caramel au palais. Sucre candi en finale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Desverger (4231) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2014
Tap@Taphouse, CPH - pours amber with a white head. Aroma and taste is sweet malty, caramel, toffee, slightly nutty, wheat, pretty thin body, ok.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jerseyjohn71 (264) - corsicana, Texas, USA - NOV 28, 2014
a bit light,, very drinkable,,,bread, toast, resin, floral, dough, leather, orange, red, clear, frothy, tan foam, lightly bitter, light body, dry,soft carbonation,

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (14477) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2014
Bottle at Taphouse, København. Clear amber - small white head. Sweet malty. Toasted. Grainy. Candy. Bolscher. Nutty notes. Ok. A bit simple.


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