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RATINGS: 862   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.


mcmisko's rating

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcmisko (352) - New York, USA - SEP 2, 2012
Pours orange with small white head. Smells like caramel and fruit. Taste is sweet with a little spice and roasted malts. Light bodied. Dryish finish with roasted malts and fruit. It’s not bad.


2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jerseyjohn71 (200) - 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 (13761) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonnyguns (1044) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 6, 2014
Tap in Sleepy Hallow, Upstate NYC. Copper golden pour. Nose has spice, malts and citrus. taste is pretty clean with a good balance of malt and spice. Surprisingly more drinkable than I thought.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sinfull (884) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - NOV 2, 2014
Amber color , good white head. Aroma of caramel , bread and grass. Taste is malty sweet , with caramel notes and moderate hoppy bitterness. Perfect oktoberfest.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gegwilson (1389) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2014
Bottle from the Dram Shop, Sheffield. Pours amber with a thin cream head. Not a huge amount of flavours. Generally malty with citrus and spice hop notes. OK.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
terefere (234) - Durham, USA - OCT 29, 2014
Bottle. Pours mahogany red, frothy head. Aroma: butterscotch, hops, corn. Taste: butterscotch, malts, caramel, hint of hops.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
daniele (5681) - ITALY - OCT 20, 2014
Bottle Bel ambrato carico limpida schiuma media discreta persistenza molto maltata caramello poco amata

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jamesthebrit (283) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Hazelnut. Malty. A little sour. Looks fine. Amber red. Off white head dissipates quickly. Taste is liken the smell. Lighter. Nutty. A little sour. Grape. Palate is medium with a dry finish. Pretty much the epitome of what a generic beer would taste like (which is not nessecarily a bad thing) nothing special nothing bad.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
NeuroPliny (162) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 19, 2014
Clear copper in colour with off-white head. Nose subdued but there are notes of nutty malt. Flavour is subtle nutty, toasty malts but I prefer bolder notes. The mouthfeel is thin. Blah.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jtjones8 (14) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 18, 2014
From bottle. Pours dark Amber. Not much of taste. A bit watery and no real bitterness. Slight nutty taste. Not one of the better of style I've ever had ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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