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RATINGS: 897   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   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.


matt7215's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
matt7215 (2278) - Cambridge, Ontario, - NOV 9, 2012
355ml bottle from wegmans in niagara falls. russet with an off white head. malt forward in the nose. nice full lager. hopped to balanced.good take on the style.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
markducommun (801) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 13, 2016
Clear orange tan, almost no tan head. Brown sugar, some clove. Light lemon. Light bitterness, very sweet. Light body, some oiliness. Little carbonation. Meh. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Melkart (431) - Porto Alegre, BRAZIL - APR 12, 2016
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.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TylerGreenDC (723) - - MAR 23, 2016
Draft. No hint of aroma. Flavor of caramel with a little bit of hop pepper cutting through it. Clean finish. Good, not great.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (2030) - Granollers, SPAIN - MAR 13, 2016
Cervesa suau, amb tocs dolços a caramel i a galeta. Cerveza suave, con toques dulces a caramelo y a galleta.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (5869) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAR 8, 2016
355ml bottle. Clear, dark amber colour with average to huge, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, off-white to beige head. Mellow malty aroma with a strawy touch and hay-like spiciness. Taste is slightly sweet caramel malty, cautious hints of toffee, a touch of hay-like spiciness. Slightly above average Märzen, mediocre overall.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (7846) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2016
Bottle at home from Beer Hawk. Bright reddy amber coloured pour with frothy light cream coloure head that fades. Aroma is sweet malty brown bread, raisin, little soap, rye bread. Flavour is composed of nutty malts, brown bread, tangy raisin bread, dried apple/ Palate is semi-sweet, moderate carbonation, frothy. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Steven_B (86) - East Kilbride, SCOTLAND - DEC 5, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark amber with a short lasting tan head. Aroma is malty with hints of caramel. Has a sweet malty taste. Dry finish. Nothing special but not bad either.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Weevo (129) - Indiana, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark mahogany with a thin tan head. Nose is toast and hops which carries through to taste along with some coffee and other sweetness. Nice drinkable beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sdmmb (1541) - USA - NOV 21, 2015
Drunk from 33cl bottle bought from the Bierhuis in Ossett. Enjoyable malty beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dctellem1973 (10) - Dover, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 20, 2015
Awesome beer. Reminded me of how I felt upon discovering Sam’s Octoberfest. Quality brew, well done by Brooklyn Brewery. Don’t get the lower ratings but to each his own. Bought a sixer, went back for a case and recommended to friends. Can’t wait to get more next September.


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