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RATINGS: 133   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Haunting the congregation with its distinct copper color and rich toasted malt flavor, this true German-style Oktoberfest lager is smooth in body and uses German hops in the brewing process to balance out the distinctive, toasted malt sweetness. The clean smoothness is created by the long conditioning (lagering) process of 8 weeks.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcnielsen (3205) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 14, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark copper color with white head. Wheat bread, malty, wheat biscuit aromas. Bread, grainy, malty, slick sweet flavors. Eh.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
radagast83 (7325) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - SEP 11, 2015
12oz bottle. Poured a clear copper color, maybe there was a light haze color. Off-white head. Aroma was light sweet toasted malts, nutty notes. Flavor was pretty sweet.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Jay_Dubbz (103) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Poured from 12 bottle. Malty notes lead through on this amber colored ale. Notes of barley shine through keeping true to tradition. --you've been Dubbed.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pineypower (3076) - Ocean County, New Jersey, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Bottle. Pours out a nice orangy/amber color with a small off white head. Aroma is lots of bready grains, caramel, light bitterness cereal malts, toast. Taste is smooth, much the same, lots of caramel, multi-grain bread, cardboard, floral grassy bitterness. eh, its an Oktober.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
solidfunk (7627) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Just going through all the Oktoberfests I massed up over the past couple months before they go bad. This one is average among a category that strives for average. Pours brown with OK head and lacing. A little touch of mash sourness. Some barley. Aftertaste gets annoying after a few sips. Bottle.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2558) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 14, 2014
a little scratch in the throat but not gritty. mouthfeel is cloudy some sweetness and alcohol with bread, grass and vanilla. a little mellow in it’s character.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
JStax (5219) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - NOV 15, 2014
12 ounce bottle poured into a teku. Pours a hazed copper with a white froth of foam. Good head retention. The aroma has bread and spice carrot cake notes. Taste lends bready sweetness with some smarties and grass found toward the back end. Medium bodied. Medium to high carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HighlanderOne (1233) - York, SC via NJ, South Carolina, USA - NOV 8, 2014
Poured from bottle. Aroma of malt, citrus and maple syrup. Cloudy amber with slight head. Tasting toasted malt, brown sugar, caramel and citrus hops. Crisp, clean feel. Good choice.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
cheap (5309) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 12, 2014
On tap, I would have never known this was to be an october fest beer. Some of that typical ipa aroma in there. Pale yellow with a big foamy head. Flat no co2. Does have some fruity attributes to it. Does not seem to be over the top in alky content. Not as rude as many october fest beers but it does carry a bit of uneasiness to it. Yes, somebody could easily mistaken this stuff with a milder ipa, go figger.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
N3lson1 (991) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - OCT 9, 2014
Drank from a pint glass poured out of a twelve ounce bottle. Smells awful. Pours a nice amber with little, to no head.


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