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RATINGS: 219   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
First released in 2002, and sold out in two weeks. A tribute to the classic Fest styles of Germany the O’Fish uses European malts hops and yeast. A beautiful reddish color, a savory malt profile and nice hop flavor, make this Fest beer quite drinkable. OktoberFish is great with food and especially great with Lederhosen.

Malts: Muessdoerffer Munich, Muessdoerffer Vienna, Pauls Amber, Dingemanns De-Bittered Black and Two-row pale
Hops: Horizon, Crystal
Yeast: Dusseldorf Alt
Original Gravity: 14.3 Plato
Formats: 1/2 kegs, 1/6 kegs, cask-conditioned
Availability: September 1 to November 1 (if it lasts that long)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
greenhorn1 (850) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - NOV 3, 2013
Bottle. Pours light amber, thin head, lively carbonation. Nice malty profile and sweet. Light bitter finish. Surprising good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scouser (297) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 22, 2013
Pouts an golden orange, with little to no head or lacing. Malty aroma no much to write home about. Nice tasting beer, malty sweet upfront followed by some hopiness, and finish nice and dry, nutty flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (2989) - South Carolina, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Pours an orange-amber color with a high amount of visible carbonation and a very good head.. The aroma is rather fruity for style, with hints of peach and citrus in addition to the solid malt base. The hops are not so fruity in tasting but do result in a good, bitter-sweet balance. Medium-light body with well-chosen medium-high carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
pumpmaster (1267) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - OCT 20, 2013
3 ounce sampler at the Grovetoberfest Miami beer festival 10/13/12. Very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Caytinator (1005) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Pint on tap. Nice caramel color, medium head, decent lacing. It’s billed as an oktoberfest, not sure why it’s an altbier...I really thought it was very good. Lots of malty caramel tastes, barely a hit of hops. Lots of warmth, very enjoyable mouthfeel. High marks for a faithful reproduction that’s almost better than the beer it copies.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Yonny (42) - - OCT 9, 2013
OktoberFish is now a good staple for the fest. Taste is very good and smooth. Drinkable, although not adventurous.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
strongpieman (1595) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Bottle. Dark amber color, clear, no head. Nice malty aroma, medium carbonation, smooth, mild finish. All around pretty good

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jflopsu (827) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Pours a light amber with a nice white head. Has a light malt aroma. Taste has a mix of malt, grain, and yeast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beakerh20 (38) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 3, 2013
We'll take me back to Munich !!! This is a nice golden amber beer with a nice smooth finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (15868) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Bottle. Clear light amber color, medium white head. Aroma of light caramel and straw. Taste has a bit of bitter fruit. OK.

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