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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Oktoberfest is one of the most celebrated traditions in German culture. And though Kansas may be a long way from Munich, we share the sentiment. Our Octoberfest was only the second specialty beer we ever brewed, and the original batch was first tasted back in 1989. To this day, it continues to be one of our most popular brews, with folks seeking it out both at the brewpub and on the shelves of their local liquor stores.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fatehunter (2275) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - DEC 15, 2012
Into a pint glass. Half finger of head on top of a copper body. Smell is wet grain and a little earthy. Taste has good malt sweetness, but not too much. Mild bitterness. Bready and malty overall. Crisp, but still smooth texture with moderate carbonation and medium body. A good beer. If you find one, drink it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire (4167) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - NOV 15, 2012
Clear amber color with a foamy beige head. Sweet caramel nose. Sweet beer with lots of caramel and some sticky-bun doughyness. Faint hoppy bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EdInSaltLake (727) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Caramel, doughy, sweet aroma. Strong caramel flavor, with some bread/bread crust flavor in the finish. Moderate bitterness. A little thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gription79 (2840) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Poured from a 12 ounce bottle. The aroma of caramel dominated over anything else. There is a nice bready malty quality. Very clean and easy drinking. Well made.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mdntklrmth (34) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Poured into Free State shaker glass. A nice amber color with good head. medium bodied, and a round caramel tone, but not a caramel sweet one. Clean character. A good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobertDale (5560) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - NOV 8, 2012
12 ounce bottle. Pours a darker amber with a nice white fluffy head. Aroma of caramel and malt. Taste is malt, caramel, spice, and a bit of hops. Nicely done!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
crajun (1182) - , Texas, USA - NOV 2, 2012
12 oz bottle to glass. Recd in trade from RobertDale aroma of slight toffee and malt. Between medium and dark amber orange pour. Taste is balanced. Slight malt sweetness. Some hops but just the right amounts. EASY to drink. Thanks Bob

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
keith0718 (434) - Kansas, USA - OCT 27, 2012
Beer is drinkable, but it seems a tad too malty. Strong apricot syrup flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
freeofthoughts (688) - Raytown, Missouri, USA - OCT 4, 2012
Tap pours a light copper with some off white foam. Light aroma of grain and light sweetness. The taste is simple but very smooth. A light earthy spice with drying flowery hops compliment the grain well to create a well finished product. There is a subtle nuttiness going with the hops that linger vying for palate space with the spice from the grain. Smooth and very easy to drink, this should be served in a liter glass.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
berrya785 (441) - Kansas, USA - SEP 27, 2012
Pours a clear amber with a thick off white head. Aroma is malty and caramel with a little spice. Taste is sweet and malty with some spiciness. Pretty good.

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