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RATINGS: 168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed in the traditional Märzen style our Oktoberfest pours a brilliant copper over rose color with a bone white head. Notes of toffee and burnt sugar in the aroma and flavors of sweet dried apricots are delivered in a dry malty body with the mild earthy bitterness that is the hallmark of Hallertau hops.

This is the new recipe bottled by AB-InBev. Old entries for the earlier bottled and Brewpub version are located here: http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/goose-island-oktoberfest-brewpub-recipe/6808/


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jhliesen (812) - West Melbourne, Florida, USA - SEP 13, 2015
Bottle-- I was hoping for more, it’s basically a Sam Adams knockoff. Cooper color with a medium size head. Aroma of caramel and malts. Taste was caramel with toffee. The finish had a noticeable mineral finish. Total wine.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Atom (2073) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 13, 2015
12oz bottle pours a clear Amber with a large khaki head. Toffee and caramel malt aroma, dry. Taste of burnt sugar, with caramel and toffee malts. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (6031) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - SEP 11, 2015
12 ounce bottle. Amber color. Caramel and malty. Some toffee. Slight sweet finish. Ok.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
djd07 (8305) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 11, 2015
Bottle. Pours a hazy copper with small beige head that lasts. Medium mouth with strong bready malt, caramel, light bitterness, decent.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
zootfinster (219) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 10, 2015
A fair tasting, crisp beer. Coper colored. Lacking malt but still quite drinkable

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmohno (1460) - Iowa, USA - SEP 6, 2015
Pretty amber color clear light head, aroma of sweet nutty mineral, toffee, don’t really get apricot but it might have a slight fruit aroma. Same in taste with toffee sweet mineral, kind of orange with citrus and black pepper moreso in bitter or finish. A little on the sweet side, but I don’t like how the bitter plays with this or maybe a certain type of malt in this or oktoberfests. its that bitter mineral thing I can get into with.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (2388) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 31, 2015
Pours a coppery color with off-white head. Caramel malt, nuts, and roast on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with nuts and toffee.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ahuth (229) - - AUG 29, 2015
Bottled. Dark brown. Nice refreshing taste. Has a nutty blend with apricots like the bottle says. Decent Okoberfest beer

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (13616) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 29, 2015
Bottle at Yolo Microbrewfest. Pours really coppery with an off-white head. Near med body. Flavor is mildly roasty malt with nut hints. Decent, typically boring, marzen. My issue that.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cousin_Larry (784) - - AUG 29, 2015
Had a bottle at block party 2015. Nice toffee flavor with fruity apricot notes. Way better than the next Oktoberfest I will rate.


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