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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
Great River Brewery’s Oktoberfest is a Marzen style beer brewed with Hallertau hops and pale and crystal malts. The result is a full bodied,malty brew with a beautiful amber color and a clean dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (11793) - , New Jersey, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Can at tasting at my house. Pours copper brown with white head. Nose/taste of barley, grain and some orange peel. Lighter body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11670) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 21, 2012
16oz can-dissipating/thin offwhite-amber. A-med malt-caramel, herbal/fruit. T-med malt-caramel, herbal/fruit hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
crossovert (10014) - Illinois, USA - SEP 14, 2015
473ml can. File under the very dark-colored oktoberfestbiers. Could pass as a dunkel. Struggles to form a head. Aroma fruity and caramally, light floral note. Flavor is sweet, intensely malty, some nuttiness, reminiscent of a bockbier waay heavy for the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (8685) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 2, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 3, 2013 Can - courtesy of my brother, thanks Kev! Deep orange pour with a smaller head. Caramel sweetness and grain on the nose. Taste is even a little sweeter. Solid beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
j12601 (8050) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Can at James’ place for a tasting. Pours a lightly hazed amber with a very thin white head. Old malt and a touch of grain. Medium bodied, grain and not a lot else. Soft bitterness into the finish. Drinkable, but not a lot going on.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (8000) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 4, 2012
16 oz can shared by oRos. Pours copper with a decent off-white head and a red malt aroma. There is a hearty smoked malt flavor with a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (7347) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 15, 2012
Can. Pours orange with an off white head. Grainy, with some light sweetness, and lighter toasty and earthy notes. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jredmond (6659) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 14, 2012
Can at James’s November 2012 tasting. Pours a clear copper body with thin white lacing. Aroma is lightly metallic, toasted grains and sweet malt. Mouthfeel is lightly crisp, medium and carbonated with notes of toasted malts, wheat, a tad grainy, and some muted hops in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
heemer77 (5210) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - SEP 15, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 27, 2012 Tried again in a can, it was better than tap. A smoother brew with more toffee sweetness and still that sweet peanut finish. Tap at The Library DM. Rich copper body with a thin light off white head. Nose of toffe and black tea. There is also some toast and peanuts. This is roasted in the finish with some cola sweetness. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
burg326 (4931) - Florida, USA - NOV 13, 2011
Poured froam a 16 ounce can a light caramel color with a fair amount of carboation. Aroma of caramel, sweet grains, and a touch of yeast. Flavor is much the same, widue to the moderate carbonation it was a crisp to the palate.

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