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Great River Oktoberfest
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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11173) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (8781) - , 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (6840) - Burnsville, 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
j12601 (6743) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (6696) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (6253) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - NOV 15, 2012
Can. Pours orange with an off white head. Grainy, with some light sweetness, and lighter toasty and earthy notes. Decent.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jredmond (5555) - Manhattan, 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
heemer77 (5106) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wlajwl (4000) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - SEP 17, 2011
Malts and bread in the aroma. The flavor is malty and balanced with a hint of fruit. Not a flavor explosion but a very easy drinking Oktoberfest that is decent in all the right areas.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
burg326 (3840) - 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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