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RATINGS: 1092   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bavarian barley slow roasted, caramelized to a rich, red amber color combined with the purest spring waters from the Alps, exclusive yeast and the finest Hallertau hops.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: Octoberfest
Date: 09/11/1997
Mode: Draft
Source: Wild Wing Cafe, Marietta

dark amber, thin head, nice malt aroma with a touch of spicy hops, slightly tart malt flavor with a good dose of aged bitterness
-------- /> Name: Octoberfest
Date: 10/14/1999
Words: Bottle
Words: Wild Wing Cafe
Words: Marietta

amber, slight malt aroma, rich malt flavor, sweet but balanced,
-------- /> Name: Octoberfest
Date: 10/27/2001

big burst of malt flavor, lots of carmel, just the right amount of sweetness,

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 16/20
Rating: 3.6/5.0
Score: **4
-------- /> The score was calculated based upon the notes and an old scoring system.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (10830) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 28, 2003
UPDATED: AUG 24, 2011 Bottle. Pours clear tawny with a small, fizzy white head, short retention and faint lacing. Aroma is toasted caramel and biscuit malt, light to medium melanoidins, light spicy hops, and a clean lager character. Flavor is malt dominant with light sweetness and tea-like character, light fruity notes, mild hops, and a clean, dry finish. Medium body, light warmth, medium carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (10801) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2007
Bottled. Light amber coloured. Unclear. Dense beige head. Sweetness, fruits and light rye bread in the aroma. Flavour is fruity and light flowery. Has a light spiced touch. Is medium bodied. Sweetish and light bitter end. Very good seasonal.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (10695) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - SEP 28, 2009
12 ounce bottle from Beer Run in Charlottesville, VA. Pours a Pours a clear brown tinted copper color with a thin frothy offwhite head. Fair head retention and lacing. Aroma of toasted grains, raisin, citrus, caramel. Very, very faint hoppy note. Taste is caramel and toasted malts, some raisins. Slight bready. Softly carbonated, medium bodied. Good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (10606) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 14, 2013
50cl fliptop bottle [thanks to bierkoning] @ home. Clear dark orange color, medium sized white head that leaves good lacing. Aroma and taste are malts, caramel, a soft sweetness, lightly bread, figs. Medium body and carbonation. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (10562) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 11, 2001
UPDATED: OCT 25, 2004 clear amber colour, fine head, buttery and malty nose, medium to full body, decent finishing bitterness, round and clean malty finish - solid and nicely made

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10320) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2008
My favorite oktoberfest. Malty, and caramel. Really nice aroma and flavor. this is one great beer. Any october i am down for one of these.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - SEP 6, 2008
Botella. Clear amber, good fairly well lasting head. Aroma of toasty malt and caramel and some hops. Good mouthfeel. The flavour has a mild sweetness with toasted malt, mild good hoppy bitterness, caramel and some fruit.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maria (10191) - Thisted, DENMARK - FEB 2, 2008
Warm golden with a nice head. The aroma has sweetness, malt, caramel and wild, sweet smelling flowers. The flavour has sweetness, notes of malt, caramel and sweet fruits/flowers, and the balance is quite nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
adnielsen (10138) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 5, 2011
Bottle @ home. Clear, caramel brown appearance with an ivory head. Today, caramel, Munich malty, hay, noble hoppy aroma. Medium bodied, good carbonation. Caramel, Munich malty, slightly nutty, grassy hoppy flavor. Smooth, easy drinking but I prefer Paulaner’s offering better.


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