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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
Ancient timelines talk of dark days, plagued by hardships and Kingdom demands. When hope was all but lost, a legend emerged. A plumber. With copper pipes and an uncanny wit, he battled fierce foes and saw to the brewery’s opening. Our Octoberfest is malty, smooth and exceedingly drinkable. It is perfect to celebrate and honor today’s legends. We use locally grown wheat from MA, Munich malt and noble hops. 14.5°P

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Darklord_Bravo (6) - USA - SEP 1, 2016 does not count
Great Octoberfest, from Jack’s Abby. One of the better seasonal releases. Familiar, but very smooth drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (3517) - New York, USA - AUG 25, 2016
Can at home while preparing dinner after hella stress filled day. Copper pour fine head. Nose is toasted malt and earth. Tastes of malt, wheat, other grains, fresh hay, earthy. Clean smooth palate. I’m a sucker for oktoberfests and this is a good one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tapefuzz (152) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 18, 2016
16oz can. Pours copper with a large, foamy white head. Dull, metallic aroma of caramel malt with some yeast notes. Taste is sweet malt initially with a lightly yeasty, mildly bitter hop finish. The yeast lingers a bit. Medium-bodied with a solid, creamy yet crisp mouthfeel. Relatively low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chalumeaux (1063) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 14, 2016
Poured from can dated 7/27/16 clear copper color with thin white head. Aromas of yeast caramel malt and floral notes. Taste is slightly sweet vanilla caramel bread yeast and balanced spice. Nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
N3lson1 (1005) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - MAY 4, 2016
Drank from a pint glass, poured from a twelve ounce bottle. Pours a nice clear coppery, golden color with frothy white head. Picking up mostly malts on the aroma with some earthy hops. Taste is crisp and clear, but has a bit of a creamy vanilla taste too it. Not a bad Oktoberfest.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tfontana (726) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 7, 2016
Bottle pour into shaker pint glass from One Stop Market, Haverhill, MA. Aroma is light bread, mild fruitiness, mild yeast. Appearance is clear golden yellow with nice sparkle, finger-width creamy white head with good persistence. Taste is mild Munich malt sweetness, noble hop bitter, light yeast. Palate is light-to-medium bodied with average texture and lively carbonation, lightly bitter finish. Overall, not a terribly bold Octoberfest beer but decent.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GoufCustom (1654) - HONG KONG - DEC 6, 2015

355 ml bottle bought at The Bottle Shop in Sai Kung.

Looks: Translucent orange honey colour; One finger head and crumpety white foam which lasts for 1 minute. Excellent sticky lacing with very slight carbonation.

Aroma: Very fragrant and sweet full malt, with strong honey, floral nectar, caramel, toffee, bread, yeast, citron tea and thin grass.

Taste: Strong sweet malt, with caramel, floral, strong honey, strong molasses, thick bread, yeast, moderate lemon, light bitter hops and light grass.

Body: Clos eot medium. Slick and smooth palate.

Mouth Feel: Rich maltyness in a solid and fairly creamy caramel background. Lots of good floral honey sweetness you don’t find cloying nor getting tired of, soaked with light lemon and good breadyness. Excellent!

Hoppiness: Floral nectar, citron tea and thin grass in nose. Floral, moderate lemon and light grass in taste. Bitterness is fairly light for an abrupt, light astringent sweet malty finish.

After Taste: Fairly dry. Nice sweet and light bitter to mouth.

Comments: This one’s aroma and taste is so similar to Neuschwansteiner Edelmärzen - Solid maltyness with strong and likeable floral and honey elements in aroma and taste and just enough hops for a relaxng experience. The only difference is that this cost a lot less for easy enjoyment. Will buy again for sure. Lovely!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerdedone (3235) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 4, 2015
Bottle. Pours golden copper with a thin white head. Aroma of caramel, bread, and grass. Flavor was sweet & malty with toasted biscuit malts, caramel, grains and grass

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
echudy (151) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 13, 2015
Smells of caramel and ale, nice cloudy dark golden color. Strong ale flavors on the front, with an almost cinnamon sweet flavor on the back end

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mnurda (1245) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 2, 2015
Bottled sample at Sportilla in Boston. Malty and tasty. But marzens seen not quite my style. Appreciated it though ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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