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RATINGS: 609   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
This beer is available each autumn in celebration of the great Bavarian festival season. Brewed in late spring and cellared throughout the summer, our Oktoberfest is produced through traditional methods as it has been for centuries in Germany, This copper-hued lager owes its rich malt flavor to a generous combination of select Vienna and Munich malts. Cool, open-fermentation develops a subtle elegance and drinkability suited to any festive occasion.
2000 to 2009 vintages - 6% abv
2010 vintage - 6.6% abv

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9166) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2009
UPDATED: NOV 22, 2009 1. From the Jug at the GABF Colorado Convention Center, Denver 09/10/2008 Malt aroma. Bronze coloured and a little rich on the palate with some alcohol present. Crisp and dry full malt finish. 2. Cask Stillage from the Jug at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center 26/09/2009 Big floral aroma. Small white head. Golden coloured a little rich on the palate and malty with a crisp and slightly dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (9108) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 22, 2012
12oz bottle, bottled 8/6/12. On the back, this says "malt liquor"... Thin khaki head, fades to minimal. Bubbles on the side of the glass. Totally clear copper color. Smooth carbonation, on the lighter side. More dry finish. Lightly sweet bitter taste. Spicy hops present, toasty malts. Kind of a fruity taste. Cherry? interesting way to do an oktoberfest

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (9004) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 21, 2008
Thanks to pilsnerpeter for sharing. Deep amber-coloured beer with a thin white head. Aroma is fairly toasty with a lightly burnt malt character. Brown sugar and toasty aroma. Flavour matches the aroma nicely. Malty and caramelly with a touch of spiciness. Lightly grainy sweetness. Fairly clean.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (8857) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - SEP 26, 2011
On tap, poured clear reddish orange with white head. Aroma had some slight notes of toffee, caramel and biscuit, touch of earth and spice in there as well. Taste was a bit better, with more pronounced spice, toffee notes in there along with the grass and biscuit, finished fairly clean with a slight lingering spice note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (8811) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 30, 2003
A pretty regular oktoberfest, good nose and flavor that reminds you of wheat, pumpkin, corn and other earthy substances. Fits the style nicely.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (8797) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 18, 2005
Thanks to Robert’s Reality for this. The pour was deep copper, with a 1 to 2-finger head. Caramel malt and some fruit was present in the aroma, with the flavor being caramel malt, some slight fruit, and some cabernet flavor in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BVery (8692) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - OCT 31, 2009
BOTTLE: amber pour with a reddish hue, small white head. Bread on the nose, maybe some caramel. Taste is toast, butterscotch, medium mouthfeel. Not too bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (8142) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 12, 2015
Bottle. Deep orange brown, hazy, with lace. Malty, caramel nose, bread. Lightly spicy hop flavor, raisin, caramel, oranges, bread. Decent stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (8124) - Enghien, BELGIUM - NOV 1, 2010
en bouteille, couleur léger cuivre, col blanc. Arôme, malt type lager, pas mal de grains, fruité/caramel. Goût, profile est malt, ton de pomme caramélisée qui tend à couvrir le palais pour un fini un peu astringente, fine amertume avec un côté houblon herbe, effervescente au palais. Garde un aspect malt agréable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (8077) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2008
Draught. Low white and quickly disappearing head. Clear dark brown body. Malty caramel aroma Flavor also malty caramel but with a somewhat sharp bitterness that reminds me of juniper. Low carbonation, long aftertaste.

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