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RATINGS: 598   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   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

BigBodyBenz's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BigBodyBenz (45) - Colorado, USA - NOV 3, 2013
Taste is true to what a Oktoberfest beer should taste like in my opinion with easy drinking capability’s throughout and sweeter maltiness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Msgriffi (13) - - OCT 3, 2015
Deep, dark cooper with deep reds and brown hues. Almost a brown ale look. Roasted deep sweet malt, a step under sticky. Very little carbonation and a small hop bitter slide at the end. Sweetness fades at the end but rounds out well. A nice Oktoberfest. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3434) - Kyoto, JAPAN - OCT 3, 2015
On tap at the Oktoberfest at CBB Bud Left hand Oktoberfest 6.8% is a clear amber with a soft malty caramel aroma, sweet. It’s got a round active carbonation that prickles the tongue. The taste is malty caramel, bready with a nice little hop bite in the finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JeepGC4x4 (23) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 26, 2015
Amber color with thick, white head which dissipates significantly. Smooth of the palate, moderately carbonated. Malty flavor. Very good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
AirForceHops (4804) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 26, 2015
12 oz. bottle from Prost Beer and Wine. Although I have had this before I had to pick up another because I forgot to rate. Reason I forgot to rate it is because it’s rather forgettable. Aroma is standard stale yeast, breads and caramel found in the style.

The flavor is indeed classic of the style but the thing that kills it for me is the very thin body. Watery in texture. Nothing off putting just thin. Sweet toffee/ caramel finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tekstr1der (171) - New Hampshire, USA - SEP 22, 2015
Clear copper pour with thinnest of tan on top. Aromas are malty toast and caramel. Flavor is more of the same. Simple, tasty, though slightly too carbonated. Great for the style - glad I got six. This is a winner.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
johnnnniee (3048) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 21, 2015
Bottle from Bert’s Deep copper color off white head. Big bready caramel maltiness. A bit too much caramel for the style. Earthy spicy hops to counter. Middle of the road American attempt at a classic German style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
Aggiebob (397) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - SEP 15, 2015
Draft. Copper color with quickly dissipating head. Mildly sweet flavor. An average Marzen nothing outstanding.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
radio_nowhere (1231) - Maryland, USA - SEP 13, 2015
Bottle into pint glass, clear copper-amber color with light tan head. Aroma notes of caramel malt sweetness, toast and faint earthiness. Taste adds light toffee, roast and faint bitter spiciness. Light-medium body,low-moderate carbonation, creamy yet crisp, with clean minimal roast finish. Overall a pretty solid Oktoberfest.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (7975) - 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
commonmac (726) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 12, 2015
UPDATED: SEP 26, 2015 Tap at Muddy Pig. Pint glass. Amber like color. There is not a lot going on in terms of aroma but it’s leaning into the Oktoberfest realm. Pretty bland. Taste is malty first with a hint of bitterness. Mild overall. Little to no body or finish. Sweetness is there but gives way to a forgettable finish. It’s hard to hit a home run in this style and we don’t have worry about this Left Hand effort meeting that expectation. Meh.

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