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Mother’s Old School Oktoberfest

Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein


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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Old School Oktoberfest is a traditional amber lager brewed to celebrate the fall harvest. Extended aging creates a medium bodied beer with a smooth malty flavor and just the faintest touch of hops. Pull up your lederhosen, raise a stein, Ein Prosit!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
beer_rookie (219) - USA - NOV 4, 2015
Pours a nice goldn copper color. Pretty aggressive pour and not much head. I’ll call it khaki. Pretty nice lacing on the glass.

Aroma, eh? Not really much there. Smelling real hard, I can smell some roasted malts. But that’s really about all. On, I finally caught a whiff of something else. It’s earthy and either grass or pine.

Taste is pretty good. It’s malty, but not overly sweet. Not bitter at all. It’s perhaps a tad sour on the very end. I think they nailed the taste.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied. It is so super smooth. Quite crisp. Again a tax sour right at the end, but clean after that.

Overall, I don’t especially like the whole experience. However, Taste wise this is great. I like this, and would drink it again. True to style, but thinking outside the bottle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexanderj (3433) - Branson, Missouri, USA - SEP 26, 2015
Bottle. Poured a dark copper color with a khaki colored head. Aroma was as expected; caramel, earth, nuts, and toffee. Nice robust flavor; full bodied; earthy and nutty, bittersweet with caramel and toffee notes

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bobblehead (65) - Kansas, USA - DEC 21, 2014
amber, clear, minimal head, light sweetness, medium body, average carbonation, long finish, malty.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AbbeyRoade (509) - Missouri, USA - NOV 15, 2014
I was very impressed with this! Smooth. Malty. Not bitter at all. Easy to drink. Good spice notes.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TH28 (285) - - OCT 3, 2014
Appearance is murky, muddy brown with large bubble foam cap that dissipated quickly. Aroma is rich caramel and toffee with no noticeable hop character. Taste is a one dimensional deep, rich caramel malt, with enough earthy hop bitterness to balance. Not any bready or toast character foun in other German Oktoberfest versions. Mouthfeel is medium with a low to moderate carbonation. Finishes with very little lingering malt taste. Balanced but missing something.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Crash_the_dog (163) - Fairway, Kansas, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Nice enough, but nothing special on tap at stroud's. Malty, bready, and slightly sweet... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeremyh70 (926) - Missouri, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Pours a golden copper with a small white head with great lacing. Aroma of caramel, toasted malt and light floral hops. Taste is malty and toasty with caramel, some light graininess and a bit of floral hops and bitterness. Medium bodied with medium/high carbonation. Solid and clean oktoberfest beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hayduke (4123) - Eureka, California, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Sent to me by Doran. Thanks. This beer poured a rich amber with an- off-white head. Nose of roasted malts and some light fruit. Citrus as well. Medium in body with a smooth mouth feel. Flavor is malts and light floral and citrus hops. Finish is malty. Good beer. Posting this to Ratebeer got me the Pi song.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOSSbrewer (2706) - Arkansas, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Pours a clear amber with a nice foamy white head. Aroma is caramel malts slightly sweet. Flavor is malty. Slightly dry. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
phaleslu (8006) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 15, 2013
12 oz. bottle via in-person STL trade. Pours a clear fall orange with a small off-white head. Notes of spice, leaves, mellow fruit, caramel, and grains. Light-medium bodied, with medium carbonation and a crisp, leafy mouthfeel. So-so Oktoberfest.

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