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RATINGS: 430   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 188   ABV: 6.25%
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Brewed using the time honored methods and an extra slow lager to release the smooth flavor of our roasted malts. Over 1,100 lbs. Of malted barley in every handcrafted batch! Expect this bier to pour with a rich head of foam that will enhance its incredible spice bouquet. Staghorn Octoberfest combines a smooth amber body with a clean crisp finish.


1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
saxman61 (7) - Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 7, 2015 does not count
Poured from bottle into English pint glass. One inch foamy head with a darkish amber color. Mellow tasting, flavor is fleeting, lacking the taste of a true Octoberfest beer. Tastes more like a jacked up American made pilsner. Will not try/ buy this beer again. I guess I expected more from this brewery than what I received.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Frank (4007) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 31, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 30, 2015 Blind: Amber orange, foam head. There is something sort of savory and off in the nose. Lightly sweet w/ slightly harsh earthy bitterness in the finish. Medium bodied.

Original(3.1): This one is a near miss in my opinion. It has a nice overall malt character but it strikes me as being a bit too sweet and sticky to be truly drinkable and that is what it needs to be to be a great example of this style. It is fair to say this is a cut above what many less lager-centric craft breweries make but it is still not quite all there.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
kkleu357 (634) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 18, 2015
This might very well be my favorite Octoberfest. Light brown body. Nice fresh brew day malt aroma. Crisp but very flavorful malt taste. Just a great example of an Octoberfest beer from Wisconsin.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
schmittaj (16) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 17, 2015
Pretty good orange color. Not bad on flavor, hops are well balanced, but for an Oktoberfest I am looking for more in the way of malts.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christpuncher (2792) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 1, 2015
This one was better than I thought it would be. Hoppy and lightly malty and is very easy to drink. Pours reddish brown in color. Smells malty. Had at feezors. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drowland (7887) - Georgia, USA - FEB 16, 2015
12/27/14. 12oz bottle thanks to CinSue! Copper pour with a small khaki head, mild lacing. Mild aroma, malty, a bit of spice, doughy, nutty, caramel. Nice flavor, malty, doughy, nutty, honey, and caramel, but nice and smooth. Tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ernesto987 (5578) - Arizona, USA - FEB 7, 2015
bottle at daks bottle share, good sweet really rich body, pretty well rounded, wouldve like to have this fresh. Oh well, not bad

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tykechandler (343) - Kentucky, USA - FEB 2, 2015
Это пиво вкусное. я, конечно, рекомен& его всем, что любит хорошую Craft пива!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drsordr (2332) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JAN 15, 2015
Bottle pour clear avg gold with orange hue. Nose sweet malt, slight earthy, very light nose. Taste sweet malt, caramel, light butterscotch. Light grainy malt late palate. Light bitter finish. Nothing off putting but nothing outstanding either.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajtrupp (338) - Broomfield, Colorado, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Very smooth, good use if sweet, roasted malts. Good spices for an Octoberfest without going overboard. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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