Oakes (13065) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 16, 2001
1.5 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Amber with hints of copper; minimal aroma; empty taste, hinting at caramel but then fading into a watery finish.
argo0 (11823) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 17, 2003
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Clear copper body with small beige head. Aroma is sweet and caramel. Taste is earthy caramel, pretty run of the mill. Medium, slightly sticky body.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
1.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 5/20
Name: Wicked Octoberfest
dark amber, thin head, slight malt aroma, medium malt flavor and just a touch of bitterness
Aroma: 3/10; Appearance: 4/10; Flavor: 2/10; Palate: 2/10; Overall: 5/20
The score was calculated based upon the notes and an old scoring system.
Bov (9979) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUN 16, 2000
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (8184) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 12, 2004
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours deep amber, with medium head. Malty aroma, with slight caramel, nuts, and fruit in the finish. A decent marzen.
Ernest (6488) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - SEP 24, 2003
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Head is initially average sized, frothy, light brown, mostly diminishing. Body is clear dark amber. Aroma is lightly malty (cookie, grain), lightly hoppy (flowers, grapefruit). Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, moderately bitter, slightly husky. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Flavor balance isn't too shabby, but the aroma leaves a lot to be desired. Drinkable but not really that enjoyable.
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 26, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Old Notes: Amber pour. Caramel taste. Some earthy undertones. A nice fall beer that I look forward to.
TheBeerGod (5409) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - DEC 30, 2002
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: MAY 10, 2005 Surprisingly not bad, considering my distaste for Pete’s products. Dark brown in color and translucent. Not overly hoppy, which is a very good thing. Little bit of spice and bite to it. Somewhat bitter too with a slight wheat taste to it. If you like Pete’s, you should love this.
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 29, 2002
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Amber orange color with a moderate light tan head. Old hops and malt aroma. Alot of sweetness (brown sugar and toffee) some what balanced by the hops but a bit too much of each for a really good octoberfest. Also has a bitter alcohol finish that really distracts.
jgb9348 (4925) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JAN 10, 2003
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: SEP 6, 2003 2003 Batch:
Amber in colour with a large tan head of about four centimetres in height. Ruby highlights show when held up to the light, pretty nice! Malty aroma with some spices (nutmeg) thrown in the mix. Medium-bodied; Spicey flavour with malty characteristics and a mouthful that coats the inside of the mouth. A decent beer, pretty spot-on for the style, better than some others but not a great beer by any means. I bought a six pack of twelve ounce bottles at Top's in Rochester, New York.