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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A full bodied, malty, slightly sweet beer celebrating the Autumn harvest. This rich beer has a round malt flavor and an above average alcohol content perfect for a cool fall evening. Saint Arnold Oktoberfest is best consumed at 40° Fahrenheit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
redpooba (396) - New York, USA - FEB 24, 2012
It’s not the best Octoberfest beer out there by any means, but it always sells out in Texas, especially Houston area. The bright notes from the imperial are great but the beer is just missing something on the back side.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - DEC 10, 2011
Bottle. Poured orange with a quick, fizzy off-white head. Aroma of sweet malts. The flavor found caramel with a light hop and spiced background. Medium body with a subdued malt aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
crajun (936) - , Texas, USA - NOV 6, 2011
12 oz bottle poured into glass. Nice beer! Aroma had much going on. Pumpkin spices malt. Nice orange amber pour taste was like aroma with slight syrupy dry ending. Like shiner okt better but this was good

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnBarleycorn (537) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 12, 2011
Bottle. Murky amber with attractive red highlights. Rich malt body with slight accents of cherry and raspberry. Flavour begins and ends with a full malt character, plus nuances of fruit and hot spice. Fairly nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
onceblind (3939) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 7, 2011
GABF 2011. Clear golden amber with a dissipating head. Funky stale biscuit malt aroma with a small touch of toffee. Taste was malty and dry toffee biscuity, slightly sweet and has a bit of wheat bread to it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DANEgerous (90) - Texas, USA - SEP 28, 2011
Aroma: Nicely somewhat earthy feel, spice and a notes almost of Autumn leaves, and toast. Appearance: A niece deep rich amber, Clear but wit a small yet lasting head. Taste: Sweet Autumn spice, some what earth with a nice hops finish Overall: A fantastic brew for Autumn

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AWMiller (512) - Mansfield, Texas, USA - SEP 28, 2011
One of the more robust and flavorful Oktoberfest style brews that I have enjoyed lately! I just wish it was a tad bit thicker in the body. Another fine brew from Saint Arnold and one that is not heavy in any way so it can be enjoyed repeatedly throughout the day. This would be a good dessert type beer with some bread pudding or rum cake!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfinney23 (1582) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 10, 2011
Ah, finally the Summer Pils season has ended and we head into the meat of Saint Arnold’s seasonal line-up. On tap in a pint glass it came to the table with no head whatsoever but I’m blaming the bartender.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tabednar (139) - - SEP 10, 2011
9.10.2011 - Houston, TX Bottle Very good staple Oktoberfest coming from St. Arnold’s year after year. Drinkable and not to heavy. Good autumn football beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Haast (37) - Texas, USA - AUG 30, 2011
Sixer from Spec’s in Austin. Pour is reddish amber with quickly dissipating head. Very clear and clean. Aroma is malty, bready and slightly earthy on the front, with a definite alcohol bite at the finish. Taste is slightly sour, slightly sweet. Not a hoppy beer, but a good, clean drinking one. Trivia: this beer is made with an ale yeast rather than a lager yeast, techincally making it a Scottish Ale rather than a Marzen (Oktoberfest). It has won awards in the Scottish Ale category. Like most Saint Arnolds Seasonals, I like it. A good twist on the Oktoberfest style. As a bonus, the box/label art is nice as well.

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