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RATINGS: 2563   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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The first thing you notice when pouring a glass of this seasonal beer is the color. Samuel Adams® Octoberfest has a rich, deep golden amber hue which itself is reflective of the season. Samuel Adams® Octoberfest is a malt lover’s dream, masterfully blending together four roasts of barley to create a delicious harmony of sweet flavors including caramel and toffee. The beer is kept from being overly sweet by the elegant bitterness imparted by the German Noble hops. Samuel Adams® Octoberfest provides a wonderful transition from the lighter beers of summer to the winter’s heartier brews.
Beer vintage abv varies from 5.0% to 5.5%


4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
partyfessional (5) - - NOV 13, 2014 does not count
Bottle at ritz in New York City. Light- dark in color. Aroma: hints of pumpkin, and spices. Light wheaty scent. Taste: good flavor. Pumpkin continues. Very light spice with a very slight citrusy after taste. Overall: pretty good beer. Will probably consider seeing what these can do for me in a session.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
manuelMTL (155) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 10, 2014
Pours a clear copper with a quickly disappearing head. Nose is lots of caramel malts with some nuttiness. Distinct sweet caramel and toffee flavors and candy sugar notes. Balanced by a light hoppy bitterness in the aftertaste. Great to go beer!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CuauMedina (3) - MEXICO - NOV 7, 2014 does not count
Good representation of bottled autumn, märzen/oktoberfest beer with notable aromas of honey, beautiful copper color, well carbnated, light to medium body, sweet pumpkin notes. Nice overall, ill get it again next year.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
djoeye (1838) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 6, 2014
Clear copper-amber body. Off white soon gone head. Aroma; leaves, apples, strawberry, juicy mild malts. Taste; leafy malts, apple peels, bread, caramel notes, yeast, orange juice. Easy on palate, normal carbonation. Finish brings forward the caramel malts. [35.5cl brown bottle, abv5.5%, BB7-2015, B@Systembolaget for 2€, T@höme)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tca21 (51) - Michigan, USA - NOV 4, 2014
Appearance: it has a clear and deep orange color with a thin head. Aroma: it smells like caramel and bread. Tastes like vanilla, caramel, orange and with a smooth finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Obfuscate (93) - Minneapolis, - NOV 1, 2014
On tap at rain forest cafe. Nice Amber color and smooth tasting Octoberfest. Could easily session a few of these.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CacheManyHose (235) - HONG KONG - OCT 31, 2014
Bottle. Malty, musty, slighty vegetal/sweaty aroma. Not much flavour, a little malt and spice. Body thin and fizzy. Heavy red ale in the nose but not much going on otherwise.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HKdIPA (298) - HONG KONG - OCT 31, 2014
Bottle from QClub. Normal lager. More full bodied. So so but nothing special.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tommynh (47) - - OCT 29, 2014
Somewhat nice Sam Adams Octoberfest, dark color, rich autumn malt taste, a bit of an aftertaste, ok beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hackobock (1713) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 29, 2014
October 3, 2014. Bottle, best before july 2015. Pours clear red amber with an off-white head. Aroma is malty, biscuit, nutty,and light floral. Taste is medium sweet biscuit, nutty, light floral bitter. Smooth light to medium bodied.


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