vwsteggie (684) - Paxton, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 12, 2002
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
This was the first Octoberfest beer that I ever had. I used to think it was the best beer ever. Well times have changed and, thanks to this site, I have expanded my knowledge of beer. It is still good, but it lacks the flavor of some of the German breweries. It is very smooth and has little to no bitterness to it. Overall it is a good beer that is would get again if the German beers were not available...
morty99 (371) - Maryland, USA - SEP 12, 2002
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
jaymobrown (1617) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 10, 2002
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A nice copper color. Nice malt flavors, but a bit thin overall. Slightly sweet and fruity.
Braudog (5489) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - SEP 10, 2002
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Solid amber color. I love this beer! Balanced roasty malt.
Jayb0 (981) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - SEP 9, 2002
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A easy drinking quaffer for those that want to drink liters but can’t get to germany. Some nice subtle flavors as it warms up so get a large one.
PBOYNY (316) - Westchester, New York, USA - SEP 9, 2002
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
a somewhat bland octoberfest beer, with an annoying aftertaste, somewhat nutty and too much carbonation.
IslandHaole (1091) - Yokosuka-Shi, Kanagawa-Ken, JAPAN - SEP 9, 2002
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Mildly malt nose with as the description says, slightly fruity flavors. A bit tart with some wood flavors too. Being a bit thin and bland keep it average.
tzakiel (81) - Virginia, USA - SEP 8, 2002
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Re-Rate: I can’t seem to decide about this one. But I think I’ve decided it’s a bit cloying and not very complex in flavor. Sweet smell and taste, followed by a hoppy taste that finishes it off fairly well. But I would not buy it again.
AceOfHearts (1374) - Mountain View, California, USA - SEP 6, 2002
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Golden, hazy, decent head. Very floral and crisp nose. Caramel and pears in flavor, well balanced malt profile. Slight bit of hoppiness, nice dry finish, good mouthfeel. Nicely done.
ultraspank (867) - Alverca, Lisboa, PORTUGAL - SEP 3, 2002
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Sweet nose of grass, pine, flowers, and toasted malt. Pours a clear medium ruby copper. The huge off-white creamy head is fully lasting with excellent lacing. The balanced flavor starts sweet and finishes with a rich toasted bitterness. Very low acidity. The medium creamy body is very soft and smooth. The finish feels a bit dry. Very quaffable. Excellent brew with much subtle character.