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RATINGS: 2575   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%

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CacheManyHose (331) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HKdIPA (388) - HONG KONG - OCT 31, 2014
Bottle from QClub. Normal lager. More full bodied. So so but nothing special.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tommynh (67) - - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hackobock (2009) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerguy00 (186) - Fountain Valley, California, USA - OCT 28, 2014
Nice amber color with an light tan head. Nice spiced aroma with a bit of sweetness. Flavor matches aroma.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swesson (273) - Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA - OCT 26, 2014
On tap at Red Robin. Orange-Amber body with a thin off-white head. Smells of yeast and bread. Tastes of complex malted barley and caramel, finish is of brown sugar and enough hops to keep it from being too sweet. I like this beer. It is brews like this that keeps Sam Adams from being overly mainstream. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gethinbeer (2263) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - OCT 26, 2014
Clear amber pour with a frothy white heat. Malt flavour with brown Jamaican sugar. Bitter and slightly odd finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Danyel (1281) - Colorado, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours a deep orange, clear with off-white head. Atoms is spicy, caramel, vanilla, lager yeast. Taste is very sweet, figs, very nutty, caramel, medium bodied, crisp, easy simple. Okay.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TH28 (199) - - OCT 25, 2014
Appearance is clear amber red with a hint if orange and a moderate white foam cap. Aroma is bready and caramel with no noticeable hop aroma. Taste is a really sweet caramel malt with a slight breadlines. Lots or caramelized flavors here, but light on the toasty notes. None of the raisin or dark fruit found in German versions. Mouthfeel is moderate with a crisp carbonation. Finishes with a slightly lingering bready, caramel malt. Just enough hop bitterness to balance this beer that definitely has more residual sweetness than other oktoberfests

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
caffeineownsme (4) - GUATEMALA - OCT 22, 2014 does not count
Can a beer be cozy? It has a smooth flavor, almost brown color, the head didn’t last much.

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