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RATINGS: 2686   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cajun (414) - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA - AUG 7, 2016
Bottle - Pours deep amber, off-white head. Notes of caramel, toffee, baked bread. Definitely flavor of sweet malt, also caramel, toffee, roasted nuts, spices, hint of fruit. Crisp. Pleasant hops finish. Good brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Popoff91 (104) - Oregon, USA - JUL 28, 2016
12-ounce bottles in a large dimpled mug. Not necessarily a bad beer, I just don’t think I like the style all that much.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerRenter76 (834) - Texas, USA - JUL 15, 2016
Originally rated on 9/15/08. Octoberfest is a fairly solid beer all the way around. Golden amber body, average carbonation, fair laceing left on glass. Flavor of sweet caramel malts, nicely balanced, with a full body.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
AnG_BrgNor (534) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 3, 2016
Aroma and taste isfruit, caramel and some hops. A short ending with a tiny bitterness. Not very exciting this one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bozoNZ (758) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 16, 2016
Nice clear amber colour. Malt driven nose. Pretty standard malt dominated palate. Very marzen like. Drinks ok. Not a favourite style

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
VT (2527) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 2, 2016
355 ml bottle. Pours a clear amber with a resilient beige head. Aroma is roast, caramel. Flavor is roast, caramel. Finish is toasty and herbal. Medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hauxe (444) - Butzbach, Hesse, GERMANY - DEC 26, 2015
Rated from old notes. A medium bodied brew in which the malts are quite predominant. Only in the aftertaste did the hops come to the forefront. Well balanced, with a warm alcohol presence that makes itself felt after mid-bottle. Pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bdleedahl (192) - , Saskatchewan, CANADA - DEC 14, 2015
Cleanly brewed as expected from Sam Adams. I nice easy to drink ale with malty caramel notes standing out as the dominant sweet flavour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sirmixsomewhat (206) - Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2015
It’s a really easy beer to drink because it’s not overpowering in any way, but you can get better Octoberfest beers. However, I had it again recently and immediately questioned why I’d ever had it before, including that time, so there’s that.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
conway (2210) - - NOV 28, 2015
Bottle. Brown/amber with off white head. Fruity, nutty caramel and toffee. Very sweet. Medium body. It’s fine.

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