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RATINGS: 2655   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Moebbels (686) - FINLAND - SEP 18, 2015
A clear, pretty dark amber body with a quickly settling head. Nose has mild notes of noble hops and caramel. Taste is sweet and malty with a mildly bitter short finish. Lively carbonation and slick medium palate. A good and straightforward beer but a bit malty and heavy for the style, the spicy character is also lacking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tekstr1der (345) - New Hampshire, USA - SEP 12, 2015
Nothing special here. Pours a decent-looking auburn with thin off-white top. Aroma has some good caramel notes, but is dominated by a smell similar to adjunct brews. Flavor is decent, with some nice toasted notes. The over-carbonation ruins an otherwise okay beer. The finish is harsh simply due to bubble-count.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leini (1783) - SWEDEN - SEP 12, 2015
355ml bottle. Amber body witha low white head. Caramel, toffee, light syrup and a hint of grass. Brief, a bit watery, finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jorn69 (2588) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - SEP 11, 2015
@ Havregatan 150911. Bottle (330 ml) from Systembolaget. Malty and sweet with caramely notes, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is bitter and malty with caramely notes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
knickskicks (1142) - - SEP 10, 2015
Dark orange pour. Nose is bready, metallic. Taste is fruity esters, biscuit, sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Low69caprice (100) - Yucca valley, California, USA - SEP 10, 2015
Amber pour fizzy big thick head. Malty aroma slightly sweet. Lean but sweet on palate. Crystal clear. Ok drinker.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hopmaestro (1203) - Örebro, SWEDEN - SEP 10, 2015
Aroma is malty and fruity with a fair share of toffee. Really sweet in the taste and a cowardly bitterness. Really sweet and almost sugary. Flat and an almost non existent, watery aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogre71 (287) - Utah, USA - SEP 7, 2015
A good Octoberfest beer. Pours a nice dark golden red slight head good aroma. Very drinkable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
beer_rookie (361) - Arkansas, USA - SEP 6, 2015
Pours a dark copper color. Very carbonated. About one finger beige head. Some splotchy lacing.

Aroma is very malty. Very malty. I note some caramel and some pine, or maybe nuts. I may be nuts, but I think I smell some pumpkin, but you tell me....

Taste is very sweet, very malty. It has a very light bitterness. There’s a little caramel. It’s clean. There’s a touch of resin there too.

Mouthfeel is extremely drinkable. Extremely smooth. That’s about all I need to say.

Overall, it’s really good. I think it’s good for the style. I would absolutely suggest you try it, and I recommend it.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aggiebob (674) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - SEP 5, 2015
Bottle. Copper color with white head. Faint malt aroma. Sweet taste with caramel and biscuit flavors.

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