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RATINGS: 2580   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%


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
libertine (283) - rochester hills, Michigan, USA - AUG 28, 2012
pours amber with a nice tan head.aroma is very malty,carmel and dough.nice sweet malt flavor with a tinge of hops at the end.nice carbonation as im watching the bubbles swarming up from the bottom.medium body with a slight dry hop finish.have had about 100 marzen style beers and this is right up there with the best.sam adams should be very proud of this.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesie1857 (1644) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2015
330ml bottle from B&M Bargains - Rich orange -brown body with a fluffy white top. Sweet malty nose with subtle hop aroma, then a roast malty body with burnt toffee, hints of oranges and roast nuts and then a dry-ish and a sweet lasting end. For 79p - superb.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerViking (3103) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2015
Bottle from B&M. Deep amber-brown with little head. Nose has toffee and a little toast. Body is sweet caramel, with some toasted malty and a little nuttiness. Finish is sweet and lightly bitter. Too sweet but otherwise an average Märzen.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
kjoannak (21) - - JUN 26, 2015
Very good... But I don't know why it's octoberfest? Sweet aftertaste is wonderfull :)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mauroruellas (246) - GETULINA, BRAZIL - JUN 22, 2015
Coloração laranja/acobreada,espuma bege densa e com boa duração;no aroma malte tostado,caramelo e lúpulos florais;sabor maltado,tostado,adocicado sem ser enjoativo e com boa drinkability,final com levíssimo amargor,retrogosto meio doce/amargo.Boa Marzen,seguindo a qualidade da cervejaria.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (2107) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark orange colour with a thin white head, malty aroma, taste is light with some bitterness, and hoppy with a dry waterery finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JulioRangel (24) - - APR 25, 2015
Característica maltada bastante maltada, de baixa lupulagem, e carbonatação baixa. Aroma e cor de caramelo.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
willisread (723) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 10, 2015
Old rating. Bottle from Old Town. Pours an amberish red with an off-white head. Nice toasted malt and toffee aromas present on the nose with a slight bit of citrus noticeable. Sweet on the palate with a light body. Fairly refreshing. Not bad.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CousinBrenden (125) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 9, 2015
Pretty good martzen. Dark orange clear real clear color. God malt aromas. Slightly sweet flavor with malts. Not a superb beer but nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vestlake (211) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - APR 9, 2015
Caramel color with small white head. Smelled of malt, caramel and light hops. Sweet tasting beer, with a trace of caramel. Light body. Pretty good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tognetta (292) - Campinas, BRAZIL - APR 4, 2015
Ambar, espuma amarelada de média duração. Aroma levemente caramelado. Paladar adocicado, amadeirado, quase sem amargor. Corpo e carbonaçao leve. Aftertaste leve, boa drinkability.


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