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RATINGS: 2579   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%

Chuckchandler's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Chuckchandler (8) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - OCT 17, 2012
I know a lot of people who love this beer, it has a good flavor, aroma and color but the after taste lets me down every time. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerViking (3095) - 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.

   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 :)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mauroruellas (215) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (2101) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JulioRangel (23) - - APR 25, 2015
Característica maltada bastante maltada, de baixa lupulagem, e carbonatação baixa. Aroma e cor de caramelo.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
willisread (714) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vestlake (210) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tognetta (279) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bcBelgianbrew (102) - , British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 29, 2015
This is a pretty decent Octoberfest. Smooth, easy drinking, and enjoyable. Goes well with turkey dinner. Seemed reasonably well balanced. So nice to enjoy beer with the seasons.

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