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RATINGS: 2494   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%


Boomersmancave1's rating

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Boomersmancave1 (59) - Indiana, USA - SEP 21, 2013
Has dark golden to amber color. malty, but not in excess. A good beer to enjoy while watching the game!


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
terefere (218) - Durham, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle. Pours brown & reddish, clear, rocky head, decent lacing. Aroma: orange, caramel, bread. Taste: caramel, toffee, bread, hint of fruits.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Hopsinator123 (2) - - SEP 14, 2014 does not count
Great drinking beer, one of Samuel Adams best seasonal beers. Darker in color and oaky taste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Carlisle (22) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 14, 2014
A favorite Octoberfest. Malty but not overly sweet. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bork (165) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Nice and clean but with a little too much sweetness in the first half. Smooth and pleasant but a little weak.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JamesMichael (2) - - SEP 12, 2014 does not count
True to the style, better than most. Nice, smooth, mild alternative to heavier IPAs and bitter Pilsners. A rite of autumn.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
John25 (492) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - SEP 9, 2014
Draft. Amber. Malty, caramel, toffee. Moderate carb, medium body. Kind of a classic to me from college days. A go-to fall full flavored yet drinkable Oktoberfest. Pretty good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hitit345 (14) - Austin, Texas, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Marzen. Light malt aroma, no real depth. Wonderful amber appearance. Classic lager taste, medium, not light body, not heavy body. Great bender, mass quantity drinking beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
petepuente51 (1) - Houston, USA - SEP 7, 2014 does not count
Nice drinkable beer, nice aroma, deep golden color, the four roasted malts give it a full flavor, with hints of caramel and toffee. Not to sweet, yet not bitter either. Great beer for the end of summer.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gaultier (332) - SWEDEN - SEP 7, 2014
@ Nedre Mölla 7/9-14. Bottle from Systembolaget. Aroma: Malt, caramel. Taste: Dito + sweetness. Body is medium, the finish is sweet and a bit watery.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ninecats (156) - Uddevalla, SWEDEN - SEP 7, 2014
Pours clear brownish orange with two finger tan slowly dissipating head, no lacings. Aroma is malty, with bread, cinnamon, overriped fruit. Taste is malt dominated with honey, bread, nuts. Some slight bitterness in the finish. Medium body, medium carbo, oily texture.


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