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RATINGS: 2575   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%


Salamiwami's rating

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Salamiwami (50) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 28, 2013
Nice amber color with a big creamy head. Sweet malty flavor. Not the greatest Octoberfest you can get but it’s still pretty solid.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JulioRangel (19) - - 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 (514) - 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 (192) - 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 (197) - 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.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bcBelgianbrew (96) - , 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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ordybill (520) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. This is a very good "Oktoberfest" beer. It has a nice reddish light brown color. Has a nice blend of malt and a touch of hops, A good readily available autumn beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
dequevedo (10) - BRAZIL - MAR 27, 2015
Cerveja leve, agradável. Baixa carbonatação, levemente doce, coloração caramelo. Bem refrescante.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dukeandduke (116) - Illinois, USA - MAR 7, 2015
3/7/15 (Bottle) - Caramel colour pour with minimal white head. Negligible carbonation. Smelled of sugar, caramel and hops. Sweet tasting beer, with a trace of caramel. Thin texture, light body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iznogud (1295) - CROATIA - FEB 22, 2015
On tap at Mc Mahon’s Public House, Brooklyn. Pours amber with off-white head. Malty aroma and flavor, slightly citric, caramel. Sweet.


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