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RATINGS: 199   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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We’ve found the key to what makes Fall so special, and its called Octoberfest. This rich, smooth lager uses a perfect balance of caramel, pale, cara-pils and black malts to create the best Octoberfest beer of the season. Available September through October.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
ryanfolty (1863) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - SEP 27, 2011
Date: September 24, 2011 Mode: Bottle Source: Minneapolis Beer Fest. Full description not available as I sampled way too many beers in 4.5 hours!

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SODAK14 (286) - Rapid City, South Dakota, USA - SEP 23, 2011
This is one of the nicer Octoberfest brews I’ve had this year. Great color with a really smooth taste and nice finish. Now all I need is a couple of brats and I wil be all set!!!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nike (967) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 16, 2011
Not a bad Octoberfest, a little on the thin side. caramel, medium sweetness, medium body, small finish.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mattyb83 (737) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 25, 2011
Tap. Copper color with a small ring of white foam around the neck. Bread and caramel are all I get in the aroma. Taste is a little better. More bread and caramel, but some light fruity character is there too. Light to medium body. Pretty drinkable, and better than the sam Adams octoberfest, bug still just not my bag.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hamilton23 (610) - Alpine, California, USA - JUL 25, 2011
Poured from a 12oz bottle. Poured a dark copper color with lots of beige head. Aroma is caramel and toasted malts. Taste follows the nose. A little thin.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BVery (6610) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - APR 15, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2013 Bottle. Bronze orange pour with a quickly dissipating white head. Fruity bready aroma. Caramel malt and bread on taste. Slightly metallic. Just okay.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10820) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 3, 2011
Bottle. Poured clear copper color with an average frothy off-white head that was mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toasted sweet malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (7581) - Illinois, USA - MAR 13, 2011
"Oktoberest" 12 oz bottle. This is one of the most attractive looking oktoberfest beers, it is a clear orange with a foamy ivory colored head. The smell is very fruity, more so than most, but it works. It is tangy and it doesn’t embody the typical nuttiness of the oktoberfest. The taste is more like your standard oktoberfest. It has some diacetyl and a very plasticy flavor. It is a mar on the smell and appearance. It is probably one worth skipping. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 10-21-2010 02:46:19

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
benfergy (201) - Valley City, North Dakota, USA - MAR 11, 2011
The Oktoberfest aroma is of some quite bold malt and hops, typical of lagers, and not weak at all. Appearance is pale amber, with little head. The taste isn’t anything amazing, but it’s at the right level of sweetness and sourness. Good, appropriate palate. This beer isn’t the best of it’s kind, and not the best from Schell, but it’s still a nice beer to have every now and then.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bbrock81 (304) - Le Mars, Iowa, USA - FEB 13, 2011
Bottle from sampler pack. Good example of Oktoberfest beer - nice malty, bready, biscuity aroma and flavor to follow right along. Perhaps a bit milder in both than the best of the style, but still better than most examples.


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