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Here in Shiner, TX (pop. 2,070), we’re suckers for tradition. Which is why this classic Oktoberfest brew is made with the highest quality two-row barley, Munich and caramel malts, along with German grown Hallertau Tradition and Hersbrucker hops. It’s our way of honoring our ancestors and the beer they loved to celebrate with. So raise your stein to tradition and enjoy this utterly classic brew.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hogan873 (449) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - OCT 28, 2011
Fall and winter are my favorite times of the year for beer, and Oktoberfest beers top my list of great seasonal brews. While Shiner’s Oktoberfest is not the best I’ve had, it’s a pretty good example of the style. Nice golden body with a foamy off-white head. The aroma is pretty light and doesn’t live up to most Marzens I’ve had. But, luckily that’s about the only down side of this beer. It’s smooth and easy to drink. There’s a malty sweetness up front that only slightly gives way to a moderate hops bite at the end. Like I said, not the best Marzen but quite easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
boozedude (1731) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle into glass...clear copper pour with white head..funky off aroma...taste is pretty ok.. some brown surzr.. meh

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocMcGrain (13) - Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 15, 2014
It smells, looks, and tastes like beer. There's nothing fantastic, but it's pretty inoffensive. If I was gonna drink all day, I may choose this, but as an Octoberfest, I'm unimpressed. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1334) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Pours a nice amber color with off-white head. Caramel malts, roasted malt, and some wheat on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with more malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daknole (9042) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Brown pour, light head. Malty, bready, wheat thins, dark honey, golden raisins...meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAR 28, 2014
Very nice and refreshing. Gassy and not too thin. Good to drink and enjoy at any moment is.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
zvikar (3371) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at Dancing Camel. Pours yellow rusty with a nice head, aroma of honey, caramel, toffee, flavor is soury with malt, caramel and toffee, medium bodied

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
rumproasts (2846) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 9, 2014
bottle. amber with small head. sweet with caramel malt. thin and one dimensional.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
morrdt (684) - Dirty Mo’, North Carolina, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Six pack from the local Harris Teeter supermarket. Pours a golden amber color with a thick off white head. Aroma is lightly malty. Some caramel flavoring to it with a slight dry finish. Needs a bit more malt, but a very good, drinkable beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
OD40oz (773) - Box Elder, South Dakota, USA - JAN 29, 2014
Caramel nose and taste. Not a huge fan of this one. Nowhere near Sam Adams’ Octoberfest.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jkwalking05 (3686) - Arlington, Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2013
(Backlog) On tap at Wurstfest in New Braunfels, TX. Somewhat clear, orange in color, with an ok cream colored head. The smell is malts, cereal, blah, and caramel. The taste is malt, caramel, cereal, and ok.

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