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Expertly brewed by the award-winning Master Brewers of The Lion Brewery, it boasts a brilliant reddish-brown color and full-body for the true beer drinker. In using a blend of Munich, Vienna and Aromatic malts, Stegmaier Oktoberfest possesses a light-toasted character with a touch of sweetness. The addition of German hops adds a perfect balance of flavor, which will be enjoyed by the most sophisticated palate.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerdedone (2567) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 1, 2006
On draft at the Newtown Brewfest with Stegosaurus and The Mad Indian. Pours amber with an off-white head. Aroma of caramel, grain, and citrus. The flavor is sweet, caramel, and citrus. Decent beer.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dickinsonbeer (5077) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - OCT 22, 2006
I was actually hoping this would at least be decent since thier porter was pretty good. Pours a clear light amber with a white head and high carbonation. Aroma of light DMS, some crackery malts, and slight caramel sweetness. No real bready or thick full toasted malts, just plain malts and a light crisp bitterness. Weak body and mouthfeel. ech.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 21, 2006
On draft at the Newtown Brewfest with Beerded_one and the Mad Indian. Pours ambeer with an off-white head. Aroma of caramel malts, grain, and citrus. the flavor is sweet upfront, caramel, and citrus. Thin body, ok brew.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MadIndian (2342) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 21, 2006
Drank with Stegosaurus and Beereded_one at Newton brew fest. This was a thin octoberfest not a true good one. Thin in body and taste. Not too good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zathrus13 (1703) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - OCT 18, 2006
Orange/amber, with a white head. Aromas are grain, malt, and sugar. Flavors are sugar, malt, grain, and some fruit and hops as well. Much better than I expected from Stegmaier, but not exactly a prototypical Octoberfest.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JFGrind (1833) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 2, 2006
I give Lion Brewery much credit for brewing a regional Oktoberfest. Medium bodied malts, amber Marzen with light sweetness and lighter bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
decon (1) - USA - SEP 25, 2006 does not count
A friend gave me a two bottles to try. The beer was malty and flavorful. It had a nice dark appearance with a good head.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pbjclimber (150) - Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 2, 2006
Pours a nice mahogany color with a tan head which leaves no lacing and does not have very good retention. The flavor is of mainly caramel malts with a little bit of spice, very little hop profile. The mouth feel is a little water. This is not a bad beer for $20 a case and would make a nice session beer.


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