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RATINGS: 102   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
A traditional old world German Oktoberfest made with German grains, yeast and hops. IBUs = 15, OG = 16 P

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (14178) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 27, 2011
Bottle from Half Time. Pours light amber with a foamy off-white head. Aroma is sugary malt. Near med body. Flavor is grain with a slight toffee aspect. Sugar lies beneath, but there’s enough hop to almost balance. Worth it for the label.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (13625) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 1, 2010
Bottle. Poured clear copper color with an average frothy off-white head that was mostly lasted with fair lacing. Moderate toasted sweet malt aroma. Light to medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Light to medium sweet flavor with a light to medium sweet finish of short to moderate duration. My expectations where not met.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (11961) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 19, 2011
12 ounce bottle from Bella Vino in Athens, OH. 4400th rating! Pours a clear golden-copper color with a large tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of toasted malts, caramel and bitter hops. The taste is toasted malts, caramel, bitter hops, some faint banana-like fruits. Thin-medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (11681) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 23, 2014
12oz bottle. Poured an amber color with an averaged sized head. Toasty, bready/biscuit, and some caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (11654) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 13, 2011
Sample at Winking Lizard. The beer is a clear golden-orange color with a thin off-white head that recedes quickly to an outer ring. Spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma of grainy malt and caramel plus a touch of hops. Medium body with flavors of caramel malt, mild hops and a touch of yeast. The finish is short and sweet with a malty aftertaste. Pretty straightforward Oktoberfest beer overall.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
shrubber85 (10762) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 24, 2012
Bottle. Lactic caramel malt aroma. Amber with moderate head. Sweet caramel malt and bitter/acidic flavor. Rough - not really a beer I’d want to session.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
deyholla (10221) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 26, 2015
On tap at Melt Bar Cleveland Heights. Pours a clear golden orange with a white head that dissipates slowly to the edges. Aroma has lots of sweet grains with some bread and cookie notes. Flavor has sweet grain and cookie notes with a hint of butterscotch underlying.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 17, 2013
5oz taster on tap at Cincinnati Beer Fest. Totally clear orange / amber color. Good bigger off-white head. Caramel malt, breadiness in the aroma. Good lace. Medium body, smooth lighter carbonation. More dry finish. Moderate bitter taste. Solid oktoberfest.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (9429) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Draft sample at Cincy Beerfest 2014 on Fountain Square. Pours a clear orange with a small off-white head. Notes of toasty and and sweet and crackery malts, straw, and leaves. Light-medium bodied, with moderate carbonation and a malty mouthfeel. Simple, and one of the better Oktoberfests I sampled at the fest.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
b3shine (8196) - Indiana, USA - OCT 25, 2013
Bottle to half-pint glass (shared with the Mrs.). Looks good for the style; a transparent caramel with fluffy off-white head. Smells sweet, malty, and doughy. Tastes like it smells with a good mouthfeel. A solid example of the style.

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