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Widmer Brothers Okto Festival Ale (Oktoberfest)

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RATINGS: 402   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Loosen your lederhosen. Our full-bodied OKTO Festival Ale is inspired by Bavarian Oktoberfest, and we pay fitting tribute with its distinctive malt flavors, mild floral character and crisp clean finish. Prost! To the land of the Prost!


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bricks (625) - Delaware, USA - NOV 21, 2014
Light brown beer, fizzy. Mellow aroma of floral and malt. Taste is moderate and pleasant... somewhat sweet. Good beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Emeister84 (1084) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 6, 2014
Aromas are bready, caramel, subtle chocolate, earthy. Mostly clear, orange, fully fading head. Toasty, some caramel. Medium bodied.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
stevoj (2292) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 5, 2014
Bland and unmemorable, watery, generic tasting. Very faint aroma and flavors, no finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Obfuscate (56) - Minneapolis, - NOV 1, 2014
This is a decent Octoberfest. Little bitter on the back of your mouth. My wife likes this one better than me she gets a couple 6 packs every October.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Leafs93 (1723) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 30, 2014
Pours amber with a medium white head. Aroma is caramel, toast and nuts. Taste is sweet with trace bitters. Crisp and refreshing

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DedicatedToFun (2945) - Santa Monica, California, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Tap, gold pour, white head, nose is grassy, taste is some citrus, lemons maybe, okay

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
joelwhite (4) - - OCT 22, 2014 does not count
Mild beer. Malty flavor and decent floral tones. Not bad but doesn't feel like a fall beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ads135 (3071) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - OCT 22, 2014
Not a bad oktoberfest. Oranish, defined by its sweet maltiness. Some orange and a lot of caramel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arkurzynski (1558) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Amber orange. Nose of sweet toasted malt and mild hops. Flavor is mid to heavy toasted malt and biscuit with a mild sweetness in the middle with medium hop bitterness in the finish. Decent.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
onceblind (4472) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Clear deep darkish copper with a thin light beige head. Good nose of biscuity caramel. The flavor has this biscuity caramelly nuttiness that’s off dry and toasty and smooth and everything right about marzens. A bit deeper and a bit more "molassesy" than a standard Oktoberfest but I love it.


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