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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 163   ABV: 5.45%
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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Onenote81 (1002) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - OCT 25, 2012
Do my eyes deceive me? Does that say "Yuengling Oktoberfest?!" Um, yes, please! 12oz bottle poured into a conical pint. Pours a tawny dark rusty amber with a small sheet of lace atop. The nose is fruity with notes of banana, stawberry - though faint at that. Toffee and caramel sweet aromas round this out, with a touch of ethanol. A different aroma, but not offputting. Smooth clean mouthfeel, that begs to be gulped. Spot-on carbonation gives the beer enough girth to satisfy me. Sweet caramel and toffee flavors, light fruity back end. Bready finish. Alcohol adds just enough zip to bolster this beer. A total malt-heads dream. Really a good beer. I expected to find some major flaws in this, but I couldn’t really find any. A well-made beer, perfect for the cooler months ahead.


2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
coyforce (618) - Virginia, USA - FEB 17, 2015
OK brew for an American take on an oktoberfest marzen but just lacking the quality of the European counterparts.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ordybill (414) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - FEB 8, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Nice malt and hop aroma Appearance- Traditional color and minimal head Taste- more of a Vienna style not bad but there are better out there Palate- Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Overall- Ok brew, I prefer their lager but this isn’t terrible

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
devilben02 (281) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 21, 2015
It pours from the bottle with a nice, rich, red-brown color, although there is only a thin soapy head. The aroma is a faint combination of toasted bread and light, lemony hops. The flavor is definitely malt-forward as is to be expected, with notes of caramel and bread dominating, although there is also some musty and lemony hops to balance. The texture is a bit unpleasantly watery, with a fine, prickly carbonation. Admittedly, this isn’t my favorite style, and this one certainly isn’t going to change my perspective, but it is similar to many other Yuengling products: solid and inoffensive, but a bit boring and unexciting.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
solidfunk (4785) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - DEC 23, 2014
Pretty high on the foul content. Rusty aroma with a good dose of acridity. Pours amber with ok head and lacing. Fizzy carbonation. Bottle.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Stellaaaa (258) - Tennessee, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Pours a deep amber, verging on being brown, with a fairly thick, off-white head. The aroma is of caramel malts, burnt toast and ripe bananas. The taste is of very sweet caramel malt with some burnt notes too. To me, the malt is too dark and it has too much of a caramel sweetness. I would have preferred a slightly lighter Vienna-style lager.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BiddleBrau (993) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2014
Looks good, clear amber off white head. Caramel nose. Toasted malt and some biscuit flavor. Slightly cloying finish. Minimal hops here.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (14477) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Bottle. Clear deep golden amber color. Aroma of toasted biscuit. Taste is herbal caramel.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
HopTsing (447) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Everybody doesn’t know how to make a good Oktoberfest brew. Yuengling is one of those that doesn’t.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
obguthr (4318) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Mild grass, dried leaves. Crystal clear amber, thin head. Honey, malt, some fusel alcohol. Frothy. Meh.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jackl (5343) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Bottle pour @ the 21st Richmond Gathering. Light amber with a small head. Some cardboard and apples. Caramel. Knackered malts. Taste is pretty rough. Sickly apple. Spent grain. Junk bread. Sort of harsh toastiness. Just tastes artificial and past its best. Light body, very active carbonation. Not good.


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