RATINGS: 224   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
A traditional marzen style beer with a gorgeous firey dark orange color. Oktoberfest emphasizes a rich malt character. A great way to fortify oneself as the nights start to get cooler. Available August through October

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (7730) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 26, 2012
Tallahassee, Fl - New Leaf Market - 12 oz bottle. Pours a nice sparkling medium copper with a very slight white head. Aroma is pleasant but not very apparent with hints of caramel and ripening vegetables. Nice clean flavor with a brief hint of unsweetened chocolate, a touch of molasses and some back end ripening vegetables. Mouthfeel is thick enough. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pumpmaster (1377) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - OCT 15, 2012
3 ounce sampler at the Grovetoberfest Miami beer festival 10/13/12. Very good!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
starewich (170) - - OCT 15, 2012
Too sweet, almost sugary and artificial. Thankfully it’s not offensive, and the taste doesn’t insist on sticking around.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hombrepalo (1971) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 7, 2012
On tap at CBF. Poured red with a moderate head and good lacing, with an aroma, with a faint sourness. It had a sweet toasty malt flavor all the way through and was very smooth and fresh tasting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
portableparty (2331) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - OCT 5, 2012
bottle. Pours bright orange with a quick little white head that settles to a ring. Aroma has nice malt and marmalade scent. Taste has a nice subtle bitterness and sweet malt marmalade mixed throughout. Palate is slick with a fizzy carbonation and a drying finish. Pretty nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrianHagmeier (299) - Coralville, Iowa, USA - SEP 27, 2012
Outstanding! Great grain aroma with a bit of cookie or cake like breadieness? Great roasted malt flavor that just pores through the whole time. Even finished with that sweet malt flavor lingering. Just a little bit of tart at the end, simple, like a period at the end of sentence. I liked the shit out of it!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Doghair (312) - Illinois, USA - SEP 26, 2012
Pours a clear amber orange. Not much aroma. Taste is malty & biscuity with little hop finish. Moderate carbonation. Overall a nice Octoberfest. More beer please...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - SEP 19, 2012
12oz bottle from Binny’s Lakeview. Pours a crystal clear, copper, somewhat gold tinted body with a finger-width, frothy, off-white head that dissipates slowly and leaves a nice lacing. Aroma is rich and bready malts with a medium sweetness, a light caramel, a touch of toast, and a floral fruitiness with some peaches and a light apple note. Flavor is similar. Rich and bready malts with some toast and a light caramel sweetness. A slight graininess and a light earthy hopping with a bit of a peachy fruitiness before this finishes smooth with a balanced, light-medium bitterness before leaving a medium length aftertaste. Medium body with a moderate carbonation. Overall, not a bad Oktoberfest. Some bready sweet malts with a light caramel and graininess balanced with a clean, earthy hopping and light toast note. Enjoyable enough.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
krisolson (57) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - SEP 19, 2012
Ok beer. Kinda sweet. Not really appealing. I look for a much bolder flavor from an octoberfest. Good color, no real aroma.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nightsky (176) - Lutz, Florida, USA - SEP 11, 2012
Wheat aroma. Pale brown color. Thick head. Malty flavor with some sweet notes. Abrupt finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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