RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Oktoberfest is one of the most celebrated traditions in German culture. And though Kansas may be a long way from Munich, we share the sentiment. Our Octoberfest was only the second specialty beer we ever brewed, and the original batch was first tasted back in 1989. To this day, it continues to be one of our most popular brews, with folks seeking it out both at the brewpub and on the shelves of their local liquor stores.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
berrya785 (441) - Kansas, USA - SEP 27, 2012
Pours a clear amber with a thick off white head. Aroma is malty and caramel with a little spice. Taste is sweet and malty with some spiciness. Pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sm5561 (118) - Kansas City, Alabama, USA - SEP 23, 2012
12 oz bottle. Pours clear amber colored with beige head that leaves some lacing. Caramel and roasted malt aroma. Smooth, crisp taste with light malty sweetness and clean finish. Moderate carbonation, medium body, slightly creamy mouth feel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bpr77 (264) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - SEP 10, 2012
Pours dark amber with thick frothy head, this one looks great out of the bottle. Aroma is caramel and I can pick up on some earthy/hop notes and toffee as well. First thing that strikes me about this one is the body, med. to heavy and perfect for the style. Nice rich caramel/toffee flavor that finishes clean. I can’t recall a better Octoberfest and I’m proud its from a brewery just down the road from me in Lawrence, KC and now avail. by bottle. Awesome stuff ! I’ll be looking forward to this every year !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcnielsen (3399) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 7, 2012
Bottle. Pours a copper color with white head. Toast, malty aroma. Toasty, caramel flavor. Easy drinking.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ads135 (4466) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUL 26, 2012
Very nice octoberfest. Exceptional balance and a very nice malty sweet finish. Light brown and orange appearance with decent head and a medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
coolpop (1394) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - NOV 10, 2011
Bottle. Poured a dark amber with a medium-sized off-white head. Aroma and flavor are full of rich but not heavy malt, caramel, a touch of smoke and fruit. Very clean, clear malt flavor. One of the best Octoberfests I’ve ever had. Wish it was available where I live -- would be drinking a lot of this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OzarkElmo (319) - Poplar Bluff, Missouri, USA - NOV 9, 2011
From bottle on Oct 15th (Thanks Ronnie!). Pours a deep amber with moderate beige head, mostly diminishing. Good lacing lingering throughout. Caramel and a bit of smoke on the nose. Very good going down - well balanced and finishes just right. Not too sweet as some O’fests tend to be. Excellent!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemike (3084) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - NOV 4, 2011
Pours golden with a thicky foamy tan head. Notes of toasted malt, caramel, toffee, and munich malt. Medium to full bodied with moderate carbonation. One of the better oktoberfest beers

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gururyan (721) - Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 6, 2011
Pretty good, not as good as the hype, but pretty good. As far as the 7 Oktobers I have had this season, this one sits in the middle.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KapitiCritique (379) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - AUG 15, 2011
Can’t get excited about it. Its a nice beer but not at all complex or memorable. Big seller though so someone one must really like it.

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