biznizness (1128) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 19, 2009
Not as huge in the flavor dept, but very creamy and smooth. A solid highland offering, however not in my top tier of Ofests. I do always like to support NC breweries, though, so I’ll probably buy again. ChainGangGuy (4894) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2009
Appearance: Pours a clear, orange-amber body with a thin, white head and a few steady streams of carbonation.
Smell: Soft, light nose with only mild notes of bread malts, caramel, apple, florals, and spice.
Taste: Mild-tasting mixture of crisp grains and bread with a lightly sweet-tasting touch of caramel. Spicy, floral-toned Noble hops with a moderate amount of bitterness. Small hint of fresh orchard fruit arrives late. Dry, lightly bitter finish.
Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium-plus carbonation providing for a carbonic bite.
Drinkability: It’s an adequate, American-born Oktoberfest. Clawhammer will do in an O-fest pinch, but there’re definitely better to have out there. phishpond417 (2088) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 11, 2010
A nice brew from Blue Lou from one of my favorite breweries out of Asheville. Beautiful city, beautiful people, beautiful beer. Pours a clear, bright amber colour with a finger sized head. It’s quick to dissipate but leaves behind a generous amount of lacing. And actually holds pretty nice retention with the foam. Aroma is nice. Soft hops with roasted malts and a little burnt toast. Taste is pleasent, with flavours of fruit and grass and other woodsy things. A pretty tasty beer all around. TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 10, 2010
Pours orange/amber with a fully receding tan head. Notes of sweet toasted malt, bread dough, crackers, chewy toffee. Medium to full bodied, lightly sweet with soft carbonation. droseph (1) - South Carolina, USA - OCT 28, 2010 does not count
This Oktoberfest packs all of the autumnal flavors that make October the best time of the year, while having the smoothness of a lager to allow for a surprisingly delicious, refreshing treat.
Patrickctenchi (6561) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Cloudy, amber-brown with a short tan head.
Scent is caramel and bread.
Taste is a mild, sweet, slightly spiced bread....
Malt and Caramel.....
Nice hop notes at the finish....
Simple, but very good. drowland (8629) - Georgia, USA - OCT 4, 2013
10/4/13. On tap at Bleu Cafe. My first rating on the new Windows app! Mild aroma, light malts, a hint of toffee and fruitiness. Flavor follows, lightly sweet, toasty. Meh Getbetter (1033) - East Palo Alto, California, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Drank from a bottle.This beer has a light to medium body with a hop note but more a carmel flavor. aracauna (3592) - Georgia, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Clear amber. Nice nutty malt. Slightly acidic finish that I wish was a little less aggressive. woodychevy (874) - - SEP 2, 2014
A bit blah. Looked way better than it tasted. Pours a really nice color for a lager- clear amber with nice white head. Nuttiness and malt on the nose- same on palate with the addition of a bitter finish. About the right mouthfeel for a lager- feels more summer-y than an octoberfest beer should. Just not that much to it- want a bit more barley and hops and a bit less water in my brews.