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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 155   ABV: 5.15%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Point Oktoberfest is an authentic Marzen Style Lager Beer, a style reminiscent of the beers originally brewed for the first Oktoberfest Celebrations in Germany during the early 1800’s. Hand-crafted using Hallertauer hops and sweet Vienna roasted malts for a rich amber hue. The result is a full flavored, well balanced beer, brewed in celebration of the upcoming season.

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2.4
noncaloric (684) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 12, 2009
Clear orange amber with a large white head. Good retention, only temporary lace. Malt syrup aroma with a slight sulfur edge to it. Flavor has Munich malts: apple cider, nut, again spoiled by the sulfur edge. Medium body, some life in the carbonation on the palate.

3.3
bblack99 (527) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - SEP 10, 2009
12oz bottle, shiny clear amber with a big, pillowy white head. Paired very well with a thick-cut pork chop, maybe the chop influenced my high rating on this brew! Spotty lacing on the glass, nice aroma but no real distinct characteristics, a bit muddled with malt and caramel. Some bite to the flavor, which is surprisingly crisp and on the lighter side of medium in body. Lots of nice sweet malts, mostly balanced by some hoppy bite and a touch of alcohol. Nice for a marzen.

2.2
arkurzynski (2456) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 6, 2009
Pours copper/orange. Sweet/malty aroma. Quite bitter and dry for an Oktoberfest. Leaves a bit of a sour aftertaste. Stick with some of the other Point beers.

3.3
BrianHagmeier (299) - Coralville, Iowa, USA - SEP 1, 2009
quite refreshing! I really enjoyed this years batch. Very nice balance.

2.8
17thfloor (2443) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 26, 2009
12oz bottle. Pours a nice caramel color, orange amber, clear, big sudsy frothy off-white head 3.5. Aroma of some red apple and sweet caramel, hint of grass. Flavor is just a tad boozy, light munich malt, a slight richness, some apples, a bit hot, touch grassy. Medium/light bodied, sudsy feeling, frothy, fluffy, not sticky, chunky uneven carbonation. Actually not bad at all.

2.7
drowland (8955) - Georgia, USA - AUG 13, 2009
Rather light and a bit hoppy for the style. Disappointing... but it’s point, so what’s new?

2.3
Bockyhorsey (2627) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - MAY 17, 2009
Bottle courtesy of unclemike. Fermented grain aroma and spice. Amber body with decent head. Flavor was little odd as to it was more like cough syrup awith some spicey notes in the mix. Little tough on the palate.

2.4
machfive55 (358) - Columbia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 14, 2009
Poured amber with a three fingered head. There was not much to the aroma, slightly malty. Flavor was slightly malty as well, nothing special. A decent o-fest, but nothing crazy....just average. Ends with some chocolate, caramel notes.

2.9
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - FEB 7, 2009
In the bottle from HyVee Ames, IA. Pours orange amber with a clear medium off white head. Short retention. malty aroma- subtle apples and cotton candy. medium thick mouthfeel that finishes a bit fizzy, but leaves a long caramel taste on the tongue.

2.9
unclemike (3170) - Junction City Kansas, Kansas, USA - NOV 21, 2008
12oz bottle - Poured redish copper color with white head that hung around for a few minutes. Aroma was nice, kinda like a Jolly Rancher. Tasted dry with a wine like feel, not bad if you enjoy watered down wine. Overall I was fairly happy with Point’s version of this style beer.


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