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RATINGS: 150   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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2.8
jkwood04 (5472) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 30, 2011
12oz bottle in a shaker. Pours amber with a thick, cream-colored head. Aroma of toasted malts, dough, and some light hops. The hops in this beer don’t blend as well as other beers of this style. Sort of light in texture. Not the best beer.

3.1
badgerben (5372) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - SEP 4, 2007
Thanks to Skyview. Copper color with no head. Slight banana aroma and taste. Not much in the way of grains and not what I’d expect from an "Octoberfest", but not bad.

3.2
heemer77 (5361) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - SEP 27, 2007
New arrival at John’s in Iowa City. The body is medium copper with a light off white head. The aroma is grainy with some notes of peanuts and toffee. The taste has some light notes of caramel along with iced tea. Actually this is nicely balanced and lightly falvored. I find this to be a nice sessionable Ofest. I prefer this to some of the overhopped US versions of this style.

2.9
muzzlehatch (4975) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 26, 2016
12 ounce bottle from Klineman’s in Delavan, WI (August 2016), drunk a bit above fridge temp from a lager glass. My first Oktoberfest of the season! Medium clear amber pour, large and tenacious off-whie head with fine lacing...simple sweet caramel-malty nose lacks the toasty notes I expect but not unpleasant...too sweet on the tongue though, and without enough body to back it up, this is immediately cloying and tough to drink, though a little bit of acerbic burnt/smoky character does show up to save it (somewhat). Not terrible, but not good either; I used half of this bottle for cooking and it was probably a wise choice.

3.7
ChainGangGuy (4941) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - NOV 19, 2010
12 ounce bottle - $1.29 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia. Appearance: Pours a clear, orange-amber body with a finger or two of off-white suds. A few glass-clinging smears of lace on the descent. Smell: Sweetish nose, primarily bready, but with some toasty and nutty accents to it and a far-off hint of light caramel syrup. Herbal, spicy, earthy Noble hops. Taste: Maltiness tasting of ever so slight toasted bread brushed with a coating of sugary caramel. Lightly nutty. Faint fruitiness. Spicy, earthy German hops with ample supporting bitterness. The initial, light nuttiness grows a bit as you near the drying, reasonably crisp finish. Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium-plus carbonation. Drinkability: A standard, simple, but easy-drinking O-fest (at a decent price) to kick-start the weekend.

3.1
tmoreau (4739) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - OCT 21, 2013
12 oz. bottle poured to a shaker at The Shoreline Restaurant bar in Gill’s Rock, WI., displaying a clear, amber tone, with off white spray as lacing. The nose was toasty, with a little dank grain scent. Light to medium bodied, with okay carbonation, the taste was also toasted, with a touch of caramel, and moderate, hop bitterness that had some earthy and lingering qualities. A decently quaffable Marzen.

2.6
jandd1983 (4680) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - NOV 12, 2011
It poured a light amber color with a white head. The aroma was of some honey and a little caramel. The taste was also malty with a crisp finish, but really not much else.

2.8
thegreenrooster (4626) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Pour is a clear amber with a small white head. Aroma is a decent caramel malt sweetness. Flavor is light at first then a bit of roast nut hits you. Finish is light and thin. Like most Point beers they are going in the right direction but just too light around the edges.

3.1
edgallow (4623) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 23, 2013
12 oz bottle pours amber with a off white head. Aroma and taste is malts and spice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
patrick767 (4474) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 9, 2010
bottle - Pours light copper with a small white head. It has a mild caramel malt aroma. The flavor is of a typical marzen with minimal hops presence and a toasted caramel malt flavor. It’s light to medium bodied and while drinkable, is a bland, uninspiring brew.


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