overall
29
41
style
RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"O’zapft is!" The cry of happy beer drinkers at the start of the Munich Oktoberfest, which in German means "The keg is tapped!" Rahr’s Oktoberfest Celebration Lager is a traditional Marssen style Oktobefest lager - dark amber in color, super smooth, medium body with a sweet malty finish. True to tradition, this is a classic Oktoberfest Lager.
Style: German Märzen/Oktoberfest
ABV: 5.5%
Availability: Fall (September October November)
Food Pairings: Cuisine (German), Meat (Smoked Meats), Cheeses (Mozzarella, Gouda)

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5


Assurbanipaul's rating

3.7
Assurbanipaul (40) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - OCT 1, 2007
Pours a dark clear amber with a ruby tint and a shallow head. Aroma is light, some nondescript malt. Taste is roasty malt, almost like plain toasted whole-grain bread. Grainy flavors, light nuttiness, well-caramelized malts, seems like a blend of many. A mild sweetness and a faint oven-roasted, coffee-like presence. Not a strong hop presence at all. Mouthfeel is medium to light, very smooth and easy to drink. Much maltier, more body than most US O-fests. Like drinking a piece of dry toast made from heavy bread.


3.2
omhper (24963) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 26, 2017
Bottled, from Total Wine & More, Plano North. Clear amber, rich firm head. Perfumy malt aromatic nose. Mid sweet with medium body and clean, rounded mouthfeel. Flora and husky with notes of caramel. Sugar and dough crysal malt. Mid bitter finish. Typical American style interpretation of the style. Well executed as such. Lacking some of the malt softness and near infinite drinkability that is what separates the best festbiers from the crowd.

3.2
Skinnyviking (9550) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 26, 2016
Sample at GABF 2016. High creamy lasting off-white head. Clear dark amber body. Mild straw caramel aroma. Sweet malty straw caramel flavor with a fair amount of hops bitterness, low carbonation and a long sweet finish.

3.1
Bricktop86 (839) - Moore, Oklahoma, USA - OCT 1, 2016
On tap dark brown with a white head. Aroma was earthy, toasty and sweet. Taste is lightly bitter and medium sweet,

3.6
hayduke (5187) - Eureka, California, USA - FEB 9, 2016
Sampled at GABF 2015 in Denver. In the tasting glass was amber with off-white foam. Nose of rich caramel malts. Medium in body. Flavor is big malts with some fruit and nuts. Finishes spicy and clean. Pretty much to style and tasty.

3.3
roxtersoxter (358) - McKinney, Texas, USA - FEB 4, 2015
Pours Amber with tan head out of bottle. Aroma of malt. Flavor of spice and malt. Pretty good version of an oktoberfest. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
kevinator (2176) - The Colony, Texas, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Thought this was pretty good. No aroma to speak of. Nice copper and amber color. Full and somewhat weighted palate. Stronger malt flavors than expected with some nutty notes. Pleasantly surprised.

3
Brandon1989 (655) - Lewisville, Texas, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Pours an amber color with a medium white head. The aroma is of sweet malts. The taste is also sweet malts and mild spices. This beer is rather sweet, you pick up some caramel in the taste as well.

3
COMRADEJOSH (320) - Gainesville, Florida, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Aroma is on, appearance is right, taste is only ok though. Slightly sweet and malty but with a weird astringent thing going on for me with the hop profile. Not bad but other better oktoberfest beers out there.

3
Maverick34 (3206) - New York, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Draught at DFW. Pours a lazy brown. Malts, bit of caramel and toasted bread. Pretty average

3.8
TXBadger (2811) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Pours a nice amber color with white head. Caramel malt, toffee, and some roast on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with more malt. Nicely done.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 5 6 7
Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5