RATINGS: 2565   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
The first thing you notice when pouring a glass of this seasonal beer is the color. Samuel Adams® Octoberfest has a rich, deep golden amber hue which itself is reflective of the season. Samuel Adams® Octoberfest is a malt lover’s dream, masterfully blending together four roasts of barley to create a delicious harmony of sweet flavors including caramel and toffee. The beer is kept from being overly sweet by the elegant bitterness imparted by the German Noble hops. Samuel Adams® Octoberfest provides a wonderful transition from the lighter beers of summer to the winter’s heartier brews.
Beer vintage abv varies from 5.0% to 5.5%

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vogt5059 (30) - Michigan, USA - AUG 25, 2012
Poured on tap Small head that quickly dissipates Light-medium amber Distinct malty taste Very drinkable beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

JohananaV2 (227) - - AUG 17, 2017
The average Oktoberfest, nothing really special or exciting about the beer, but a base for what an Oktoberfest beer should improve upon ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

camay1997 (53) - patton, California, USA - AUG 12, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2017 Light tan head on top of a clear amber body. There’s a sweet malty smell, very Earthy. Very good, slightly dry and biter on finish. The taste is also kind of sweet, but not too sweet to be off putting.

mth0014 (2) - - AUG 8, 2017 does not count
Helvíti ljúfur og góður ekki mikið bragð sá ekki litinn (drukkinn beint af stút) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

StoutBeerReviews (175) - Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 20, 2017
I remember this being sticky and think. quite sweet too. great hearty octoberfest but pricey. gotta compare with newglarus oktoberfest for a definitive test. good shit tho, cant wait till this fall.

thekateperhaps (7) - - JUL 12, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: JUL 12, 2017 My fall favorite. A lovely combination of spice and light caramel notes. Perfect for fall events

ChrisOfstad (90) - Hamar, NORWAY - JUN 17, 2017
0,3 litre Bottle from systembolaget, at home. Golden with little head. Not Too Shabby

PugUglyBrewer (707) - - FEB 21, 2017
Light amber color with an off white head of lively foam. Moderate notes of caramel malt with some light spicy and earthy hops.

JK54B (1602) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 13, 2017
Malty nose. Beige head. Dark coppery color. Malty and mild hopped taste. Some hints of syrop.

poussemoussu (3) - Casanova Lerrone, ITALY - FEB 2, 2017 does not count
The best of the whole Samuel Adams family. I can’t wait to have that one and from all the kinds they have, the Samuel Adams Octoberfest has the best balance of everything.

aphasialiu (54) - TAIWAN - JAN 20, 2017

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