RATINGS: 2564   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 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
kereltis (33) - Oregon, USA - SEP 11, 2012
Mild aroma with a great malt flavor, this is a must try and perfect for those autumn evenings. Whether it’s a Jazz festival in Cork or a warm autumn Oregon evening this seasonal beer will suit.

camay1997 (51) - 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 (172) - 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 (691) - - 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 (53) - TAIWAN - JAN 20, 2017

Rod_beer (65) - DF, MEXICO - DEC 26, 2016
Clear amber colour with small bubbles head. Bittersweet floral aroma, mainly hops and malt. Bitter taste that slowly sweeps to sweet, caramel notes. Metallic aftertaste, medium to light body. Pleasent, regular according to the style.

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