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RATINGS: 355   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed in the Märzen style, Summit Oktoberfest brings alive the famous European Fall celebrations. Summit Oktoberfest has a reddish-bronze color, a rich malty aroma and a satisfying smooth finish.

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2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bkurtz (1075) - MOROCCO - NOV 17, 2014
Can - Pours a reddish brown with a fairly big, creamy head. Aromas of caramel, malts and some sweetness. Flavor is sweet caramel, maybe too sweet with a slight astringent finish.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Awktoberfest (402) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Nice ofest... Smooth and velvety. I like how there is such a variety in every beer style and how every beer in style isn't the same. I like it. Another good summit beer. Definitely not a 1. Crazy kids and their ones... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
hair-old (191) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 6, 2014
Taste and smell of chewed bubblegum.Worse than Great Western Gold beer from Canada.Summits worst Oktoberfest in a decade.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HIGHB4LL (837) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 1, 2014
12 oz. bottle from Cash Wise in Watford City. Appearance: less than finger of white head, copper color, clear, good lacing. Aroma: caramel, floral hops, notes of alcohol on exhale. Palate: medium body, soft-moderate carbonation, light sticky texture. Taste: sweet malty caramel, into a floral hops touch a the end, mostly just taste, but a slight bitterness as well. Overall, good balance of malty sweet with the hops in general, but drinkablility is slightly off and for the style, the hops are too pronounced.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dmac (6037) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - NOV 1, 2014
12oz bottle from Canal’s Rio Grande. Poured an okay looking clear orange/amber with a smaller foamy off white head. Aroma/flavor is malty with a slight spice touch, wet nut shells, wet bread and amber malts. Medium body with stronger carbonation and a quicker finish on the aftertaste. Meh, not that good.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Beastwhite315 (31) - - OCT 27, 2014
Tasted this in the store and was much more like I expected for octoberfest. Beer I bought was much different. Seemed to be much hop character and less balanced ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
johnnymusky (983) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 18, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 2, 2014 Solid oktoberfest....not my normal choice of style but this one was very tasty.........

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nsanders (1112) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - OCT 13, 2014
Can. Orange with a medium white head. Malty, under ripe banana, yeast and a little alcohol. Light sweetness. Medium body with a foamy feel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MIBRomeo (2570) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Golden to copper pour small white head. Mostly a sweet style grains and caramel a bit of a gritty post swallow texture. Decent for the style but not my fav.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MNAle (169) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 1, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 1, 2016 Clear dark amber with moderate carbonation. Tall slightly off-white bubbly head, receding casually. Aroma is nice... fruits, perhaps a bit of caramel. Taste is slightly spicy fruit with a solid malt / bread backbone. Not too sweet. Moderate-to-substantial feel. There is a very slight bittering in the finish that fades quickly. Very slight presence of alcohol in the aftertaste.


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