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Oktoberfest Lager - Sly Fox Brewing Company

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Oktoberfest LagerOktoberfest Lager

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BA SCORE
82
good

198 Ratings
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Ratings: 198
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 6
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sly Fox Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 05-13-2006)
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

pearljam118, Aug 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

cw13, Aug 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

djrn2, Aug 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

ryser2k, May 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Jason1337, Apr 22, 2013
Photo of Dank26
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Dank26, Mar 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

DmanGTR, Jan 30, 2013
Photo of t0rin0
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

t0rin0, Jan 28, 2013
Photo of justintcoons
3.88/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12oz can poured into a shaker pint.
Oktoberfest in January, why not?

Appearance
Very cloudy amber with 1 finger of white head. Decent retention.

Nose
Bread, toast, caramel and brown sugar.

Taste
Very mellow flavor profile. Toasted white bread and caramel, perhaps some rye bread. Notes of brown sugar and earth. Just a touch of honeydew. Some residual bitterness.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, crisp and clean.

Overall
This is a really nice Marzen even if it is a little out of date. I'll be sure to grab some fresh ones this year.

justintcoons, Jan 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Sipchue, Dec 31, 2012
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

ejimhof, Dec 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

hlatimer266, Nov 27, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

jp312, Nov 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

JeffTheJuice, Oct 25, 2012
Photo of SolipsismalCat
3.6/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass.

A: Slightly hazy orange with two-finger, off-white, creamy head that lasted several minutes. Okay lacing.

S: Lots of caramel malt.

T: Light to moderate sweetness and light bitterness. Toasted malt.

M: Medium bodied with fizzy carbonation.

O: Slightly above average Oktoberfest.

SolipsismalCat, Oct 20, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

whatname, Oct 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

tbeer40, Oct 01, 2012
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2/5  rDev -44.8%

brutalist, Sep 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

rydev24, Sep 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

jjd315, Sep 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

comfortablynirm, Sep 24, 2012
Photo of thecheapies
3.7/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Gold in color with just a thin layer of head. Overpour victim. 3.0

Thin and musty aroma. Toasted grains, piquant hop, and the strange element of bouillon cube. Muted nose. 3.0

Enjoyably dry with some light husks and kilned grain flavor. Smooth and somewhat fruity with the notes of quince and white grape. Interplay of fruity esters and a quiet floral hop. Finishes clean and minty with some sweetness and booze breath. Killer flavor after that failure of a nose. 4.0

Medium body and light carbonation. Not a really fast drinker. 3.5

Great taste saved this. Preserved still as one of the better craft Oktoberfests I've had this year. 4.0

thecheapies, Sep 24, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

redliner8, Sep 22, 2012
Photo of Lordquackingstic
1.6/5  rDev -55.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

12oz can poured into a snifter.

A: Crystal clear copper with a big white head and lots of noticeable carbonation. Very nice looking, but this is where the beauty ends.

S: Piss. This seriously smells like urine. It's so unappealing that every sip I take I try not to smell my glass.

T: Tastes like I just drank from a cup that I asked a nurse from an old folks home to go around and fill up with all the discharge from everybody's catheters. All flavors are muted by this piss taste.

M: Feels like I just tasted a golden shower. Leaves an acidic burn in the back of my throat. So unappealing.

O: Bought this on a whim, and I want my damn money back. Stay away from this. This is hands down the worst Oktoberfest I've ever had in my life, and probably one of the worst craft beers I've ever had period. Downright nasty.

Lordquackingstic, Sep 18, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

mdillon86, Sep 16, 2012
Oktoberfest Lager from Sly Fox Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 198 ratings.