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Oktoberfest - Foothills Brewing Company

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115 Ratings
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Ratings: 115
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.06%
Wants: 8
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: oberon on 09-15-2005)
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Photo of steelcutoats
4/5  rDev +7.2%

Big draft at Shagger Jacks on Oak Island. Nice dark amber color and super smooth malts. Very nice representation of the style.

steelcutoats, Monday at 12:03 AM
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3.56/5  rDev -4.6%

BRF4322, Sunday at 06:17 PM
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Rhettroactive, Saturday at 07:16 PM
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

ItsBeer4Me, Oct 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

Onawen12, Oct 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

FUwolfpacker, Oct 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

ariceclemson, Oct 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

macon337, Oct 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

williamjbauer, Sep 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

pjkelley82, Sep 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Robyn, Aug 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

zestar, Aug 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Beer_4_brains, Jul 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

dave317, May 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

atrocity, Apr 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

jrohrbacher, Mar 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

RochefortChris, Dec 13, 2013
Photo of watermelon
3.95/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

22 ounce bottle poured into a tulip. Bottle was purchased at Foothills for $3

A: Pours a beautiful rich copper color with a frothy 2 finger off white head. Good lacing and great head retention.

S: Nose is strong with toffee, and nutty scents. some grassy scents as it warmed up

T: Carmel malts, with some nuttiness and hop bitterness.

M: Very crisp and extremely refreshing. Leaves a nice chewy feeling in the back of my teeth along with a slightly bitter after taste.

O: This is a damn good beer I believe its the first I've reviewed of the style, but it is one of my favorite Foothills brews so far.

watermelon, Dec 13, 2013
Photo of wildcatboy
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

wildcatboy, Dec 10, 2013
Photo of mntlover
3.84/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a a nice clear rich copper color with a nice fluffy light tan head leaves some spotty lace behind.

Aroma is toasted malts some caramel hints light earthy notes.

Taste is almost like the nose malty goodness some good earthy notes. Fairly clean upfront but has some lingering almost toffee like notes in the finish. Pretty good example of the style worth trying for sure.

Mouthfeel is nice crisp light , easy drinking.

Overall pretty good brew.

mntlover, Nov 09, 2013
Photo of Gavage
3.68/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: pous a reddish brown color with a 2" head.

Smell: light caramel and a hint of earthy tones comes through to the nose.

Taste: follows the nose as caramel, dark fruits, and some mild earthy tones create a simplistic Oktoberfest.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Lightly crisp from start to finish. Short lasting earthy aftertaste.

Overall: super easy to drink and though not a great Oktoberfest, it hits the spot when you want one.

Gavage, Oct 31, 2013
Photo of taylor714914
3.41/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Eh, lets be honest. This is an OK Oktoberfest. The flavors of an Oktoberfest are there, but all slightly muted. Honestly, this reminds me of a slightly watered down Sam Adams. The rick caramel malt flavor is missing, and the mouthfeel is slightly thin.

Ok, but there are better options out there.

taylor714914, Oct 22, 2013
Photo of Axnjxn
3.79/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

on draft at beer study in chapel hill. teku glass.

dark red pour with an appropriate head. beautiful actually. very malty aroma, maybe closer to a dopplebock than a marzen. taste though is true enough to style. great malt character with a good hop punch. enjoyable. medium bodied, mild carbonation.

overall good and enjoyable. nothing outstanding but recommended.

Axnjxn, Oct 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

DuffDaddy, Oct 16, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

ZinFanDave, Oct 16, 2013
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Oktoberfest from Foothills Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 115 ratings.