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Oktoberfest - Upland Brewing Company

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98 Ratings

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Ratings: 98
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 11.85%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Upland Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: zerk on 10-03-2002)
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Joel12, Today at 12:34 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

zestar, Wednesday at 11:54 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Ncpogs, Sep 15, 2014
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5/5  rDev +37.7%

KerryCummins1977, Sep 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

jschott75, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of MarkQ617
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Had this on tap at the Mellow Mushroom in Louisville, my third rating of an Upland brew to kick-off Oktoberfest (which is really just a week in September where I drink Oktoberfests all week). I liked the color, less orange more amber than many Oktoberfests. There was a fairly strong bready flavor, some slight maple in there as well. Medium body, average carbonation. Almost a liiitttle bit syrupy on the mouthfeel. Overall above average for the genre.

MarkQ617, Sep 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

indy351, Sep 12, 2014
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3.08/5  rDev -15.2%

MrLacinak, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of TMoney2591
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Not too many O-Fests out there for me anymore, so all the better that I found this one on my local's mix-a-six rack. It pours a clear autumnal brass topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises mild grass, lightly-sweet biscuit, and a touch of dry caramel. The taste brings in more of the same, with the bready biscuit ruling most of the roost, leaving some grass and mild leaves to feed from the crumbs, an illustration of symbiosis. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, a solid O-Fest, one of the better American offerings out there.

TMoney2591, Sep 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

DoctorEvil65, Sep 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +24%

Cris4545, Aug 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

jjwisenheimer, Aug 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

An excellent example of an Oktoberfest from Upland. Beer pours a rich copper orange with
an endless pool of tight beaded white foam and great lacing. Fresh for this time of year the
nose is of caramel and rich fresh bread malts with a touch of herbal hops. Taste is most
excellent with rich caramel malts to the front and back, a nice fresh bread like flavor, and light
hops coming in on the background. A most excellent mouthfeel with solid carbonation and
a mild coating feel. Very nice. The more I have from this brewer the more I like it. VERY NICE.
A most excellent session Oktoberfest if I ever had one.


Brutaltruth, Aug 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

TheWiredDJ, Aug 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Swettenham_Shire, Aug 18, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle, bottled in August 2013. One of my friends gave me this a couple weeks ago. Served in a mug, the beer pours an orange/copper color with about a half inch off-white head. Head retention and lacing are both decent enough. The brew smells like toasted malt, bready malt, and a bit of fruit (apple). The taste is similar to the aroma, but there's the addition of some herbalness. Mouthfeel/body is light/medium, it's a bit coating with moderate carbonation. I liked this brew, but I wish I would have been able to try this when it was fresher. If I get the chance to, then I'll review it again.

bluejacket74, May 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

WKyle, Apr 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

nyrblue2, Feb 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

zrab11, Jan 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

ChrisWashington, Dec 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

ToddGingerich, Dec 28, 2013
Photo of Jason
3.54/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz brown bottle with a freshness date.

Clear pale copper hue, decent lacing. Smells of fresh cut hay, toasted bread and herbal hops. Modest level of carbonation, grassy maltiness, bready throughout, ample hop bitterness, herbal, clean, dry finish.

Hits up all the right elements for the style ... drinkable even if it does not have a huge wow factor.

Jason, Dec 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +24%

DaCoach81, Dec 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

NooseJustice, Dec 01, 2013
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Oktoberfest from Upland Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 98 ratings.