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Otter Creek Oktoberfest - Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's

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Otter Creek OktoberfestOtter Creek Oktoberfest

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BA SCORE
79
okay

336 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 336
Reviews: 259
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 14.45%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

32 IBU

Replaced by Oktoberfest Lager in 2012.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 09-17-2001)
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Reviews by mountdew1:
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mountdew1

New Hampshire

3.65/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip pint glass. Poured a dark red color with a very thin white head that ringed the beer. Smelled slighty sweet and grainy. The taste reminded me of a good sweet butter corn. (But didn't taste corny if that makes sense) Felt good in the mouth. No excessive carbonation or stickiness. Very pleasant to drink. Could easily drink several in a row.

Serving type: bottle

09-28-2007 00:02:43 | More by mountdew1
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2.3/5  rDev -33.5%
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Picked this up at my local wine and spirits - they offer single bottles for between $1.50-$3.00, a great way of trying new beers without making a a financial and fridge investment in a six pack. To my review!

I poured this into a room temperature pint glass. The color was a mild to medium dark orange and it had a very similar smell to most other Oktoberfests. However, when I took the first sip, I was immediately turned off to this beer. The taste was similar to Samuel Adams but tasted like a lite version. While SA Oktfest isn't exactly a heavy beer, it still has a deep enough taste to make it last. The beer was also somewhat tart, something I didn't expect from an OktFest. In all honesty, I dumped about half the beer and poured myself a SA. Was very disappointed. Looking forward to some better OktFests!

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Pours a slightly hazy golden brown with a huge 2 inch frothy pillow-like cream head that dissipates slowly, leaving very thick lacing.

There's a skunky character in the initial aroma. Becomes grainy and metallic, with subtle toasted caramel malt beneath. To avoid the aged character, I smelled the bottle. Fairly nutty, with slight brown sugar sweetness.

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Otter Creek Oktoberfest from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
79 out of 100 based on 336 ratings.