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Otter Creek Oktoberfest - Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's

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BA SCORE
79
okay

338 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 338
Reviews: 259
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 14.16%
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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Johnnyfacelift

New York

3.68/5  rDev +6.4%

This is my first fall beer purchase of 2012 and I'm happy with my choice. Great looking clear beer that's golden straw in color with a bit of lacing but not a huge head hanging around. The aroma reminds me of this beer style and is consistent with other brewers offerings... malty and yeasty, nothing new here. The taste is similar to the smell although there is a bit more depth with a nice malt flavor up front, a bit of hops that balances without being overpowering and a good dose of the yeast profile. The mouthfeel leaves some residual sweetness behind but does not make your mouth stick together. This is a nice addition to the flooded market of fall beers that are entering your local beer shop this time of year... happy fall!

09-22-2012 00:37:04 | More by Johnnyfacelift
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cunninsa

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

09-16-2012 02:36:45 | More by cunninsa
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kindbill

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev -13.3%

09-15-2012 00:25:05 | More by kindbill
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RoryOMoore

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +15.6%

09-13-2012 01:30:14 | More by RoryOMoore
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

09-12-2012 13:05:40 | More by wattoclone
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lauries444

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +15.6%

09-05-2012 01:41:19 | More by lauries444
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Danimal584

Maryland

3/5  rDev -13.3%

08-25-2012 02:55:18 | More by Danimal584
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

08-25-2012 00:28:58 | More by WDJersey
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Rojada1988

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

08-19-2012 06:21:48 | More by Rojada1988
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jagada

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +15.6%

08-19-2012 04:58:11 | More by jagada
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

08-14-2012 16:27:34 | More by JohnK17
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DLS168

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +15.6%

07-21-2012 11:03:20 | More by DLS168
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TiredOldSkier


1.55/5  rDev -55.2%

This doesn't taste anything like an Oktoberfest. I don't know why it's style is being listed as American Amber/red Ale. They market it as an Oktoberfest. They host Oktoberfest festivals and call it "authentic".

I have drank this beer many times and have found the taste varies from 6 pack to 6 pack. It often has off flavors. Sometimes it taste like band-aids, others it has metallic flavors.

04-03-2012 02:38:27 | More by TiredOldSkier
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Varkias41

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -13.3%

03-15-2012 19:47:31 | More by Varkias41
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PeteRiz

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

03-03-2012 22:41:35 | More by PeteRiz
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ngingras

Vermont

3/5  rDev -13.3%

03-02-2012 22:27:46 | More by ngingras
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chrispoint

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -27.7%

02-20-2012 17:52:38 | More by chrispoint
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zhumphrey

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +30.1%

02-17-2012 02:10:51 | More by zhumphrey
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -13.3%

02-05-2012 18:10:01 | More by jfcaa193
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Goldfishman

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

01-30-2012 01:01:57 | More by Goldfishman
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battleaxebrewery

Vermont

4/5  rDev +15.6%

01-15-2012 01:38:39 | More by battleaxebrewery
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bonkers

New Jersey

3.53/5  rDev +2%

I poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a nonic, amber pour, big white head. The aroma is sweet and bready. The beer is sweet, lots of caramel malts, lingering sweet finish, then there is a mettalic note. The body is full, good carbonation. I liked it until I noticed the mettalic aftertaste, not sure I would pick it up again.

01-08-2012 22:21:52 | More by bonkers
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fiedler84

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -13.3%

01-05-2012 01:26:53 | More by fiedler84
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duff247

Texas

3/5  rDev -13.3%

12-19-2011 05:09:33 | More by duff247
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GarrettMD

New York

3.33/5  rDev -3.8%

A - Extremely hazy, beautiful orange color, next to no head, just a thin layer of white bubbles.

S - Sweet malts with a bready yeast aroma dominate. Hints of some chocolate and roasted malts as well. Maybe some slight spicy hop notes as well.

T - Same as the aroma for the most part, with the sweet caramel malts coming through a lot more while everything else falls into place. The mild roasted flavor comes through a bit more as well.

M - Thin to medium body. Fairly watery for what I was expecting. Finish is wet and slightly sweet with flavors of caramel and roasted malts.

O - Decent, but I don't know that I would drink it regularly (when in season). It almost tasted watered down. If it had a little more meat on it's bones I might have liked it better.

12-15-2011 23:12:09 | More by GarrettMD
Otter Creek Oktoberfest from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
79 out of 100 based on 338 ratings.