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Otter Creek Oktoberfest - Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's

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345 Ratings

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Ratings: 345
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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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 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!

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look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

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.

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Otter Creek Oktoberfest from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
79 out of 100 based on 345 ratings.