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Barktoberfest - Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

235 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 235
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 13.09%
Wants: 17
Gots: 27 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: NJpadreFan on 10-17-2007)
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Kubrickx, Aug 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

jordanimal, Aug 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

nstroup, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of whatname
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

whatname, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of justintcoons
3.47/5  rDev -9.2%

12 oz bottle poured into a shaker pint.

Appearance
Light amber with 1 finger of head that fizzles out quickly. Excellent clarity with soda-like carbonation.

Nose
Bread, caramel, toffee, and candy sugar.

Taste
Malty niceness. Bready malts, caramel, candy sugar and a touch of toffee. Light kiss of earthy hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, smooth, crisp, and clean.

Overall
A decent Oktoberfest that doesn't necessarily stand out among the crowd.

justintcoons, Aug 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

MacStinson, Aug 16, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -28%

IdrinkGas, Aug 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

ksimons, Aug 15, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev +2.1%

Shawnadams330, Aug 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

AllanPatchin1016, Aug 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Doomcifer, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of bigdeuce
4.05/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a deep copper colored body with a nice two finger head. Light scents of whiskey, and a caramel biscuit. Solid malty goodness hits the palate with just enough hops to balance out the sweetness. Bursts of top notch crispy, caramel goodness. Very drinkable. Medium bodied but a heavy Oktoberfest than most versions today. True to the style. Deep and pretty rich. Great with spare ribs or barbequed anything. Nice and creamy and very smooth. It's a good one.

bigdeuce, Aug 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

zestar, Aug 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Arch578, Jul 30, 2014
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5/5  rDev +30.9%

somalley26, Jul 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Ohiovania, Jun 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

psmith161, May 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

wellsnb, Apr 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

RusImpStoLuv, Mar 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

angeepangie, Feb 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Josbor11, Feb 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

WesMantooth, Jan 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

lucasj82, Dec 31, 2013
Photo of tillmac62
4.03/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear medium amber pour with a red hue. Very nice head and lacing that lingers. Very slight nose of sweet caramel malt. Light medium body and well carbonated. The flavor profile is laid back, as a marzen should be. It has a very nice balance of caramel malt sweetness and flavor with just a hint of hop bitterness. The carbonation yields a crisp finish identical to the flavor profile. Thirsty Dog is becoming one of my favorite breweries. Another outstanding offering that is true to style.

tillmac62, Dec 27, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

ToddGingerich, Dec 25, 2013
Barktoberfest from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 235 ratings.