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Sierra Nevada Octoberfest - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada OctoberfestSierra Nevada Octoberfest

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BA SCORE
85
very good

51 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 51
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Boilermaker88 on 10-13-2003)
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CBFanWish

New York

3.08/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Sierra Nevada has a long tradition of consistantly brewing world class beers. The porter, Celebration, and the ever popular SNPA have all distingushed themselves as some of the "elite" beers in their individual styles. I could not say that about the Oktoberfest, however.
This is a very average beer for the style. Quite often, a brewer will go to great lengths to make his or her fall seasonal beer the most sophisticated and most enjoyable beer of the year.
Poured by tap at MacGregor's, it has a deep copper colour with a thick frothy head. There was very little lacing, just a little towards the top of the glass.
The aroma was overly sweet, for me, but that's my own opinion. Slight hops were detected in the background, but nothing to be excited about.
The taste was super malty. Toffee and caramel took hold as the primary tastes, but nothing else really made too much of an impression.
Like I said, this is an average beer.

Serving type: on-tap

12-27-2004 23:56:40 | More by CBFanWish
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The aroma is grainy, malt and bread. Simple but nice.
The taste is caramel sweetness balanced with moderate bitterness.
The texture is crisp with moderate bitterness.
An okay oktoberfest beer.

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Sierra Nevada Octoberfest from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 51 ratings.