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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

50 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 50
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.17%
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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Reviews by Fatehunter:
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.31/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

On tap in Sacramento at the Golden Bear. There was no head on the pour. The body is clear, dark amber.
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.

Serving type: on-tap

10-15-2013 02:06:59 | More by Fatehunter
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Hawaii

4.4/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a noick pint.

A- Dark amber color pours out of the faucet. With a nice off white head with large bubbles

S- A nice roasted, chocolate, with a bit of sweet malt starts out, and remains through the beer.

T- A good roasted malt and bakers chocolate flavors come out in the flavor. Like any good Sierra Nevada beer, or most West coast style for that matter, a good bitterness hides itself in the finish of the beer.

M- Very smooth, and very balanced

D- I really, really enjoyed this beer. I was so surprised about the bitter finish in an Oktoberfest. One of my favorite styles of beer, I liked the roasted flavors, darker than most color, and the hint of bitterness at the end. This lager seems hard to find, but I will enjoy one every time.

Serving type: on-tap

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plaid75

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4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Poured a deep amber hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured a toasted malts, caramel and an earthy hop.

The taste consisted of a grainy malt with some sweetness and a nice pumpernickel breadiness. Residual hop spice.

The mouthfeel was typical of the style.

Overall a tasty and clean Oktoberfest.

Serving type: on-tap

08-25-2010 16:26:39 | More by plaid75
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Sierra Nevada Octoberfest from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 50 ratings.