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Oktoberfest - Sprecher Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

254 Ratings
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Ratings: 254
Reviews: 141
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 13.23%
Wants: 9
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sprecher Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Gold Medal Winner in the German-style/Oktoberfest category at the 2004 Great American Beer Festival (GABF).

(Beer added by: maxpower on 04-18-2002)
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2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

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2.25/5  rDev -40.5%

jzlyo, Oct 23, 2014
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ng1013, Oct 23, 2014
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DJSHIPKA, Oct 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14%

jnowak, Oct 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14%

oxfordmini, Oct 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Hendrick24, Oct 04, 2014
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3.78/5  rDev 0%

JDBeerman, Oct 03, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev -3.7%

jjcjr1, Sep 30, 2014
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nygannon, Sep 29, 2014
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ralerwen, Sep 28, 2014
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3.3/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a hazy dark orange-brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Tiny dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, caramel, molasses, and candied fruit aromas. Taste is much the same with toast, caramel, fruit, earth, and slight cardboard flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of earth bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is an above average beer that has a solid smell, but the flavors have a bit of oxidation going on to me.

Serving type: bottle.

UCLABrewN84, Sep 26, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -2.1%

tgraven, Sep 22, 2014
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Giesch, Sep 20, 2014
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Michael914, Sep 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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3.99/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours orange to copper with a head that falls a bit quickly, but leaves lacing.

The smell is of steely caramel with nuts from the rich, complex malt.

The taste is of caramelized bread, some nuts and a touch of bitter noble hops in the finish.

It is smooth. Easy to drink.

This hits the style well. Very authentic. I am looking forward to drinking plenty of this during Oktoberfest season!

jwc215, Aug 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

BarrelAgedG, Aug 04, 2014
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Oktoberfest from Sprecher Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 254 ratings.