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Octoberfest - Maumee Bay Brewing Company

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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 7.95%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Maumee Bay Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  ABV ?

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed in March and cold lagered for its namesake German festival, this brew boasts a malty backbone with flavors of toasted bread and caramel, creating an even balance of hop bitterness.

(Beer added by: AtLagerHeads on 10-02-2003)
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Photo of Brenden
3.2/5  rDev -12.3%

I got the growler fresh and opened it immediately, and a friend got me one on tap at the brewpub, and I found no difference when I opened the grower between having had it on tap earlier. My review's going to be exactly the same as my earlier review.

Brenden, Sep 21, 2009
Photo of cynical1027
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

cynical1027, Feb 21, 2012
Photo of nitter
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

nitter, Sep 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Amberluvsbeer, Oct 01, 2013
Photo of AtLagerHeads
3.53/5  rDev -3.3%

An amber brew with a nice white head and great lacing, this O-fest starts less malty than many and stays that way to the finish. The nose gives hops and these come through with nice bittering in the taste. a decent body with a strong finish and nice snap at the end. Probably one of the better I've had this year and it is one of Maumee's better efforts.

AtLagerHeads, Oct 02, 2003
Photo of RupertRonco
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

RupertRonco, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of Extrajoker00
3.98/5  rDev +9%

Served in a pilsner glass

Reviewed from notes

A : cooper with a quickly vanish head

S : faint roasted malt

T : strong malt and light caramel tones

M : smooth with a quick clean finish

D : i felt this had a really good drink-ability

A good, locally brewed Oktoberfest, glad i tried it.

Extrajoker00, Oct 16, 2011
Photo of abankert12
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

abankert12, Jul 26, 2012
Photo of tat2dhllblly
4/5  rDev +9.6%

tat2dhllblly, Nov 15, 2011
Photo of Dogbrick
3.15/5  rDev -13.7%

Sample at the brewpub: This beer pours a dark reddish-amber color with a nil off-white head. Thin, spotty lacing. The aroma is malty with a fair amount of hops as well. Medium body with more bitter hops than are usually found in the style, however the malt base is still there. The finish is soft and sweet without much lingering malt. Just average.

Dogbrick, Apr 05, 2007
Octoberfest from Maumee Bay Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.