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Oktoberfest Froggy Style Lager - Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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Oktoberfest Froggy Style LagerOktoberfest Froggy Style Lager

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BA SCORE
85
very good

25 Ratings
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Ratings: 25
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 8.62%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: prototypic on 11-10-2012)
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Ratings: 25 | Reviews: 5 | Display Reviews Only:
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smccann

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

04-09-2014 23:04:13 | More by smccann
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Lanstrum

Ohio

4/5  rDev +4.4%

04-06-2014 00:08:22 | More by Lanstrum
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TasteTester

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

04-01-2014 22:55:06 | More by TasteTester
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

01-30-2014 01:17:02 | More by hollywood_15063
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LightnerLiquorKS

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +11%

12-04-2013 00:38:50 | More by LightnerLiquorKS
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JSchock7

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +11%

11-19-2013 05:21:49 | More by JSchock7
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CaptainHate

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

11-03-2013 03:06:59 | More by CaptainHate
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

4.01/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a half liter krug, beautiful jet stream carbonation flowing, big deep crimson amber body filtered thus far with a big khaki light tan head. Aroma has big cereal grains, big bready caramelized malt sugars dark fruit notes, this is a higher alcohol version of Oktoberfest hints of mild plum and other over ripened fruits going on. Flavor equates to big malty layered complex malts that I can't get enough of, hidden alcohol...jacked up fruity notes not usually found in a lager beer but this one is froggy style at 7.3% abv definitely cranked up a few notches from your average fall seasonal beer. Mouthfeel is still easy to drink amazingly with all of the malts and extra alcohol I still want to gulp this beer be careful with the drinkability of this German inspired big American classic. Overall I'm happy with this malty offering from a typical big stout, IPA, porter brewmaster like Fred Karm...I can't wait to try the Karminator.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2013 17:19:59 | More by WVbeergeek
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BamfBacon

Ohio

4/5  rDev +4.4%

10-21-2013 16:45:18 | More by BamfBacon
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

10-12-2013 15:13:28 | More by jaydoc
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Hanselpb

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

10-12-2013 12:04:49 | More by Hanselpb
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

10-07-2013 17:13:08 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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Mikeszab

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

10-07-2013 02:37:02 | More by Mikeszab
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

4.35/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a balloon glass.

The body is a pure amber caramel color. A tan colored head recedes quickly to a fine wisp, little or no lacing on the glass.

The aroma is sweet with malt richness, slightly spicy, and a faint cherry fruitiness is also there.

The taste mimics the aroma only with a delicious malt body and a dry rye type of flavor the sits under the spiciness and touch of cherry.

Mouthfeel is dry, slightly creamy.

Overall, another exceptional brew from Hoppin' Frog. I love this one.

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2013 00:27:02 | More by JuicesFlowing
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WolfAlynn

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

10-04-2013 03:41:56 | More by WolfAlynn
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bluejacket74

Ohio

3.74/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

22 ounce bottle. Served in a mug, the beer pours a mostly clear amber color with about a half inch off-white head. Head retention is good, and there's a decent amount of lacing. Aroma is nice but light, the brew smells like toasted malt, caramel, grassy hops and some herbs. Luckily the taste has more kick to it. It tastes like toasted and grainy malt, caramel, grassy hops, nuts, and some herbalness. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's a bit creamy and coating with moderate carbonation. It's also smooth and easy enough to drink. I think it's a good enough Oktoberfest beer, definitely worth a try. $7.99 a bottle.

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2013 20:55:13 | More by bluejacket74
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Sturmthis

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

09-14-2013 22:56:23 | More by Sturmthis
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outsider

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-13-2013 14:40:00 | More by outsider
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pathman

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-16-2013 02:03:49 | More by pathman
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riemster

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-23-2013 00:46:19 | More by riemster
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nrbw23

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

02-03-2013 13:32:14 | More by nrbw23
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superspak

Michigan

3.8/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22 ounce bottle into signature pint glass, 2012 bottling. Pours fairly clear orange copper color with a 1 finger foamy off white head with good retention; that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of pear, apple, apricot, caramel, toast, bread, brown sugar, light nuttiness, herbal, and light grass. Nice and pleasant aromas with solid balance of malt and yeast fruitiness. Taste of pear, apple, toast, apricot, caramel, brown bread, light nuttiness, brown sugar, and light herbal. Lingering notes of light fruits, caramel, toast, brown bread, light nuttiness, brown sugar, and light herbal on the finish for a good bit. Very nice malt balance, robustness, and complexity; with a nice fruity/malty balance; and minimal cloying sweetness present after the finish. Light-medium carbonation and medium bodied; with a creamy and lightly slick mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a very good Oktoberfest style. Nice balance and robustness of malty flavors; and very smooth to sip on. A nicely enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

01-31-2013 04:04:24 | More by superspak
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

12-31-2012 13:27:35 | More by ejimhof
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DavidGross

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

11-26-2012 13:26:07 | More by DavidGross
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prototypic

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Oktoberfest is a lighter copper color. It’s definitely clear. A little light behind it gives it a bit of an orange look. It’s a nice color. There really isn’t much to discuss in the head department. A few white bubbles gathered on the surface for a second, but disappeared very quickly. It wasn’t around long enough to materialize. Lacing was non-existent. Eh. All in all, just okay.

The nose is a little weak. A bump in strength would definitely help. It’s malty and earthy up front. The malt base smells like a mix of toasted and caramel malts. They seem to be present in equal proportions. It’s earthy and grainy throughout. There seems to be a light, grassy hop presence. Definitely smells like noble hops to me. Alcohol is a little more noticeable than you might anticipate given the style. Doesn’t smell overly strong though. Not bad.

The flavor is easily a step up. Caramel and toasted malts combine to create a really nice base. It’s tasty and very much in line with the style. It’s a little sweet, but isn’t sugary. It does have a very nice grainy, earthy, and grassy flavor that’s consistent with the style. There are definitely some grassy, noble hop notes, but they’re subtle and complementary. Blends nicely with the malt base. Alcohol is there, but doesn’t come through too strong. For the style, it’s definitely on the heavier side of the spectrum. Nothing intimidating though. Finishes a little sweet, earthy, and grassy. Good stuff.

Oktoberfest has a light-medium body. Carbonation is very light and soft. It’s definitely smooth and easy drinking. It feels a bit bigger and heftier than most Oktoberfests, but this bomber’s still going down with ease.

Oktoberfest Froggy Style Lager is a pretty solid release from Hoppin’ Frog. It’s nowhere near their best stuff, but it is pretty good. It could be their first Lager. I’m not positive about that. It’s definitely worth checking out in any event.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2012 03:02:22 | More by prototypic
Oktoberfest Froggy Style Lager from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.