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Conchtoberfest - Florida Beer Company

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BA SCORE
79
okay

33 Ratings
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Ratings: 33
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 19.88%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Florida Beer Company visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: ktrillionaire on 09-28-2011)
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Reviews by ktrillionaire:
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ktrillionaire

Florida

4.08/5  rDev +19.3%

Yet another very nice American take on the Oktoberfest brew... I've been seeing a lot of these lately. This has the additional laurel of being the best beer I've yet had from Florida Beer Company. The brew pours a lustrous copper hue and is topped with a thin cap of off-white froth. The nose is faintly earthy-spicy and shows a good bit of nutty, toasty malt. Right about what I'd hope for in the style. The flavor carries on with the goodness; it is lightly malty, again in a toasty-nutty sense, and has just a bit of zesty and earthy bitterness to balance the brew out. Very refreshing, and easily poundable, as the style should be. A very nice basic drinking beer; it is not something to endlessly wax poetic over, and it is greater than the sum of its parts.

09-28-2011 18:12:34 | More by ktrillionaire
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Shakerman

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

10-28-2012 20:17:49 | More by Shakerman
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quikrun00


4.28/5  rDev +25.1%

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ramonjkk

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

07-19-2014 18:15:54 | More by ramonjkk
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cjgator3

Florida

3.45/5  rDev +0.9%

12oz bottle

A- Blue bottle poured into a pint glass. Pours a clear amber color with an off-white head.

S- The aroma is malty with some caramel and very mild hops in the aroma.

T- The taste like the aroma is malty up front with some sweetness coming in from the malt. There is some caramel flavors and just a touch if hops in the finish.

M- The mouthfeel is light bodied with a good amount of carbonation.

O- Overall, not a bad Oktoberfest beer. Worth a try.

10-07-2011 03:30:12 | More by cjgator3
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Mr3dPHD

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

02-27-2013 15:28:00 | More by Mr3dPHD
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mobrockman

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -26.9%

11-16-2013 20:20:33 | More by mobrockman
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MikalMick

California

3/5  rDev -12.3%

07-08-2012 01:44:03 | More by MikalMick
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Naterg8r

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

10-04-2012 12:35:14 | More by Naterg8r
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JohnQVD

New York

3/5  rDev -12.3%

06-02-2012 16:47:59 | More by JohnQVD
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shand

Florida

3.95/5  rDev +15.5%

Poured from a 12oz bottle (that's quite blue) into a Sam Adams perfect pint.

This one's a red-orange with a tiny head that quickly recedes. Aroma is solidly lagery, with toasted malts and a decent amount of hoppiness. The taste is a good Marzen, this one remembers it's lager roots with a bit of a noble hop taste behind the toasted malts. There's also some graininess that isn't unpleasant. The mouthfeel is light and briskly carbonated, and the drinkability is good. A solid offering from Florida Beer Company, I'm excited to see what kind of new stuff they have in the pipeline.

11-15-2011 01:54:45 | More by shand
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twizzbeatz

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -5%

09-13-2012 16:04:17 | More by twizzbeatz
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Florida

3.25/5  rDev -5%

02-27-2013 03:44:44 | More by FLBeerGuy
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Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -12.3%

04-02-2013 18:58:18 | More by cfalovo97
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CGMLS3

Florida

4/5  rDev +17%

12-21-2011 00:56:40 | More by CGMLS3
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Portertime

Florida

4.05/5  rDev +18.4%

Oktoberfest is a time for celebration complete with German oompah bands, steins, and attractive women toting whole handfuls of overflowing Seidels to the thirsty masses. Florida Beer Company out of Melbourne has their rendition dubbed “Conchtoberfest”. Packaged in a sea glass blue bottle, this beer brings the essence of the beach to your hand.

Appearance: It is being served chilled in a US tumbler. It pours a crystal clear ocher color with a one finger, off-white head. The hue is reminiscent of a dewy Florida sunrise off the Gulf coast.

Smell: There are nice toasty malts with a mix of salted caramel and some earthy hops in the background. The nose is sweet and potent in line with the true Marzen style.

Taste: It is malt forward but the caramel blends with a touch of biscuit flavor. The finish sticks long and sonorous with an alcohol twang. It remains easy drinking to the end.

Conchtoberfest proves to be a worthy Marzen and just in time for the fall months.

10-19-2011 01:33:41 | More by Portertime
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Mike_in_FL


4.23/5  rDev +23.7%

I am a beginner home-brewer. I do not know all the technical terms yet to give a true educated review, beyond personal taste.

I am lucky enough to live right down the road from Florida Beer Company. I tried Conchtoberfest at a friends, and had to go pick up a keg. It's best kept around 38° with a serving temperature of 40°-46° degrees fahrenheit. I will be looking forward to this one every year now.

10-19-2012 22:18:55 | More by Mike_in_FL
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scripna

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -5%

07-10-2014 00:51:49 | More by scripna
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BurnMeInMyBar

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

12-15-2013 20:02:01 | More by BurnMeInMyBar
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Thedrizzle

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

10-31-2013 17:44:32 | More by Thedrizzle
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VinsanityDiesel

Florida

2/5  rDev -41.5%

08-06-2013 23:07:34 | More by VinsanityDiesel
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jcb7472

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

04-16-2013 20:34:07 | More by jcb7472
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chibifozz

Florida

4/5  rDev +17%

11-01-2013 15:36:00 | More by chibifozz
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vpoxon

Florida

3/5  rDev -12.3%

10-19-2013 20:29:46 | More by vpoxon
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Conchtoberfest from Florida Beer Company
79 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.