Yuengling Oktoberfest - Yuengling Brewery

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BA SCORE
76
okay

713 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 713
Reviews: 140
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 16.62%
Wants: 36
Gots: 98 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.45% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: yuenglings on 08-21-2011)
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Photo of ShepardCommander
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of redhorse107
3.3/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

One of the better Oktoberfest brews on the market! Best served in kegs!

Photo of JNForsyth
2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

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3.32/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Rizzy17
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of NorthCoastPranqster
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of Maxwell_Smith
4/5  rDev +20.8%

Photo of SLOTerp
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of WhovianDude
4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

Photo of Goosehunter75
3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Uncledoobz
3.32/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of torwart68
3.3/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of TEKNISHE
2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of PA-hunter
3.75/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured bottle into glass.

Appearance- Pours a dark reddish amber color with a head with light to moderate retention and has a slight tannish hue to it.

Smell- Caramel malt, biscuit aroma, sweet.

Taste- Has a strong prescence of caramel as it should from the malt. Sweet just as in the nose. Very smooth with just a hint of bitterness on the back end.

Mouthfeel- Very thin but a fair amount of taste. Easy drinking and super smooth.

Overall- I was surprised since this is a very good O-fest and is from a macro brewer. Definitely these would go by fast as they are thin, inviting, and agreeable to all.

Photo of nelsonracite
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of TheSSG
4/5  rDev +20.8%

Pours a soapy, white head. Spicy/yeasty aroma. Lovely copper color. Starts with an interesting spicy hop maltiness. Builds into a really nice biscuit flavor. Finish is spicy hops over smooth malt.

Oh, this is very nice. The initial flavor is an interesting blend of hop and malt, but it grew on me VERY quickly as the great malt profile swells. I really like this one.

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3.7/5  rDev +11.8%

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3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of NeroFiddled
3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

Yuengling Oktoberfest
12 oz. brown glass bottle, coded "1423131 03:36"
$1.29 @ Total Wine & More, Cherry Hill, NJ

It's nice to see that Yuengling is keeping up with the times by putting out new beers. They fired one of the first shots in the microbrew revolution just by keeping their porter alive when no one else did, and they then furthered that by introducing their Black & Tan and Traditional Lager. The Lord Chesterfield didn't hurt either, and as far as I can remember, that was the first all-Cascade hopped beer to come out of a large regional brewery.

The Oktoberfest, however, falls short; but at least they've opted to go for more of a Vienna-style than just a malty-sweet golden "Festbier". The appearance is good, and the aroma is OK, but the flavor is lacking. There's some caramel to it, but overall the malt fails to display any depth of character. Some lively spicy hops bring it around a bit, and there is a touch of toasty sweet bread to it as well as a light fruitiness, but it still seems a bit threadbare overall.

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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

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3.52/5  rDev +6.3%

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1.25/5  rDev -62.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of lccrunchy
3.56/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of 57md
3.53/5  rDev +6.6%

Had this tonight at a birthday party.

Bright copper. Light for the style but still malty. Not the best example of the style but not bad either.

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Yuengling Oktoberfest from Yuengling Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 713 ratings.