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Oktoberfest - Yuengling Brewery

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575 Ratings

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Ratings: 575
Reviews: 119
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 15.92%
Wants: 29
Gots: 59 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Yuengling Brewery visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.45% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: yuenglings on 08-21-2011)
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Reviews by Clydesdale:
Photo of Clydesdale
3.13/5  rDev -6%

A: Pours a deep, clear amber-orange color. The medium-sized off-white head has a slight caramel tint and a foamy texture. Retention is fair, and a bit of soapy lacing sticks to the glass in irregular rings.

S: Firmly malty in the nose, with some robust caramel notes. Some moderate breadiness as well. Lightly toasty and nutty, with some mildly sour yeastiness in the background. Faint herbal hop notes.

T: Sweet caramel and firm grainy/bready flavors up front. Mild toasty and nutty flavors. There is a bit of adjunct flavor at play, and the typical Yuengling yeast tanginess. Hop bitterness is appropriately low, adding some faint balance to an otherwise malty and somewhat sweet beer.

M: Thin-bodied and a bit astringent. Carbonation is withering. A bit of stickiness initially fades pretty quickly and becomes quite dry.

D: This is not a particularly enjoyable Marzen. In terms of flavor, it's solid, but I wasn't a fan of the mouthfeel or lack of complexity. This also shows some unusually prominent yeast character that seems out of place.

Clydesdale, Sep 22, 2012
More User Reviews:
Photo of oberon
3.15/5  rDev -5.4%

My first O-fest beer of the year.Poured one and a half bottles into a half liter stein,a clear lighter bronze shade with a large fluffy slightly off white crown atop.Aromas are light and clean with a hint of caramel and toasted grain.A little watery feel to it,flavors mainly of caramel and a touch of grain.It's very average and not complex but I didn't expect it to be mind blowing.Hopefully the worst Oktoberfest beer of the year for me.

oberon, Aug 27, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -24.9%

beerhunter13, Aug 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

briang01, Sep 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Jpinoniemi, Today at 09:22 PM
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2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

TTripp725, Oct 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +20.1%

generallee, Sep 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

nstroup, Aug 29, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

TimoP, Nov 25, 2011
Photo of Jason
3.58/5  rDev +7.5%

12oz brown bottle with no freshness date.

Clear darkish amber hue, thin lacing. Slightly sweet nose, toasted malt, faint caramel, hint of hops, clean. Big on crispness, slightly smooth, lighter bodied, grainy, mild toasted husk, feigned sweetness, touch biscuity, light hopping, balancing bitterness, drying grassy finish.

Not half bad, drinkability is pretty high and with this beer being clean and all I'd certainly go back for more.

Jason, Sep 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +27.6%

BluFenderStrat07, Sep 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Poppaweasel, Sep 29, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

ImFlyerThanYou, Sep 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +35.1%

wattoclone, Sep 12, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Irish_Fan, Jun 15, 2014
Photo of dogfishandi
3.15/5  rDev -5.4%

12oz twist off bottle poured into a pint glass.

Pours a deep amber with a burnt orange color, decent clarity. About 1-2 fingers of off white head that eventually fades to nothing.

Light mineral lager yeast with a bit of light toasted grain and light caramel, nothing special.

Mineral with a touch of sulfur lager yeast throughout with some grainy sweetness and a bit of caramel bread. Slight hints of citric hop bitterness. hHowever a little too light and lack luster for the style, carbonated like a light lager, a little overdone , but drinkable and a nice new offering from yeunling.

dogfishandi, Oct 07, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

TKEbeerman, Sep 27, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

jminch, Aug 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

briandaube, Sep 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

williamjbauer, Mar 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

WVbeergeek, Aug 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

mrosenfeld32, Sep 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +20.1%

tallfellapgh, Feb 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Astrojack, Jan 03, 2014
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2/5  rDev -39.9%

WaydeRafnel, Nov 25, 2011
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Oktoberfest from Yuengling Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 575 ratings.