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Oktoberfest - Yuengling Brewery

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BA SCORE
76
okay

503 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 503
Reviews: 112
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 15.76%
Wants: 28
Gots: 35 | 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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JerzDevl2000

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Picked this beer up in Totowa recently, having never had this before. I'm not the biggest fan of these but every year, I give a few of these that I haven't had before a go. Yuengling's beers never really blew me away and that turned out the be the case with this as well. While this was certainly fitting for its category, there wasn't anything memorable abut this and I had to pace myself while drinking this. It went down too clean and easily, which is not quite what I'm looking for in a beer this time of the year!

The pour to this was typical, with a nearly-clear copper hue, present head that faded quickly, and hardly any lacing to be seen. Some caramel and herbal notes in the nose, which were repeated in the taste. This was thin, not terribly carbonated, and missing the hops needed to give it a full profile. No stickiness, bitterness, or spiciness to this at all and only the creamy mouthfeel saved this from being totally unmemorable. A bit of the bread stayed around in the aftertaste, but even that faded rather easily as well.

Thankfully, the alcohol was not detectable in this and if I had another one, I'd probably kick back with it too. This is almost as mindless as a beer gets and only worth a go once if you're in the mood for near-session Octoberfest offering. Even the bottle wasn't green and not that it mattered, but I almost wanted to find something to take away from this. It's decent for enjoying the season with, but not for much else unfortunately.

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2013 19:53:54 | More by JerzDevl2000
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Wortman1998

New York

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

10-23-2013 16:30:22 | More by Wortman1998
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

2/5  rDev -39.4%

10-22-2013 15:22:44 | More by HRamz3
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Boggdogg

Pennsylvania

3.51/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Yuengling Oktoberfest is a very good beer for the price. It pours a nice rust color with a slightly off white head and good lacing. Smell and taste are good with a slight bitter after taste of hops, but overall high quality Oktoberfest for small price. Defiantly a great beer for a Sunday of football.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2013 04:22:33 | More by Boggdogg
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MO5290

New Jersey

2.25/5  rDev -31.8%

10-21-2013 22:05:43 | More by MO5290
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sammyt728

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -9.1%

10-21-2013 18:50:35 | More by sammyt728
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arnulfooxblood

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

10-21-2013 00:43:08 | More by arnulfooxblood
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brheuer

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

10-20-2013 18:08:47 | More by brheuer
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buschbeer

Ohio

2.41/5  rDev -27%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

12 FL. OZ. bottle
Served in an imperial nonic glass

A - It pours a rusty amber color. It was topped with an inch of off-white head.

S - I smell a little caramel malt and some grain.

T - I get some caramel malt and grain. It has a dry finish.

M - Moderate and dry.

O - Ever since I had a Yuengling Light I have been turned off by this brewery. I was given this beer. Otherwise I would have never bought it, and I probably won't buy it.

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2013 17:40:22 | More by buschbeer
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biggiet

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

10-20-2013 14:38:22 | More by biggiet
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Rod_J

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +21.2%

10-20-2013 02:46:46 | More by Rod_J
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MidwestBA

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

10-19-2013 22:28:36 | More by MidwestBA
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JJKBeerLvr

Pennsylvania

3.41/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Sampled October 2013 from bottles in pint glass.

Appearance: Dark amber color with a nice light tan head. The head lasted an average length of time.

Smell: The aromas are varied, but not too strong. There is a nice hoppy aroma.

Taste: Medium-bodied taste with a nice mix of malts and hops. The hops give the beer some flavor without any bitterness, and the malts provide a balance without too much sweetness. The flavors overall are not very powerful, as is typical of an Oktoberfest.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied, and smooth.

Overall: Typical Oktoberfest style of beer. Both the hops and the malts flavors are mild and balance each other well. A good Oktoberfest beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2013 19:32:16 | More by JJKBeerLvr
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DanSmith17

Delaware

2.75/5  rDev -16.7%

10-17-2013 23:29:03 | More by DanSmith17
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tballinger

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

10-17-2013 22:38:02 | More by tballinger
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metter98

New York

3.19/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: The beer is clear deep amber in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a short head that quickly died down, leaving only lacing on the surface and a thin collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of sweet toasted malts are present in the nose along with some hints of caramel.
T: Like the smell, the taste has flavors of toasted malts and a bit of sweetness, but the maltiness seems to be from extracts. No bitterness is perceptible.
M: It feels a bit more than light-bodied and rather watery on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink but the taste seems too sweet and watered down for the style.

Serving type: bottle

10-16-2013 03:31:23 | More by metter98
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SoberPhobic

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

10-14-2013 23:27:05 | More by SoberPhobic
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FrankShirley

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -16.7%

10-13-2013 23:50:55 | More by FrankShirley
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Smithperson

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

10-13-2013 23:23:26 | More by Smithperson
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RWACKO

New York

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

10-13-2013 20:30:23 | More by RWACKO
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Methical

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

10-13-2013 04:48:36 | More by Methical
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johnrs

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -9.1%

10-13-2013 00:53:27 | More by johnrs
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davemathews68

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

10-12-2013 01:15:14 | More by davemathews68
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vcoggins

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

10-12-2013 00:31:21 | More by vcoggins
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AmishRockstar

Florida

3/5  rDev -9.1%

10-10-2013 23:29:27 | More by AmishRockstar
Oktoberfest from Yuengling Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 503 ratings.