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Fat Head's Oktoberfest - Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon

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Fat Head's Oktoberfest
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BA SCORE
82
good

71 Ratings
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Ratings: 71
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 10.56%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: adamette on 11-06-2009)
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

leprechaunandfatman, Sep 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

TonyY, Sep 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

BigJim5021, Sep 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

speedvagen, Sep 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Weegee40, Sep 28, 2013
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3.86/5  rDev +7.2%

A - Orange body with a amber hue. not much of a head.
S - Toasted malts, grain, sweet.
T - Carmel and toffee. toasted malts a bit of citrus and a little sweet.
M - Medium body and moderate carbonation. Has a clean finish to it.
O - Solid, would be worth trying if your into the style.

patpbr, Sep 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

TBarJr, Sep 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Noonan425, Sep 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Griggsy, Sep 20, 2013
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3.79/5  rDev +5.3%

12oz bottle poured into a mug. The brew appears a polished clear amber color with a yellowish stained tan cap 2 fingers strong. The holds with a thin film throughout the entire duration. A swirl revives a finger.

The aroma has a hint of fruity alcohol note overtop a mild buttery diacetyl aspect. The malt is minorly toffee-like or caramel based with some hints of vanilla and citrus to fruity hop aspects. Minor carbonic and mineral notes are felt across the back.

The flavor has a bit of nuget character like caramel or toffee with a fresh grainy quality and minor buttery note. Some carbonic aspects push through with a mineral touch and fruity alcohol inclusion. Somewhat bready into the aftertaste.

This is medium bodied brew that is modestly carbonated. It is clean, crisp and easy drinking for the style. This is an Octoberfest that I can get behind and put a couple down. Fat heads sure knows how to bang out the lagers, well done.

stakem, Sep 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

nrbw23, Sep 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Hacksaw99, Sep 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

kyle86, Sep 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

lovelibeam, Sep 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Segelstrom, Sep 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

BrandonOakes, Sep 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

scott2269, Sep 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

skaboom420, Sep 06, 2013
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4.19/5  rDev +16.4%

This Oktoberfest is a nice-looking beer, a deep red-brown that's clear but strong. It keeps up a tan head very well, and it never really recedes to lower than one finger. It stays with the beer the whole way down, and drops patchy deposits of lacing while a consistent acitivity keeps it going.
This is one of the better Oktoberfests I've had altogether. It's got an excellent blend of toasty and nutty notes from the malts laying down a strong foundation, and as bready as any other out there. There's a touch of herbal hop and a light bitterness, pretty much an ideal level for the style, even giving a very light leafy/spicy mix.
This is a smooth beer with a nice firm crispness in an equally firm medium body. It's deep and pretty rich, all said.

Brenden, Sep 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Chris77McGrath, Sep 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Artjsantos, Sep 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

lasznc, Sep 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

outoffocus, Aug 31, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Sturmthis, Aug 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

Holmes698, Aug 31, 2013
Fat Head's Oktoberfest from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
82 out of 100 based on 71 ratings.