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Narragansett Fest - Narragansett Brewing Co.

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300 Ratings
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Ratings: 300
Reviews: 125
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 13
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Narragansett Brewing Co. visit their website
Rhode Island, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Vienna, Pilsner, Light and Dark Munich malts make up the backbone of this beast, and Northern Brewer & Tettnanger hops are added to give it a crisp but subtle hop flavor.

22 IBU

(Beer added by: mostpoetsdo on 09-03-2010)
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

jwps214, Sep 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

fitz284, Sep 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

tobelerone, Sep 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Crumpetsnbeer, Sep 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

blt2646, Aug 31, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

bt931912, Aug 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Lamdawg420, Aug 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

GonzoHomebrewer, Jul 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

JTomczak, Jul 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

ufmj, Jul 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

jaxon53, Jun 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Celtics76, May 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

mlichens, May 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

LeahM, May 20, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

JAHMUR, May 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Kelp, Apr 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

beertardis, Apr 10, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

JMS1512, Mar 29, 2013
Photo of Goblinmunkey7
3.43/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to angrybabboon for picking up the 12 tall boy pack.

Appearance: Burnt/dark orange that brightens toward the bottom. Head is white, creamy, and rocky. Decent retention, but the head ultimately drops to a persistent small cap with a creamy thick collar. Nice splotches of lacing mark the glass.

Smell: Grassy. Some nice caramel malts. Bready and slightly earthy. Vaguely floral and sweet. Lager yeast. A bit dirty.

Taste: Sweet grains. Pale malts up front. Finishes with a bit of malty sweetness. Slightly caramelized sugars. Floral and grassy. Relatively clean with a mild dirty/earthy finish. Some bready notes as well. Vague fruitiness on the back. Some toasted grains.

Mouthfeel: Relatively light, but never falls that far. Ends up with a lighter medium body with a moderate carbonation. Nicely clean with a bit of a wet feel overall.

Overall: Prost bitches.

Not being a huge fan of the style, I find this drinkable when cold and not undrinkable as it warms. A bit too grassy and lacking some crispness, but good nonetheless.

Goblinmunkey7, Mar 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +24%

DaKur, Feb 14, 2013
Photo of ToasterChef
3.88/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A cold can is poured into a pint glass.

A: Translucent orange liquid with a tan foam head. Good lacing. A fair amount of clinging and rising carbonation bubbles.

S: Big malty aroma that comes across a little sweet. Some hops in the background provide mild bitter aromas. There is an overall toasted caramel feel to the scent.

T: Nice malty flavor—caramel and honey. Hops are grassy and work well with the malts. Not too sweet. A graham cracker flavor lingers on after swallowing.

M: Medium body with a good amount of carbonation. Leaves a coat on my lips and within my mouth that is a little sticky.

O: This is an enjoyable enough oktoberfest lager. There are better examples of the style, but when you want your German malts in a 16oz can, look no further.

ToasterChef, Feb 08, 2013
Photo of TMoney2591
3.05/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Thanks to johnyb for this can!

I want one of those beastly tankards Gambrinus is sportin' on the can. X-Mas ideas, folks! Anyway, this stuff pours a clear copper topped by a finger of off-white foam. The nose comprises banana, buttery biscuit, and a vague sense of some sort of citrus rind. The taste focuses on a slightly less blurry version of the citrus, and everything else comes through watered-down and whatnot. The body is a rather light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a sorta/kinda drying finish. Overall, an okay beer at best, one that seems like a severely weakened version of the classic German style. It's not bad, really, but I wouldn't buy another if presented with the opportunity.

TMoney2591, Jan 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

benoit917, Jan 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

RoninTK3, Jan 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

Huffs, Dec 30, 2012
Narragansett Fest from Narragansett Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 300 ratings.