Trapp Oktoberfest - Trapp Family Lodge Brewery

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85
very good

29 Ratings
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Ratings: 29
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 14.32%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Trapp Family Lodge Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Oktoberfest - Deep Orange Color. Rich Malt Body balanced with Noble Hop Flavors and a Crisp Finish.

(Beer added by: kingcrowing on 09-22-2010)
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Photo of Cavanaghty
3/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served on tap in a pint glass.

Appearance: Brownish amber color, off white head. Mild lacing on the glass.

Smell: Hops, malt and some earthy tones.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Taste was bitter and not much else, hints of some earthy notes, but had to distinguish exactly what.

Overall: Typical Oktoberfest in my opinion, nothing special, but not bad to drink.

Photo of kingcrowing
3.85/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap poured into a plastic pint glass.

Pours a nice deep amber with a small thin light brown head. Nose is light, sweet and malty.

Taste is crisp and malty with a really biscuity. Mouthfeel us full and thick. Very easy drinking as it should be. Decent example.

Photo of Chuck_IPA_Mathus
2/5  rDev -46.9%

Photo of edmiglia
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of jbfarris
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of patrick802
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Griffy
4.04/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of abrodsky
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of nathanjohnson
5/5  rDev +32.6%

Photo of chippo33
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of angelogarcia3
3.8/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer pours a cloudy dark golden color. A thin creamy white head forms in the pilsner glass that it came in. Some small very dispersed bubbles inside the glass indicates a slight carbonation. Aromas of caramel, malt, and sweetness. The first sip gives you flavors of caramel, malt, and a hint of maple. While the beer is crisp almost dry with a pleasant sweetness. A good drinking beer.

Photo of ryan79
4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of Brad007
4.47/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pours a dull, mild reddish color with a one-finger head. I haven't been let down by this brewery thus far.

Aroma is full of light, grainy malt with just a hint of sweetness/smokiness to it.

Taste is full of sweet, rich malt upfront. Grainy texture accompanies it. Warm. Authentic.

Mouthfeel is dry but tolerable. Feels more like a marzen should. Carbonation seems just about right.

Wow. Is this the closest that you can get to a true marzen? I hope so! So far, one of the best examples I've ever had.

Photo of DonFrap
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of IronCitySteve
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Blackback Pub and Flyshop.

A: Pours a brownish orange color with a thick off-white foam head.

S: Lots of bread, caramel, vanilla malt character.

T: The is a very tasty Oktoberfest. Lots of biscuit, bread and caramel flavors throughout.

M: Leaves a creamy feel on the palate.

D: This is a tasty and easy to drink Oktoberfest, definitely give it a try if you can find.

Photo of SMason
3/5  rDev -20.4%

Photo of SupremePie
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of Jwale73
3.9/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Flat Street brewpub. Pours a translucent, light copper with a creamy, bright white head. Nose exhibits a typical Marzen smell - caramel/toffee and skunk. The various malts and grains really come out quite distinctly in the flavor profile. Starts out with a little sweetness and the skunky quality also comes out again; however, it all comes together nicely. Mouthfeel lis light-medium, with an almost cask-like feel to the carbonation. I wasn't sure what to expect from this brewer, but I really quite enjoyed this brew. Delicate and flavorful with a fair amount of complexity. I look forward to trying more from this brewery in the future.

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of drummermattie02
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of thekevlarkid
4.22/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Off tap at the lodge itself this beer was a clear/amber color with two fingers worth of khaki-colored head. The retention was good as a collar and the lacing in thin bands. The aroma was sweet with lots of caramel, toasted malt, bread and some hints of nuts. The flavors were quite similar with a sweet, malty core buttressed by toasted grains, hazelnuts, caramelized sugars, a little butter (diaceytal) and a slightly grainy, dry finish. The grainy aftertaste lingered pleasantly on my tongue. The mouthfeel was creamy, the body medium and the carbonation perfect.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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Trapp Oktoberfest from Trapp Family Lodge Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 29 ratings.