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Oktofest - The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works

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44 Ratings
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Ratings: 44
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 9.14%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BB1313 on 08-01-2013)
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PassMeAZima

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -19.4%

08-12-2014 00:11:39 | More by PassMeAZima
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XenonX

Ohio

3/5  rDev -19.4%

09-11-2013 18:14:13 | More by XenonX
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rgille2

Ohio

3/5  rDev -19.4%

09-13-2013 17:10:03 | More by rgille2
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Cosho

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

08-20-2013 01:27:53 | More by Cosho
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

11-02-2013 21:16:10 | More by Damian74Shensky
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Hopdaemon39

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

I love oktoberfests and I was a little disappointed by this one but it's still pretty good. Pours a clear amber orange color with two fingers of head, modest retention and lacing.

Smell is relatively faint but definitely dominated by caramel. A little grain but mostly caramel sweetness.

Taste is mostly the same. Lots of caramel, a little grain but mostly like caramel water.

Mouthfeel is ok- medium body, moderate carbonation. I wouldn't get this again- barktoberfest is richer and more complex so if you're in ohio do that or Great Lakes.

08-24-2014 22:50:14 | More by Hopdaemon39
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DavidGross

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

09-23-2013 01:25:21 | More by DavidGross
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Magery

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

08-09-2014 16:51:07 | More by Magery
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ridglens

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

08-24-2013 23:31:14 | More by ridglens
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

10-15-2013 17:05:21 | More by nmann08
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khargro2

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

08-17-2014 04:45:07 | More by khargro2
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KerryCummins1977

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

09-23-2013 01:37:35 | More by KerryCummins1977
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CED

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

08-17-2014 22:47:27 | More by CED
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MaximumYuks

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

08-04-2014 01:05:25 | More by MaximumYuks
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Sturmthis

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

10-06-2013 19:18:23 | More by Sturmthis
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maDUECEgunner

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

11-20-2013 20:33:26 | More by maDUECEgunner
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Iparedman

Pennsylvania

3.52/5  rDev -5.4%

08-12-2014 20:13:02 | More by Iparedman
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Farewell_Transmission

Ohio

3.53/5  rDev -5.1%

c. Nice golden amber color. Great for the style. On lighter side. Nice light head. Low carbonation.

s. Slightly off in smell. Not sure what it was.

t. Really good taste. Nothing amazing but better then most.

m. Nice mouth feel, light feeling.

o. I would buy this again. I expect when it cools off a bit this will be a great beer ti sit outside drinking with the changing leafs.

08-06-2013 14:07:09 | More by Farewell_Transmission
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CFHMagnet

Ohio

3.59/5  rDev -3.5%

I got a finger of off white head. The body was the rich orangey brown of fall leaves. Head retention and lacing were nothing of note.

Up front this beer was malty and caramelized well. It had strong toasted and earthy notes as well.

Taste on this was really to the nose.

This beer was medium bodied. It didn't leave any film.

Solid beer, but a little transient on the palate.

08-27-2013 21:10:32 | More by CFHMagnet
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JoeLacy

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

10-21-2013 04:38:34 | More by JoeLacy
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Ohiovania

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

07-13-2014 22:11:24 | More by Ohiovania
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

09-20-2013 02:38:45 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Wether the heat is in high gear or the cold is upon us, the Oktoberfest (or Marzen) seems to defy seasons. When done right, its graceful malt flavor and crisp backbone finds favor in a mug all year long.

The Brew Kettle's Oktofest offers a deep golden lager with coppery highlights. Its bright near-bright clarity is charming and inviting. But those malty scents and early sweetnesses remiss of fresh baking bread, savory croissant, faint caramel, citrus and lightly toasted pecan.

Creamy with a hearty malt structure, its medium body is perfectly suited to carry the malt sweetness from initial taste to finish, caught somewhere between grainy-sweet and caramel malt, the lager hits a sweet spot that's elegant, delicately succulent, mildly honey-like and toasty.

With a malty-dry finish looming, its sweetness fades and its spicy hop bite offsets the bulk of sweetness and prevents cloying; rather leading to a malt-balanced taste with an aftertaste of tea and herb. Only drying further in finish and opening with a more floral upstart would improve.

07-30-2014 16:19:02 | More by BEERchitect
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nuttermcbutter

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

07-30-2014 13:31:52 | More by nuttermcbutter
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ThurstonHowell3

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

08-17-2014 22:13:23 | More by ThurstonHowell3
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Oktofest from The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works
84 out of 100 based on 44 ratings.