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Weihenstephaner Oktoberfestbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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84
good

1,117 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,117
Reviews: 524
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 12.67%
Wants: 34
Gots: 61 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mzwolinski on 10-27-2002)
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

A- Pilsner-ish. Foamy head that dies. White as hell.

S- Pale/Adjunct lager type grains. Lightly toasted grains. Floral hop spice. Biscuity. There is some kind of cooking spices, maybe ginger or clove?!?

T- It's so much like a German or Czech Pilsner. Malts are there for sure. It tastes a lot more roasted in the malts than it smells. Still has the floral hop spice and the biscuit malts. Still has a ginger or clove type spice as well in the background.

M- Light to Medium on the medium side. Drinks a tad heavier than a pilsner, but still drinkable. Finishes dry.

Overall drink this if you like pale lagers, German or Czech Pilsners. It's just spicier and lightly more malty than a standard lager.

ThomasMetal75, Oct 07, 2014
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3.12/5  rDev -15.9%

MikeAndrews, Oct 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.47/5  rDev -6.5%

Clear straw color. This is a well crafted light-bodied lager but it just is not what I’m looking for in an Oktoberfest.

This style is one that presents a real scoring dilemma for me. On one hand, I recognize and respect the originators of a style like Marzens. However, my expectations and enjoyment of such offerings are based upon the American versions of this classic beer style.
I know that it’s authentic but his does not taste special. Rather, it tastes like just another lager to me.

57md, Oct 06, 2014
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Weihenstephaner Oktoberfestbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
84 out of 100 based on 1,117 ratings.