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Weihenstephaner Oktoberfestbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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1,019 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,019
Reviews: 509
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.7%
Wants: 33
Gots: 44 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: mzwolinski on 10-27-2002)
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Serving Type: Bottle

A: 4.25 Crystal clear yellow-gold. I was expecting this to be a bit darker, more of a reddish-brown. The two-inch, off-white head is very fluffy and lasts for a few minutes.

S: 4 Smells crisp and clean. A good amount of toasted bread, a bit of grassiness, and candied lemon.

T: 4 Again, clean flavors that highlight the grain. More bread, malt, and some roasted corn (almost like fresh tortillas). There is some mild spice bringing pepper and ginger. The finish is a bit sweet with the lemon and citrus from the nose with a pleasant bitterness that lingers for a moment.

M: 4.25 Light and refreshing with good carbonation and a slightly dry finish. I would have thought this would have been more full-bodied, however the mouthfeel is still very good.

O: 4 This is very good and refreshing beer. I was thinking it would be a bit darker with more body and roasted malt flavors (like a transition from typical summer beers to dark, winter beers). This reminds me more of a really good pilsner with more interesting flavors and aromas. Still a good beer, just different than I was expecting and hoping for.

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Sampling right now on 9/13/14. Comes in a single 550ml (16.9 ounce) bottle for $3.75. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured in to a 'Weihenstephaner' .5L handled glass stein.

Pours a straw-yellow in color that is much lighter in color than other Oktoberfest brews I have had with a good 4-finger foamy white head that had lots of lacing when sipped! Very surprised at both actually. Lots going on with the aroma and is of grains, yeast with a hint of citrus. Even more so going on with the taste that has a hint of honey, herbal and bread (yeast). Very tasty and goes down very easy with no bitter or harsh aftertaste at all! Medium bodied as well as medium carbonation. Fantastic brew and the BEST Oktoberfest style beer to date!

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Weihenstephaner Oktoberfestbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
84 out of 100 based on 1,019 ratings.