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Weihenstephaner Oktoberfestbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
83
good

867 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 867
Reviews: 491
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 26
Gots: 13 | 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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New York

3/5  rDev -18.5%

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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +29.1%

11-26-2013 12:18:21 | More by Beergelden
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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lostinfla

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -32.1%

11-23-2013 02:59:37 | More by lostinfla
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

11-22-2013 02:48:29 | More by XmnwildX12
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V3XX069

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

11-16-2013 04:27:20 | More by V3XX069
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ItsBeer4Me

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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JSchock7

Kansas

4/5  rDev +8.7%

11-12-2013 09:18:57 | More by JSchock7
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cyrushire

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

11-10-2013 04:23:04 | More by cyrushire
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MJSJr

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

11-10-2013 02:33:20 | More by MJSJr
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billys65isalive

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

11-09-2013 23:41:50 | More by billys65isalive
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

11-09-2013 04:50:39 | More by Rekrule
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colts9016

Idaho

2.78/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: A monster three finger head that is foamy and creamy that has good retention. The head left a good amount of lacing on the glass. The color of the beer is a pale yellow color and very clear. The beer has a good amount of carbonation bubbles. Overall the appearance of the beer is good. I would have like to seen a bit darker beer color.

Nose: A floral aroma, with toasted malt, biscuit, yeast, and some funk.

Taste: A moderately sweet flavor with floral, toasted malt, biscuit, and yeast.

Mouth feel of the beer is carbonated and astringent.

Overall: This beer is a bit off for being a Marzen style beer. The beer has some funk to it. Also the beer is supposed to be absent of hop like flavors and it beer has some present.

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2013 06:34:01 | More by colts9016
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TechTriumph

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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angolmois

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

11-07-2013 08:06:25 | More by angolmois
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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teichsta

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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CJRubes

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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brandonld23

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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BigMike

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

10-31-2013 02:17:35 | More by BigMike
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mmilyko

Nevada

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

10-31-2013 02:12:52 | More by mmilyko
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geocool

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

10-30-2013 20:47:33 | More by geocool
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sweemzander

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12oz. bottle poured into a snifter.

(A)- Pours the lightest color I have ever seen for a Marzen: a clear but very pale light yellowish hue. Some great white froth formed with solid retention and lacing.

(S)- A very light lemon / grassy graininess that quickly follows with a smooth yet even lighter honey-like sweetness.

(T)- Quite similar to the smell. A light graininess with a touch of yeasty lemon follows into a smooth honey-like sweetness.

(M)- A great carbonation level and crispness to it, though quite light for the style. Very low bitterness and a good refreshing quality to it.

(O)- Easily the lightest example of a Marzen I have encountered, almost a borderline Helles. I just barely see it in the grain profile, but just missing that slight tip towards a nuttier/richer malt region which I love so much about this style.

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2013 15:16:54 | More by sweemzander
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Jeffreysan

Maryland

3.58/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a clear, golden color with a finger of very white head that slowly dissolved into a thick lacing of foam to completely cover the top of the beer.

Aroma: Very floral. Lots of hops and clover and pine. Some good malt notes too, like freshly baked sunflower bread.

Taste: Great! Hoppy up front, but not intense or unpleasant, followed by some great malt and caramel-like sweetness.

Mouthfeel: Medium, with some good carbonation to tickle the taste buds. With an ABV of 5.8%, there is no presence of alcohol on the palate.

Overall: Damn good Oktoberfest beer, but can you expect anything else from a German brewery, if not possibly THE German brewery? Good strong flavors of hops and malt, nicely balanced into an extremely good beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2013 22:05:01 | More by Jeffreysan
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DelicateDelirium

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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Weihenstephaner Oktoberfestbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
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