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Weihenstephaner Oktoberfestbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
84
good

998 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 998
Reviews: 505
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.7%
Wants: 29
Gots: 41 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

m0ntels, Apr 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Ozurr, Apr 20, 2012
Photo of nlriehl87
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

nlriehl87, Apr 09, 2012
Photo of illini4x4
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

illini4x4, Mar 19, 2012
Photo of TheLastEngineer
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

TheLastEngineer, Mar 13, 2012
Photo of Louski
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Louski, Mar 02, 2012
Photo of samie85
3.05/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear straw color with two finger of white head.

Smells of sweet grain and herbal hops.

Follows the nose with sweet, dry grain and some herbal hops.

Medium bodied with ample carbonation and a drying feel.

Very easy drinking but a little light both in flavor and color for me if we're talking about Oktoberfest.

samie85, Mar 01, 2012
Photo of JAHMUR
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

JAHMUR, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of JISurfer
4/5  rDev +8.1%

JISurfer, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of JohnnyMc
3/5  rDev -18.9%

JohnnyMc, Feb 14, 2012
Photo of JDavis1089
5/5  rDev +35.1%

JDavis1089, Feb 13, 2012
Photo of OldTime
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

OldTime, Feb 12, 2012
Photo of tfsimpkins
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

tfsimpkins, Feb 10, 2012
Photo of jharkins07
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

jharkins07, Feb 09, 2012
Photo of bucklemyshoe
3.63/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500 mL bottle. SA pint.

A: Golden yellow with a finger of head that quickly dies.

S: Sweet corn, berries, grass, and a little caramel.

T: Sweet corn, grains, wheat, citrus, and light hoppiness.

M: It has a light body with pretty strong carbonation.

O: This is delicious and goes down easily and quickly.

bucklemyshoe, Feb 08, 2012
Photo of pperez38
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

pperez38, Jan 31, 2012
Photo of CHickman
3.7/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours crystal clear gold color with a massive 2 finger foamy off white head with tons of bubbles in it that faded slowly, leaving minimal lacing.

Smells of sweet malt, grains, fresh baked bread, light caramel, hints of fruit, mild floral hops and an overall nose that is soft and sweet.

Tastes sweet overall with sweet malt, caramel, lightly roasted grains, herbs, floral hops, bread or cracker, light citrus and sugar like a candy or brown sugar; not what I expected, but good flavor, nice balance and real easy to drink.

Mouthfeel is very light, crisp and refreshing, with a light body, mild carbonation and a light feel overall that leaves a slightly bitter aftertaste. Not a Märzen or Oktoberfest beer to me, but still damn easy to drink and a great session beer.

CHickman, Jan 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Acforster2, Jan 11, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.9%

djrn2, Jan 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

lufra1983, Dec 23, 2011
Photo of zachsmith
4/5  rDev +8.1%

zachsmith, Dec 20, 2011
Photo of lawlerj
3.23/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a shake pint. No best by or born on date on the bottle that I can find.

A - Pours a completely clear yellowy gold color. Two finger width white head that dissipates rapidly, leaving splotchy foam on the surface of the liquid. Not much lacing on the glass. Appears to be well carbonated.

S - Bready malt. Definitely grainy and no hops to speak of. There are some fruity notes in the mix as well.

T - The taste more or less follows the nose. Bready malt mixed with grainy and fruit notes.

M - Medium bodied, fairly well carbonated.

O - Overall, an OK beer. It may be that I've drinking beers with bigger flavors lately, but this didn't real do it for me. I'll give it another shot next year.

lawlerj, Dec 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +35.1%

olblueyes1915, Dec 15, 2011
Photo of CaptJackHarkness
4.45/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured a nicely straw/yellow with a thin white head, head does not last. There is no lacing to this at all. Sweet bready malt aroma. Tastes more like a Pils than a Marzen, very crisp and clean with mild hops. I can easily drink several of these at a sitting!

CaptJackHarkness, Dec 12, 2011
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

codon2004, Dec 11, 2011
Weihenstephaner Oktoberfestbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
84 out of 100 based on 998 ratings.