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Weihenstephaner Oktoberfestbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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Ratings: 1,170
Reviews: 527
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.63%
Wants: 32
Gots: 71 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan visit their website

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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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3/5  rDev -19.4%

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3.05/5  rDev -18%
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.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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3/5  rDev -19.4%

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5/5  rDev +34.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.63/5  rDev -2.4%
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.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.7/5  rDev -0.5%
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.

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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3/5  rDev -19.4%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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3.23/5  rDev -13.2%
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.

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5/5  rDev +34.4%

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4.45/5  rDev +19.6%
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!

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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Weihenstephaner Oktoberfestbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
84 out of 100 based on 1,170 ratings.