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Oktoberfest - Susquehanna Brewing Company

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Oktoberfest
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76
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31 Ratings
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Ratings: 31
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 23.27%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Susquehanna Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  ABV ?

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: undeadozzy on 09-08-2012)
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cyguyjg

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +57.2%

01-18-2013 02:50:24 | More by cyguyjg
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Minus_Mike

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +49.4%

02-28-2014 13:15:55 | More by Minus_Mike
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shockrocker65

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +25.8%

10-21-2013 05:38:48 | More by shockrocker65
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undeadozzy

Pennsylvania

3.53/5  rDev +11%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Poured a deep copper color with lots of carbonation and a thick foamy head. Head left some lacing on the glass, but it all but disappeared later on.

S - Picking up some huge toasty bready scents. Smells like warm toast with honey drizzled over it. Very cozy feel from the smell, definitely getting an Oktoberfest vibe from it so far.

T - Enormous caramel and toffee flavors. The things I smelled are almost impossible to pick up on with all of this flavor. Definitely a good tasting beer, but I wish it tasted more like the warm bread and honey it has on the nose.

M - Very odd mouthfeel. It's thin, but very thick at the same time too. Leaves me intrigued.

O - Not bad for their first Oktoberfest style beer. It can only get better with time. A decent beer overall with a good drinkability despite being so damn heavy and sweet. Can't wait to see what they do next year.

Serving type: on-tap

09-08-2012 04:14:54 | More by undeadozzy
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WaterCzar

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

09-04-2013 12:43:41 | More by WaterCzar
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mgernert

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

08-27-2013 18:16:31 | More by mgernert
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HopWallopguy22

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

07-27-2014 11:19:31 | More by HopWallopguy22
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Lare453

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

09-24-2013 16:12:40 | More by Lare453
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podes

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

11-02-2013 02:13:20 | More by podes
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Stermax

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

07-10-2014 15:56:26 | More by Stermax
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

08-29-2013 21:37:21 | More by bacher468
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aqualung23

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

12-31-2013 19:45:02 | More by aqualung23
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chucksim

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

01-15-2013 15:30:23 | More by chucksim
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chasmandocharles

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

09-07-2013 23:43:42 | More by chasmandocharles
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crowsnest

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

10-03-2013 01:23:31 | More by crowsnest
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

09-14-2013 01:58:08 | More by ROGUE16
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Dank26

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-09-2012 11:12:18 | More by Dank26
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-10-2014 22:26:04 | More by Knapp85
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paulhargus

Pennsylvania

3.13/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I've had this beer a few times since it was first released in August. Very excited to try it out and, like other SBC beers, it's been marketed decently well.

A: very dark, basically black in appearance. not what i expected from a Marzen (although I am pretty new to the craft scene). decently thick foam, almost a quarter inch of it was retained throughout.

S: very bready and toasty.

T: heavy toffee flavor. I get a strong coffee aftertaste with each sip I take.

M: not as heavy as some other oktoberfests i've had. goes down fairly easily.

O: overall, I would say the SBC Oktoberfest is much different from basically every other Marzen/Oktoberfest I've ever had. It almost seems to be a different style all together. Between the blackish color and coffee aftertaste, it stands out among other O-fests I've had. Not a bad beer by any means, although not my favorite in this style. Definitely a nice change up from the usual, though.

Serving type: on-tap

10-06-2012 15:26:42 | More by paulhargus
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Goldndomer

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -5.7%

02-10-2014 02:08:51 | More by Goldndomer
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -5.7%

02-16-2014 14:06:41 | More by InspectorBob
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52P48

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -5.7%

03-25-2014 17:02:56 | More by 52P48
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mikefuski17

Pennsylvania

2.9/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

A. The color is a rich dark brown, mahogany with a tiny cream colored head that last only for a second. Virtually no lacing also.

S. The aroma is very weak. You get a little mocha mixed with yeast.

T. The taste is just as weak. But it's reversed from the aroma. More yeasty with a little mocha at the end.

M. It feels decent. Not a very heavy beer but is filling.

O. Overall I would say this is a bland beer. There are much better fall iterations so this could probably be looked over easily.

Served in recommended glass.

Serving type: bottle

08-30-2013 22:16:14 | More by mikefuski17
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Bouder32

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

10-23-2013 19:16:52 | More by Bouder32
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

09-17-2013 02:58:01 | More by mdillon86
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Oktoberfest from Susquehanna Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 31 ratings.