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Saint Arnold Oktoberfest - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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Ratings: 460
Reviews: 150
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 12.64%
Wants: 9
Gots: 48 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
A full bodied, malty, slightly sweet beer celebrating the Autumn harvest. This rich beer has a round malt flavor and an above average alcohol content perfect for a cool fall evening.

Malt: Three different blended Munich-style malts
Hops: Czech Saaz and Tettnanger.
Original Gravity: 1.061 (15.5° Plato)
Color: Red-Amber
Bitterness: 24 IBU

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 08-29-2002)
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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Nice amber copper color with a thin head with short retention.
Sweet fruity aroma with notes of red apples, caramels and honey.
Flavor of caramels, floral and herbal hops masked by its malty base, red apples and toasted and roasted malts. Dry aftertaste with a mild bitterness.
Light to medium body with mild carbonation.
I found it a bit cloying given its sweetness level, despite of the help from its perceived hops.

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I am very disappointed with this one - I always anxiously await the release of SA Oktoberfest, and have only been disappointed once, until now. This beer has nothing special about it, and quite frankly, is completely forgettable. I give it a 3 purely as a sign of respect to SA, because they generally do everything right.....Hey, everybody can have a bad day, and maybe it's just my palate, but I'm disappointed. Can't wait for the 2014 Christmas Ale to come out though! Love you Saint Arnold!

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Saint Arnold Oktoberfest from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 460 ratings.