1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Not Rated.
Samuel Adams OctoberfestSamuel Adams Octoberfest

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
83
good

5,201 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 5,201
Reviews: 1,917
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 49
Gots: 271 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-10-2001)
View: Beers (129) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 5,201 | Reviews: 1,917 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Strix:
Photo of Strix
Strix

Wisconsin

3.88/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A pleasant surprise. I haven't particularly enjoyed the last few Oktoberfest beers I've tried, but this beer was nice. Nicely balanced I guess, and although it had the same notes of nuts and spice as the other Oktoberfests I've tried, it lacked the unpleasant aftertaste I've picked up in other brands. This beer actually had some nice complexity to the taste - roasted malts, nuts, spice? and hops. I had about given up on the style, but this shows what is possible with it.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2007 04:53:44 | More by Strix
More User Reviews:
Photo of Buttstallion
Buttstallion

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-29-2014 20:00:27 | More by Buttstallion
Photo of Patlee3324
Patlee3324

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-29-2014 19:42:14 | More by Patlee3324
Photo of kmanjohnson
kmanjohnson

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-29-2014 18:13:05 | More by kmanjohnson
Photo of IreRican
IreRican

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-29-2014 17:12:53 | More by IreRican
Photo of Matthew1788
Matthew1788

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-29-2014 00:50:47 | More by Matthew1788
Photo of Chorbats
Chorbats

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +36.2%

07-28-2014 23:56:43 | More by Chorbats
Photo of Leiermann
Leiermann

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

07-28-2014 19:52:59 | More by Leiermann
Photo of augustwest
augustwest

Georgia

4/5  rDev +9%

07-28-2014 02:39:26 | More by augustwest
Photo of orion320
orion320

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-27-2014 19:49:27 | More by orion320
Photo of Drew_Holman
Drew_Holman


5/5  rDev +36.2%

07-27-2014 04:22:30 | More by Drew_Holman
Photo of 4runnerdavid
4runnerdavid

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +9%

07-26-2014 22:45:04 | More by 4runnerdavid
Photo of sewhitehead
sewhitehead

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

07-26-2014 21:17:02 | More by sewhitehead
Photo of NYCC123
NYCC123

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-26-2014 19:56:07 | More by NYCC123
Photo of JasonSchubert33
JasonSchubert33


5/5  rDev +36.2%

07-26-2014 01:48:44 | More by JasonSchubert33
Photo of Tyecko
Tyecko

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-25-2014 18:53:26 | More by Tyecko
Photo of audioserf
audioserf

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

07-25-2014 15:23:40 | More by audioserf
Photo of FrankieChestnuts
FrankieChestnuts

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +29.4%

07-24-2014 22:29:04 | More by FrankieChestnuts
Photo of Uncledoobz
Uncledoobz

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-24-2014 21:45:18 | More by Uncledoobz
Photo of Links41
Links41

Virginia

4/5  rDev +9%

07-24-2014 18:22:35 | More by Links41
Photo of bhudish
bhudish

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9%

07-24-2014 13:48:03 | More by bhudish
Photo of Drew_Fischer
Drew_Fischer

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-24-2014 02:59:06 | More by Drew_Fischer
Photo of atlbravsrno1
atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -18.3%

07-23-2014 22:14:50 | More by atlbravsrno1
Photo of ZepHead80
ZepHead80

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

07-23-2014 22:14:36 | More by ZepHead80
Photo of Beer_4_brains
Beer_4_brains

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-23-2014 06:52:53 | More by Beer_4_brains
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 5,201 ratings.