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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
83
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6,232 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 6,232
Reviews: 2,000
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 67
Gots: 768 | 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)
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4/5  rDev +9%

andersen8185, Nov 27, 2011
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tomgossert, Mar 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a fairly decent beer, and an OK way to celebrate the season, IMO. Rich copper/orange color with a creamy tan head. Subtle noble hop aromas, slightly spicy, with a little caramel and brown sugar. Taste is dominated by malt, but the hop presence is there to keep things balanced. A bit juicy. Slight alcohol spiciness in the finish. I'll have another, thank you.

mophie, Sep 03, 2002
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A nice example of a nice style, pours a nice coppery amber hue with a quickly dimishing tannish white head. A nice maly taste with biscuity caramel overtones. A widely available beer which usually finds its way to my refridgerator this time of year. A safe bet, not extreme by any means. Yet it gets the job done. Another example of Boston Brewing Companies ability to produce solid offerings for each season of the year.

jtw5877, Sep 09, 2006
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4/5  rDev +9%

100oz long tube beer was great from tap , not too strong with spices had just enough for me to enjoy till 0 oz

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Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 6,232 ratings.