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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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6,551 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,551
Reviews: 2,017
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 14.17%
Wants: 76
Gots: 928 | 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.

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Pours a dark amber with an off-white head that recedes quickly, leaves plenty of lacing behind.

Smells ever so slightly of pumpkin spice, barley, maybe a hint of caramel.

Something about this taste is just wrong. Maybe it's the bottle, maybe it's the stout I had earlier ruining my palette. Slightly sweet into a very strange very off flavor that walks across my tongue like an unwelcome guest who's tracking mud on my carpet. I have to wonder if people willingly buy this more than once? I may revisit on a day when my palette isn't affected by a myriad of things. Sam Adams has been many things, but never offensive.

Medium bodied, medium carbonation, decent drinkability.

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Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 6,551 ratings.