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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
83
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6,219 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 6,219
Reviews: 1,998
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 67
Gots: 762 | 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%

muchos, Sep 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

jgarvis, Sep 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

jp312, Sep 03, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

bwilson1730, Sep 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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4/5  rDev +9%

gbeam44, Sep 03, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

misterchief, Sep 03, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

sparx1100, Sep 03, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

redleg64, Sep 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

jnardone235, Sep 03, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

GMB, Sep 03, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

lastconfederate2, Sep 02, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Jwillyb, Sep 02, 2012
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3.05/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Best by Jan 2013 date on bottle.

Served in a pint glass.

a. A dark golden color. Head is a slight off white color.

s. I can't quite get what the smell of this is, it is not offensive but not the most appealing.

t. this is maybe the most generic octoberfest beer I have ever had. It is not offensive but is not bad either.

m. for some reason this beer tastes almost syrupy to me.

o. not a hateful beer, but not the best. The good things are you can find it almost any where. I will gladly buy it again in the fall season.

Farewell_Transmission, Sep 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

SergeantSac, Sep 02, 2012
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4.13/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I have been very tough on Sam Adams, but I'm pretty high on this beer, and I am likely -on my next visit- here to up the score after my 2nd Octoberfest beer.

Beautiful amber darkish fall beer that glows like a lava light. Finished with a smooth and thick wonderful caramel taste. Very sweet. If you enjoy Modelo Negra, for example, then you will love Octoberfest.

This beer would go nicely with a wonderful cd called TIME TRAVEL by Gunter Muller & Otomo Yoshihide on a cool fall night while the fire roasts in your craftsman style home.

frankiepop, Sep 02, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

musicman7070, Sep 02, 2012
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ckk527, Sep 02, 2012
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cjac, Sep 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

Brewnah, Sep 01, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

netshark, Sep 01, 2012
Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 6,219 ratings.