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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
83
good

5,786 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 5,786
Reviews: 1,963
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 64
Gots: 559 | 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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Photo of Deuane
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

A-Deep copper with small light tan head that reduced to a thin ring leaving decent lacing.

S-Very light and subdued.Hints of caramel malt sweetness and a bit of brown sugar. Hops non-existent.

T-Sweet caramel malts with hints of brown sugar, maple syrup and biscuits. Hops only an afterthought of a light spiciness.

M-Medium-light body with good crispness and a sweet lingering finish.

D-A bit too sweet for my liking but it isnt annoying. The sweetness works for a pleasant, almost molasses cookie like flavour. A clean, crisp easy drinking and non-offensive brew.

Deuane, Sep 05, 2008
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

BlueAndBrew, Aug 03, 2014
Photo of BevMoAndrew
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Poured into a pint glass right out of the fridge.

The Sam Adam's Octoberfest pours a clear amber in the glass with a creamy white froth that possesses some staying power. Aromas of freshly baked bread, caramel, toffee, light dried orange peel, integrated roasted nuts, & some nutmeg follow through on the palate. The beer has a medium light body, good balance between the sweet malt & crisp/dry finish, & long finish. Overall, a pretty good beer with great balance & character. Recommended.

BevMoAndrew, Aug 17, 2010
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Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 5,786 ratings.