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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
83
good

6,244 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 6,244
Reviews: 2,002
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 67
Gots: 773 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Simko1209, Sep 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

sendsilk, Sep 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

mjenkins5, Feb 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

daverdave, Feb 09, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

kinmundy77, Oct 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

bobojuice, Oct 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

weaselchew, Dec 20, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle to pint glass.
Amber in color with sharp clarity. Smells of caramel malts and German yeast. Palate is mild and clean with a good malt profile. Nothing that wows the tongue but works well and is pretty tasty. Good body and mouthfeel with mild carbonation. Overall, an easy drinking lager with a nice flavor profile.

JunkYardJake, Sep 08, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

baconfromwalmart, Sep 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

RWMIT, Feb 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

OBMM1, Jul 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

scanny24, Nov 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance -Poured a nice amber color and had nice white head to it.

Smell -Malts with a slight hint of hops

Taste -High malt flavor with hint of spices and hops

Mouthfeel -Medium body with a medium carbonation.

Drinkability -I love Sam Adams Oktoberfest it's a good beer.

Beerbuddha, Sep 08, 2007
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

tubeyes, Sep 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

arash1000, Sep 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

jpaulsen, Oct 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

still_thedragon, Sep 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

tvghost, Aug 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

erogers, Jan 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

BigGold, Apr 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

ebenicr, Dec 12, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle marked best before June 09.

Clear bubbly luminous amber with a large cream colored head which drops to a film quickly. Very attractive.

Scent unfortunately is hard to detect. All I get is a faint grassy odor.

Taste is caramel and toffee balanced with a slight hop bitterness. Diacetyl and perhaps a hint of toast. A slight peppery flavor in the finish.

Mouthfeel is crisp and nicely carbonated up front becoming round and creamy.

Not the best Oktoberfest around but certainly not bad and I did enjoy drinking it.

sethmeister, Sep 30, 2008
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

KeyWestGator, Sep 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

velcrogrip, Jul 16, 2014
Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 6,244 ratings.