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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
83
good

6,628 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 6,628
Reviews: 2,038
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 80
Gots: 1,098 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-10-2001

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Photo of MorganMessersmith
4.39/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beer_Drinking_Jim
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Good seasonal beer, I always pick up a twelve pack when October comes around.

Photo of Metalsnota
3.95/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of almostjay
3.1/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of epac_shred90
4.07/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.8/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mexwald
4.18/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jared_Alexander
3.76/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 302BeerGuy
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mikepmeier651
3.12/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of winningwes91
2.5/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Meh. Another okay beer. I'd have this over bud any day

Photo of Boomer4ES
3.22/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Scott-craft
4.28/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of OJT1993
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BvilleBrewGuy
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CJNAPS
3.03/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of PA-Michigander
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zcrizer
3.82/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of instinct2
3.49/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Monsta-beer-drinker
3.42/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of scumation
3.05/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of captaincoffee
3.71/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not sure why this beer gets no love on BA. Oh well...I guess its all just opinions. In any case, this seems to be a classic, easy-to-drink Octoberfest. Color reminds me of Autumn right off the bat. Some malt, not much hops, on the nose...basically what you would expect. Nice rounded mouthfeel and malt flavor, although nothing exciting or memorable. IMHO, should be rated a bit higher on BA than it is.

Photo of unicornjeni
4.2/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

One of my favorite fall beers!

Photo of zmbgrafx
3.61/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Artisan-Korea
3.22/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 6,628 ratings.