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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
83
good

6,219 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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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.

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4/5  rDev +9%

Icedogs, Oct 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

sweis1, Oct 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

MPSTARR, Oct 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

will_eye_e, Oct 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

the1stfo, Oct 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

wjschini, Oct 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

MacStinson, Oct 02, 2013
Photo of jhawth
3.51/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Poured into a nonic. Pours a clear orange-ish red with a creamy looking finger-and-a-half head. Head dissipates relatively quickly.

Aroma: Hearty malt notes. Fresh brown bread, caramel, milk chocolate-y notes, a touch of buttered toast.

Taste: Follows nose, though flavors blend together more . Very mild roasty astringency.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied, light carbonation. Easy to drink, as an Oktoberfest beer should be.

Overall: Solid seasonal offering from Sam Adams, I have fond memories of this one and am glad to see it in cans. Perhaps not the best American interpretation of the style, but a certainly a worthy beer.

jhawth, Oct 02, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

ThisMoonlife, Oct 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Dactrius, Oct 02, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

rapayn01, Oct 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

etreesh, Oct 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

Cronkite11, Oct 01, 2013
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Bassman2019, Oct 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

jimmyjazzercise, Oct 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

anaids, Oct 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

jordanmckell, Oct 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

beerasaurusrex, Oct 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

foureyedgeek, Oct 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

HoneyLamb, Oct 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

cbcrunch, Oct 01, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

eulerthegrape, Sep 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

cantstandya65, Sep 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

shelby415, Sep 30, 2013
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3.1/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a nonic glass, this beer is a very clear amber color with a very thin head that left no lacing on the glass. The aroma was not exactly pleasant, mostly just sour malt. The flavor was incredibly one note, just lots of sweet malt flavors with a only hint of toastiness. Decent beer, but I don't know that I would recommend it to a friend.

jawlessbody, Sep 30, 2013
Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 6,219 ratings.