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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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5,124 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,124
Reviews: 1,917
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 45
Gots: 238 | 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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gshoes3

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -18.3%

11-10-2012 00:20:10 | More by gshoes3
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dvanhandel

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +9%

11-09-2012 23:45:14 | More by dvanhandel
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SalMineo

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -18.3%

11-09-2012 17:24:41 | More by SalMineo
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Hobby

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

11-09-2012 14:29:00 | More by Hobby
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tbone1384

Wyoming

4/5  rDev +9%

11-09-2012 03:53:56 | More by tbone1384
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hopley

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9%

11-09-2012 02:49:12 | More by hopley
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BigBarley

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

11-08-2012 17:25:02 | More by BigBarley
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dunn4040

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

11-08-2012 01:05:43 | More by dunn4040
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

3.63/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

I had this with an italian dinner in a water glass. The pairing was a little odd, but it worked decently.

I get a decent amount of European hopping in the nose. There is a decent amount of nuttiness as well. It was kind of mellow with as many different smells there.

The flavor is a good example for the style in a very non-challenging way. It is perfect for the audience. This combination makes this beer an easy drinker.

Overall, this is a decent example of an Oktoberfest type beer. There is nothing different about this beer... it is very simple.

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2012 01:01:33 | More by ummswimmin
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Baldjosh

Indiana

3/5  rDev -18.3%

11-07-2012 06:28:45 | More by Baldjosh
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BanrionMAB


4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

11-07-2012 00:58:29 | More by BanrionMAB
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Rotorhead

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

11-06-2012 23:38:18 | More by Rotorhead
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flannelandbrews


4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

11-06-2012 23:35:35 | More by flannelandbrews
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -18.3%

11-06-2012 20:04:39 | More by cfalovo97
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andthevolcano

Delaware

4/5  rDev +9%

11-06-2012 02:05:55 | More by andthevolcano
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BigDaddyJohn

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

11-06-2012 01:22:28 | More by BigDaddyJohn
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TheZzyzxScarecrow

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

11-05-2012 17:45:16 | More by TheZzyzxScarecrow
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chrisxmartin


3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

11-05-2012 11:49:48 | More by chrisxmartin
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DonDonLongJohn

Florida

4/5  rDev +9%

11-04-2012 20:02:59 | More by DonDonLongJohn
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JohnL68

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

11-04-2012 19:39:52 | More by JohnL68
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whodeyvols

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

11-04-2012 12:40:33 | More by whodeyvols
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Waymore

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

11-04-2012 10:21:03 | More by Waymore
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VoodooBear

Puerto Rico

3.15/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Presentation: 12 oz. brown bottle with "best by" month notched on the label. Served in a steidel.

Appearance: Deep, rich, amber color. Develops 2 fingers of tan lace that fizzle out very quickly into a thin ring.

Smell: Not very aromatic. Smells mostly of malt, slight hints of allspice, pumpkin pie in there.

Taste: Malt dominates the palate, there's a bit of hoppy bitterness at the end. It's a slightly sweet-tasting beer.

Mouthfeel: Good carbonation. Light and easy to drink with a smooth finish.

Overall: This is a tasty and uncomplicated beer that doesn't really stand out anywhere in particular but will keep you more interested in it that any run of the mill lager. It's good and easy to drink. Good choice as a "go-to" beer for the season.

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2012 07:25:17 | More by VoodooBear
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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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2GOOFY

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

11-04-2012 02:04:59 | More by 2GOOFY
Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 5,124 ratings.