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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
83
good

5,978 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 5,978
Reviews: 1,975
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 67
Gots: 654 | 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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3/5  rDev -18.3%

hncowden50, Nov 17, 2011
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3.8/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance:
Clear golden amber with perfect light carbonation bubbles. Pours a soft head that falls to a ring after 30 seconds or so.

Smell:
Sweet and malty with light caramel. Light yeast and hops.

Taste:
Very sweet with hints of caramel. Just enough hops for balance and tartness. Leaves hardly any aftertaste so you can dive right back in.

Mouthfeel:
Slightly fizzy and very creamy smooth. Leaves a light coating in the mouth.

Drinkability:
Had to check myself as to not guzzle this one. Very good.

Comment:
I've found I like Octoberfests more and more as I try more of them. I only bought a couple singles of this but may be going back for a full case...

CRichardsMN, Oct 10, 2009
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Reddish clear copper color poured from bottle into my mug, off white finger wide head, fades away quick leaving a little lacing.

S: Malty, hint of bread.

T: Toasted malt, slightly sweet, I can taste a little orange. Maybe that is the hops?

M: Some carbonation, smooth in the mouth, goes down almost too easy.

O: I like this beer alot! Goes down easy, love the malt flavor. I could slam several of these in a short amount of time!

jtnelson40, Sep 25, 2012
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Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 5,978 ratings.