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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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5,497 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,497
Reviews: 1,939
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 59
Gots: 440 | 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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SysopChris

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

A little better but still that that mass produced taste.

08-18-2014 22:37:50 | More by SysopChris
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JonathanPels


3.24/5  rDev -11.7%

08-18-2014 22:32:18 | More by JonathanPels
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DaKirch

Florida

4/5  rDev +9%

08-18-2014 21:58:02 | More by DaKirch
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Deathwray3927


5/5  rDev +36.2%

08-18-2014 20:33:32 | More by Deathwray3927
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Jemes21

New Jersey

3.12/5  rDev -15%

08-18-2014 20:17:37 | More by Jemes21
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Jcooley


5/5  rDev +36.2%

08-18-2014 20:17:13 | More by Jcooley
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Mar3ware


4.16/5  rDev +13.4%

08-18-2014 19:47:42 | More by Mar3ware
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dental

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9%

08-18-2014 19:00:48 | More by dental
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mkirkland80

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-18-2014 15:00:44 | More by mkirkland80
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jjwisenheimer

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-18-2014 04:50:14 | More by jjwisenheimer
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Jeff1121

Texas

3.52/5  rDev -4.1%

08-18-2014 02:45:20 | More by Jeff1121
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patre_tim

China

4/5  rDev +9%

A: Clear filtered orange colour with lots of bubbles. Huge 6 finger orange cream coloured head with large and small bubbles.


S: Apple juice, lager yeasts, this style is the gamey scent and taste of lagers, a stronger more rustic scent than your average German lager. This version captures that.


T: Light sweetness with the same gamey strong lager taste combined with lager yeasts, dough like bready quality, fusel like as well. A great job.


M: Medium thick bready body, little carbonation. Slightly syrupy.


O: An excellent version of this brew. Got it in Kalamazoo at Tiffany’s, drinking it in Port Huron.

08-18-2014 01:50:47 | More by patre_tim
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PA-hunter

Pennsylvania

4.2/5  rDev +14.4%

Poured bottle into glass. 5.3%abv

Appearance- A lively, vibrant burnt orange, ironically the same hue as the Fall foliage. A thick two finger head with good retention and carbonation.

Smell- Smells of a fresh bready malt with sweet caramel notes in the background. A bit of peppery spice as well.

Taste- Sweet malty flavor with caramel and a bit of sugar prominent. Some dryness in the back end with a touch of corn as well which tells you this is still a lager if you weren't already aware octoberfest are. Finishes smooth with the ever so slightest detection of hops.

Mouthfeel- Nice carbonation. The beer is thin but has enough taste that it is not watery. Easy drinking.

Overall- A fine example of the style that highlights the Fall Season. Full of flavor with an outstanding malt flavor. Great Marzen.

08-18-2014 01:49:56 | More by PA-hunter
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justinthegypo

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-17-2014 23:32:23 | More by justinthegypo
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PastorMeat

Pennsylvania

4.56/5  rDev +24.3%

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BaalDagon

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-17-2014 22:03:13 | More by BaalDagon
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pep

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9%

08-17-2014 21:55:46 | More by pep
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Scottyg12345

Ohio

3.28/5  rDev -10.6%

08-17-2014 21:43:02 | More by Scottyg12345
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Gaddabble

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

08-17-2014 20:08:04 | More by Gaddabble
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ultrasrs

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-17-2014 19:33:03 | More by ultrasrs
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Lookingloo2


3.52/5  rDev -4.1%

08-17-2014 18:16:52 | More by Lookingloo2
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poorbuthappy

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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New Hampshire

3.92/5  rDev +6.8%

08-17-2014 17:17:24 | More by Mmcdonald79
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bisq

Arizona

3.9/5  rDev +6.3%

08-17-2014 16:26:37 | More by bisq
Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 5,497 ratings.