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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
83
good

6,244 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 6,244
Reviews: 2,002
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 67
Gots: 773 | 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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Photo of dmgeng
4/5  rDev +9%

Got it part of the sampler pack for this year.

A - Vibrant amber-orange color that you can clearly see through. Fluffy white head that sits nice and high. Strong lacing.

S - Strong malt aroma with caramel notes. Also grainy tones with no discernible hops. Smells like an Octoberfest lager should!

T - Tastes of sweet maltiness with some grain, caramel, and lager flavor. This beer is like a traditional German lager beer but with more body and flavor. No distinct bitterness or hops but it isn't cloying.

M - Medium to light mouth-feel. Moderate carbonation. The sweetness is predominant but is still crisp on the finish which makes it very drinkable.

Overall, this is a great commercial beer that I look forward to having at least once every year. Not my favorite style or beer but it is a great session beer if your not in the mood for some hops.

Glass- Dimpled mug

dmgeng, Oct 11, 2014
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3.32/5  rDev -9.5%

griffey123, Oct 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

etnamirr, Oct 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

josh32219, Oct 11, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev -0.8%

JimR, Oct 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Lexingtonw, Oct 10, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +15.5%

lindberg5, Oct 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

j_therk, Oct 10, 2014
Photo of Vollkornbrot
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Decent, but can't compete with the German Oktoberfest brews...

Vollkornbrot, Oct 10, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev -12.8%

tmcgeehon, Oct 10, 2014
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3.44/5  rDev -6.3%

AndreasDif, Oct 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

RedSon06, Oct 10, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +12.3%

Algar11, Oct 10, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

waddellc2, Oct 09, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev -5.2%

Curtis_A_14, Oct 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

Hophazzard, Oct 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

SicemWT, Oct 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Jaywalsh20, Oct 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

MrWilliams, Oct 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

PJM2989, Oct 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

jcbrowning7, Oct 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

goast8127, Oct 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

GregStoner, Oct 08, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -1.9%

Megandebari, Oct 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

Mitch_Mulv, Oct 08, 2014
Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 6,244 ratings.