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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
83
good

5,977 Ratings
THE BROS
81
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Ratings: 5,977
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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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

KeyWestGator, Sep 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Noisia, Sep 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Loveyourbeer, Sep 14, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +29.4%

kpaxfaq, Sep 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9%

ChrisKayler, Sep 13, 2013
Photo of brurevu
3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The Oktoberfest poured a beautiful deep amber with a distinct malty aroma. The taste was a great malt mixture with a bit of the sweet malt and toffee flavors and a touch of that familiar Samuel Adams hop flavor. I really enjoyed this beer and it's malt profile hit all the right Oktoberfest notes for me. It's a widely available brew during the season and one that is worth picking up.

brurevu, Sep 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

TerryW, Sep 13, 2013
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3.38/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Great amber color with mild head and mild carbonation. Malty, slightly hoppy aroma. No really hops in the taste but a lot of malt flavor. Toffee with a hint of caramel and nuttiness to provide some slight bitterness, but not really toasted flavor. You can also taste the alcohol. A decent octoberfest.

Utica_Brew_Review, Sep 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Marty91, Sep 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

ste5venla, Sep 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

BuckTuckian, Sep 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

TheDrunkGnoll, Sep 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

SDTERRY, Sep 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

ohiobeer29, Sep 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Hardcore, Sep 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

cheesepuffs, Sep 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

frankthetank86, Sep 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

dmorgan310, Sep 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

InVinoVeritas, Sep 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

envinoveri, Sep 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

IdrinkGas, Sep 10, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

drone, Sep 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

BRYeleJR, Sep 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Drknight, Sep 09, 2013
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4.64/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great aroma and a beautiful deep red-amber color. Subtle spice flavor. A very malty beer with very little bitterness. Found this to be a very smooth and easy drinking beer. Greatly enjoyed it. I have never really tried this style before and wasn't sure what to expect but this brew makes me want to seek out more Octoberfest/Oktoberfest brews to compare. One of my most favorites found so far! Would definitely have it again and recommend to others to try.

Rotisserie, Sep 09, 2013
Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 5,977 ratings.