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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
83
good

6,224 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 6,224
Reviews: 2,000
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 67
Gots: 763 | 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.

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Photo of CowsCanBark
3.78/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12 oz. bottle into Samuel Adam's pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a clear brown/amber color, with a light tan two-finger head that disappears rather quickly, leaving trace amounts of spotting.

Smell: Smells like pumpkins/pumpkin spice, yeasty, and very malty.

Taste: A definitely high amount of malts hits, with a backbone of pumpkin-like flavor. This is quite a malty brew, and quite delicious.

Mouthfeel: Moderate carbonation and body, I can drink a bunch of these in one sitting no problem.

Overall: A very nice brew that definitely reminds me of the fall.

CowsCanBark, Aug 23, 2012
Photo of aasher
4/5  rDev +9%

aasher, Aug 23, 2012
Photo of Kevin55
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Kevin55, Aug 23, 2012
Photo of Massbmx
2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

Massbmx, Aug 23, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

Cjalbers, Aug 23, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

oxfordmini, Aug 23, 2012
Photo of ChadA83
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

ChadA83, Aug 23, 2012
Photo of megahurts4
3.95/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sam Adams Octoberfest

Appearance: amber, small head, and decent lacing.

Smell: yeast and malt grain.

Taste: malty grain, spices, and a slight hops.

Mouthfeel: medium.

Overall:
This is a pretty good brew. There is a lot of malt character and also some spice and hops.

megahurts4, Aug 22, 2012
Photo of jslice99
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Part of the 2012 harvest pack, poured into a sam adams pint glass.

Appearence is copper/orange in color with a white head. Really does look like fall in a glass.

Smell is roasted malts,caramel and some hops.

Taste is pretty much how it smells. Caramel, toffee, and malts. Very pleasent.

Mouthfeel is very clean and easy to drink.Would have no problem putting down a few of these.

Overall, i really like this beer.It's a great American representation of the marzen style. I will definately be buying again.

jslice99, Aug 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

6demonbag, Aug 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9%

Fakexican, Aug 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

BeerInspector, Aug 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

scm2787, Aug 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

briiguy, Aug 22, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Huntingtonbasser, Aug 21, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

FoxyStephens, Aug 21, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

KaaosMachine, Aug 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

BostonKyle, Aug 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9%

ryko, Aug 21, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Chadhodgdon, Aug 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

mfigueroa713, Aug 21, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

DerwinWentworth, Aug 21, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

brandonati, Aug 21, 2012
Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 6,224 ratings.