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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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6,555 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,555
Reviews: 2,019
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 14.17%
Wants: 76
Gots: 935 | 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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Bottle poured into a short pilsner glass.

Four finger snow-white head

Deep amber in color with a lighter red hue at the bottom of the glass.

Smells: hop, malt, and roasted malt

Taste: Sweet start, fades into roasted malt, and finishes with a hoppy biscuit taste

Mouthfeel: moderate, not too light, and not too heavy

Overall, I'm sure this is best on draught! I'll have it again.

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A: reddish brown with 1 finger of tan fizzy head that dissipates quickly. The carbonation looks great, streaming off of the bottom. There is little to no head left after 1 minute after pour.

S: mm that nice toasty, bready, roasty smell that lets me know fall is almost here. clean, no diacetyl or yeast is present

T: That nice freshly cooked toast flavor mixed with a slight biscuity flavor. a little bit of hallertau style hop flavor is present, along with a slight grainy flavor, almost like yuengling

M: Great feel, medium bodied, creamy, easy drinking, refreshing. carbonation is nice too

O: Just an overall good beer. I've had better octoberfest's though.

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S: Munich and pilsner malt aromas up front with sweet biscuit, caramel, and citrus notes following.

T: Munich malt flavors here as well with bread, caramel, and slight citrus. The finish is clean and bready.

M: medium-light body with medium carbonation, this beer is light and dry, though could use a bit more carbonation.

O: a solid Marzen overall. I'd like a bit more carbonation and depth of flavor, but it's still tasty and clean.

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Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 6,555 ratings.