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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
83
good

6,435 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 6,435
Reviews: 2,009
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 74
Gots: 866 | 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%

Iris4Thug, Sep 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Will96, Sep 01, 2012
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KAP1356, Sep 01, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

BeerOps, Sep 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Simko1209, Sep 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Troville1990, Sep 01, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Sturmthis, Sep 01, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

bpop23, Sep 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9%

gbrill, Sep 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9%

SFC21, Sep 01, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Kunstman, Sep 01, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

raythealeman, Sep 01, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Hyhat, Sep 01, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

schnarr84, Aug 31, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9%

eux, Aug 31, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9%

wvsabbath, Aug 31, 2012
Photo of Dodt
4.03/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

for me this beer means alot to me. it is the one that got me into this style that i love . each year this beer seems a bit different some times for the better other times a bit bland . a wonderful cooper color with a good head. ah the malty flavor and the nutty flavor

Dodt, Aug 31, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

BobsledTM, Aug 31, 2012
Photo of barczar
3.51/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear golden amber color with a modest half inch beige head that dissipates fairy quickly.

Caramel, nutty roast malt, toffee, and melanoidin comprise the aroma, with just a touch of floral hops.

Flavor reveals floral hops initially, which are overtaken by sweet, bready caramel malt. There's a bit if nutty, toffee flavor, and a touch of fruity esters at the end of the sip. The finish is toasty and somewhat dry.

Body is moderate to full, with moderate to low carbonation, and there's a slight alcohol warmth.

Overall, a very malty offering, per style. Not the most depth of flavor. Wish there had been a little more complexity.

barczar, Aug 31, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

kautzmad, Aug 31, 2012
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3.33/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Out of that yung sampler pack

A- Pours a medium brown that leaves relatively little lacing

S- Some malts in there but honestly not much going on.

T- Tiny amount of hops and lots of malts. Rather noncomplex and uninteresting

M- Nice and smooth, best part of the beer

O- Least favorite from the sampler pack. Would not have again

pschul4, Aug 31, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

areich6, Aug 31, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9%

allenc85, Aug 31, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Highstplz, Aug 31, 2012
Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 6,435 ratings.