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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
83
good

6,221 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 6,221
Reviews: 1,999
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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From a 12 oz. bottle. My first of this style. A nice lager.

A- Nice dark pour, as in a ruby chesnut hue, with a two finger head. Nice appearing; as in, made ponder anew the lager style beers.

S- Smells sweet of caramel and malts, with slight fruitiness from the hops and grains, than less so from the yeast. Aroma had me thinking more ale than lager.

T- Very much lager in the taste, which never compares to ale, in my opinion, but the flavor was good, and much more developed than the all too popular, according to the commercials, adjunct lager style.

M- Good carbonation, but not quite crisp enough for a lager, but I liked the mouthfeel of this, more as a beer, than a lager.

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Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 6,221 ratings.