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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
83
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6,484 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 6,484
Reviews: 2,013
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 14.17%
Wants: 76
Gots: 896 | 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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A - Reddish-copper hue with a thin white creamy-looking head which dissolves rapidly, leaving a thin lacing.

S - Earthy, bready, a little musty. Aromas mostly faint.

T - Initial tastes of sweet malt, biscuits, and buttered toast, which become more prevalent as it warms. Mild fruity hops kick in about halfway through adding a bit balance, but they fade out quickly. Mostly dry finish with the sweet malts lingering a bit longer than anything else.

M - Lively carbonation gives good drink-ability, but I found it a bit much for the style.

O - A fairly solid offering, just not very complex. Like many SA seasonal beers, I find that one usually-better-than-average characteristic (in this case malt) dominates the flavor profile, with not much else going on. This proves no exception.

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Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 6,484 ratings.