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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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5,403 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 5,403
Reviews: 1,932
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 58
Gots: 387 | 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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JoeZoe


4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

08-15-2014 22:20:22 | More by JoeZoe
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Premn4th

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

08-15-2014 21:51:00 | More by Premn4th
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TGallant

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-15-2014 13:59:51 | More by TGallant
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Twotonsandwich

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

08-15-2014 03:50:43 | More by Twotonsandwich
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Alpar

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-15-2014 03:22:39 | More by Alpar
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TheVenerableMead

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

12oz bottle into a pilsner

A - Beautiful clarion amber with a short, light tan head that leaves a passable amount of lace.

S - Lots of sweet malt and very noticeable hops.

T - Pilsner and lots of crystal malt. Very apparent of hop bitterness.

M - Carbonation is good for the style. Fullness is spot on. It's a bit dry and leaves behind an astringency.

O - Not bad, really. This one got knocks more for the astringent aftertaste than anything else. Also, the crystal wasn't balanced very well. Still pretty drinkable, though. The colder, the better.

08-15-2014 02:31:54 | More by TheVenerableMead
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Rawbster

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +9%

08-15-2014 02:11:01 | More by Rawbster
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rrlavoie


3.9/5  rDev +6.3%

08-14-2014 23:29:07 | More by rrlavoie
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Mark-Leggett

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-14-2014 19:29:43 | More by Mark-Leggett
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NickMH0077

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-14-2014 15:40:02 | More by NickMH0077
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ZDSmith87

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

08-14-2014 14:59:41 | More by ZDSmith87
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frommination

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-14-2014 05:33:18 | More by frommination
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Grinky

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-14-2014 04:07:21 | More by Grinky
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forrestmoons


4.48/5  rDev +22.1%

08-13-2014 19:20:58 | More by forrestmoons
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Bolivian22

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-13-2014 15:55:52 | More by Bolivian22
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th3d1ck

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-13-2014 09:34:28 | More by th3d1ck
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zchocolatemoose

North Carolina

3.8/5  rDev +3.5%

08-13-2014 04:47:15 | More by zchocolatemoose
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noproduction

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-13-2014 04:29:27 | More by noproduction
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Gator_Nation

Florida

3.92/5  rDev +6.8%

08-13-2014 03:21:02 | More by Gator_Nation
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Tuck_leepulin

Texas

3.78/5  rDev +3%

12oz Brown Bottle with pry-off cap enjoy by month of "Jan" poured into a Becker Glass

Appearance: Pours a clear, deep amber with 1/2 finger of head

Smell: Caramel malt and breadiness

Taste: I find a that a noble hop bitter comes right at the tip of your tongue then there is a rich caramel malt in the middle with a slightly sweet finish

Mouthfeel: Moderate carbonation but has a lighter mouthfeel than I expected

Overall: There's a nice amount of caramel flavor with a slight noble hop bitterness to help balance it out. I personally would prefer a little more depth in the mouthfeel.

08-13-2014 02:30:05 | More by Tuck_leepulin
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sjrodriguez

California

3/5  rDev -18.3%

08-13-2014 01:12:20 | More by sjrodriguez
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MaximumYuks

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

08-12-2014 23:21:44 | More by MaximumYuks
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bkw2206

Michigan

5/5  rDev +36.2%

08-12-2014 23:03:19 | More by bkw2206
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diamondlie

Connecticut

3.04/5  rDev -17.2%

08-12-2014 17:46:12 | More by diamondlie
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cvengeance

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-12-2014 16:38:09 | More by cvengeance
Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 5,403 ratings.