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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
83
good

5,821 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 5,821
Reviews: 1,964
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 64
Gots: 574 | 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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Photo of tatoodkelt
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had a couple on tap last night at the Uno's in Bowie.

A- Bright clear copper with a one finger white bubbly head. The waiter actually made it a point to bring it pretty quick after it was poured. Small carbination streamers for the rest of the glass.

S- All I really got was toasted malts. Not sure if its because of the restaraunt enviroment or the beer. Have to try it again at home.

T- Caramel and sweet toasted malts.

M- Medium to light body, a little carbination tingle and a little dry at the finish.

D- Very easily a session brew. Had a few with dinner but will definitely pick up a 6 pack to try it bottled.

tatoodkelt, Sep 17, 2009
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

dwwnole1, May 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

closisinthehouse, Apr 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

neckbeered, Aug 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

abcramer, Sep 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

robwestcott, Sep 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

NumberNone, Mar 13, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

FuturePilot, Sep 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

ArmedsouthernEr, Jan 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

ms11781, Jun 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

leansean88, Sep 19, 2012
Photo of Schmuckles
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Schmuckles, Aug 09, 2012
Photo of Deuane
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A-Deep copper with small light tan head that reduced to a thin ring leaving decent lacing.

S-Very light and subdued.Hints of caramel malt sweetness and a bit of brown sugar. Hops non-existent.

T-Sweet caramel malts with hints of brown sugar, maple syrup and biscuits. Hops only an afterthought of a light spiciness.

M-Medium-light body with good crispness and a sweet lingering finish.

D-A bit too sweet for my liking but it isnt annoying. The sweetness works for a pleasant, almost molasses cookie like flavour. A clean, crisp easy drinking and non-offensive brew.

Deuane, Sep 05, 2008
Photo of BlueAndBrew
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

BlueAndBrew, Aug 03, 2014
Photo of BevMoAndrew
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass right out of the fridge.

The Sam Adam's Octoberfest pours a clear amber in the glass with a creamy white froth that possesses some staying power. Aromas of freshly baked bread, caramel, toffee, light dried orange peel, integrated roasted nuts, & some nutmeg follow through on the palate. The beer has a medium light body, good balance between the sweet malt & crisp/dry finish, & long finish. Overall, a pretty good beer with great balance & character. Recommended.

BevMoAndrew, Aug 17, 2010
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Apok23, Aug 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

GrabMeAnAbbey, Dec 31, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

lic217, Aug 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

mreatsum, Sep 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

schoun, Jan 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

kew, Jan 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Rdc67, May 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

reyna311, Jun 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

BrewtalAlement, Dec 29, 2011
Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 5,821 ratings.