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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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6,555 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,555
Reviews: 2,019
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 14.17%
Wants: 76
Gots: 935 | 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:
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I've never seen such devotion to a beer style as Oktoberfest.

Sam Adams succeeds handily in throwing down with the top German brews in producing this uber-quaffing beer.

A tad bit more ruby than the other Ok-Fests. The hop nose, aroma, and whatever-the-hell-else makes an Oktoberfest are glaringly apparent in this beer.

It's hard to pick out anything that makes Sam's Okee unique from other Ok-Fests, save for the fact that it is exceptionally spot-on for authenticity.

Hats off, Sam! No wonder so many BAs recommended you to me.


Packaging note: Sam's Halloween-like, orange-and-blue-University-of-Virginia, used-car-dealership-streamers labeling is pretty slick in contrast to Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen's blue-and-white-lozenges panties theme.


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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

the appearance is a dark brown almost amber color, with not a lot of head but a nice thin lace around the edge of the glass. the taste is a bit overpowering of malts and a little bready. the mouthfeel is nice, leaves a nice after taste of the malts on the back of the tongue.
the drinkability is very good.

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Paired perfectly with sausage stuffing, contrasted sweet potatoes

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Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 6,555 ratings.