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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
83
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6,600 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 6,600
Reviews: 2,033
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 78
Gots: 1,048 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-10-2001

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

Fantastic by Sam Adams. The can is also beautiful.

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

Appearance: On tap, poured an amber/orange color. Very deep amber...nice little tan foam.

Aroma: Caramel, malts..not too much on the hops side. Still good so far.

Taste: Good. One of the better Oktoberfests I've had, malty..not too hoppy, not very sweet from the malts either.

Mouthfeel: Goes down well, medium bodied. Pretty typical for the style

Drinkability: Good for this, I can have a couple with no issues. Good taste, not too heavy...etc. Recommended

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Good representation of bottled autumn, märzen/oktoberfest beer with notable aromas of honey, beautiful copper color, well carbnated, light to medium body, sweet pumpkin notes. Nice overall, ill get it again next year.

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

left over from last month; not sure why i didnt rate it...
pours a typical sam adams- plain, un-spectacular. no real head to speak of. expecting relatively sub-par taste and the usual same malts and hops as all the rest of their line-up...
smell is caramel-y, pumpkin-y.
taste is . . . . decent. 5.3% abv is almost noticeable even though it isnt warm yet. quite strange, i think.
i like decent beer. i appreciate the effort a brewer gives. i understand not all experimental batches go to production. but it seems sam adams will produce anything with (almost) the same old types of ingredients and it all pretty much tastes the same. i keep trying different beers to find that one that isnt (so far) but it really is the same stuff. but i suppose it's drinkable, and that's a good thing. jus not something i would bring to a gathering of friends....

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Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 6,600 ratings.