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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
83
good

6,454 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 6,454
Reviews: 2,011
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 14.17%
Wants: 75
Gots: 883 | 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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Photo of Jernej13
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Jernej13, Nov 03, 2013
Photo of Rekrule
2.25/5  rDev -38.7%

Rekrule, Nov 03, 2013
Photo of brandonld23
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

brandonld23, Nov 03, 2013
Photo of Mosul
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Mosul, Nov 03, 2013
Photo of MisterWatt
3/5  rDev -18.3%

MisterWatt, Nov 03, 2013
Photo of Crafts_and_recreation
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Crafts_and_recreation, Nov 02, 2013
Photo of CrispyFL
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

CrispyFL, Nov 02, 2013
Photo of tedho21
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

tedho21, Nov 02, 2013
Photo of PopGun
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

PopGun, Nov 02, 2013
Photo of AnthemOfTheSun
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

AnthemOfTheSun, Nov 01, 2013
Photo of kaseiryu
4/5  rDev +9%

kaseiryu, Nov 01, 2013
Photo of boesesfleisch
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

boesesfleisch, Nov 01, 2013
Photo of tangoafterdark
3/5  rDev -18.3%

tangoafterdark, Oct 31, 2013
Photo of mte1972
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

mte1972, Oct 31, 2013
Photo of seakayak
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

seakayak, Oct 30, 2013
Photo of deapokid
2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

deapokid, Oct 30, 2013
Photo of Aisha
3/5  rDev -18.3%

Aisha, Oct 30, 2013
Photo of CitizenGrain
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

CitizenGrain, Oct 30, 2013
Photo of rjcohen
3.26/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Very pretty beer. A deep fall-leaf orange, off-white head, minimal lacing on glass.

Smell: Not a very deep aroma. Malt, bread.

Taste: This is not a very flavorful beer at all. I've started to pick up more fruity flavors as I've drank more of this, but it is still not too interesting - kind of an undefined fruitiness.

Mouthfeel: Crisp, not over-carbonated. The lightness is very pleasant actually.

Overall: This is a pleasant beer that will remind you of the season, but it does not have the flavor to back it up in repeated drinking.

rjcohen, Oct 30, 2013
Photo of geuze_gone_wild
2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

geuze_gone_wild, Oct 29, 2013
Photo of itsscience
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

itsscience, Oct 29, 2013
Photo of scaliasux
3.2/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance - Medium amber. Clear. Medium tall, cream-colored head, persistent.

Smell - Sweet medium-roasted malts. Toast and bread.

Taste - Sweet light malts with a good dose of slightly bitter toast. Bit of a cloying aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Medium.

Overall - Malty and hits the general area of a Maerzen. Flavor's not quite right, though - lacking depth maybe.

scaliasux, Oct 29, 2013
Photo of Captain_Komamura
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - It is a reddish-brown amber color; with a thick foamy head that quickly disappears.

Smell - The thing you smell the most is the sweet malts.

Taste - This beer reminds me of honey-wheat bread. The sweetness and sweet aftertaste of he malts matches well with the initial hops taste.

Mouthfeel - It is a good bodied beer. Not that much carbonation, and it goes down easy.

Overall - I enjoyed this beer. It perfectly matches the season as well as the fall foods.

Captain_Komamura, Oct 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

vader06, Oct 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9%

greenboat, Oct 28, 2013
Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 6,454 ratings.