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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
83
good

6,449 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 6,449
Reviews: 2,010
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 14.17%
Wants: 75
Gots: 876 | 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 ejohnson654
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

ejohnson654, Nov 08, 2014
Photo of Doctor_Bogenbroom
3.13/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I actually have been drinking Sam Adams Octoberfest on occasion, when I find it on tap, and last night I was at the local Longhorn and thought, what the heck, I'll drink it again and rate it. It's a better choice than Blue Moon.

Appearance: Light amber, one finger off-white head, bubbles rising to the surface slowly, like seltzer water.

Aroma: Light, almost imperceptible fragrance of bitterness, some (very miniscule) sweetness.

Taste: Well, it's a Sam Adams. It actually doesn't taste much like an Octoberfest, truth be told. A little grain, a little sweetness, not much else. It's certainly a passable brew, but nothing to write home about.

Mouthfeel: Lots of carbonation, some bitter aftertaste. Medium-bodied.

Overall: I would take this beer over other drafts at a local steakhouse, but I certainly wouldn't go out of my way to seek it out. Like I said, the difference between the Sam Adams Octoberfest and the standard Sam Adams is pretty much nonexistent.

Doctor_Bogenbroom, Nov 08, 2014
Photo of Sarah_Bassett
1.7/5  rDev -53.7%

Sarah_Bassett, Nov 08, 2014
Photo of Jtcolella
3.4/5  rDev -7.4%

Jtcolella, Nov 08, 2014
Photo of Cuaumedina
4/5  rDev +9%

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.

Cuaumedina, Nov 08, 2014
Photo of JohnHrabski
4.24/5  rDev +15.5%

JohnHrabski, Nov 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

gmcsierra91, Nov 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

akd500, Nov 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

mblakesley, Nov 07, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +11.7%

Valdev, Nov 07, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +21%

JustinTrout, Nov 06, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev -12.8%

Deadhed88, Nov 06, 2014
Photo of gibgink
4/5  rDev +9%

This a good example of an Oktoberfest. It has the traditional taste, and in my opinion, does not bitter out as it gets warmer, like some other Marzen's do.

gibgink, Nov 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

cmq103, Nov 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

jemarent, Nov 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

RavenForBeer, Nov 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

gspeer711, Nov 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

gwilikers6, Nov 05, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -7.4%

Olinnelson, Nov 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

mjstacker, Nov 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

GeorgeCarroll, Nov 04, 2014
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3.04/5  rDev -17.2%

smaddock, Nov 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

XmnwildX12, Nov 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

hmvalp, Nov 04, 2014
Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 6,449 ratings.