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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
83
good

6,262 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 6,262
Reviews: 2,005
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 67
Gots: 780 | 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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Ratings: 6,262 | Reviews: 2,005 | Display Reviews Only:
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

buzzedup, Oct 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

hsvphy, Oct 18, 2014
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3.3/5  rDev -10.1%

Shy5, Oct 18, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +3.5%

beltz15, Oct 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Justin8mypants, Oct 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

Hozat, Oct 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

athomasPSU, Oct 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

embass, Oct 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Xithyl, Oct 18, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev -0.8%

tbunting75, Oct 18, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +10.1%

funkel81, Oct 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Appearance: a dark and clear reddish color

Overall: One of the best fall beers. If not the best. Tastes of caramel, butterscotch, bready and light fruit taste. Malty and a little bitter. Very solid beer. Great!

Jon_Hendricks, Oct 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

ApertureOfMyEye, Oct 18, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +3.5%

Rcaisse, Oct 18, 2014
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1/5  rDev -72.8%

fpalmer, Oct 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

corybills, Oct 17, 2014
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1/5  rDev -72.8%

spoonhawk, Oct 17, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev +6.8%

joel_bou, Oct 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

honey amber with thin golden head which quickly dissipates...
light-bodied, low carbonation
light flavored, biscuity malt approach with lightly lingering raisin, but slightly souring on the finish...
the beer was too mild and thin for my taste, with not enough spicey or hoppy punch to keep it interesting and sippably longlasting...
I'll go on to the next....

katybee, Oct 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

pmno2, Oct 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Gajo74, Oct 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Not very Oktoberfest-y but not bad. Malty. Heavy. Slightly tangy.

kw_pip, Oct 17, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -38.7%

This beers looks great - deep amber hue with a frothy head. The problem I have with it is the cloying sweetness. Hops are barely discernible, it's just an overwhelming toffee like sweetness with a weird apple like aftertaste. Really hard to drink more than one of these.

LarryV, Oct 17, 2014
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4.76/5  rDev +29.7%

MNcheesehead, Oct 17, 2014
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4.48/5  rDev +22.1%

binnella, Oct 17, 2014
Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 6,262 ratings.