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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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5,201 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,201
Reviews: 1,917
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 49
Gots: 271 | 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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4/5  rDev +9%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

11-18-2011 04:12:59 | More by aanth
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4/5  rDev +9%

11-18-2011 04:11:22 | More by BasterdInABasket
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California

4/5  rDev +9%

11-18-2011 01:16:07 | More by tbeq00
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zachturner39

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9%

11-17-2011 21:10:49 | More by zachturner39
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jlordi12

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -18.3%

11-17-2011 19:46:47 | More by jlordi12
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

11-17-2011 17:44:41 | More by hncowden50
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4/5  rDev +9%

11-17-2011 17:35:11 | More by Deeeeezzzzznuts
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5/5  rDev +36.2%

11-17-2011 16:11:01 | More by MerkurKing16
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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TempeBeerMan

Arizona

3.38/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Reddish-copper hue with a thin white creamy-looking head which dissolves rapidly, leaving a thin lacing.

S - Earthy, bready, a little musty. Aromas mostly faint.

T - Initial tastes of sweet malt, biscuits, and buttered toast, which become more prevalent as it warms. Mild fruity hops kick in about halfway through adding a bit balance, but they fade out quickly. Mostly dry finish with the sweet malts lingering a bit longer than anything else.

M - Lively carbonation gives good drink-ability, but I found it a bit much for the style.

O - A fairly solid offering, just not very complex. Like many SA seasonal beers, I find that one usually-better-than-average characteristic (in this case malt) dominates the flavor profile, with not much else going on. This proves no exception.

Serving type: bottle

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New Jersey

3/5  rDev -18.3%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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Maine

3.05/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Type: Oktoberfest/ Lager
Color: Amber
Body: Lightly carbonated
Head: Heavy white head. Lingers for some time. Excellent lacing.
Taste: For a fall beer is it light but still has a great flavor. Almost tastes like popcorn strangely enough.
Aroma: The smell of fall is in the air! You can smell the spices and the caramel and toffee that were used in the brewing process.

Serving type: bottle

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev +9%

11-16-2011 12:46:26 | More by bmur112
Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 5,201 ratings.