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Samuel Adams Octoberfest - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
83
good

6,632 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 6,632
Reviews: 2,039
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 80
Gots: 1,106 | 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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Photo of akronzipfan
3.55/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

a - pours an oranginsh-brown with a light tan head, that is fairly frothy but not long lasting. Moderate lacing.

s - Fall spices with a burnt roast background.

t - Nice balance with the malted hops and spices.

m - Low carbonization and somewhat weak bodied, but all in all not bad.

d - pretty good beer to have at your own Octoberfest

Photo of TJMoney
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of thesyko56
3.45/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Dark amber color with two finger head.

S: Very floral and sweet

T: Sweet and very malty. Very slight hint of hops.

M: Moderate mouthfeel with good carbonation.

D: Very drinkable. Nice representation of a Märzen

I typically do not like malty beers but this has a nice taste. Even though it is not very hoppy it is still very good.

Photo of bdridge
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of Naterg8r
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Photo of snowbeard
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of davecavemaster
3.88/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours with a bubbly, beige head that disappears rather quickly. The head leaves some slight lacing around the glass, but not much, and it doesn't stick around either.

The color of this fall brew is a rich copper.

For a nose, there is a deep smell of the roasted malts. I also get a hint of caramel.

Taste echoes the nose. This beer is very heavy on the malt flavors, but there is also decent balance of hoppy bitterness at the end of the taste.

This is a very smooth beer. Octoberfest has a light carbonation, and goes down easy. This is one seasonal that you can drink multiple pints and not get sick of it, or be overpowered by gimmicky seasonal flavoring.

Photo of CommanderCob
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of Mexwald
4.18/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of vecet911
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of kmfoley1975
3.16/5  rDev -13.9%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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3.92/5  rDev +6.8%

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4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of nach0king
3.87/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Not a big fan of Oktoberfest style but this was a very good one.

A: Head disappeared way too quickly but it's a lovely dark copper with racing bubbles.

S: Bready, a little fruity - maybe a bit more complex than your average Oktoberfest.

T: Very good. Perfect bittersweet opening and a clean finish with just a little bit of lingering toffee. Extremely drinkable but tasty at the same time.

M: Exciting - a very little bit creamy but mainly bubbly.

Really good.

Photo of djsmith1174
4/5  rDev +9%

Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 6,632 ratings.