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Oktoberfest - Pyramid Breweries, Inc.

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78
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107 Ratings
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Ratings: 107
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 12.43%
Wants: 3
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pyramid Breweries, Inc. visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Wasatch on 08-24-2012)
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4/5  rDev +18.3%

RWACKO, Sep 09, 2013
Photo of grittybrews
4.25/5  rDev +25.7%

grittybrews, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of Spikester
3.68/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Deep amber almost brown with one finger of off white head. Head departs after about 5 minutes leaving a tiny bubble dense curtain of lace.
Smell is toasted malt with a small amount of earthy hops.
Taste is rich roasted malt flavor with just enough earthy hops to keep this from being overly sweet. Malts dominate for sure but there is a good hop backing that makes it more like a dark chocolate effect on the tongue.
Mouthfeel is chewy with the carbonation adding some spicy zing.
Overall this is a very nice beer and would be a good cross over beer for the mostly timid. Great value beer as well.

Spikester, Sep 02, 2013
Photo of mc4z
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

mc4z, Aug 22, 2013
Photo of Braz
3/5  rDev -11.2%

Braz, Aug 21, 2013
Photo of Cynic-ale
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Cynic-ale, Aug 04, 2013
Photo of TwoTrees
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

TwoTrees, Jul 25, 2013
Photo of jesseejames
3.73/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This is a nice beer for its class. It has a nice nose and a wonderful malty taste. It seems to lack a head but perhaps that was because it was poured in a hurry into the glass. I was served this beer and did not pour it myself. I liked the wonderful fruity aroma of this beer and will drink more of it when it is available.

jesseejames, May 27, 2013
Photo of rph97
2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

rph97, May 10, 2013
Photo of Juno_Malone
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Juno_Malone, Apr 15, 2013
Photo of GreesyFizeek
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

GreesyFizeek, Mar 08, 2013
Photo of dertyd
4/5  rDev +18.3%

dertyd, Jan 24, 2013
Photo of TheMarkE
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Everything that should be in an “autumn lager” is there, but they just didn’t get the subtly nor the complexity into it that the better brews have. Plenty of caramel malts, with hints of pumpkin and hops for balance. Very sweet.

TheMarkE, Jan 09, 2013
Photo of riored4v
3.24/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured in to a tulip. 1 finger, frothy off-white head. Clear, burnt copper/amber colored body. Good lacing.

Aroma was a bit earthy and metallic. Some bitterness with a mellow maltiness. A bit chocolatey.

Taste was floral upfront that faded to a earthy bitterness. Some light malty sweetness. Hints of chocolate. Slightly roasty. Mild bitterness in the finish.

Mouthfeel is medium/light body with medium carb. Crisp finish.

Okay for an oktoberfest. Needed more body and maltiness and little less bitterness.

riored4v, Jan 09, 2013
Photo of Bung
3.9/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz. Clear amber pour, about a half finger of white head. Retained pretty well.

Aroma, caramel, malt, yellow raisin. Not real potent though.

Taste, malt, much more toasty. Toffee and toasted malt, a little bitter chocolate. Some herbally bitter hops.

About mid bodied, correct carbonation. Drinks very easy.

Maybe a little sharp with the bitter, but overall this was pretty nice.

Bung, Dec 23, 2012
Photo of bluckbeyes
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

bluckbeyes, Dec 19, 2012
Photo of tubeyes
2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

tubeyes, Dec 02, 2012
Photo of darcange
4/5  rDev +18.3%

darcange, Dec 01, 2012
Photo of smcolw
3.68/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark amber, light brown color. Crystal clear. Off white, dense head. Leaves some raised ringed lace after the initial sips.

"Deep" toasted caramel malt, slightly sweet.

The flavor is dryer than the smell. Nearly no hop. The finish is mildly sour. Plenty of biscuit and toasted bread to the flavor. Rich body with a low carbonation.

smcolw, Nov 24, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

sevenshubby, Nov 22, 2012
Photo of sparx1100
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

sparx1100, Nov 20, 2012
Photo of TheSixthRing
3.55/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Pours a somewhat clear, reddish copper with an off-white, 2 finger head. Good retention. Very little in the way of lace. Spotty, at best.

Smell - Bread and honey at the forefront. Sitting beneath is subtle caramel and just a touch sour.

Taste - Bready character to start, with hints of honey and caramel. Finishes with a hop presence that's grassy and earthy in bitterness, and just a touch of sourness.

Mouthfeel - Light to medium body with a fair amount of carbonation. A touch of buttery smoothness, goes down fairly easy. Finishes somewhat dry.

Overall - A fairly good Oktoberfest. Drinkable, and somewhat enjoyable, but it's not a must have.

TheSixthRing, Nov 18, 2012
Photo of beerthulhu
2.28/5  rDev -32.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A: A rustic autumn orange pour is a translucent amber in the vessel accompanied by a bready-frothy light tan head of 1 finge statue. Light to medium rise of effervesce with a modest lacing that was spongy and speckled in coverage. Nice amber color, modest head and a strong carbonation with some lacing earns a tick above average here.

S: Toasty caramel, some nobel green hops of light intentions. nothing much else here.

T: Flavor was a bit of sour caramel twang, metallic and tinny with some moldy hops. Flavor seems a bit off, toasted but very tinny.

M: Highly carbonated soda syrup, a bit of sour twang on the tongue, tinny some caramel greenery.

O: Overall flavor was disjustice to style, a return to the old ways of pyramid, cannot recommend and not impressed. Off flavor, tinny sour stingent malt and a pass/drain pour before middrink.

beerthulhu, Nov 14, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

tbone1384, Nov 11, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

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Oktoberfest from Pyramid Breweries, Inc.
78 out of 100 based on 107 ratings.