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Left Hand Oktoberfest - Left Hand Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

690 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 690
Reviews: 341
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.17%
Wants: 22
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rowew on 08-22-2006)
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neonbrown82

Nebraska

3.93/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

It's that magical time of year, once again. Yes, the time of the year where I can fill myself up with tasty, highly quaffable, deliciously malty lagers. Furthermore, this beer was bottled exactly a week before tasting, making this the freshest sample of commercial beer that I've yet tasted (at least to my knowledge). Impressive!

The beer pours to a nice dark golden amber color with a perfectly formed inch and a half of head. Retention is decent. Carbonation is apparent, but doesn't shimmer like a pils. Lacing is great as well.

The smell is the weakest link. Has kind of a coppery metallic lager aroma to it with a rich malty presence underlying. Just a touch of hops.

The taste is good, however. Just a touch of sweet caramelized malt up front, melding well with a rich biscuity malt flavor. A hint of hops bitterness in the finish. Also has a note of the coppery lager flavor underneath, but it is not unpleasant. Maybe just a little bit sweeter than I would like for an Oktoberfest, but it is still quite good.

The body is medium. Crisp carbonation with a clean, dry finish. Very easy to drink. I love Oktoberfest season. This is a good one as well. Much better than pretty much all of the other Left Hand stuff I've tried.

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2007 05:10:57 | More by neonbrown82
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Left Hand Oktoberfest from Left Hand Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 690 ratings.