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Left Hand Oktoberfest - Left Hand Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

686 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 686
Reviews: 341
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.9%
Wants: 21
Gots: 15 | 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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DGSchmitt

New York

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

11-28-2013 22:06:17 | More by DGSchmitt
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MichiganBrews

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

11-27-2013 20:42:56 | More by MichiganBrews
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Chugs13

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

11-24-2013 23:40:36 | More by Chugs13
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Dimitri

Colorado

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-23-2013 23:56:20 | More by Dimitri
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Benjaminwileketchum

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +21%

11-22-2013 03:10:07 | More by Benjaminwileketchum
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Morakaton

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

11-19-2013 05:47:11 | More by Morakaton
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Birdlegs

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

11-18-2013 08:01:54 | More by Birdlegs
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dubmax

Kansas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-17-2013 05:32:36 | More by dubmax
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Act25

New Jersey

3.8/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Perhaps the best American Oktoberfest I have tried. Stronger 6.6% with more aroma, weight, body.

Appearance: Pours clear, deep Brown-Amber body with a modest, frothy, white head. Fair lacing.

Smell: Toasted, bready, malty grains in the fore of the nose with a Apple, Spice, Hops, and wet fall earth in the finish.

Taste: Follows the smell. Earthy, spicy and leafy hops combine with malty, caramel softness and then finish as a wholesome, clean bitterness. Finishes dry. Toast and jam. Great with food! In this case, shrimp, soft cheese, the last pepper from the garden which has turned yellow, lemon olive oil, and whole wheat baggette. A must try.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body and carbonation. Feels just right.

Best in class American Marzen? Must try. Eager to share with friends. A bit more alcohol than others.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2013 00:26:27 | More by Act25
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brian44556

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

11-10-2013 04:46:18 | More by brian44556
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ItsBeer4Me

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

11-08-2013 21:36:12 | More by ItsBeer4Me
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KolbMarley

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

11-08-2013 13:54:51 | More by KolbMarley
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Danny1217

Florida

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-07-2013 16:31:56 | More by Danny1217
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tbeer40

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-05-2013 23:37:01 | More by tbeer40
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rangerred

Tennessee

3.79/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a nearly clear deep copper with a one finger white head. Head retention and lacing are pretty poor but it is not awful.

Aroma is heavy on caramel, toffee, and candy. Some fruity yeast esters sneak through and some dark bready malt. Nice.

Lots of toffee and caramel in the taste. More hard candy and yeasty fruit. Grassy/floral hops burst through leading to a moderate bitterness to balance out the sweetness. Mouthfeel is moderately dry with a slightly sticky finish.

Overall, a really nice Oktoberfest. It is definitely "American" in terms of strength and hoppyness but it pulls it off well. A good beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-05-2013 01:22:41 | More by rangerred
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kyle86

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

11-03-2013 00:12:57 | More by kyle86
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MDM

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

11-02-2013 19:54:47 | More by MDM
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AMCPhD

Virginia

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-02-2013 01:58:29 | More by AMCPhD
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ohiobeer29

Ohio

3/5  rDev -19.4%

11-01-2013 05:44:06 | More by ohiobeer29
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gtermi

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

10-31-2013 08:40:47 | More by gtermi
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einman

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

10-30-2013 02:40:05 | More by einman
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Jeffreysan

Maryland

3.69/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle, poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Pours a pretty, clear amber color, speckled with reddish highlights, and a quarter of a finger of off-white head that quickly dissolved into a thin halo of foam that gripped the sides of the glass and formed wispy clouds that collected in the center of the top of the beer.

Aroma: Very malty and bready, with notes of caramel, black pepper, orange zest and clover.

Taste: Like the aroma, the beer is very malty and bready, like freshly baked baguettes or bagels, followed by some caramel-like sweetness, spices of black pepper and orange zest, finished by some nicely balanced hoppy bitterness. Very, very good!

Mouthfeel: Medium to slightly chewy. There’s some good carbonation to tickle the taste buds, and with an ABV of 6.6%, there is a hint of alcohol on the palate, but a pleasant hint.

Overall: Another very, solid American version of an Oktoberfest beer. Very, very good! Great balance between malt, sweet and bitter. Certainly another beer to add to my Oktoberfest rotation!

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2013 00:33:42 | More by Jeffreysan
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jewellrunner

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

10-29-2013 01:43:42 | More by jewellrunner
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CMOrak

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

10-29-2013 01:08:33 | More by CMOrak
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vidguy17

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

10-27-2013 22:29:13 | More by vidguy17
Left Hand Oktoberfest from Left Hand Brewing Company
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