Brooklyn Oktoberfest Beer - Brooklyn Brewery
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Reviews by BryanCarey:
3.45/5 rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Copper/orange in color, this Oktoberfest offers a small head of foam with tightly packed bubbles. The nose on this beer emphasizes bready malts and caramel and is not very pronounced.
With the taste, this beer offers some of the usual marzen flavors common to the style. The taste of bready malts, toast, light spice, and caramel are evident from beginning to end. There is a slightly roasty taste and the body of the beer is light to medium, leaning toward the sweet side.
I don’t know why I am drinking an Oktoberfest in March, but I had been saving this beer for a while and thought it might hit the spot right now. It is a good example of the marzen style- a style I am not usually too thrilled about and do not rank very highly on my list. But style biases aside, this is a good beer overall. The taste is better than the mellow nose leads you to believe and it does have enough going for it to earn a recommendation.
Serving type: bottle
03-01-2014 22:34:08 | More by BryanCarey
More User Reviews:
3.46/5 rDev -5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Review from notes
Auburn colored, nice lacing. Mildly nutty with a good dose of malts. Slight touch of metallic. Flavor is malt forward with delicate hop finish. Mild bitterness. Smooth carbonation, crisp. Pretty good overall. Not something I want to seek out but if it's there I'll drink it.
Serving type: on-tap
04-29-2014 03:47:46 | More by DmanGTR
3.13/5 rDev -14.2%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25
Appearance: 1" cream colored head fades fairly quickly leaving faint soapy looking lacing. Amber color and somewhat cloudy with moderate carbonation
Aroma: toasted bread, caramel, a bit of hop spice
Mouthfeel: mostly light but not as light as a pale lager, just slightly sticky, somewhat dry finish Flavor: toasted bread, caramel malts, a definite hop bite in the middle and finish.
Overall: very good, but not the best Oktoberfest.
Serving type: bottle
04-27-2014 01:20:57 | More by Foyle
Brooklyn Oktoberfest Beer from Brooklyn Brewery
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