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Brooklyn Oktoberfest Beer - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,527 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 1,527
Reviews: 739
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 12.09%
Wants: 29
Gots: 134 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-30-2001

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Draft at PJ's in Haddon Township.

Pours a dark golden orange color with tangerine hues and a two finger, frothy white head that slowly settles into a lasting ring.  The glass is left coated with streaks of soapy lacing.

The aroma has a nice balance of sweet malt and autumnal spices. Some caramel malt, toffee, hazelnut and biscuit along with hints of clove, cinnamon and brown sugar.  Subtle earthy hops as well.

On the fuller end of medium bodied with a zesty spice presence up front that lingers over the sweet malts into a dry finish.  Peppery with cinnamon, brown sugar and nutmeg countered by caramel malt sweetness.  There's also some earthy hop bitterness that compliments the spice but the spice presence is still a bit heavy for my liking.  Could use some more sweetness/stronger malt character.  Decent but lacks balance.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear copper color with a one inch caramel cream head that dissipates slowly, leaving sheets of lacing.

Aroma is nutty, with caramel malt and floral hops adding character. There's a bit of toasted breadcrust and toffee present.

Flavor is deeply nutty, rich with caramel malt character and just enough sweetness to not overwhelm. Floral hops add character to toasted bread notes, and there's a hint of citrus at the finish.

Body is slightly full, with moderate carbonation and a fairly sweet finish.

Overall, a very malt forward brew, rivaling the malt complexity of some of the better examples of the style. I'd drink another!

Update. There's a metallic character that's offputting.

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Poured from the bottle into a Konig Pilsner mug, sure WHY NOT! mix it up! Already had 3 of these otherwise...

A real nice copper dark red body, very clear. Some cola like carbonation, and provides a solid three to four finger head. Head color is a nice light tan, with some very solid retention but little lacing. Much of the head bubbles seem varied in size, some very large, others pin head. Regardless, it's a real nice shade of copper on the body.

Nose smells of some sticky malt, a good presence of caramel smelling sense. After some time a real nice milk chocolate comes out, quite surprising. I like this angle.

Taste seems weakened. Most of the flavor seems on the finish, but it does bring an interesting milk chocolate bent. Body is nice and full though, almost rich and thick coating. Very good malt backbone, but with a mild lager yeast stickiness.

Overall, I like this chocolate angle, but it throws me a bit for the style. However, it's a very tasty beer which I can have no problem having again.

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Brooklyn Oktoberfest Beer from Brooklyn Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 1,527 ratings.