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Brooklyn Oktoberfest Beer - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,351 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 1,351
Reviews: 720
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 12.33%
Wants: 30
Gots: 60 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-30-2001)
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

brandoman63, Nov 28, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Exiled, Nov 28, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a standard pint.

A: Dark amber hue. Pretty heavy carbonation. Pours about a half finger, bubbly, brown-white head. Settles quickly leaving a blanket of foam on the surface. Very weak, spotty lacing.

S: Roasted malt, caramel, and oak.

T: Roasted malt with a touch of pecan shell bitterness, black licorice, and butterscotch.

M: Full and robust with a bittersweet finish.

D: Heart brew that kinda' fills you up.

Atmosphere is pretty good. Decent head, but no real lacing to speak of. Nose is malty, woody, with some sweet attributes. Flavor is a robust malt with a little butterscotch (but not really sweet) and some licorice bitterness. Overall, this is a pretty good quaff.

bmwats, Nov 25, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

rab53, Nov 25, 2011
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5/5  rDev +37%

lokiikol, Nov 24, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Beer4Baltimore, Nov 24, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

harrylee773, Nov 23, 2011
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5/5  rDev +37%

iguana1010, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

jonetone, Nov 22, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

barnzy78, Nov 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

ElGallo, Nov 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

RoryOMoore, Nov 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

WillyMac, Nov 21, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

cfinch2, Nov 20, 2011
Photo of jpro
3.93/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Two 12oz bottles poured into a 1L boot...

A: Copper; one finger of light beige head that manages virtually no retention and leaves no lace.

S: Rich, bready malt aroma; some sweet caramel, too.

T: Bread crust / earthy dough; some light hop bitterness; grains.

M: Medium-bodied and high carbonation - pretty standard.

D/O: An easy drinking Oktoberfest; easy to have a few - low abv and tasty! Nothing too bold, but one of the go-to Oktoberfests, in my opinion.

jpro, Nov 20, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

dbrauneis, Nov 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

nh2032, Nov 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

bigbluebeerguy, Nov 19, 2011
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3/5  rDev -17.8%

bacher468, Nov 19, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -31.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Presentation: Poured from a 12 brown bottle into a shaker pint glass. Label is classic Brooklyn with a blue and silver check reminiscent of the Bavarian flag. No clear freshness date.

Pours with just over 1 finger of very light tan head. This settles slowly to a spotty cap of foam. The beer itself is the color of burnished copper and perfectly clear. No sediment in the bottle.

Smell: Strong notes of sweet caramel malt with hints of tart cherries.

Taste: Metallic bite upfront with an unpleasant tea and sawdust flavor; the sweet caramel is hidden deep if you look for it.

Mouthfeel: Higher than expected carbonation level. Body is okay.

Drinkability: Not a fan. Not even sure this is worth finishing. I will still with the German imports for now, mixed in with some inexpensive Samuel Adams.

beveritt, Nov 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Burt, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Warfarin, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

tclapper, Nov 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

ROGUE16, Nov 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

jrutigs, Nov 16, 2011
Brooklyn Oktoberfest Beer from Brooklyn Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 1,351 ratings.