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Oktoberfest - Real Ale Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

61 Reviews
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Reviews: 61
Hads: 215
Avg: 3.59
pDev: 28.41%
Wants: 4
Gots: 32 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Real Ale Brewing Company
Texas, United States | website

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest | 5.70% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: champ103 on 10-08-2009

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Reviews: 61 | Hads: 215
Reviews by TheAlamoWrocker:
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3.16/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Reviewed December 15, 2011. Poured a 12 oz bottle into a Pint glass.

A: Pours a nice active 1/2 inch head. The carbonation appears intense on this with bubbles coming up quite actively. The color is a nice Tawny brown and damn does it look enticing, no lacing.

S: A pleasant sweet maltness rises. A nice bread and caramel come out and it's smells nice for its smooth style.

T: A toasty caramel came at me head on. It comes sweet, but a nice bitter lingers on the tongue for a bit.

M: This hits the tongue really carbonated. This feels quite watery as well which is quite a turnoff for me.

O: The consistency is what I disliked about this beer the most. The taste was solid, but I doubt its something I'll pick up again.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of goochpunch
2.43/5  rDev -32.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Pours out a deep amber. Smells toasty, grainy, and cardboard-y. That toast and graininess is way up front in the taste. I get some of the classic Marzen flavors underneath that: some breadiness and caramel sweetness, but the initial characteristics take over. Mouthfeel is kind of slick and the carbonation is too sharp. This isn't particularly good; not at all, really.

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Photo of Ford
3.62/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is a good Oktoberfest beer.

I'll say as far as Texas versions I prefer Saint Arnold's version over this one, and Karbach Karbachtoberfest over Saint Arnolds.

This one seems to have the most bitterness, though it is still smooth overall.

An easy to drink beer and certainly something to look forward to come the fall each year.

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Photo of puck1225
3.21/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a somewhat cloudy dark golden into a pint glass. Not much head, thin lacing. Very malty, a tad bitter, and a little fruity sweet. Kind of a mixed bag. Not bad,but better Octoberfests available.

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3.88/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3/5  rDev -16.4%

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3.8/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mora2000
3.6/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Tried on tap at the Rockwall Flying Saucer. Pours orangish amber, about like you would expect an Oktoberfest to look. Smell is malty with a little sweetness. Taste is similar. Not the best Oktoberfest out there, but a good representation of the style that will not disappoint you.

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3/5  rDev -16.4%

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3.4/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

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3/5  rDev -16.4%

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3/5  rDev -16.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.44/5  rDev -4.2%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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1/5  rDev -72.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +32.3%

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4.8/5  rDev +33.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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2.93/5  rDev -18.4%

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Oktoberfest from Real Ale Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 61 ratings.