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Staghorn Octoberfest - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

860 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 860
Reviews: 285
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.89%
Wants: 83
Gots: 73 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  6.25% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cokes on 09-16-2002)
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.38/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A-An agressive pour into a pint glass gave a healthy 2 fingers of white pillowy head that quickly breaks down into a film. Plenty of CO2 bubbles. Perfectly clear. Color is golden/amber.

S-Marzenish. With the toasted malts being most noticed, there is also a note of that adjunct corn that I get out of most lagers. Very faint aroma of grassy hops. As it warms some alcohol aroma.

T-Nice, although a bit weak, flavors of slightly toasted malt. Clean lager flavor with a weak bitter finish.

M-A bit weak in body. At 6.5% the alcohol is well hidden. Moderate to high carbonation that works well given the clean lager flavor.

O-I tend to sway towards a more malty sweet version of this style. However this beer is well made and I'd have no problem knocking these back on a crisp fall day. Just a bit boring with a weak malt backbone.

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4.6/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The beer pours a a dark amber, almost copper color, with a big cap of creamy foam that stayed around throughout. A rich malty aroma fills the nose. The medium bodied beer is incredibly smooth and creamy with just the right amount of carbonation. A big dose of grain continues on the palate. Its not too sweet, a little bready and just a hint of caramel. It exclaims the bounty of a fall harvest-- keeping the grain center stage. The finish has just a hint of bitterness. This is a clean brew with a nice fall flavor. The folks at New Glarus followed their own path when developing this Oktoberfest and it stands above many other fall seasonals.

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.85/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Beautiful dark amber color with a lovely head. The smell is sweetly complex, with overtones of clove. But the flavor is what makes this one so great. It's a richly complex beer, smooth but not overwhelming. One of the best I've had in quite some time.

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Staghorn Octoberfest from New Glarus Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 860 ratings.