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Oktoberfest - Church Brew Works

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42 Ratings
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Ratings: 42
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 11.38%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Church Brew Works visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-11-2002)
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Reviews by Schwarzbart:
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Schwarzbart

Pennsylvania

3.7/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Super clear orange amber with a small head. One of the best lacings I've seen in a lager.
Smell: A sweet bready quality.
Taste: First impression was not that great, but the more I drank the better I thought it was. A typical malty lager flavor, but very smooth and clean tasting and a nice grassy hop flavor. I think it just took a little of this beer to adjust from my usual dark winter beer. Maybe not as flavorful as I would like my Oktoberfest style beer.
Mouthfeel: Very smooth with a medium mouthfeel.
Drinkability: A good lager.

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2007 02:00:55 | More by Schwarzbart
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Oktoberfest from Church Brew Works
83 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.