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Octoberfest Lager - Central Waters Brewing Co.

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127 Ratings
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Ratings: 127
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 13.83%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Central Waters Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cdkrenz on 12-09-2007)
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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +15.3%

08-29-2014 15:41:12 | More by geekrot
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3.12/5  rDev -10.1%

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Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -13.5%

08-25-2014 03:31:18 | More by MillerMan16
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New York

3.52/5  rDev +1.4%

08-23-2014 00:47:06 | More by campfirebrew
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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

08-19-2014 04:47:29 | More by jsh420
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cardinals22

Illinois

2/5  rDev -42.4%

08-16-2014 15:19:02 | More by cardinals22
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New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

08-13-2014 01:06:00 | More by ksimons
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onlymurderers

Illinois

4/5  rDev +15.3%

08-11-2014 12:14:07 | More by onlymurderers
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tdmccarthy

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

08-09-2014 00:11:36 | More by tdmccarthy
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green_plastic

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

07-19-2014 13:19:42 | More by green_plastic
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jzlyo

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

06-17-2014 21:49:30 | More by jzlyo
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KindaFondaGoozah

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

06-12-2014 00:51:32 | More by KindaFondaGoozah
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robear

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -13.5%

05-24-2014 17:01:57 | More by robear
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zestar

California

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

05-10-2014 07:54:42 | More by zestar
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

01-13-2014 22:40:07 | More by mattmarka1
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Westuh

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -13.5%

11-26-2013 01:24:08 | More by Westuh
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DersOne

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

11-25-2013 17:05:51 | More by DersOne
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -13.5%

11-22-2013 05:14:26 | More by XmnwildX12
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BeerFMAndy

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

12 oz bottle poured into an imperial pint.
4.2% ABV

A - Central Waters Octoberfest pours a bright pumpkin orange color which lacks any sort of visible carbonation. A moderately retained cream-colored head leaves some delicate, patchy lacing on the pint but the thin skim left over allows the aroma to escape easily.

S - Toasty Vienna malt undertones and Munich sweetness capture the bready essence of an Oktoberfestbier but muted fruity notes of fig and dirty apricots take away from the overall crisp, malty presence of this lager.

T - Maintaining it's malt-forward profile, this Octoberfest offers an overarching bready characteristic that's smeared with light fruit jam; a reiteration of the aroma that shows promise for a malty lager but shouldn't suggest fruit.

M - This easily drinkable lager starts with a modest level of carbonation that leaves the beer smooth from start to finish where dryness finishes.

O - Central Waters Octoberfest has a lovely golden amber color that foreshadows it's malt forward aroma and flavor, which shine with bready characteristics but it's constant reminder of fruity undertones found in this lager distract from the core of the style. Smooth and drinkable, this fall beer does have it's place.

11-20-2013 03:47:04 | More by BeerFMAndy
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USAF77

Illinois

3.6/5  rDev +3.7%

A lovely looking Beer to poor with a rich head that soon disappears. Really a pretty deep gold.

Moderate hoppy smell without a whole lot of character. My nose is poor tho.

This is a rather sweet beer without the crispness of regular lager and certainly not the dryness in the after taste that leaves you begging for the next sip. I have to say tho I really, really, like the taste of this beer. A sweet malty joy that I could see with a bratwurst despite its shortcomings.

It takes a really bad beer for me not to see any good in it. However, and Im not one for sweetness in my Beers, I still liked this one pretty well.

11-13-2013 21:29:57 | More by USAF77
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sisterthelonious

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

11-02-2013 23:03:47 | More by sisterthelonious
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heytomcat

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

11-01-2013 01:55:06 | More by heytomcat
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ryanpj

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

10-31-2013 21:24:12 | More by ryanpj
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sweemzander

Illinois

3.28/5  rDev -5.5%

12oz. bottle poured into a tulip.

(A)- Pours a hazed deep caramel color. Produced some good white froth with solid retention. Minimal lacing.

(S)- A nice amber grainy mild sweetness to it throughout. Ever so slight apple cider aroma as it opens up.

(T)- An underlying caramel sweetness throughout. Very minimal graininess meets a rather pale-like hop note.

(M)- A nice carbonation level. For me, its a bit sweet for the style, but what is here is well balanced.

(O)- It is pretty good, but again, its a bit sweet for me for a Marzen.

10-30-2013 16:05:27 | More by sweemzander
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FFATS

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +15.3%

10-30-2013 04:37:04 | More by FFATS
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Octoberfest Lager from Central Waters Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 127 ratings.