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Leinenkugel's Oktoberfest - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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1,465 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,465
Reviews: 461
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 16.67%
Wants: 16
Gots: 191 | FT: 0
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Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Fall

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Beer added by: garymuchow on 08-30-2002

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed from a 12 oz bottle in a pint glass, this Oktoberfest pours a clear amber with a nice dissipating white head that leaves very light lacing. Nose of caramel and bread. Flavors follow a standard Oktoberfest with sweet breaded malts, light sweet caramel malts, and a barely detectable hop in the background. Light mouth feel. Decent for what it is, but not a lot of the more robust flavors associated with the style. Decent.

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This was not what I expected and was pleasantly surprised at the smoothness and flavor. Definitely a new seasonal favorite!!

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terrible that this tastes to me like the shandy. not sure if they put this on the same line or what, but man do i get a concentrated lemonade thing in here, which in any light does not belong in an octoberfest lager. the look is incredible. frothy soapy tall lasting pure snow white head with beautiful retention and lace as it drinks, i mean, it could not look any better for what it is, with the pale copper beer clear underneath. a little light maybe, and definitely light in malt on the flavor, especially compared to is german counterparts. there just isnt much base to this, thin and watery and oddly citrus forward but not from hops, tangy but not quite tannic. nice because its light but bad because it tastes nothing like the style is supposed to. no caramel or anything like that, not german cereals, and no yeast profile at all, doesnt even seem like a lager. the tang of the shandy lasts through the finish, and i would never guess this is an octoberfest beer in a blind tasting. fine for all day drinking though i guess if you dont know what its supposed to taste like. i was unimpressed.

Leinenkugel's Oktoberfest from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
73 out of 100 based on 1,465 ratings.