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Leinenkugel's Oktoberfest - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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Ratings: 1,283
Reviews: 438
rAvg: 3.16
pDev: 16.77%
Wants: 15
Gots: 111 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: garymuchow on 08-30-2002)
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Photo of tclub
4.21/5  rDev +33.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

I was very pleased with this beer. It left the impression of eating fresh baked bread on a cold autumn evening. To me, considering the style, I think it is a very good tasting beer. It's not overpowering, or watery. It's just a good sessionable beer that I will definitely be buying again.

tclub, Sep 10, 2013
Photo of bilhelm
2.75/5  rDev -13%

bilhelm, Sep 09, 2013
Photo of mreatsum
3/5  rDev -5.1%

mreatsum, Sep 09, 2013
Photo of djkman
3/5  rDev -5.1%

djkman, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of NateMac13
3/5  rDev -5.1%

NateMac13, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of dvanhandel
2.5/5  rDev -20.9%

dvanhandel, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of JohnyFriday
4/5  rDev +26.6%

JohnyFriday, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of qquique1010
3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

qquique1010, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of tobelerone
3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

tobelerone, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of ThrashMaster
3/5  rDev -5.1%

ThrashMaster, Sep 07, 2013
Photo of bmwats
3.19/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a standard pint.

A: Dark amber or light brown. Pours a 1 finger, foamy, brownish head. Settles pretty quickly leaving a little foam blanket on the surface. Very sparse lacing mostly quickly retreats back into the body of the brew.

S: Lightly roasted malt, and a little oak. Not much else.

T: Peaty and woody malt grains. Cheerios. Bitter tea leaf.

M: Kind of shallow. Little aftertaste except a light, chalky bitterness.

D: Session.

Atmosphere is okay. Decent head, no real lacing though. Nose is roasted grains with a bit of a woody character. Peaty and woody with a little bitterness. Overall, this is an okay quaff.

bmwats, Sep 07, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -13%

BeerOps, Sep 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

atone315, Sep 07, 2013
Photo of SocalKicks
3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

SocalKicks, Sep 07, 2013
Photo of Fergyx825
1.64/5  rDev -48.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.75

Appearance: A very dark copper color with some head evident around the surrounding of the glass. There is also some on the surface of the beer. The beer also bubbles furiously. Looks appropriate to beer styling.

Smell: Has a bodied aroma to it, but it reminds me of Budweiser. Not a very good start. I don't smell much of anything related to malted hoppiness.

Taste: Not very much hops or malt in the way of taste. This still makes me think of budweiser.

Mouthfeel: There is a high level of carbonation in this beer with some medium thickness. They somehow actually benefit each other nicely. I can't complain about mouthfeel.

Overall: I am a big fan of Leinenkugel's beers, but not this one. I don't thick they hit the mark when it came to a marzen beer. A bit disappointing.

Fergyx825, Sep 07, 2013
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3/5  rDev -5.1%

KevBearcat529, Sep 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +18.7%

jeremyjgriffith, Sep 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

stolzbinich, Sep 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

tdm168, Sep 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +18.7%

starkdog24, Sep 05, 2013
Photo of Burt
3/5  rDev -5.1%

Burt, Sep 04, 2013
Photo of The-Sud-Truth
3.74/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Serving Type: Poured from a can into a standard pint glass

Appearance: Faint amber with fair lacing and a quickly disappearing head

Smell: Standard malt with hints of lemon

Taste: Well blended malts with no single flavor outstanding over the others. Full without much aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Very good for this category; Full and blended with a hint of tingle.

Overall: A reliable seasonal beverage that I would go back to. Not the best in the category, but it does not pretend to be something that it's not. Easy to drink. Would enjoy best with friends on a Saturday afternoon in September.

The-Sud-Truth, Sep 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

BradShook, Sep 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

pascilla, Sep 03, 2013
Photo of bluejacket74
3.46/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle, best by date of DEC0213. Served in a mug, the beer pours a clear orange/amber color with an inch off-white head. Head retention is decent, and there isn't much lacing. The brew smells like toasted malt, caramel, and a little bit of hops. Taste is the same as the aroma, it's all toasted malt, caramel and some hoppiness. Mouthfeel/body is light/medium, it's a bit coating and very easy to drink. Moderate carbonation. Not a bad Oktoberfest brew, but not one of my favorites either. Still, I think it's worth trying. Got this as a single at my local Kroger.

bluejacket74, Sep 03, 2013
Leinenkugel's Oktoberfest from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
73 out of 100 based on 1,283 ratings.