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Big Eddy Über-Oktoberfest - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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Big Eddy Ãœber-OktoberfestBig Eddy Ãœber-Oktoberfest

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BA SCORE
81
good

127 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 127
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 15.36%
Wants: 7
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerFMAndy on 07-28-2013)
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Lynn

Ohio

3/5  rDev -16.2%

08-26-2014 21:04:47 | More by Lynn
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teemoney

Wisconsin

3.4/5  rDev -5%

08-26-2014 17:03:43 | More by teemoney
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Kerrie

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-26-2014 17:00:12 | More by Kerrie
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MartinHook

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +39.7%

08-25-2014 18:44:36 | More by MartinHook
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.2%

12 oz bottle poured into a shaker pint.

appearance
Amber with a 1/2 finger of of-white head that dissipates quickly. Excellent clarity with light carbonation.

Nose
Toasted bread, caramel, and molasses. Subtle sour apple notes.

Taste
Toasted bread, caramelized table sugar, and pear. Hints of cidery apple with earthly, floral hop notes.

Mouthfeel
Medium-plus bodied, crisp, oily, and sticky.

Overall
The maltiness isn't as deep or complex as anticipated. The strange sour apple notes really throw this off.

08-25-2014 13:17:32 | More by justintcoons
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LaurenRJ13


3.48/5  rDev -2.8%

08-23-2014 04:42:27 | More by LaurenRJ13
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TooGood

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +11.7%

08-23-2014 00:03:13 | More by TooGood
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TheCondor

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Shared with Small Paul, the liquor store connection. Side poured with standard vigor from the bottle into a goblet.

Appearance - Pours a nice, transparent copper color with about a one and a half finger head that leaves mediocre lacing. Head retention is about a quarter of the way into the brew.

Smell - Malts, fruitiness, a little spices, and a bit of alcohol. Nothing too impressive.

Taste - High on sweetness. Caramel, sweet malts, and a certain bready sensation are ever present on the palate. There is a little bit of alcohol present as well. Many of flavors are more subdued, nothing is particularly overpowering.

Mouthfeel - Finishes clean and rich, quite smooth. One of the better aspects of the beer. Medium carbonation

Overall - This is a decent beer overall. I would not buy it again, probably won't drink it again. But it is worth a try if offered to you. Decent example of the style, just not super impressed, nothing here will blow your hair back.

08-19-2014 21:22:16 | More by TheCondor
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bigaddy

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-17-2014 02:43:55 | More by bigaddy
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Cameron847

Illinois

2.36/5  rDev -34.1%

08-17-2014 02:26:23 | More by Cameron847
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NIURicky

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +32.7%

08-14-2014 03:18:50 | More by NIURicky
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zestar

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-13-2014 09:37:13 | More by zestar
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dradair

Missouri

4/5  rDev +11.7%

08-12-2014 15:18:24 | More by dradair
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JacobDMB


3/5  rDev -16.2%

08-08-2014 23:55:15 | More by JacobDMB
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jgunther71

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

08-02-2014 22:11:29 | More by jgunther71
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krome

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

08-02-2014 22:06:51 | More by krome
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Gemini6

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

08-02-2014 21:49:08 | More by Gemini6
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nsiergiej

Indiana

5/5  rDev +39.7%

07-26-2014 22:09:26 | More by nsiergiej
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TimBenkert

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

07-12-2014 19:51:15 | More by TimBenkert
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TX-Badger

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.2%

06-05-2014 22:00:19 | More by TX-Badger
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TheBeer

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

06-03-2014 22:54:37 | More by TheBeer
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emwild12

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

02-28-2014 04:42:31 | More by emwild12
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Inglewood

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

02-25-2014 16:52:30 | More by Inglewood
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773-F-I-B

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

02-08-2014 03:41:26 | More by 773-F-I-B
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superspak

Michigan

3.48/5  rDev -2.8%

12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, best before 1/2014. Pours light hazy deep orange copper color with a 1-2 finger dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of caramel, biscuit, toast, raisin, brown sugar, pear, apple, light grape, herbal, floral, and yeast earthiness. Ok aromas with solid balance of malt and yeast ester notes; but they are very muted. Taste of big caramel, toast, biscuit, brown sugar, toffee, raisin, pear, apple, herbal, floral, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of caramel, toast, biscuit, brown sugar, toffee, raisin, pear, apple, light pepper, herbal, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Good balance, complexity, and robustness of malt and fruity/earthy yeast flavors; with some lightly cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and very full bodied; with a creamy, slick, and slightly syrupy mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is moderately well hidden with only a small warming present after the finish. Overall this is a pretty solid imperial oktoberfest. Decent balance/complexity and big robustness of flavors; and pretty smooth to sip on. A fairly enjoyable offering.

02-06-2014 00:03:26 | More by superspak
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Big Eddy Über-Oktoberfest from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 127 ratings.