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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
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129 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 129
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 15.36%
Wants: 7
Gots: 12 | 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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Rand_ale_Thor

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

09-03-2013 17:36:48 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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sacrelicio

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

09-03-2013 00:45:36 | More by sacrelicio
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redfox405

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

09-01-2013 18:53:39 | More by redfox405
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NewGlarusFan

Illinois

4.63/5  rDev +29.3%

Poured into a Joseph Huber glass mug.

A) Golden copper, brownish orange center like fall leaves, light shining through brings beautiful orange color. Two finger head that is copper in color not pure white.

S) Malt, bread, warm pretzel, no hops at all

T) Baked bread, taste the Munich malt right away. Little syrup in the taste too, but not too much. It's an malt bomb for sure.

M) Thick, concentrated and very smooth

O) It's a great malt beer, not a traditional Oktoberfest, very very good tasting beer. It's like a concentrated beer, meaning they brewed regular Oktoberfest doubled the recipe then boiled the crap out of it to thicken the brew. 8.5% and it will knock u down for sure. Should be rated higher.

08-30-2013 13:52:39 | More by NewGlarusFan
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-28-2013 22:44:19 | More by tdm168
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Florida_guy03

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

08-28-2013 00:39:52 | More by Florida_guy03
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.2/5  rDev -10.6%

Served in a tumbler.

Because we demanded another imperial O-Fest. Well, I assume someone did... Anyway, this stuff pours a clear copper-auburn topped by a finger of cream foam. The nose comprises sourdough, toffee, very mild grass, and a pinch of what seems like clove or brown sugar. The taste brings in more of the same, with the sourdough really filling up a lot of space, leaving the grass and toffee to scrounge for what they can. The body is a lithe medium, with a light moderate carbonation, a slightly slick feel, and a drying finish. Overall, a decent enough imperial O-Fest, but that sourdough character doesn't endear the bottle to me all that much.

08-27-2013 16:59:58 | More by TMoney2591
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Lukass

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

08-27-2013 03:24:26 | More by Lukass
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jtierney89

New Jersey

3.65/5  rDev +2%

clear deep orange hue with almost no head. good clarity. lots of rustic earthy hops on the nose. Very hearty hearty grains.

Big mouthfeel with just enough carbonation to break things up. Pretty good taste. A lot milder then expected and not as hoppy as I was hoping but then again it is a marzen.Hearty breads, lots of grain husks, subtle dark fruit but thankfully is very restrained. Some hops make themselves known and attempt to balance but some sweetness lingers. Touch of alcohol heat lingers as well but really not as much as expected. Taste like a fairly good marzen style beer with a deceptive amount of alcohol and a heavy body. Bready, Rustic, Earthy. Not bad at all. Pairs pretty well with pita rounds and red pepper hummus.

08-26-2013 03:48:50 | More by jtierney89
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Lewdd

Illinois

4/5  rDev +11.7%

08-25-2013 00:18:14 | More by Lewdd
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jokemon

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-23-2013 01:37:35 | More by jokemon
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

4/5  rDev +11.7%

08-23-2013 01:08:33 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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khargro2

Kentucky

2.25/5  rDev -37.2%

08-21-2013 03:08:27 | More by khargro2
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Gotti311

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-20-2013 18:05:15 | More by Gotti311
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-19-2013 23:38:39 | More by kaelingirl
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atone315

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

08-18-2013 22:32:22 | More by atone315
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dt_gbpackersfan

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

08-18-2013 22:26:56 | More by dt_gbpackersfan
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

08-18-2013 04:27:50 | More by bigbeers84
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JohnnyK

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -16.2%

08-18-2013 01:49:33 | More by JohnnyK
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +11.7%

08-16-2013 21:00:53 | More by Kunstman
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Lemke10

Wisconsin

3.65/5  rDev +2%

This pours a clear, amber color with a foamy off-white head. The aroma is very inviting with lots of spice and malt. This is probably one of the boldest and heaviest Oktoberfest beers I’ve had. It’s sweeter because of the extra alcohol at 8.5% somewhat more hops than I would expect too. Not exactly what I’m looking for an Oktoberfest style beer but it’s still interesting.

08-16-2013 01:42:12 | More by Lemke10
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tourdot

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -44.1%

08-13-2013 00:46:32 | More by tourdot
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JRdaSconnie

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-12-2013 22:42:58 | More by JRdaSconnie
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

2.79/5  rDev -22.1%

12 ounce bottle - $2.49 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Best Before: JAN2014 on the bottle neck.

Appearance: Pours a dark amber body, noted clarity, with a small-sized, very fleeting, whitish head.

Smell: Sweet-scented, sugary amber maltiness, fruity notes hinting at strawberry, jagged alcohol, and peppery spice.

Taste: Upfront, it's sugary, honeyish, and a tad syrupy. Glazed, cooked ripe fruits. Herbal, spicy hops with some imparted bitterness, but it's not enough to really cut through the initial sweetness. Pop of alcohol on the back half warming everything from the lips on down. Quite sweet on the fruityish, heated finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-plus. Medium carbonation.

Overall: Yes, it is everything you want in an Oktoberfest, but then haphazardly cranked up until you don't want it anymore.

08-11-2013 21:32:24 | More by ChainGangGuy
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sparx1100

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-11-2013 02:39:09 | More by sparx1100
Big Eddy Über-Oktoberfest from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 129 ratings.