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Great Lakes Oktoberfest - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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Great Lakes OktoberfestGreat Lakes Oktoberfest

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,429 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,429
Reviews: 515
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 12.29%
Wants: 143
Gots: 94 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WVbeergeek on 11-04-2003)
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keithmurray

New York

4.19/5  rDev +2.9%

Appearance - clear amber color with beige head

Smell - caramel, toffee, toasted nuts

Taste - caramel sweetness, toffee, toasted nuts

Mouthfeel - medium bodied, medium carbonation, sweet upfront, hop bitterness at the back end,crisp, flavor lingers for a bit

Overall - this is a solid beer that I would gladly revisit, holds its own against its German counterparts

Price point - $8.99/6 pk

10-26-2013 21:28:48 | More by keithmurray
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Pmichaels5


4.42/5  rDev +8.6%

08-23-2014 17:01:31 | More by Pmichaels5
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BalancingBrooms

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

08-23-2014 15:53:01 | More by BalancingBrooms
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dexterk1

Illinois

4.12/5  rDev +1.2%

08-23-2014 12:06:31 | More by dexterk1
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Astarzz316

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

08-23-2014 11:48:21 | More by Astarzz316
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lswilma

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

08-22-2014 22:23:59 | More by lswilma
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browniewithnuts

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

08-22-2014 08:51:50 | More by browniewithnuts
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Dcoff09socr


3.88/5  rDev -4.7%

08-22-2014 02:00:34 | More by Dcoff09socr
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EN27

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -14%

08-22-2014 00:17:55 | More by EN27
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mwckiltedsavage

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

08-21-2014 23:49:27 | More by mwckiltedsavage
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brewpubbung

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

08-21-2014 23:27:10 | More by brewpubbung
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D-18V

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

08-21-2014 19:12:21 | More by D-18V
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jmille42

Indiana

5/5  rDev +22.9%

08-21-2014 16:47:36 | More by jmille42
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Tyecko

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-21-2014 13:49:14 | More by Tyecko
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msquared36

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

08-21-2014 11:54:03 | More by msquared36
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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-21-2014 02:50:10 | More by DaftPatrick
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PatM

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-21-2014 01:07:08 | More by PatM
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humuloner22

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.7%

Marzen beers are maltier beers, my palate has become adapted to resinous hops this summer and it will be an adjustment of the palate. I have not been a fan of Great Lakes in the past because I felt like they put too much malt in their supposedly hoppier beers. On the contrary this beer is designed to be a maltier beer. Classical Marzen in that respect. This is a very nice representation of the style. I am not sure it is worth the 100 rating that BA gives it but it is a tasty brew. I look forward to trying more of this style this fall and comparing them to this one, which apparently is seen as one of, if not the best Oktoberfest beer produced in the US.

08-20-2014 16:26:08 | More by humuloner22
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toppoop

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-20-2014 16:19:07 | More by toppoop
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mongo2175


4.12/5  rDev +1.2%

08-19-2014 22:34:45 | More by mongo2175
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Brutaltruth

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.7%

Yet another great brew from Great Lakes. Beer pours a medium amber with thin white head
a decent clinging lacing on the glass. Nose of caramel, toffee, and medium roasted goodness.
Taste is a perfect session brew with malts up front and on the back with a nice caramel malt
profile and very subtle hop characteristic to give it a zip in balance towards a fantastic smooth
mouthfeel and buttery finish. A most excellent aftertaste with high drinkability.

Cheers

08-19-2014 22:02:20 | More by Brutaltruth
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hermit990

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

08-19-2014 04:11:46 | More by hermit990
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Sethyergin


4.12/5  rDev +1.2%

08-19-2014 02:04:31 | More by Sethyergin
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jpd026

New York

4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

08-19-2014 01:33:27 | More by jpd026
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AdmiralOzone

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-18-2014 20:46:55 | More by AdmiralOzone
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Great Lakes Oktoberfest from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 1,429 ratings.