Great Lakes Oktoberfest - Great Lakes Brewing Co.
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Reviews by MarvinTheMarzen:
3.85/5 rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Shared this with Mrs. Marvin (another Marzen fan) and we found this to be a bit atypical for an Oktoberfest. It's a good beer but its a variation on the standards: less sweet than most and a more prominent finish.
The label describes this beer as "the noble brother of the Vienna lager" and that's a great way to describe it. This will be a nice complement to the other malty/sweet marzens that you'll be enjoying in the fall.
Serving type: bottle
08-28-2011 02:06:06 | More by MarvinTheMarzen
More User Reviews:
4.14/5 rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
I know it's almost to early to think about the leaves changing colors, but this beer does just that. The amber color was clean and head great with nice lacing on the glass. Smell was nice and malty. On the front end the taste was smooth for a 6.5% beer and finished just as smooth. Overall a very nice for anyone looking to drink a good beer. I will get another six pack of this one.
Serving type: on-tap
07-27-2014 16:40:24 | More by ibu4u
4.25/5 rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Great Lakes Oktoberfest from Great Lakes Brewing Co., a seemingly early start, but whatever. Poured from the bottle into a liter glass drinking boot, this brew's got a 3 finger thick pale tan head, knockout lacing& a body that is the textbook definition of amber. What a sexy beer!
I smell gloriously roasted malts; perhaps a dash of caramel. A satisfyingly full aroma.
Tastes nearly identical. Full as they come and still crisp! Earthier hops balance this brew out JUST enough. I love the taste
Mouthfeel is smooth and clean. No lingering elements here.
Overall, a fist pumping 4.25 is given to Great Lakes Oktoberfest from Great Lakes Brewing Co. I implore you to give this brew a chance. It blew me away, obviously. This brew will be a staple in my fridge during its circulation period.
Serving type: bottle
07-25-2014 04:23:20 | More by Caveworm
Great Lakes Oktoberfest from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 1,349 ratings.