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Great Lakes Oktoberfest - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,339 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,339
Reviews: 507
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 12.32%
Wants: 130
Gots: 61 | FT: 3
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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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.84/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Red-bronze in color. Beautiful clarity. The head almost hit two inches; stays at over an inch, easily.

Mildly sweet nose with hints of caramel. Lots of grain, with yeast the secondary aroma. Light hint of banana, which is a little unusual.

Rich flavor of hearty sweet malts. Hunches of caramel, but less milky now. Yeast is still here, but there's an affirmed nuttiness. Finish uses more cereal notes to propel through mild-to-medium bitterness and a kiss of pomme fruitiness. Something in here still reminds me of a banana milkshake--hard to place.

Feel is burly with a decently smooth feel spiced by semi-coarse bubbles. Alcohol is fittingly tasted.

Tasty Oktoberfest, but I can't figure out why the community would rate this higher than most Germans. A very good stab at it for craft beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-22-2013 13:53:20 | More by thecheapies
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Great Lakes Oktoberfest from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 1,339 ratings.