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Great Lakes Oktoberfest - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,865 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,865
Reviews: 561
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 12.04%
Wants: 171
Gots: 214 | 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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4.2/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Great Lakes - Oktoberfest

Bottled in Cleveland, Ohio. This has been one of my favorites too. It poured a decent head and a ver nice amber, redish-golden, perfectly clear color. The head didn't last very long in the mug, but neither did the beer :)

It had all the maly taste along with a hint of some hoppy spice, but I couldn't taste the 6.5% ABV at all. I've had a few that tasted a bit thicker somehow, but this was just about perfect.

I'll definately have to add this to my "must remember" list and look for it again.

My bottle has a "please enjoy by:" date of 10/25/12, puchased and consumed on 9/24/12. There's also 10203DE stamped below the date, no indication of what that's for though.

jak3676, Sep 24, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -14%

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3.85/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a lager glass.

Appearance: nice orange-amber color with a half-finger white head(I keep my beer too cold so I don’t get much of a head on it). Still like how it looks.

Smell: roasted caramel notes with malty tones. Not that great of scent, honestly. A little musty if you ask me.

Taste: nothing extra spectacular here. A very solid Oktoberfest, one of my favorites for sure. Spices and malts with slight hints of hops.

Mouthfeel: very easy to drink. Goes down very smooth. Finishes with a slight alcoholic burn.

Overall: I am starting to really enjoy the fall season for its Octoberfest beers, and Great Lakes Brewing Company makes arguably one of the best. Definitely pick is up if you get the chance.

BrianGaynor, Sep 20, 2012
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Great Lakes Oktoberfest from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 1,865 ratings.