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Great Lakes Oktoberfest - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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1,660 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,660
Reviews: 541
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 12.29%
Wants: 162
Gots: 155 | 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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Photo of stewart124
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Copper in color with golden hues. Not too much lacing.

Bready aroma with some spice.

Medium bodied with chewy caramel goodness. Wonderful malt character and dry finish with a lingering maltiness. Some hay and grassy notes to go with the noble spice.

A lovely beer throughout. Easy to drink and the 6.5% is easy to overlook as this is just so good. I would have no problem putting back a few of these.

stewart124, Saturday at 02:03 AM
Photo of Soneast
3.15/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Nice clear amber color, with a white frothy head.

Nose has a definite sulfur component followed by a rubbing alcohol presence. There are some toasted malt characters hidden behind all the yuck.

The taste follows suit with an upfront sulfur flavor followed by some graham cracker-like malt flavor and sweetish finish. A rubbing alcohol flavor brings up the rear.

Not sure if this year's release is particularly bad or what, my experience of this beer is a shadow of what everybody else seems to be tasting. Not many redeeming qualities.

Soneast, Saturday at 01:45 AM
Photo of xJMFCx
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

xJMFCx, Friday at 11:33 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

nealw09, Friday at 10:33 PM
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

TooGood, Friday at 09:03 PM
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

nogophers, Friday at 03:25 AM
Photo of OhioLimoncello
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

simple and straight to the point. Not overdone, and well balanced. If you are looking to try a seasonal Oktoberfest offering, you can't go wrong picking this one!

OhioLimoncello, Friday at 02:45 AM
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3.84/5  rDev -5.7%

cnagle28, Friday at 01:17 AM
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4.2/5  rDev +3.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.08/5  rDev +0.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.04/5  rDev -0.7%

elliott1184, Wednesday at 03:21 AM
Great Lakes Oktoberfest from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 1,660 ratings.