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Great Lakes Oktoberfest - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,326 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,326
Reviews: 507
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 12.32%
Wants: 124
Gots: 56 | 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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W0rter

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-06-2012 02:22:28 | More by W0rter
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primrose54

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

08-05-2012 20:03:24 | More by primrose54
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equincel

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

08-05-2012 18:20:04 | More by equincel
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markmiller

New York

3.73/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Record high heat today, but I saw some of the Fall seasonals out and had to pick some up.

Pours a delicious amber with a thin head that dissipates quickly. Smell is all over the place for me. A vinous smell that borders on straight isopropyl alcohol. Some toasty-ness and Fall sweetness, but nothing inviting.

The first sip brings it back though, creamy and sweet. Caramel notes fall into toasted malts and spices. Not cloyingly sweet, just right. Very good with high drinkability. I'd love to have mugs of this stuff on a crisp fall evening.

Overall I was impressed by the unoffending taste and drinkability after the nose was so sharp. Will be purchasing more in the Fall.

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2012 22:13:17 | More by markmiller
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3Hops

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-02-2012 18:31:17 | More by 3Hops
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

07-31-2012 04:25:17 | More by WDJersey
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carrollmel7

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-28-2012 21:32:06 | More by carrollmel7
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5ndurda

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

07-23-2012 14:31:07 | More by 5ndurda
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tdm168

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to jtd1969 for bringing this to the tasting.

A - amber with a thin, white layer of head

S - faint caramel, a bit toasty

T - caramel, faintly toasty, a bit sweet, faintly hoppy

M - medium bodied, smooth, well carbonated

This is a solid marzen with great flavor and drinkability. It has rich caramel, but it's not sticky. There is somce faint hop character that offers balance. This is an all around solid offering.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2012 23:06:10 | More by tdm168
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-21-2012 21:29:19 | More by Axnjxn
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IPAFrankieH

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

07-11-2012 10:46:33 | More by IPAFrankieH
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

07-05-2012 21:16:21 | More by Stinger80OH
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staticmaneuver

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

06-23-2012 19:02:01 | More by staticmaneuver
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JVan

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

06-21-2012 21:03:55 | More by JVan
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Jupitersample

New York

4.75/5  rDev +17%

06-09-2012 20:53:15 | More by Jupitersample
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vrbulldog22

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-03-2012 15:22:53 | More by vrbulldog22
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rcjennings

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-03-2012 13:58:34 | More by rcjennings
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OriolesFan1008

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

06-01-2012 15:28:34 | More by OriolesFan1008
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Kaisermatt

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-28-2012 18:41:31 | More by Kaisermatt
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Zaphog

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

05-21-2012 01:42:31 | More by Zaphog
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Nate

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

05-16-2012 22:21:44 | More by Nate
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gutbuster

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

05-13-2012 03:07:12 | More by gutbuster
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OtsegoHive

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +23.2%

05-08-2012 16:50:56 | More by OtsegoHive
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Fbm427


4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-05-2012 04:33:34 | More by Fbm427
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jameseaster

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

04-25-2012 01:20:45 | More by jameseaster
Great Lakes Oktoberfest from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 1,326 ratings.