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Great Lakes Oktoberfest - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,325 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,325
Reviews: 507
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 12.32%
Wants: 123
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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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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BigDRS

Ohio

4.18/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle to pint glass.

A - Color is golden and clear. Beer pours with a slightly off white to tan head that lasts for a couple of minutes. Doesn't leave any lacing behind.

S - For me, a bit lacking. The nose is a bit thin ... a bit of yeast, a bit of hops, a bit of caramel. Maybe I hold Great Lakes beers to a bit of a higher standard than most other brews, but this is definitely not superb.

T - Flavor is awesome. Malted barley, caramel, earthy hops, and a bit of fruity flavors are all present. Very balanced and probably the best Marzen I've ever had.

M - It's a GLBC brew. The mouthfeel is awesome. It always is. Smooth, yet creamy with just the right amount of carbonation.

O - The taste and mouthfeel make up for the underwhelming nose on this one. Unlike some other GLBC seasonal beers though, I'm glad this one isn't available year round because I probably wouldn't pick it up very often. The Marzen just isn't my favorite style, but this beer is definitely worth having a few times a year.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2011 02:57:21 | More by BigDRS
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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5/5  rDev +23.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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5/5  rDev +23.2%

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5/5  rDev +23.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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1/5  rDev -75.4%

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New York

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Great Lakes Oktoberfest from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 1,325 ratings.