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Oktoberfest Lager Beer - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

Not Rated.
Oktoberfest Lager BeerOktoberfest Lager Beer

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227 Ratings

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Ratings: 227
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 15.16%
Wants: 6
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lakefront Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jackndan on 08-30-2002)
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

Westuh, Oct 01, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

bcsbeer, Sep 19, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

dmorgan310, Sep 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +31.2%

KS1297, Sep 13, 2013
Photo of BeerFMAndy
3.9/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle poured into a Lakefront imperial pint.
5.7% ABV

A - Crystal clear and totally lifeless, it pours a vibrant copper color with a tall cream head that plateaus and drops slowly, gently draping lace webbing on the pint for a beautiful looking beer!

S - Tart apple skin pops out from this muted aroma, offering more bready malt aromas once it's swirled. Delicate hop notes are barely noticed behind the toasted characteristic though this Oktoberfest which finishes with a slight unfermented wort scent.

T - Simple and straight forward, Lakefront's Oktoberfest is smooth and malty with toasted bread crust overtones and subtleties of dough for a rich flavor profile that's finished with earthy hops.

M - Medium-bodied with a crisp and clean finish accompanied by a carbonation bite, Lakefront's Oktoberfest is a little slick on the tongue, drying out after the swallow.

O - Here we have Lakefront's Oktoberfest; a pretty clean lager that goes down well while offering bready malt overtones and a dry, earthy hop finish for an easy fall drinker.

BeerFMAndy, Sep 12, 2013
Photo of BierStein711
3.49/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle poured into pint.

Three finger off white head.

Dark amber in color, moderate carbonation

Taste: malty, nutty, and bready. Light, crisp finish at the end

Smells: bread and roast malt


Overall, this wasn't a bad beer, but it could have been better.

BierStein711, Sep 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

doublepneumonia, Aug 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

JRdaSconnie, Aug 12, 2013
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3.7/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Malty with a very nice head and lacing. I like this beer and will drink more of it in the future. Like all Oktoberfest beers is low in alcohol but definitely not a lawnmower beer. Nice caramel aftertaste; I can not detect any hops although they are present. And remember folks support your local brewery DRINK BEER. HOG.

hogrider, Aug 10, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

zldjn97, Jul 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

derkfromwi, Jul 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

eliz108, May 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

jreindl, Apr 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

Punisher, Feb 24, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Klimm, Feb 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

imperialking, Jan 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

Pacioli1445, Jan 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

ryanpj, Dec 20, 2012
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

nheinzie57, Nov 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

t0rin0, Nov 19, 2012
Photo of shand
3.43/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Lakefront Oktoberfest pours a hazy orange color with a finger of head that quickly drops to a cap. The aroma is a nice, rich caramel malt with some sweet grains. The malts become more rich and sweet on the tongue, along with a fairly strong grain flavor I've noticed in other Lakefront lagers. The mouthfeel is heavier than expected, with a carbonation level that would be on point with a lighter body. Overall, Lakefront's Oktoberfest is another decent stab at the style.

shand, Nov 14, 2012
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5/5  rDev +45.8%

Mikedux30, Nov 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Picked this up via the single bottle in Totowa now that most of the Octoberfests and Marzens are disappearing from the shelves. I'm usually not a fan of this style since they tend to be a bit too watered-down for me but this his the spot nicely. The body was nice, nothing was too overpowering and even though this was a bit stronger than I envisioned, it would make for a nice fall session beer.

The pour to this was sufficient - almond-hued, clear, with a decent head and almost no lacing to be seen. The mouthfeel was creamy and toasty with a decent amount of caramel malt underneath followed by some smoky wood flavors. A bit like the Flying Fish Octoberfest or Yuengling Lager but with one catch: carbonation was virtually nil here. A bit cloying in the back but certainly enjoyable, enough to remind me of a fall day once the air chilled down and the leaves were all gone.

This was just a bit too strong but was better than the lighter bodied and hued Octoberfests that I've had in recent years. It won't blow anyone one away but for a fall seasonal, this would be a great choice that can be appreciated by nearly all.

JerzDevl2000, Nov 07, 2012
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

tjonesjr, Oct 29, 2012
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

koes0024, Oct 28, 2012
Oktoberfest Lager Beer from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
78 out of 100 based on 227 ratings.