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Oktoberfest Lager Beer - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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Oktoberfest Lager BeerOktoberfest Lager Beer

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BA SCORE
78
okay

201 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 201
Reviews: 122
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 15.54%
Wants: 5
Gots: 0 | 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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bzach

Indiana

3/5  rDev -12%

10-21-2012 05:12:08 | More by bzach
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Tiburon

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

10-16-2012 01:09:36 | More by Tiburon
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MN_Beerticker

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

10-14-2012 03:15:45 | More by MN_Beerticker
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deebo

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +10%

10-13-2012 22:06:03 | More by deebo
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

10-12-2012 00:19:18 | More by Chucker17
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Beerandraiderfan

Nevada

3.15/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Man I cannot believe the amount of Lakefront beer we have been receiving in Reno, NV! Anyways, nice appearance, Lakefront's stuff always has the professional look from a clarity and otherwise appearance viewpoint. Auburn in color, mostly white head, nice lace, retention. Sweet and somewhat grainy aromas. Smells like fall in Wisconsin.

Mild notes of caramel and nuts complimented by the bready nature, although you wouldn't know it from looking at it. Hops virtually undiscernable, which is to say, it is made to style. Toffee as well is minimal. This is a somewhat crowd pleaser, not very thick, easy enough to drink. Nothing special.

Serving type: bottle

10-10-2012 00:51:07 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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PDXHops

South Carolina

3.3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle poured into a mug. Hazy amber with a modestly sized head. Decent retention, though, and a bit of lace. Smells pretty tame- toasty and bready grains, some floral hops- but tastes more interesting than advertised. Grainy and almost gritty at times with a robust feel in spite of the rather modest caramel sweetness. Dryish finish that shows off grassy and floral hops with a touch of tanginess. I wouldn't necessarily seek this one out again, but it grew on me.

Serving type: bottle

10-10-2012 00:11:17 | More by PDXHops
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BigTrubble

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +10%

10-06-2012 02:16:33 | More by BigTrubble
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Soneast

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -41.3%

09-28-2012 21:55:19 | More by Soneast
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KegsAndEggs

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

09-24-2012 22:17:54 | More by KegsAndEggs
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mkh895

Arizona

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

09-22-2012 01:58:40 | More by mkh895
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tdmccarthy

Illinois

4/5  rDev +17.3%

09-19-2012 01:28:36 | More by tdmccarthy
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Sara

Missouri

3/5  rDev -12%

09-18-2012 01:29:19 | More by Sara
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Jman_01

Iowa

3/5  rDev -12%

09-14-2012 03:31:47 | More by Jman_01
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.23/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Bottled 7/2012.

Pours a hazy dark orange with a foamy khaki head that settles to an oily film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt and caramel. Taste is of malt, caramel, and some metallic flavors on the finish. There is a mild bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty average beer that smells pretty decent but the flavor isn't all that good.

Serving type: bottle

09-13-2012 03:57:17 | More by UCLABrewN84
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BrownAleMale

Wisconsin

3.98/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a Kasteel goblet

Appearance- A hazy reddish orange color. Small amount of white head that completely dissipates into 0 head.

Smell- Sweet ripening fruit mostly banana. Malt, bread and wheat are also there.

Taste- Once again, very sweet fruit up front with a super bready malt finish.

Mouthfeel- Medium body with a very clean finish making for a very drinkable brew.

Overall- I like the addition of the sweet fruit notes that alter from a normal Marzen. Well done very drinkable beer with a little more complexity then the usual Oktoberfest.

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2012 23:49:10 | More by BrownAleMale
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

09-12-2012 03:41:03 | More by TheBigBoy
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

4.01/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bought a few bottles in 2012. Initially it tasted overly sweet and strong notes of citrus peels from the hops. The color is excellent for this style though and the aroma is spot on: woody, burnt sugar, malty and inviting. Last week I found a bottle I had buried in my stash for 2 years in the cool basement at 65-68 degrees and cooled it down for a couple days. I opened today to see what it had become and was pleased to find the citrusy hops had disappeared while the caramel rich malt flavor increased. Drank almost like a dunkelweizen, very smooth, malty and caramel rich with a slightly crisp finish.

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2012 01:18:09 | More by wattoclone
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AllHailBeercules

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

09-10-2012 02:15:03 | More by AllHailBeercules
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IkariBattousai

Nebraska

2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

09-09-2012 20:24:37 | More by IkariBattousai
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

3.98/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a standard pint glass.

The beer is a typical copper/caramel color, slight haze that you cannot see through totally. A cream colored head dissipates quickly to a wisp. Lacing is light but present.

The aroma is faint, but pure: malts, sweet caramel.

I like the taste in that it throws no surprises: Malty, sweet caramel, dough, and the hops are so muted they may not be there. Total marzen in my opinion.

The mouthfeel is medium to light bodied, goes down very well.

Overall, I just think this is very easy to drink and holds up to the style. It's not aggressive in any area, it just tastes like a damn marzen, and that's awesome.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2012 20:53:05 | More by JuicesFlowing
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lvoutlawjlh

Nebraska

2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

09-06-2012 11:57:56 | More by lvoutlawjlh
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djrn2

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -12%

09-06-2012 01:05:22 | More by djrn2
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CWhite

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

09-01-2012 01:06:38 | More by CWhite
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brealbg

Ohio

4/5  rDev +17.3%

08-30-2012 13:04:07 | More by brealbg
Oktoberfest Lager Beer from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
78 out of 100 based on 201 ratings.