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Blue Point Oktoberfest - Blue Point Brewing Company

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277 Ratings
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Ratings: 277
Reviews: 128
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 12.39%
Wants: 9
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blue Point Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 10-14-2002)
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chefduff2

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -36.6%

01-06-2013 00:48:20 | More by chefduff2
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Supra97

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

09-18-2013 22:13:43 | More by Supra97
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NJBeer265

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

08-06-2014 16:26:19 | More by NJBeer265
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Jamstone714

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

12-30-2011 03:23:26 | More by Jamstone714
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baybum

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

09-07-2012 20:24:06 | More by baybum
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flyers1980

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

09-25-2012 17:24:18 | More by flyers1980
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Risser09

Pennsylvania

2.63/5  rDev -25.9%

12 oz bottle poured into a snifter - Fridge temp - 2008

Appearance: Pours a golden brown with orange highlights. The head is 1.5" tall, white, with good retention. Lots of lace that allows no window space.

Smell: Instant forefront of butter cream with some sharp malt aromas. Sweet smelling rum makes it's way into the fold.

Taste: Slight nougat flavor with some nuttiness. A weird aftertaste isn't sweet, but an odd burnt flavor.

Mouthfeel: Smooth and medium bodied. Alcohol isn't noticeable. Not sweet but probably over-attenuated.

Drinkability: Not good. Nothing is very redeemable about this brew. Not worth revisiting.

12-15-2008 15:06:24 | More by Risser09
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CuriousMonk

Virginia

2.68/5  rDev -24.5%

From fall brew tasting notes (2010): Pours pale copper-colored, mostly golden, with a medium beige head. Aroma is mostly caramel malt, with toffee, brown sugar, and some cocoa. Flavor is weak sweet malt and a slight bitter grass finish; this is like Budweiser brewed with caramel malt. Thin, with medium carbonation. Not very good.

02-14-2011 18:34:57 | More by CuriousMonk
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alcstradamus

Washington

2.7/5  rDev -23.9%

Reviewed from notes

Pours a clear light amber color with a finger of head. Aroma is clove, nail polish, grass, and wheat. The flavor is pretty basic, mostly herbal hoppiness and bready malts with a slightly sweet kick. The body is light and carbonation is far too high. Overall this was a beer that would be drinkable in a session environment but doesn't really have much going for it otherwise.

01-20-2011 00:44:42 | More by alcstradamus
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SuomiHobbit

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

09-07-2013 21:34:36 | More by SuomiHobbit
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JohnFatAss

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

10-24-2012 03:54:10 | More by JohnFatAss
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bspain5

New York

2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

06-08-2012 01:37:18 | More by bspain5
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JLapadura

New York

2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

09-10-2012 22:52:05 | More by JLapadura
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

05-10-2013 14:59:24 | More by twenty5
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chugalug06

Colorado

2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

Large, soapy, white head froths out the top of my Bruery tulip. Brew is nicely clear and orange in color. Color and complexity seems a bit off.

Smells like a crisp blonde ale... Honey, slightly wheat, bread-y; not overly complex.

Crispy, clean, bread-y and..boring. A slight skunk funk in the taste too.. Nice even carbonation, not sweet. Nailed the feel, but missed the flavor, bad.

This brew (to me) was a total miss. It's off style and not a strong representation of a Marzen. It's refreshing, but I can't recommended it as a Marzen...

10-16-2012 00:50:09 | More by chugalug06
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lockewoodfin

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

10-22-2013 22:42:14 | More by lockewoodfin
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

12 ounce bottle - $1.99 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Pours a crystal clear, golden-amber body with a small, near white head.

Smell: Mild bready malt scent, a little foraged apple with some sweetish hints to it. That's about it.

Taste: Modestly bready malts given a pinch of powdered sugar. Cidery apple hints. Very faintly spicy hops, near nil bitterness. Folds back in the sweetness until the near crisp, quick finish. Sadly, this one totally lacks complexity, even for a simple, little O-fest.

Mouthfeel: Medium-thin body. Medium-plus carbonation. Feels a little soda pop-like at times.

Overall: It's not nice to point fingers. It's also not nice to Blue Point Oktoberfest.

08-27-2012 18:03:02 | More by ChainGangGuy
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

2.78/5  rDev -21.7%

12 oz bottle into a mug.

Pours a crystal clear gold, with several fingers of rich and foamy off-white head. This retains with a thick finger or so that leaves back heavy looking swathes of sudsy lacing. The aroma smells sweet and bready, with an odd lemon tartness thing going on and a bit of a medical feeling tinge as well. Just a touch of leafy spice hangs on the edges and is what gives this any kind of liveliness in the nose.

The taste is sweet toast and light toffee with a citrus presence that has a tart edge to it but isn’t nearly as lemon-like as the nose was. It’s definitely got a tang to it though. This finishes dry, earthy and spicy on the finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied, with a softer bubbly feel to the carbonation that just kind of flops around in the mouth.

I don’t know what happened here. Unbalanced sweetness, off-notes, a soft, limp body and lemon? Ugh! I expected much, much more from this beer and didn’t get it. This is unfortunately one of the lesser American O-Fests that I’ve had.

10-03-2012 19:28:04 | More by Kegatron
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animal69

Louisiana

2.95/5  rDev -16.9%

last years offering, reviewed from notes
A- pours a clear light golden-amber color w/ a thick white cap which dissipates quickly leaving a decent lace down my pilsner glass
S- a surpisingly am. adjunct lager smell with some subtle hints of nutty munich malt and grassy hops, some diacetyl noted as well
T- taste follows suit, a bit thin with a bit more cereal grain and nuts, still has that "macro" flavor overall, a bit metallic in the finish
M- light creamy mouthfeel,just on this side of dry, plenty of co2 as well
D- a fairly drinkable brew but a poor attempt ata 'fest IMO

09-02-2009 21:09:21 | More by animal69
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JamnesCameron

Illinois

2.98/5  rDev -16.1%

Got two bottles thanks to Cuzco.

Poured into a Willis glass. Pours an amber brew with two fingers of off white head that lasts. Looks like a good carbonation.

Aromas of sweet malt and Toffee.

First sip is more grainy than malty. Not the kind of sweetness I expect from an O'fest. Feels a little light on the alcohol, and a little too much carbonic bite.

Mouthfeel is thin, less body than I expected as well. And a bit of a carbonic bite.

Overall drinkability is good. Would make a decent session beer, but not very strong in the qualities that make up a good O'fest.

10-07-2010 23:53:21 | More by JamnesCameron
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GreenMountainBoy

Vermont

3/5  rDev -15.5%

11-23-2012 01:14:29 | More by GreenMountainBoy
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JC333

New York

3/5  rDev -15.5%

09-23-2013 17:11:57 | More by JC333
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Mikel772

Florida

3/5  rDev -15.5%

09-23-2012 18:03:53 | More by Mikel772
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DavoleBomb

Ohio

3/5  rDev -15.5%

Poured into a pint glass.

3.0 A: Clear golden yellow in color. Couldn't make much of a head, but the 1/8 inch that is there sticks around pretty long.

2.5 S: Metallic and grainy. Not what I want in the style.

3.0 T: Biggest taste is buttery diacetyl. Cannot figure out if this would be a decent O-fest beer without the diacetyl because it is so strong. Nonetheless, it is decent in terms of taste, just not what I want.

4.0 M: Medium body. Good carbonation and very smooth. Easily the best aspect of the brew.

3.0 D: Decent but with many flaws.

09-16-2009 00:44:29 | More by DavoleBomb
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BaconManic

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.5%

08-31-2013 23:19:35 | More by BaconManic
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Blue Point Oktoberfest from Blue Point Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 277 ratings.