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Blue Point Oktoberfest - Blue Point Brewing Company

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272 Ratings
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Ratings: 272
Reviews: 128
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 12.68%
Wants: 9
Gots: 5 | 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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BEERchitect

Kentucky

3.51/5  rDev -1.1%

With the common "American-ized" taste of festbier, Blue Point's Oktoberfest provides a dry caramel character with those toasty and lightly floral inspirations from those special Bavarian lagers.

The Oktoberfest bier opens with a bright golden, light amber appearance that sparkles with its filtered clarity. Its generous carbonation races to the top to fuel a cottony white cap with semi-stern retention and mild lace.

Its bright aromas are juicy with plump barley for a semi-sweet, partly grainy scent. With elements of bread crust, light toast and mild yeast, its light huskiness is also met with faint caramel and honey. Its floral tone is delicately perfumy with those late addition noble European hops.

Its grainy-sweet taste goes from bread to pecan to caramel as the the taste moves from initial palate to the middle. As its floral upstart develops into a mild spicy-type bitterness it shows light grass and mint. A slight mineral taste adds crispness to the taste, particularly in finish as the light hop showing is complemented with a hint of chalk.

Its easy-drinking character starts with mild residual sweetness that soon whisps away, leaving a light husky, grainy texture behind. As the minty alcohol, hop dryness and snappy mineral feel sums up its finish, the ale leaves the palate semi-clean and pleasantly refreshed.

Where the beer's caramel flavor pushes it slightly outside of its style parameters, it begins to resemble an Amber Ale as much as it does Oktoberfest. But even with its American liberties, the beer is pleasant and humble.

11-04-2013 17:57:06 | More by BEERchitect
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

11-02-2013 01:06:03 | More by bpfrush
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Cardmarauder

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.7%

11-01-2013 00:18:09 | More by Cardmarauder
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Jeffreysan

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

12 oz bottle, poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Pours a pretty, clear, lighter golden color with a quarter of a finger of white head that quickly dissolved into a very thin halo of foam that gripped the sides of the glass and formed a few wispy clouds that collected in the center of the top of the beer.

Aroma: Like most Oktoberfest beers, it is very malty and bready, with notes of freshly baked bread or pretzels, and some notes of caramel, black pepper and clover.

Taste: Very similar to the aroma, lots of bready malt up front, followed by some caramel-like sweetness and nicely rounded out by some wonderfully balanced hoppy bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Medium with some good carbonation to tickle the taste buds. With an ABV of only 5.5% there is no alcohol presence on the palate

Overall: This is another very solid American example of an Oktoberfest beer. Nicely balanced, extremely quaffable. I liked it a lot, and I’ll certainly add it to my Oktoberfest rotation.

10-29-2013 22:26:59 | More by Jeffreysan
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bsm80x

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

10-24-2013 14:33:25 | More by bsm80x
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Drew88

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

10-23-2013 20:32:56 | More by Drew88
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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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Altoon88

New York

3/5  rDev -15.5%

10-22-2013 05:08:43 | More by Altoon88
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TR0219

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

10-21-2013 12:58:01 | More by TR0219
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Didier

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

10-19-2013 00:31:41 | More by Didier
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Stidge77

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

10-18-2013 03:12:11 | More by Stidge77
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jiffymon

New York

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

10-17-2013 15:45:39 | More by jiffymon
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comradekyle

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

10-13-2013 19:28:51 | More by comradekyle
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

10-13-2013 01:06:16 | More by buzzy
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BklynTerp

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

10-11-2013 01:20:04 | More by BklynTerp
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RyanAU

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

10-06-2013 00:21:45 | More by RyanAU
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jschwamb

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

10-05-2013 13:35:00 | More by jschwamb
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FLBeerGuy

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

10-05-2013 01:37:25 | More by FLBeerGuy
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cantstandya65

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

10-04-2013 15:32:34 | More by cantstandya65
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Toadhopper

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

10-02-2013 21:01:56 | More by Toadhopper
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

3/5  rDev -15.5%

10-02-2013 18:24:38 | More by Gatordaddy
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shockrocker65

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

09-29-2013 20:43:18 | More by shockrocker65
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twenteone

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

09-28-2013 18:26:19 | More by twenteone
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rojapa

New York

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

09-25-2013 15:35:52 | More by rojapa
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JC333

New York

3/5  rDev -15.5%

09-23-2013 17:11:57 | More by JC333
Blue Point Oktoberfest from Blue Point Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 272 ratings.