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Heartland Brewery Octoberfest - Heartland Brewery Union Square

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Heartland Brewery Octoberfest
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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.08
pDev: 27.27%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Heartland Brewery Union Square visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  ABV ?

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: palma on 10-24-2005)
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Photo of PaleAleWalt
2/5  rDev -35.1%

PaleAleWalt, Sep 30, 2014
Photo of maristfan
2.5/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

I had this beer the other day with dinner and it was the least impressive of Heartland's selection to me. So much so that I think it might have been a spoiled keg. (@ the Union Sq location) There was very little flavor and the after-taste left a flat feeling in the mouth. I ordered a different beer just to wash down the Octoberfest. I'll try it again at one of the other restaurants and if my assumption is correct that this was a bad batch will edit the review with new notes. IMO, you may want to get the sampler first before ordering a full pint for now.

maristfan, Oct 13, 2006
Photo of plaid75
3.9/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a deep amber hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was good retentiona nd lacing.

The smell featured a roasted malt aroma with a bit of caramel sweetness.

The taste consisted of a toasted biscuity graib with a touch of caramel sweetness.

Overall a nice drinkable Octoberfest. Very sessionable.

plaid75, Oct 22, 2006
Photo of palma
3.9/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Very dark amber body. Not much of a head at all. A decent lace does develop though.
Sweet roasted malt aroma as expected. A little raw alcohol. Slight nuttiness too.
Some great flavor in this brew. Roasted malt and a big nuttiness. Maybe black malt is used. It tastes very dark. A slight odd sweet soapiness towards the end. Not sure what that was about, however it's not bad but rather interesting. A good amount of hops in this brew. Solid bitterness. Just enough for an octo-fest. Best part is the aftertaste which lingers for a very long time -roasted malt and maybe even some slight coffee notes.
A pretty good octoberfest IMO. Wasn't expecting much from this brewery but I was pleasantly surprised. nice job coming though in the clutch.

palma, Oct 24, 2005
Heartland Brewery Octoberfest from Heartland Brewery Union Square
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.