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Okto Festival Ale - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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Okto Festival AleOkto Festival Ale

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BA SCORE
79
okay

364 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 364
Reviews: 167
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 13.01%
Wants: 6
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Classified as a German Altbier by the Widmer Brothers; brewed with an (ale) Alt yeast strain.

availability: early Aug. - late Oct.
bitterness : 28 IBU
original gravity: 13.5° PLATO

(Beer added by: RedDiamond on 09-09-2005)
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Reviews by schoolcb:
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schoolcb

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3.93/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12-oz bottle. Deep amber/copperish colored, not much head, but the carbonation keeps a steady but thin film of bubbles on the surface. Wonderful, sweet toasted malty aroma! No hop aroma. Flavor is a sweet toasted malt with a caramel note or two. No hop flavor. This is a wonderful beer!

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2007 21:26:27 | More by schoolcb
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Okto Festival Ale from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 364 ratings.