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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

388 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 388
Reviews: 170
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 13.62%
Wants: 8
Gots: 13 | FT: 1
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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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

SJbigtuna, Jul 13, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -27.5%

DThome, Jun 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

TX-Badger, Jun 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

beerman73, May 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13%

atrocity, Apr 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13%

Belittle, Apr 29, 2014
Photo of Foyle
3.66/5  rDev +6.1%

Appearance: pours a sudsy 2” cream colored head that recedes slowly with moderate lacing. Color is a clear amber with moderate carbonation streaming.
Aroma: rich yeast bread malts, caramel, and some floral hop.
Mouthfeel: light bodied, crisp, with a mostly dry finish.
Flavor: caramel and toffee are dominate, with a bit of nuttiness as well. Bread dough and enough hop bite for some balance.
Overall: well done and appropriate to the style.

Foyle, Apr 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Smarty_Pints, Apr 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

bismarksays, Mar 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

DaveMiller, Mar 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

BigBry, Mar 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13%

Karibourgeois, Mar 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

dpgoblejr, Feb 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

rhinonau, Feb 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Swaino, Feb 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

goeke007, Feb 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

jaydoc, Feb 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

tfsimpkins, Feb 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

longisland1983, Feb 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

jgunther71, Jan 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

RVigz, Jan 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

SoCaliC8, Jan 17, 2014
Photo of alphagnome
3.6/5  rDev +4.3%

Appearance:
A clear, deep orange body is on display wearing a finger thick, cream colored head. Light lacing and considerable carbonation. Fantastic curb appeal.

Aroma:
Light sweetness and light toffee and a hint of caramel. Nothing else.

Taste:
Like the aroma, not a lot to write home about here... that said, I still found myself enjoying it. Incredibly light roasted malt character.. fresh bread and caramel.

Mouthfeel:
Lighter carbonation and body than most offerings in the genre. Thin and watery, but easy to drink. Clean finish with no aftertaste.

Overall:
I enjoyed this one quite a lot.. Easy to drink and inoffensive as they come, everyone should give this one a go.

alphagnome, Dec 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

DerekQXQX, Dec 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

Evil_Pidde, Dec 22, 2013
Okto Festival Ale from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 388 ratings.