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Red Baron Octoberfest - Bristol Brewing Company

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9 Ratings
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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 9.46%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Bristol Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: beergoot on 10-07-2012)
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

12-14-2013 20:19:50 | More by BillRoth
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stampfler07

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

11-02-2013 00:28:09 | More by stampfler07
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UncleAddie

Arizona

3/5  rDev -18.9%

10-23-2013 21:44:57 | More by UncleAddie
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.54/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

as far as true to style goes, this one is right on, a Vienna lager all the way. clear medium amber on the pour, temporary white head. a nose of lager yeast and sweeter malts, with a toasty element and a decent hop balancing act. its not all the way there though, as the malts run a little thin, the hops don't really amount to much in the flavor, and the finish is a little metallic. however, this is another Bristol beer that's affordable and pretty drinkable as they go. its well carbonated, and appreciably medium bodied. I like what I have in my glass here, and I wish people would give these guys a little more credit. a serviceable seasonal here.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2013 03:13:46 | More by StonedTrippin
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Gerred

Colorado

4/5  rDev +8.1%

09-21-2013 04:20:41 | More by Gerred
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mikehillman

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

08-31-2013 00:13:14 | More by mikehillman
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

08-29-2013 20:40:41 | More by MinorThreat
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

4.35/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a standard pint glass.

The beer is a nice bright copper-orange with a thick cream colored head that slowly recedes. Nice sticky lacing coats the glass.

The beer smells malty, buttery, with toffee notes.

The beer starts with your typical sweet caramel experience from the malts. But then a sweet peach/apricot body comes to fruition. After that, a drier, hop finish solidifies this beer as a nicely layer, well-balanced Oktoberfest. A really diverse beer, this one.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied with a dry finish.

Overall, I’m really impressed with this beer. Sure, it’s not a liquid caramel explosion, but it’s got a lot to dissect in the taste profile, a good fruity sweetness, and a very clean finish making this one easy to session. Delicious.

Serving type: bottle

10-07-2012 14:49:56 | More by JuicesFlowing
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beergoot

Colorado

3.65/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Yellow-gold body; thick, sudsy white head; lots of carbonation. Earthy scent, kind of grassy; bright malt. Crisp, dry body; light feel; soft. Light malt flavor; light cracker; nice bitterness with a subtle, lingering malt sweetness at the finish.

An enjoyable lager. I wouldn't judge it to be a classic Oktoberfest-style beer -- too light and crisp overall (whereas I think of a Märzen being a bit more malty, darker, and sweet). Still worth checking out and knocking back a few when a light lager is called for...

Serving type: bottle

10-07-2012 02:32:29 | More by beergoot
Red Baron Octoberfest from Bristol Brewing Company
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