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Oktoberfest - The Vermont Pub & Brewery

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Oktoberfest
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81
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13 Ratings
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 11.27%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Vermont Pub & Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: scottum on 10-04-2004)
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Ratings: 13 | Reviews: 8 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by kingcrowing:
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2.93/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap poured into a pint glass.

Pours a amber orange color with essentially no head. Nose is sweet, malty and a bit fruity.

Taste is very rich and malty its a bit sweet but far from cloying. Mouthfeel is thick and creamy with a light hop bite on the finish. Overall its an average example of the style.

kingcrowing, Nov 25, 2011
More User Reviews:
Photo of scottg
3.98/5  rDev +15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a pint glass at the brewpub.

Pours a medium amber color with red hues and a very thing tan head with no lacing. Chocolate malt and sour cherry aromas. Sweet carmelized malt, stone fruit, cherry flavors lead to some lemon rind with a roasted malty finish. Light carbonation, mediuim body, there is a creamy texture that coats the mouth. The flavors are very clean, an easy drinking marzen.

scottg, Oct 14, 2008
Photo of rfgetz
3.88/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a nice copper red but lacking in head. Scent is sweet caramel, toffee with light splashes of chocolate and faint butter. Taste and body is smooth, crisp and lightly sweet with nice caramel and chocolate malt notes backed by a solid earthy leafy hop profile. Good beer which adds a bit more to a style that produces quite a bit of indistinguishable brews.

rfgetz, Oct 10, 2011
Photo of jlindros
3.18/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On tap at the pub.

Hint of very little head, hazy dark reddish maroon color.

Nose caramel malts, toasty, med reddish malts, touch of a fruity lager, bit of herbal hops, bit of esters.

Taste is loaded with caramel malts, syrupy, reddish light toasty malts, semi sweet, light bready malts, then herbal almost earthy hops but light, hint of lager fruits but not really crisp. Finishes a bit more bitter with a dry but flemmy finish.

Mouth is med bodied, decent carb.

Overall not good, very american style and not much of a real marzen, more American amber caramel red ale or something, and even then not great.

jlindros, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of tobelerone
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Amber beer with a small white head that falls fast. Lace clings nicely, however. Good clarity.

Aroma is light, mostly toasted malt with a faint sweetness.

Nice toasty malt flavor as well, but falls on the lighter side of the spectrum overall as far as depth. Modest hoppiness, mostly in the finish, which is fairly dry and vaguely bitter. Medium carbonation. Certainly easy to drink and sessionable but not tremendously interesting or memorable.

tobelerone, Oct 25, 2011
Photo of scottum
4/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served a clear amber with a clean white head. There is a nice munchy malt full body thang going on with this beer. A great hop balance full of citrus notes from the hallertauer hops is present and makes for wonderful flavors. The mouthfeel works out well too.

scottum, Oct 05, 2004
Photo of Socialiste
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Socialiste, Jul 01, 2014
Photo of Brad007
3.55/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours a mild red color with a slight orange hue. One finger head forms.

Nose is greeted by sweet $alt and a dollop of hallertauer hops. Decent at best.

Taste is full mainly of sweet malt. Not much else to lead with.
Perhaps a bit bland?

Mouthfeel is full of lingering sweet malt and a very small amount of hops.

Not bad. You can always do better.

Brad007, Dec 03, 2010
Photo of AGust82
2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

AGust82, Nov 12, 2013
Photo of Bierman9
3.58/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Stopped into the Pub on 09NOV12 with Alewife for some quick grub and grog. Had a pint of OFest to start...

Shaker pint glass was filled with a clear, deep copper lager. Head was light tan, creamy and fine, with some OK lacing on the glass. Nose was mild, with some toasty malt and caramel. Medium for body, it also was fairly decent on the tongue, with minimal prickle.

The taste had some caramel and light toffee, a touch toast and some light breadyness. Had a bit of floral hopping at the finish, along with a suggestion of spiciness, like what I get from Sam Adams OFest. Not bad... Prosit!

3.58/5 rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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Bierman9, Nov 13, 2012
Photo of DesMoinesMike
3/5  rDev -13.3%

DesMoinesMike, Oct 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

djrn2, Oct 19, 2012
Photo of fastestmanalive
3.84/5  rDev +11%

fastestmanalive, Sep 23, 2014
Oktoberfest from The Vermont Pub & Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.