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Harpoon Octoberfest Beer - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
83
good

901 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 901
Reviews: 461
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 11.99%
Wants: 14
Gots: 30 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
The character and complexity of Harpoon Octoberfest comes from the malt and hops. When looking at a freshly poured Harpoon Octoberfest, you will notice the garnet-red color with a firm, creamy head. The beer’s color is from a blend of Munich, chocolate, and pale malt. The thick head results in part from wheat malt added to the grist. The hop aroma of this beer is not overpowering but it is present. Tettnang hops add a subtle spice nose that blends with the malt character. This beer is full-bodied, smooth, and malty. Willamettehops are used to provide a gentle bitterness and to balance any residual sweetness present from the malt. The finish is soft and malty with a mild bitterness.

30 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-02-2001)
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kaltkaelir

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-13-2014 21:36:24 | More by kaltkaelir
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Joe_Grizzly

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +9%

07-12-2014 01:59:11 | More by Joe_Grizzly
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Wtmcdonald


4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

07-11-2014 03:42:08 | More by Wtmcdonald
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Icemann383

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-07-2014 01:51:59 | More by Icemann383
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kevkize

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

07-05-2014 23:44:26 | More by kevkize
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SimonPuggle

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -18.3%

07-03-2014 21:38:40 | More by SimonPuggle
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JDeming

Maryland

3/5  rDev -18.3%

07-01-2014 01:51:51 | More by JDeming
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vwbus7

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +9%

06-26-2014 03:34:35 | More by vwbus7
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Mini4x

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

06-18-2014 21:59:24 | More by Mini4x
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dpgoblejr

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-11-2014 12:18:52 | More by dpgoblejr
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bdaggett

Vermont

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

06-04-2014 21:32:40 | More by bdaggett
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TX-Badger

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

06-04-2014 02:09:21 | More by TX-Badger
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xJMFCx

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +9%

06-02-2014 21:11:47 | More by xJMFCx
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AMCimpi

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

05-27-2014 15:39:21 | More by AMCimpi
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

05-08-2014 22:23:56 | More by Durandal_777
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jbeaulieu59

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9%

04-28-2014 16:20:05 | More by jbeaulieu59
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Foyle

Wyoming

3.95/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: 1” off white fluffy head recedes moderately with gracious amounts of lacing. Lovely reddish brown color with moderate carbonation.
Aroma: true to the style the malt aroma is dominant but there is a nice floral hop in the smell as well.
Mouthfeel: medium body and sticky with a nice dry finish.
Flavor: Just awesome. Lovely combination of the roasted malts with caramel and a bit of chocolate. The hops are well balanced to the malt and round this beer out nicely.
Overall: Excellent job Harpoon!

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2014 23:55:50 | More by Foyle
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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +9%

04-17-2014 20:12:37 | More by SkinniePost
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TomMcNichols

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

04-09-2014 17:29:19 | More by TomMcNichols
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Thanx4AllDaFish

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

04-02-2014 16:48:47 | More by Thanx4AllDaFish
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jamaga69

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

03-31-2014 22:23:28 | More by jamaga69
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ZOSO2192

New York

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

03-30-2014 18:57:08 | More by ZOSO2192
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PhillyNole

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

03-30-2014 16:27:29 | More by PhillyNole
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bgraybill

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.3%

03-17-2014 21:11:54 | More by bgraybill
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Fettpopps

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

03-16-2014 11:03:27 | More by Fettpopps
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Harpoon Octoberfest Beer from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
83 out of 100 based on 901 ratings.