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Oktoberfest - Rahr & Sons Brewing Company

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97 Ratings
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Ratings: 97
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 20.65%
Wants: 3
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rahr & Sons Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TexIndy on 08-16-2007)
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Texas

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

07-23-2013 01:05:16 | More by Sazz9
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Texas

4.75/5  rDev +40.1%

07-16-2013 04:24:13 | More by cam12
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Texas

3/5  rDev -11.5%

06-19-2013 22:15:22 | More by LuckyLyle
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J_Dub

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-22-2013 22:02:44 | More by J_Dub
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Texas

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-22-2013 17:57:00 | More by bmurray10
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Texas

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

03-25-2013 02:02:31 | More by deac83
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Ford

Texas

4.13/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a regular pint glass

This is a really good Oktoberfest beer.

A bit less bitter than the Shiner and Karbach styles I've recently had. About the same smoothness as the Saint Arnold.

Really good carbonation.. just right. Great taste. I'd buy a six pack of this over many others.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2012 20:39:59 | More by Ford
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OCdrummer7271

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +25.4%

12-07-2012 05:30:07 | More by OCdrummer7271
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KTCamm

New Jersey

3.73/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a very brilliant amber color, which shines in the light. Little foam. Very sweet malty nose, and loads of esthers. Quite buttery malty taste, and a lot of caramel in the mix. Sweet finish, with just a nutty hint of hop at the end. Very good,.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2012 22:34:56 | More by KTCamm
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dgrauwiler

Texas

1/5  rDev -70.5%

11-16-2012 03:09:48 | More by dgrauwiler
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mactrail

Washington

3.68/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

If you said this was a pumpkin beer I'd believe you, it's that sweet and malty.

Clear and reddish orange in the glass. Quite a carrot-top color. Head and retention are nothing to brag about, and the carbonation is just average. Almost an oily mouthfeel. Rather tangy with some green apple flavor. The maltiness is quite distinctive with some burnt caramel. A touch of earthy hops I"m not so crazy about.

A stronger, more flavorful, and pretty weird sort of Oktoberfest, but quite drinkable. From the 12 oz bottle bought at H and H Beverage in Abilene.

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2012 02:25:45 | More by mactrail
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ejfreed

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

10-31-2012 19:57:48 | More by ejfreed
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mseidens

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

10-30-2012 16:23:06 | More by mseidens
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Vashtar

Texas

3.7/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

It's a clear, dark amber with a nice head.

It smells extremely malty. There's a hint of what smells like isopropyl alcohol, and it's unsettling.

It also tastes malty. The different notes hit you for a few seconds straight.

It runs over my mouth like a wave. This beer gooey, but great. It isn't the typical ideal mouthfeel that I look for. I think it's in a whole other category.

Overall, this is both one of my favorite October fest beers and one of my favorite dark beers.
Actually, I'm not really sure why it's an Octoberfest at all. If you threw some coffee in it you'd have a great beer in a totally different kind of way.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2012 04:07:19 | More by Vashtar
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Texas

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

10-21-2012 02:38:13 | More by Labeorphile
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Texas

4/5  rDev +18%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +18%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +18%

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Texas

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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Texas

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

09-23-2012 15:51:34 | More by brandon911
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Texas

3/5  rDev -11.5%

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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +25.4%

09-08-2012 20:20:51 | More by Mortarforker
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Texas

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

07-08-2012 20:24:21 | More by Andrewtfox
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Texas

4/5  rDev +18%

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Texas

3/5  rDev -11.5%

03-12-2012 23:42:21 | More by canders0927
Oktoberfest from Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 97 ratings.