Oktoberfest | Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub

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153 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
North Carolina, United States
foothillsbrewing.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by oberon on 09-15-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
153
Reviews:
46
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
11.9%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
12
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 153 |  Reviews: 46
Photo of greeniedgator
4.04/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of John_Beeryman
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Keith27614
3.53/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BradShook
4.18/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dave1999
3.73/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tlema1
3.69/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L: deep Amber color, thin, tight head
S: faint malt, not much nose, which is typical for the style
T: not too sweet, not too malty, on the low end of the Marzen spectrum
F; nice creamy mouthfeel, medium body
O: nice would recommend

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Photo of Mikemcgrath4
3.85/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SPLITGRIN
3.76/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A fizzy three fingers of toasted bread colored head nearly reaches the top of my tulip glass. Head turns rocky as it fades leaving chunks of lace on the glass. Body is an attractive ruby amber. Nose is very malty with sweet tones of caramel and toffee with some sweet bread to boot. With first sip you are shown that the hops are the star here. A very German style of hop shines through with dry rustic notes. The up front flavor of this beer is very woodsy and carries an almost muted spice profile. The sweetness hides in the back ground and struggles to shine through but is there. I feel like this one stands at more of an authentic representation of the style.

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Photo of BGsWo22
3/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of VeganUndead
2.99/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

To be fair, trying an Oktoberfest in January isn't exactly ideal

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Photo of Martyrob
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of lzepplin01
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of BBS323
3/5  rDev -20.6%

Photo of steelcutoats
4/5  rDev +5.8%

Big draft at Shagger Jacks on Oak Island. Nice dark amber color and super smooth malts. Very nice representation of the style.

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Photo of BRF4322
3.56/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of Rhettroactive
3.25/5  rDev -14%

Photo of ItsBeer4Me
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Onawen12
4.5/5  rDev +19%

Photo of FUwolfpacker
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of ariceclemson
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of macon337
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of williamjbauer
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of pjkelley82
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of Robyn
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of zestar
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Oktoberfest from Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
3.78 out of 5 based on 153 ratings.
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