Oktoberfest | Upland Brewing Company

BA SCORE
82
good
167 Ratings
THE BROS
81
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Upland Brewing Company
Indiana, United States
uplandbeer.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by zerk on 10-03-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
167
Reviews:
69
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
13.89%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
23
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 167 |  Reviews: 69
Photo of ZEB89
3.74/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fishwhisperer
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of barnzy78
3.28/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle, best enjoyed by DEC16
A - caramel colored body with a fluffy ivory head
S - toasted grain, caramel, spicy and earthy hops
T - plenty of toasty grain and caramel, toffee, earthy & spicy hops, bready lager yeast, and unfortunately hot alcohol
M - medium body, drying finish with booze lingering on the palate along with spicy hops
O - even though the flavors are decent, the alcohol is too prevalent taking away from any sort of good experience here. It is also quite hoppy and bitter for a Märzen. It's not terrible, but I wouldn't buy this again nor would I recommend it to anyone.

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Photo of Vondy08
4.02/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Great light o-fest

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Photo of freewill35
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Steve_N
3.29/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Draft at The Heorot.

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Photo of kinmundy77
4.04/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of dannycohen62
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of VaporDome
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of gratefulbeerhead
3.62/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of plumberman63
1.78/5  rDev -50.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 1.25

Bottle says 20 ibu...wtf. This is a bitter beer with no aroma. Very disappointed after having a Samuel Adams octoberfest that was good at 16 ibu expected this to be better.

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Photo of heysuz
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brittanylicious
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of warpig372
3.77/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Andy1010
4.08/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

It's easy to make a good Marzen, but this one stands out a bit. Really good beer

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Photo of Tone
3.59/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, copper color. 1/3 inch head of an off-white color. Slight retention and poor lacing. Smells of strong pale malt, sweet malt, strong caramel malt, hint of yeast, and a hint of hops. Fits the style of a Marzen / Oktoberfest. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of strong pale malt, sweet malt, strong caramel malt, hint of yeast, and a hint of hops. Overall, weak appearance, but decent aroma, body, and blend.

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Photo of IrishRacer
3.9/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cbei1261
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jared_Guillaume
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of chrismattlin
3.34/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jbfarris
4.02/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dleigh
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zachpaschal
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bingja18
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nctide
3.37/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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Oktoberfest from Upland Brewing Company
3.6 out of 5 based on 167 ratings.
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