Otter Creek Oktoberfest
Otter Creek Brewing

Otter Creek OktoberfestOtter Creek Oktoberfest
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From:
Otter Creek Brewing
 
Vermont, United States
Style:
Altbier
ABV:
4.5%
Score:
79
Avg:
3.47 | pDev: 13.83%
Reviews:
259
Ratings:
90
Status:
Retired
Rated:
Aug 21, 2018
Added:
Sep 17, 2001
Wants:
  3
Gots:
  6
SCORE
79
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Otter Creek OktoberfestOtter Creek Oktoberfest
Notes: 32 IBU

Replaced by Oktoberfest Lager in 2012.
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Rated: 4 by JamieDuncan from Maryland

Aug 21, 2018
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Rated by papat444 from Canada (QC)

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Flashback #197
Aug 19, 2015
 
Rated: 3.44 by mklisz from New Hampshire

Jul 13, 2015
 
Rated: 3.99 by Juice14 from Connecticut

Dec 24, 2014
 
Rated: 3.4 by JNForsyth from Pennsylvania

Dec 20, 2014
 
Rated: 3.8 by harryhops from Delaware

Nov 16, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by wrightst from Maryland

Sep 29, 2014
 
Rated: 3 by Nichols33 from Massachusetts

Sep 19, 2014
 
Rated: 3.2 by Steve1707 from Pennsylvania

Sep 11, 2014
 
Rated: 3.92 by smurphy493 from New York

Sep 10, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by Sellen from Connecticut

Sep 06, 2014
 
Rated: 3.25 by zestar from California

Aug 19, 2014
 
Rated: 3.75 by Zachboler

Aug 09, 2014
 
Rated: 2.25 by rlamoy from Vermont

Jun 13, 2014
 
Rated: 2.75 by TheBeerdedCharmer from Pennsylvania

Jun 07, 2014
 
Rated: 4.25 by PhillyNole from Pennsylvania

Mar 30, 2014
 
Rated: 3.25 by harpus from Alabama

Jan 27, 2014
 
Rated: 3.75 by BillRoth from Maryland

Dec 18, 2013
 
Rated: 3.5 by ujsplace from Oregon

Oct 19, 2013
 
Rated: 3.25 by yuenglingade from Pennsylvania

Oct 02, 2013
 
Rated: 3 by BostonPhilly from Massachusetts

Sep 20, 2013
 
Rated: 4 by Supra97 from Pennsylvania

Sep 18, 2013
 
Rated: 3.75 by nebula1999 from Connecticut

Aug 28, 2013
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Reviewed by Eando35 from New Jersey

2.36/5  rDev -32%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
Picked this up at my local wine and spirits - they offer single bottles for between $1.50-$3.00, a great way of trying new beers without making a a financial and fridge investment in a six pack. To my review!

I poured this into a room temperature pint glass. The color was a mild to medium dark orange and it had a very similar smell to most other Oktoberfests. However, when I took the first sip, I was immediately turned off to this beer. The taste was similar to Samuel Adams but tasted like a lite version. While SA Oktfest isn't exactly a heavy beer, it still has a deep enough taste to make it last. The beer was also somewhat tart, something I didn't expect from an OktFest. In all honesty, I dumped about half the beer and poured myself a SA. Was very disappointed. Looking forward to some better OktFests!
Aug 19, 2013
 
Rated: 3.5 by JTomczak from Connecticut

Aug 13, 2013
 
Rated: 3.5 by morrowd3 from Vermont

Jul 07, 2013
 
Rated: 3.25 by jaxon53 from Connecticut

Jun 27, 2013
 
Rated: 3.25 by petermethot from New Jersey

Jun 25, 2013
 
Rated: 3.25 by Kelp from New Hampshire

Apr 29, 2013
 
Rated: 4 by brheuer from New Jersey

Mar 17, 2013
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Reviewed by barczar from Kentucky

3.4/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
About a year and a half old.

Pours a slightly hazy golden brown with a huge 2 inch frothy pillow-like cream head that dissipates slowly, leaving very thick lacing.

There's a skunky character in the initial aroma. Becomes grainy and metallic, with subtle toasted caramel malt beneath. To avoid the aged character, I smelled the bottle. Fairly nutty, with slight brown sugar sweetness.

Flavor reveals substantial, slightly over-toasted, bready malt character, but it's dominated by sherry-like notes of oxidation and a metallic finish. Nutty flavors emerge late, followed by dryness and a bit of soap.

Body is moderate, but fairly high carbonation lightens it a bit. There's a touch of astringency at the finish.

Probably past its prime, so my score ignores the off flavors. Not a bad beer, but nothing spectacular. Malt character lacked a bit.
Feb 01, 2013
 
Rated: 3.5 by Danflurry from Texas

Dec 28, 2012
 
Rated: 3.5 by cliff1066 from Virginia

Dec 17, 2012
 
Rated: 3.25 by Proclarush from Maryland

Nov 30, 2012
 
Rated: 3 by rowyn from New York

Nov 21, 2012
 
Rated: 3.5 by BeerNacho from Massachusetts

Nov 21, 2012
 
Rated: 3.75 by JoeLacy from Ohio

Nov 19, 2012
 
Rated: 3.5 by RBorsato from Virginia

Nov 19, 2012
 
Rated: 3 by Focusf111 from Vermont

Nov 12, 2012
 
Rated: 3.5 by bluntedboywonder from New York

Nov 11, 2012
Otter Creek Oktoberfest from Otter Creek Brewing
Beer rating: 79 out of 100 with 349 ratings