Otter Creek Oktoberfest | Otter Creek Brewing

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79
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348 Ratings
Otter Creek OktoberfestOtter Creek Oktoberfest
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Otter Creek Brewing
Vermont, United States
ottercreekbrewing.com

Style: Altbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
32 IBU

Replaced by Oktoberfest Lager in 2012.

Added by stirgy on 09-17-2001

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
348
Reviews:
259
Avg:
3.46
pDev:
13.87%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
4
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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5/5  rDev +44.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of Johnnyfacelift
3.68/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is my first fall beer purchase of 2012 and I'm happy with my choice. Great looking clear beer that's golden straw in color with a bit of lacing but not a huge head hanging around. The aroma reminds me of this beer style and is consistent with other brewers offerings... malty and yeasty, nothing new here. The taste is similar to the smell although there is a bit more depth with a nice malt flavor up front, a bit of hops that balances without being overpowering and a good dose of the yeast profile. The mouthfeel leaves some residual sweetness behind but does not make your mouth stick together. This is a nice addition to the flooded market of fall beers that are entering your local beer shop this time of year... happy fall!

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of TiredOldSkier
1.56/5  rDev -54.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

This doesn't taste anything like an Oktoberfest. I don't know why it's style is being listed as American Amber/red Ale. They market it as an Oktoberfest. They host Oktoberfest festivals and call it "authentic".

I have drank this beer many times and have found the taste varies from 6 pack to 6 pack. It often has off flavors. Sometimes it taste like band-aids, others it has metallic flavors.

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Otter Creek Oktoberfest from Otter Creek Brewing
3.46 out of 5 based on 348 ratings.
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