Paulaner Oktoberfest Bier | Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG

Paulaner Oktoberfest BierPaulaner Oktoberfest Bier
BA SCORE
72.6%
Liked This Beer
3.87 w/ 2,551 ratings
Paulaner Oktoberfest BierPaulaner Oktoberfest Bier
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
Germany
paulaner.de

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Also known as Paulaner Oktoberfest Bier

An amber beer style that was developed to celebrate the original Oktoberfest over 200 years ago. This full bodied beer with its rich malt flavor, dark toffee note and underlying fruitiness has a masterful hop balance.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-11-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,005
Reviews:
1,124
Ratings:
2,551
Liked:
1,851
Avg:
3.87/5
pDev:
11.63%
Alströms:
3.93
 
 
Wants:
98
Gots:
356
Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

This is one of my favorite beers. It is amber and smells wonderful. The malts sing out and make me wish I was in Bavaria drinking a "mass" in a "prosit for Gemutlichkeit". I forgot to add this review when I had this in the fall. Germans love it, and you will too..it is worth the wait for 8-9 more months..Oktoberfest 2012. Malt flavor is tops, but it is not sweet. It goes down so smoothly that you wish it was sold by the liter here.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thanks for the nice gift set Dr. K. That's a big ass can right there.

Poured out of liter can into the Paulaner stein provided.

A) Got a little aggressive on the pour, and had to let this settle a bit. This had a big rocky head, looked like a float. Head settled to a dusting, with a little sticky lacing at the top. The color was a hazy golden yellow.

S) Heavy on malt sweetness, light hops, and some white grape juice aroma.

T) Follows the nose pretty closely. This is sweet, bready, a little buttery. There is a hint of the hops, grape and some alcohol.

M) The palate is a wave of malt. This is pretty smooth. A medium body with the right amount of carbonation. The aftertaste lingers a bit for me.

O) A solid Oktoberfest option. I can't put it in my top five, but it's good overall. I paired this with an episode of World's Dumbest, and it went down pretty well.

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Paulaner Oktoberfest Bier from Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
Beer rating: 72.6% out of 100 with 2,551 ratings
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