Stegmaier Oktoberfest | Lion Brewery, Inc.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lion Brewery, Inc.
Pennsylvania, United States
lionbrewery.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by bmills1608 on 09-05-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
85
Reviews:
48
Avg:
3.56
pDev:
15.73%
 
 
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Photo of mvanaskie13
3.82/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a custom shaped glass: color is a darker copper, head is off white and the head presents about 1/2 inch thick then dissipates to a ring with no lacing.

Smell is caramel more than munich malt, a touch of earthy hops; a little on the sweet side.

Taste continues the trend of sweeter, caramel like flavor presented in the aroma; I think the malt bill just leans on some caramel or sweeter adjunct malts to back up the prime malt; hops are crisp, earthy light spice.

Mouthfeel is on the sweet side, not cloying but the maltiness with minor bitterness is evident.

Overall, this is another decent seasonal lager style beer from Stegmaier; not great but in the realm of good beer in an underappreciated style.

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Photo of tdm168
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brew_ski
2.72/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of klimoja
3.07/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of amalburg
3.44/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Uniobrew31
3.13/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of TopherBreski
3.43/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Decent octoberfest. Very good color.

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Photo of MorganMessersmith
5/5  rDev +40.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is the best domestic Oktoberfest biet that I have ever tasted.

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Photo of Jammyman
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PaulSlazinger
3.67/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of scotorum
3.69/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Purchased in a mixed six at a Wegmans on my recent trip to western Pennsylvania.

Poured from the 12 oz. bottle into a Samuel Adams nonick.

a: Clear copper with a finger thick offwhite head which receded to thin surface foam and spotty lacing.

s: Mild caramel malt and some ripe light fruit.

t: Follows the nose along with some light hop bite. Sweet to dry finish.

m: Medium with good body, lots of carbonation tingle.

o; A very good Marzen, would like still more caramel maltiness myself, but this one is very drinkable and right for the Fall season.

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Photo of Jethro
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of JAB1978
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of OKCNittany
2.33/5  rDev -34.6%

Photo of ColdWaffles
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of rdoggg
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of hillind
3.56/5  rDev 0%

Photo of KerryCummins1977
3.72/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of RuebenRox
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of Robyn
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of Latarnik
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of Stermax
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Punchfoster
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of steelslug92
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of jadpsu
3.45/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours clear copper color with an off white tan, bold head that has great retention. (note: based on what I observed, amazed that many here said head retention was nil.)
Aroma: I get some sweet malts & to a lesser extent some mild, spicy hops. Taste of same follows.
A bit think in body and in mouthfeel.
Good solid easy to drink beer.

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Stegmaier Oktoberfest from Lion Brewery, Inc.
3.56 out of 5 based on 85 ratings.
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