Franconia Oktoberfest | Franconia Brewing Company

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41 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Franconia Brewing Company
Texas, United States
franconiabrewing.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by jujubeast6000 on 03-24-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
41
Reviews:
11
Avg:
3.59
pDev:
22.56%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
11
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Ratings: 41 |  Reviews: 11
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3.29/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of monk2021
3.39/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of geodepe
1.7/5  rDev -52.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

I purchased half a dozen or more Oktoberfest beers this week and this was the worst tasting of the bunch.

It has a sour taste to it. Something really awful.

I hate to say it, but this is first beer that I will throw out after drinking half the bottle.

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Photo of cdwil
2.83/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BdM
3.4/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of archero
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MicTar
3.54/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of galuskan
3.52/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I alway enjoy trying this beer to see how it changes year to year. Always malty. Always delicious. Doesn't have much head when poured from a bottle. I think last time I had it was on draft.

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Photo of amvrana
3.63/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerTaster727
1.74/5  rDev -51.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Terrible experience...tasted like the beer had gone bad. Reminded me of rotten raspberries and had an awful aftertaste.

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Photo of WholeLottaTricks
4.12/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of Texasfan549
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of Deanc
2/5  rDev -44.3%

Don't know how to describe it, I didn't like it.

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Photo of javlin624
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of jkn09
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of tubeyes
3.95/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A. Nice Orange
S. Very sweet and malty
T. More sweet malts, caramel, toffee
M. Good drinkable mouthfeel, sweet aftertaste
O. Great beer, very sweet, would be friendly to new beer drinkers

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of greenspointexas
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of allengarvin
3.86/5  rDev +7.5%

A: 4 - It pours out a dark mahogany with a small but persistent head and good lacing.
S: 4 - Excellent malt aroma, with a bit of kettle caramelization.
T: 3.75 - Emphasis is squarely on the malt, with low bitterness leaving the overall flavor fairly sweet. Malt tends towards caramel flavor, and finishes as it began, sweet.
M: 4 - Soft textured, creamy, not too much carbonation
O: 3.75 - Solid oktoberfest, though malt is not as complex as some examples.

Weighting (percentages): 20, 20, 40, 5, 15. Avg: 3.86.

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Photo of TX-Badger
2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

Photo of gnaztee
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of GMB
4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of drummermattie02
2/5  rDev -44.3%

Photo of BJasny
4.75/5  rDev +32.3%

Photo of czillmer
4/5  rDev +11.4%

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Franconia Oktoberfest from Franconia Brewing Company
3.59 out of 5 based on 41 ratings.
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