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Yuengling Oktoberfest | Yuengling Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Yuengling Brewery
Pennsylvania, United States
yuengling.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.45%

Availability: Fall

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Added by yuenglings on 08-21-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,114
Reviews:
182
Ratings:
922
pDev:
16.17%
Bros Score:
3.58
 
 
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Photo of JayKay412
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jpschouest
3.67/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mattreitz49
3.54/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PatrickCT
3.69/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Surprisingly good Oktoberfest from a national brewery. Better by far than most of the craft offerings for two reasons. One, it is actually a lager and they nail the drinkability and mouthfeel. (Although a little light) Two, they really didn't try to make the style their own.
While I wouldn't give it any awards, it does have a nice malt profile. Biscuity, with a touch of caramel then graininess, it is barely balanced with a hint of hops, but just enough. A soft, smooth mouthfeel with appropriate carbonation for the style. Finishes crisp and grassy.
Could be better? Of course. But it gets much worse than this with some of the Oktoberfests out there.

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Photo of OzmanBey
5/5  rDev +49.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of ObiBeerCanobi
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of alexsergio
2.75/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of DMc8ride
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of grawp57
4.75/5  rDev +42.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Nice deep amber with a thick tan head. Malt, bread, caramel, and nut give it a very pleasant aroma. Taste is a very satisfying blend of sweet and bitter. Goes down full but smooth. One of my favorite Oktoberfests!!!!!

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Photo of Gemini6
3.55/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Caveworm
4.02/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Yuengling Oktoberfest | Yuengling Brewery. Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, the head's two fingers thick and off-white, with solid lacing, and a clear deep reddish amber body.

I smell the standard märzen fare with the caramelized malts. Kinda underwhelming.

The taste is also pretty "meh". Clean finish regardless.

Medium-light mouthfeel with mild carbonation.

Overall, I'll give Yuengling Oktoberfest | Yuengling Brewery a 4. Good for what it is, but lacking the depth needed to make it anything higher up than this IMNSHO.

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Photo of jbehlar
3.23/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of beergorrilla
3.49/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AJmon13
2.87/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of BrewsOverHoes
3.31/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of beaulabauve
3.56/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mothmanscott
3.56/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear deep amber/pale brown producing barely 2 fingers of beige, finely bubbled, foamy, short-lived head that leaves only a hint of lacing. Aroma is malty toast, brown bread, roasted nuts, thin brown sugar, fruity with cola like caramel, a floral hop essence & a metallic hint in the background. The breadiness, cola & fruitiness really stand out. Taste is malty like the nose: toasted dark bread, roasted nuts, rich cola like caramel notes, fruity with lager yeast, floral, spice & a metallic hint with a mild hop bitterness in the finish which rolls over into the aftertaste becoming a lingering bitterness. This brew is a nice blend of dry & sweet. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with moderate carbonation, lightly dry & slightly prickly becoming faintly drawing in the aftertaste. This was an aged example provided by Aaron James Shelton, Cicerone certified beer guy/bartender at Blue Sky Grill, Moultrie, Georgia. Thanks buddy!

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Photo of FLBeerGuy
3.75/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of animal69
3.67/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.34/5  rDev +29.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Yuengling Oktoberfest has a thick, beige head, a mostly clear, copper appearance, with lots of fine, white suspended sediment, and some glass lacing. Aroma is muted, but one can pick up some glutinous brown bread notes, and flavor is of sweet, slightly bitter, brown bread crust. Mouthfeel is medium, and Yuengling Oktoberfest finishes crisp, clean, and refreshing.

RJT

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Photo of Mooslerfitness
3.93/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JAB1978
4.75/5  rDev +42.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of fanuvpinkflyd
4.21/5  rDev +26%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of btcole18
4.2/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Try-em-all
3.67/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice copper color with one finger head, see below as I would have said the same things as they guy before me. It's good, get one.

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Yuengling Oktoberfest from Yuengling Brewery
Beer rating: 3.34 out of 5 with 922 ratings
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