Yuengling Oktoberfest | Yuengling Brewery

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Yuengling OktoberfestYuengling Oktoberfest
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Yuengling Brewery
Pennsylvania, United States | website

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.45%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by yuenglings on 08-21-2011

BEER STATS
Reviews:
171
Ratings:
875
Avg:
3.35
pDev:
36.42%
 
 
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Reviews by delta490:
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2.94/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Poured a 12oz bottle into a Sam Adams glass. Poured a nice deep amber with a creamy white head that lasts a while and leaves lacing. There is very little to the aroma aside from a slight sweetness. Taste is pretty much the same, with nothing distinguishing to it and a little bitterness on the finish. Mouthfeel is better, with a little bit of carbonation and a nice smoothness. But pretty bland overall, unfortunately.

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Photo of oberon
3.16/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

My first O-fest beer of the year.Poured one and a half bottles into a half liter stein,a clear lighter bronze shade with a large fluffy slightly off white crown atop.Aromas are light and clean with a hint of caramel and toasted grain.A little watery feel to it,flavors mainly of caramel and a touch of grain.It's very average and not complex but I didn't expect it to be mind blowing.Hopefully the worst Oktoberfest beer of the year for me.

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Photo of beerhunter13
2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

Photo of briang01
3/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of markallmon
3.48/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Afroman
3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of Jpinoniemi
3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of TTripp725
2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

Photo of therealJAYZ
3.63/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of generallee
4/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of nstroup
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of TimoP
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of Jason
3.58/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

12oz brown bottle with no freshness date.

Clear darkish amber hue, thin lacing. Slightly sweet nose, toasted malt, faint caramel, hint of hops, clean. Big on crispness, slightly smooth, lighter bodied, grainy, mild toasted husk, feigned sweetness, touch biscuity, light hopping, balancing bitterness, drying grassy finish.

Not half bad, drinkability is pretty high and with this beer being clean and all I'd certainly go back for more.

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Photo of BluFenderStrat07
4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

Photo of Poppaweasel
3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of Hugh37
2.54/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of ImFlyerThanYou
3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of wattoclone
3.55/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

2012: Pours a deep copper-amber with good head. Smell is faint malt. Taste is very smooth, like a Yuengling Lager with a hint of Oktoberfest. Easy drinking and value priced.

2013: Decent Oktoberfest, Not as good as most U.S. versions, but still drinkable. Somewhat watery, but malty with a bitter finish. Not as good as the 2012 version due to more bitter finish. I hope this trend of over-hopping beer styles that were created to be not hoppy ends sooner than later.

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Photo of Irish_Fan
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of dogfishandi
3.13/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

12oz twist off bottle poured into a pint glass.

Pours a deep amber with a burnt orange color, decent clarity. About 1-2 fingers of off white head that eventually fades to nothing.

Light mineral lager yeast with a bit of light toasted grain and light caramel, nothing special.

Mineral with a touch of sulfur lager yeast throughout with some grainy sweetness and a bit of caramel bread. Slight hints of citric hop bitterness. hHowever a little too light and lack luster for the style, carbonated like a light lager, a little overdone , but drinkable and a nice new offering from yeunling.

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Photo of HeyYoMar
3.76/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of GOBLIN
3.53/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Starts off a really nice appearance but that's the best thing this beer has going for it. It is along the lines for the style. However, just not the best rendition. Yuengling usually does a good jog with various styles Porter, Hefe, etc . . . just not here

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Photo of TKEbeerman
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of jminch
2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

Photo of briandaube
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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