Oktoberfest | Lucky Bucket Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lucky Bucket Brewing Co.
Nebraska, United States
luckybucketbrewing.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
When Bavarian Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese tied the knot in 1810, the couple invited about a hundred thousand of their closest friends to celebrate on Munich's front lawn and the world's largest annual festival was born. Lucky Bucket salutes this fine tradition with an authentic Oktoberfest lager for the fall season. Using only the finest German malt and hops, we've created a beer with a wonderful malty flavor, full body, and crisp finish that would make Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese proud. Prost!

Added by Hullabaloo2 on 10-01-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
55
Reviews:
12
Avg:
3.52
pDev:
18.18%
 
 
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1.5/5  rDev -57.4%

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1.75/5  rDev -50.3%

Photo of ZAP
1.93/5  rDev -45.2%
look: 4 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

A-Deep burnt orange color..minimal head..

S-Not much....smells sour and infected...

T-Odd...tart almost... not what I expected....some toasted caramel...not my idea of an ofest flavor...definitely tart on the finish

M-Medium bodied...a bit sourish on the finish..

O-Not impressed....seems slightly infected...not drain pour but by far the worst ofest I have had this year. Maybe the non infected batches are better but unfortunately this one is not very good and I am very disappointed to have purchased a six-pack that is off like this...very rarely does this happen with all the micros I have had....can't find any bottle dating...I'm assuming it is this years version and not one that has been sitting in a warehouse for a year but who knows...then again it doesn't taste "old or stale" ...more infected...slightly but enough to wreck it..

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Photo of MNBeer1017
2.25/5  rDev -36.1%

Photo of jpuetz
2.5/5  rDev -29%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of dbossman
3.17/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A: Dark, reddish amber hue with a huge bubbly, foamy head; lacing is not there and this is a pretty murky looking lager

S: Grainy and somewhat herbaly and sour; musty and metallic; something smells a bit strange here; and there is way too much malt for an Oktoberfest--at least it smells that way

T: Yep, it's really malty and grainy; something medicinal on the finish; some burnt malts, toffee as well in the finish that make it somewhat pleasant

F: Pretty thin--even for a lager

O: A pretty average Oktoberfest; not bad and refreshing but subdued, simple, and too malty

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Photo of matcris
3.18/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

LOOKS: Poured into a Nonic pint glass. A bout an inch of khaki creamy head. Dark amber or copper with lots of small bubbles rising. Leaves a little lacing down the glass.
AROMA: Good amount of sweet malt. Reminds me of dried lighter fruits and grain. Lots of lightly toasted bread.
TASTE: Very mild flavor. The sweetness in this beer tastes a little artificial. There is a sweet tea like quality. The aroma was nicer than the actual flavor. A bit 2 dimensional. Sweet with a little breadiness to it. A little grassiness from the hops in the taste but absolutely no bitterness.
MOUTHFEEL: Thin, a bit watery, but refreshing. Not a sticky beer, finishes pretty dry. Carbonation is mild on the palate.
OVERALL: An above average beer. Nothing too memorable here, though.

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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of MtnBiker
3.35/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The last guy probably got a bad bottle. So take it for what it worth. This was a decent, not solid, but decent brew. . All I can say is this beer is not outstanding, but I wouldn't turn down drinking 2 or 3 of them wth a buddy if he had a six pack. Not bad but not good. Definitely one to try if you got it.

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3.35/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.36/5  rDev -4.5%

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3.46/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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Oktoberfest from Lucky Bucket Brewing Co.
3.52 out of 5 based on 55 ratings.
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