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Oktoberfest | COOP Ale Works

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
COOP Ale Works
Oklahoma, United States
coopaleworks.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Taking a step away from our namesake, once a year we craft a lager worthy of extra days in the cellar. The COOP Oktoberfest combines Munich malt, Bavarian hops and a traditional German yeast, and calls for the celebration of fall's arrival. It's time to find a tent, fill your stein, prost, yodel and polka!

23 IBU

Added by Redrover on 10-01-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#32,499
Reviews:
14
Ratings:
54
pDev:
9.89%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
13
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 54 |  Reviews: 14
Photo of johnnyd10vt
4.41/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Beautiful Amber. Just slightly cloudy. Amazing perfect malty smell, Delicious, subtle, extremely drinkable

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Photo of mojohawk21
4.35/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dbarny76
4.12/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jaydoc
4.03/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dinglehacker
4.02/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into glass seidel.

Appearance: Lovely amber. No head, no lace (admittedly slow pour)

Nose: Malty, light and sweet

Taste: Malt up front, a little wheaty. Light notes of fall spice.

Feel: Light mouthfeel, smooth

Coop's Oktoberfest is pretty typical of the amber end of the style, malty and moderately sweet. Have had on tap as well, which was a little stronger in flavor. Not bad at all.

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Photo of coastiebob
4.01/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BrewAskew
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is the first ever canning of this brew, canned on 9/10/2015, reviewed 9/19/2015.
Pours out to a rich off white head and copper-orange color. Aroma is malty, toasty and slightly sweet smelling. Flavor is toasty munich malt and subtle noble hops to balance perfectly. Mouthfeel is light-medium. This is a rock solid Marzen from Coop, who does not release crap beers ever.

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Photo of Edie
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Spike-likes-beer
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of BeerWithMike
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Straight "4's" across the board. Sampled on 12/27/15. Comes in a 16-ounce can. Can chilled down to 36 degrees in my beer cooler and poured in to a 20-ounce 'Rock Bottom Mug Club-Omaha' handled-glass stein.

Brew pours a deep copper-amber in color with about a 2-finger creamy/foamy off-white head. A decent amount of lacing was seen with every sip. Aroma is of caramel malts with a hint of spice. Pretty much is said for the taste with lots of malty flavor that is pretty clean. Goes down easy with no bitterness to mention. Overall a decent brew of this style. Medium-bodied with lighter carbonation.

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Photo of Treycotton
3.94/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of russpowell
3.91/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours amber/orange with a thumb of pearl colored head. Minimal head retention & lacing

S: Breadyness, pears

T: Follows the nose, a little leafy hop & a touch of taffy sweetness up front. Dryness, coupled with pears & a little caramel as this warms. Finishes dry with little bit of leafy hops, pears & breadyness

MF: Medium body, firm carbonation, nice balance

Drinks so easy, a really nice example of the style

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Photo of Domvan
3.89/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sethcroisant
3.86/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of socon67
3.84/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of phrimplepoot
3.84/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Nice Octoberfest. Great flavor. Really nice color.

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Photo of BlackBeerDown
3.84/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gruss004
3.79/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Casey_L
3.76/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 22Blue
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TX-Badger
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear darker golden color with off-white head. Malt, bread, hay, cereal, and some grass on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with more malty goodness.

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of stephens101
3.74/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A clear amber, sweet and slightly nutty brew that flirts with cloying but never really goes there so all is good in Oktoberfest land!

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Photo of Decker
3.73/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OKbrew89
3.72/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap. Pours a slightly hazy copper color with a one finger, moderately receding head that leaves two inches of lacing. Nose of roasted malt, caramel, and subtle herb-iness. Taste follows the nose with roasted malt, nuttiness, and a delicate note of spicy hops on the finish. Medium-low carbonation and medium body that is very smooth.
This is a nice Märzen. Nice roasty and toasty smooth body that doesn't neglect the traditional german hops. Much better on tap than canned. Another solid beer from COOP.

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Oktoberfest from COOP Ale Works
Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 54 ratings
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