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Wachusett Octoberfest Ale | Wachusett Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Wachusett Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
wachusettbrew.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Using traditional Oktoberfest specialty malts & hops, it has a balanced bitterness & beautiful copper coloring.

Availability: Aug – Oct

Added by UncleJimbo on 07-02-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,859
Reviews:
83
Ratings:
162
pDev:
11.27%
Bros Score:
3.2
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
19
Trade:
0
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Photo of PatrickCT
3.21/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

How does one rate a beer named Octoberfest that is really an amber ale? Not favorably.
I am on the fence concerning whose fault it is that I picked up a single of this while trying to work in new Oktoberfests into my Marzen Marathon. While it does say Amber Harvest Ale on the bottle, the lettering is very small beneath a giant claim of "Octoberfest." I don't think that one should have to investigate ever bottle one buys but every now and then I need a reminder to do so.
As an "Octoberfest," 0.0.
As an amber, I suppose it isn't too bad...bready with some fruit from the yeast. Raisins and some dark stone fruit, very faint. A bit of thyme and pepper from the hops. Dry finish with moderate carbonation.

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.89/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

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3.67/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.14/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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3.11/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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3.51/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.98/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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3.43/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.8/5  rDev +9.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

This had a light brown color body with a thin head.
the aroma had a deep maltyness to it
the taste was malty up front and and had a little roasty sweetness to it.
mouthfeel was thin and overall a good beer.

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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2.56/5  rDev -26%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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Wachusett Octoberfest Ale from Wachusett Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.46 out of 5 with 162 ratings
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