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Oktoberfest | Four Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery

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Four Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery
Arizona, United States

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Fall

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Added by Camjmorton on 09-17-2013

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Ratings: 6 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by Auraan:
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4.24/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured a nice amber/copper with a half-finger white head. It looks like a good Oktoberfest, or even a Vienna Lager, as the brewery was calling it. Scents of lager yeast, fresh bread and fruity esters. An excellent, appetizing German-style aroma. Very nice. Flavor began with nice sweet malt, balanced by nice amounts of floral and grassy hops, there is also some grain husk and a nice bready and dry finish. A very good Vienna Lager, it's got a lot more flavor and character than the style usually has going for it. Mouthfeel was light bodied with low carbonation and a nice drying quality. Quite pleasant on the tongue. Overall this was an excellent Vienna Lager, that had a lot going for it in all categories. As far as Four Peaks' Fall beers go, I'd say this is well and away better than the Pumpkin Porter.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of tjcamm
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of grubefresh
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of Camjmorton
4.07/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

They just brewed this beer for the first time and released it this past weekend.

A- Deep copper color, crystal clear

S- really wasnt getting much from the smell of it, but anyways

T- Taste was very full-bodied. It had a nice subtle hop flavor that went really well with the dryness. A little bit richer malts for a vienna lager than I am used to, and I liked it

M- The dry mouthfeel really turned this into a great sessionable beer. I feel like the rich complexity came through in the taste and then the dry, smooth feel made it go down so easily

O- Great Oktoberfest, especially for their first time. I'm looking forward to more of these, since I live down the street from the brewery in Tempe

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Photo of Gobzilla
3/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kp29
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Oktoberfest from Four Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery
Beer rating: 3.72 out of 5 with 6 ratings
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