Oktoberfest | Mother's Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mother's Brewing Company
Missouri, United States
mothersbrewing.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Old School Oktoberfest

Old School Oktoberfest is a traditional amber lager brewed to celebrate the fall harvest. Extended aging creates a medium bodied beer with a smooth malty flavor and just the faintest touch of hops. Pull up your lederhosen, raise a stein, Ein Prosit!

20 IBU

Added by wnh on 08-24-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
82
Reviews:
11
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
16.79%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
9
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 82 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of Kahlerbock
3.4/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kylehay2004
3.53/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of VaporDome
3/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of 1angrydwarf
3.2/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

L: yup its amber with little to know head
S: roasted malt
T: ok roasted gain and malt then hops come in make there presents known. This is a decidedly hoppy marzen. If you want traditional look else where. This isn't a bad beer but more hop presence than I would like. ( I like more traditional marzens)
F: moderate carbonation that comes off bracing like after shave
O: Ok honestly I am no hop head. I lean toward malt backbone beers. For this style of beer it leans hard toward the hop so its not my thing but not a bad beer or an american interpretation. YMMV

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3.03/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of gibgink
3.98/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Butters573
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mojohawk21
3.73/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tone
3.97/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, copper color. 1/2 inch head of an off-white color. Good retention and great lacing. Smells of yeast, sweet malt, caramel malt, slight pale malt, hint of hops, and a hint of alcohol. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Fits the style of a Marzen / Oktoberfest. Tastes of sweet malt, pale malt, slight caramel malt, yeast, hint of hops, and slight alcohol. Overall, a decent an example of a Marzen.

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Drew03cmc
3.36/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dradair
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jblake4124
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One of the best around. The nose and look are right on point for the style. A terrific lingering bitterness follows a great caramel malt flavor. Just the right carbonation makes for a great mouthfeel. In all, a great Marzen, and I've had a lot of them this year.

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Photo of Muny
3.74/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Thebrewman
3.34/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a nice copper color, with a half inch lacing that remains throughout. Caramel and molasses on the nose. Taste is more on the amber side for a Marzen/Oktoberfest style beer. However, the finish is very smooth. Just arrived in Missouri, where I will be stationed for a few years. I'll definitely be having more of these.

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Photo of BrownAleBollocks
3.64/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a sparkling clear copper with a two finger fluffy white head. Aroma is clean, with some malt, sweetness, and a general beeriness. Taste is more pronounced with a nutty sweet malt, and a hint of toffee or caramel. Mouthfeel is thin, but for a drinkabke lager that is fine. Overall a pretty decent oktoberfest that balances towards malt and crispness.

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3/5  rDev -23.7%

Photo of DrumKid003
3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

Photo of orcrist_cleaver
4.04/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

A: Mainly orange with light amber. Filmy white head and actively carbed.

S: Caramel bordering on buttered toffee. Aromatic floral hops.

M: Smooth and slightly chewy with appropriate level of crispness. Nearly decadent.

T: Heath toffee roast. Livened up by faint citric lemon. Good and most of all very clean Noble hop presence with culled hay. Very well balanced with residing macadamiaesque aftertaste

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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3.9/5  rDev -0.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.96/5  rDev +0.8%

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Oktoberfest from Mother's Brewing Company
3.93 out of 5 based on 82 ratings.
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