Oktoberfest | Mother's Brewing Company

OktoberfestOktoberfest
BA SCORE
58%
Liked This Beer
3.69 w/ 88 ratings
OktoberfestOktoberfest
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
Ranking:
#28,185
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
88
Liked:
51
Avg:
3.69/5
pDev:
15.99%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
10
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 88 |  Reviews: 12
Photo of kylehay2004
3.53/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.9/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

this is a well made beer, and a lot of the mothers stuff is, but its a little sweeter than i like in the style, as oktoberfest is a beer i like to make a day of, and so the drier ones play a little better i think in terms of high volume drinking, but the flavors here are well developed and the beer remains in balance. part of it is that i dont think the lager yeast is as flavorful as some, not as obviously old worldy, and not as influential in the finish. as such, i think the malts tend to run on a little longer than in most. definitely a nice caramel malt profile, layers of bran and toffee and toasted warmth, its hearty and there isnt much of a hop profile here to speak of, light bitterness there is all. medium body, light dried apple notes, a hint of maple, and pretty good carbonation. i know these guys a lot more for inventive and strange beers than i do for brewing to style, but they have done a pretty solid job with something more traditional. if you like them extended a little bit by the grain sweetness, this one is for you.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of russpowell
4.42/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 2 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours an effervecent apricot with a siver of cream colored head. Near zero head retention & lacing

S: Breadyness, hay, crackery notes, some mineral notes, just a lovely nose, nice perfumy hop notes

T: Follows the nose, a touch of pears & lemons up front. Dryness, maybe a touch of pineapple as this warms, a bit of white grape. Finishes fruity, grainy with dry-ish hay notes & a kiss of lemon

MF: Medium bodied, firm carbonation, great balance

Super drinkability, a nice Marzen, easily one of the better ones I've had in several years

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Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tone
3.97/5  rDev +7.6%
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 -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.03/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.64/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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3.4/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.76/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.98/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Oktoberfest from Mother's Brewing Company
Beer rating: 58% out of 100 with 88 ratings
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