Copper Legend Octoberfest
Jack's Abby Brewing

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Jack's Abby Brewing
Massachusetts, United States
Ranked #108
Ranked #20,955
3.8 | pDev: 10%
Feb 01, 2023
Sep 06, 2011
Very Good
Copper Legend OctoberfestCopper Legend Octoberfest
Notes: Ancient timelines talk of dark days, plagued by hardships and Kingdom demands. When hope was all but lost, a legend emerged. A plumber. With copper pipes and an uncanny wit, he battled fierce foes and saw to the brewery’s opening. Our Octoberfest is malty, smooth and exceedingly drinkable. It is perfect to celebrate and honor today’s legends. We use locally grown wheat from MA, Munich malt and noble hops.

22 IBU
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Reviewed by Mikecap42 from Maine

3.1/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
A: This beer poured a light copper color with a white head. The lager was kind of cloudy as you col not see through it.

S: Floral aroma from the hops. Subtle hints of bread but not much coming from the malts.

T: The beer is a bit hopper than I would prefer for a Marzen. The mal flavor is rather subdued.

MF: Beer has a light boy

O: It's a medicore take on the style. I would prefer something with more malt.
Feb 01, 2023
Rated: 3.68 by WynnO from Florida

Jan 27, 2023
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Reviewed by Foyle from North Carolina

3.51/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
Poured from 16oz can into pint glass. Large pillowy white head, hazy copper color, plenty of streaming carbonation. Aroma has some floral and citrus notes, bread dough. Mouthfeel light-to-medium with a somewhat dry finish. Flavor of medium roasted barley, noticeable hop bitterness, not picking up much of the caramel that the brewer states in their description. Not bad, but not my favorite Marzen.
Jan 21, 2023
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Rated by Ggallin from New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
It’s aight. If your going to be a man about it and drink all 12 in a sitting, get your shitpipe ready to go a few rounds.
Dec 18, 2022
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Reviewed by LifesAnesthesia from Virginia

4.32/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
L - light copper with some good clarity, a off-white head that sticks around in a thin cap
S - Tons of sweet malt and caramel
T - Follows the nose with sweet malt and caramel up front along with yeast throughout. Very slight notes of hops and floral notes on the backend. Some biscuit notes as well
F - light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Perfect for the style
O - Very drinkable, simple and there are better more complex marzens out there, but well done.
Nov 12, 2022
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Reviewed by Sabtos from Ohio

3.69/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Foggy light amber with a tall and dense off-white head leaving coral lacing.

More fruity and yeasty than most, it's damn near got a prune element to it. Tangy, leafy and lightly nutty, it'd be a frothy quaffer otherwise.

The medium body has a crisp froth finishing tingly semi-dry.
Oct 24, 2022
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Reviewed by nickb2000 from New Hampshire

3.77/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Imperial Pint
Look: Nearly crystal clear copper color, pouring a 1 finger head which dissipated to moderate lacing
Smell: light hops, citrus, toasted malt, some earthy notes and light yeast
Taste: palate follows the nose. Toasted malt, and musty yeast followed by light-moderate bitterness. Finish is mellow toasted malt
Feel: Light moderate mouthfeel, generous carbonation and smooth finish
Overall: Its a decent marzen, not the best but definitely not the worst
Oct 24, 2022
Rated: 2.85 by bendukes86 from South Carolina

Oct 15, 2022
Rated: 3.75 by drstalker from Illinois

Oct 15, 2022
Rated: 3.54 by McSeal from Connecticut

Oct 15, 2022
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Reviewed by Spike from England

2.71/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
16oz can.
L: Large but short-lived head, a hazy copper colour and a few spots of lacing.
S: Mild, slightly vegetal aroma.
T: Bready but surprisingly plain. Quite herbal. Bitterness is high for the style
F: Light and watery. Zero carbonation.
O: No idea what this is. Really poor. Thin and bland. Tastes like a flat vienna lager left out overnight.
Oct 15, 2022
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Reviewed by HattedClassic from Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
The beer pours a nice and voluminous head that is white and fluffy. The beer itself is a clear copper. It looks very nice.

The smell is a bit sweet with honey and bread notes galore with a light bitter hop note.

The taste is hoppier than the smell. It has a nice herbal bitterness with a malty finish.

The feel is good. It has a medium body with biting carbonation and a clean finish.

Overall, a pretty good Marzen even if it is a bit on the hoppier side.
Oct 08, 2022
Rated: 3.5 by McBraniel from Virginia

Oct 08, 2022
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Reviewed by Victory_Sabre1973 from Minnesota

3.72/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Clear copper color with a slightly off white head - 3 finger. The head retention is decent. Some lacing on the glass. There's a decent amount of carbonation bubbles rising in the glass.
Slight biscuit on the nose, a bit earthy and some yeast aromas.
Lots of caramel from the malts here. There's biscuit also that comes into play. slight funk on the back side, and a slight bitterness from the hops.
Clean crisp body. Decent for the style.
A good American Oktoberfest.
Oct 02, 2022
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Reviewed by BitteNochEinWeissbier from Pennsylvania

3.57/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75
16 oz can
Consumed on: 01 Oct, 2022
Glass: 0.5 L Fest Mug
Serving Temp: 47.8 F
ABV: 5.7 %
IBU: 22

A golden copper that hews more to gold than copper. The head is a 1 finger of off-white fizzy foam that quickly becomes a thin ring and island pattern. Some lacing is on the sides of the glass.

Initial light hit of toasted caramel. Bread crusts and lightly toasted bread. Some nuts. There is a note of honey. Some notes of hay and dusty earth.

Toasted bready malts right away buttressed with some honey and toffee. A light bitterness and some spiciness show up mid sip. The finish is dry, a bit spicy, and grainy. The spiciness and dryness increase as the beer is consumed.

Creamy. The body is light-medium.

A decent and quite drinkable Märzen. A touch too sweet and also too light-bodied for my Okto preferences, but fine nonetheless.
Oct 01, 2022
Rated: 4.25 by JohnhatesIPAs from New Hampshire

Sep 28, 2022
Rated: 3.75 by BabaBeer from California

Sep 26, 2022
Rated: 3.95 by DVMin98 from North Carolina

Sep 26, 2022
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Reviewed by G-Style from New York

2.21/5  rDev -41.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75
Not a big fan of this beer. It doesn't hold up to the other German Oktoberfest beers out there. It is smooth, a little too bitter at first. It does have drinkability. IMO not sweet enough, nor has the unique flavor to be a marzen. Very light caramel taste, light grains, more on the hoppy side. Its a good lager but that's all.
Sep 25, 2022
Rated: 3.92 by Manthon from Pennsylvania

Sep 24, 2022
Rated: 3.71 by Sellen from Connecticut

Sep 18, 2022
Rated: 4.5 by RBorsato from Virginia

Sep 14, 2022
Rated: 3.5 by bpfrush from Wisconsin

Sep 12, 2022
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Reviewed by JayQue from Virginia

4.02/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
An excellent Marzen!!!! Poured from a 16 oz can into a pint glass, this beer is a beautiful, clear light copper color with a really big foamy white head. Plentiful lacing on the glass and good head retention. A great looking beer. Aroma and taste feature malt and slight bitterness that you would expect with a Marzen. Floral hops presence is stronger than the bitterness and there is a touch of yeastiness here too. Mouthfeel is crisp and light, slightly bitter with an interesting taste, and just right as a session beer. Well done!!!!
Sep 08, 2022
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Reviewed by morimech from Minnesota

3.99/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
Pale amber color with a dense head. Aroma of toasted grain, baked bread, with a hint of grassy hops. Slight hint of soap. Flavor is very traditional Fest Bier. Light and slightly toasted with very little caramel. Mild hoppy flavor and bitterness. Clean finish. Light body and nicely carbonated gives the beer a texture that makes drinking vast quantities of this easy.
Sep 05, 2022
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Reviewed by Reef from South Carolina

3.65/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
16 oz. can dated 8/17/22

Clear golden copper. Normal pour renders four fingers fine cream head. Full lacing curtains and cap.

Strong malty toasted bread, nutty, grassy hops light pear aromas.

Wheat crackers, light caramel, hop bitterness , light mineral flavors.

Light body, good carbonation, no alcohol, nutty bitter aftertaste, dry finish.

Lots of flavor but not filling. Not as crisp as the top level Oktoberfest beers, but enjoyable.
Sep 03, 2022
Rated: 3.89 by Taenim from New Jersey

Aug 30, 2022
Rated: 3.82 by TheEpeeist from Maryland

Aug 24, 2022
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Reviewed by bubseymour from Maryland

4.33/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Beautiful copper body with frothy head. Ok retention. Aroma is full of bread and biscuit. Nice balanced taste with sweetness balanced with crisp and moderate bitter, and fairly thin in body for crushabilty at a beer garden session. Enjoyed this one.
Aug 16, 2022
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Reviewed by SLeffler27 from New York

3.99/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
SRM 7-9 (murky amber). A big two inches of pancake batter is dark almond and leaves rings and spots of lace on a Spaten dimpled mug.

The aroma opens with lightly toasted malt, followed by stale bread and nut shells. It has a dusty quality, with light soap as well.

Whole wheat dough leads the flavors. It is dry up front with light sweetness and faint bitterness. Lots of toasted grain gives is a similar flavor to wheat thins, although without the sweetness. The finish is light and quick. It is sharp at first, then lingers to a whisper.

The creamy texture works well with the medium to light body. There is just a hint of alcohol, as expected. The carbonation is soft and, ultimately, this one is dry.

Copper Legend is a pleasant finish to the official Oktoberfest. This one is possibly the most enjoyable of the batch so far. So far meaning that I have several more to drink outside the officially allotted time frame. I enjoyed Copper Legend sitting under a covered deck and reading while a light rain fell around me.
Mar 20, 2022
Rated: 3.75 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Feb 24, 2022
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Reviewed by mikeinportc from New York

3.96/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Canned 9/1/21.

Hazy brassy amber, with one finger of ivory head, that leaves a few small spots of lacing.

Smell is bready malt, toffee, and light caramel.

Taste is toffee, caramel, and brown bread, with light bitterness and hop spiciness.

Feel is light-medium, with moderate , very fine, lightly-sharp carbonation bite.

Overall, while not in my top-tier of favorite O-fests, it's solid and enjoyable - enough so, that I get a few every year.
Nov 28, 2021
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Reviewed by EyeScoledPasta from New York

4.53/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
This is quite possibly the best Octoberfest I've had the pleasure of introducing to my gut.

Pours a beautiful honey-amber with moderate lacing. Smell is bread-forward with a mildly boozy overtone.

Mouthfeel is slightly creamy, with enough carbonation to keep me happy.

Taste is lovely and smooth as hell. It is malt heavy, which is right up my alley. You get a little reacharound from the hops which lends a little bite to the finish. Aftertaste is light and inoffensive. Finishes squeaky clean. Sessionable and very very drinkable. Approach with caution.
Nov 18, 2021
Rated: 3.79 by tdm168 from Pennsylvania

Nov 13, 2021
Rated: 4.04 by NYR-Zuuuuc from Connecticut

Nov 04, 2021
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Reviewed by mickyge from Massachusetts

3.78/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Poured from a can dated 8/24/21

Clear amber appearance with a foamy 1 inch head, medium lacing good cap retention

Aroma of bread/ biscuit some caramel, wheat and roasted malt

Taste is slightly caramel and biscuit like, not overly sweet, I got a vanilla note, nice layers. Bright tasting

Mouthfeel is medium carbonation that gives it a slightly prickly feel, some stickyness and a lingering caramel finish. Crisp feeling

Overall it’s a nice representation of the style easy drinking and has a clean crisp feel to it.
Oct 30, 2021
Rated: 3.79 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois

Oct 30, 2021
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Reviewed by daliandragon from Maryland

3.8/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75
Love these big copper cans of lager on a chilly Friday night. Not much for head and the color is a touch lighter than standard for the style. Nose has caramel and sweet malt as you would expect. Very clean and compact in texture, which increases the drinkability exponentially, even if the taste is mostly rather ordinary. Solid example of the style and excels in quantity (even if only sold in four packs of tall boys).
Oct 30, 2021
Rated: 4.65 by TrueRobby

Oct 29, 2021
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Reviewed by cyclonece09 from Wisconsin

3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Poured from a can into a pint glass. Pours orange with just a hint of red, with a fluffy white head. Smells of bright fruit and caramelized grain. Tastes of caramelized grain with some nice bright fruit notes. Beer is light bodied and easy drinking, good carbonation. Overall, a very good beer.
Oct 29, 2021
Copper Legend Octoberfest from Jack's Abby Brewing
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 721 ratings