Oktoberfest | BJ's Chicago Pizza & Brewery Inc.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
BJ's Chicago Pizza & Brewery Inc.
United States
bjsrestaurants.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
This traditional seasonal lager has a malty, toasty character with a mild hop bitterness in the finish. Amber in color, medium-bodied and very smooth from a long lagering process.

Added by vacax on 10-14-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
31
Reviews:
5
Avg:
3.4
pDev:
11.18%
 
 
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4
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3.44/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NeilSilber1
3.3/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Maybe a bad batch? Do not recommend.

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Photo of cmbeddoe7997
4/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gr8fulbeerhead
3.48/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.17/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pretty color amber, good clarity, full inch of head to it. Solid sheet of lace. Delivered a decent amount of malt, caramel and toffee in the aroma. Some grain aspect too.

Taste was smooth, albeit run of the mill. A little bitter, not too bad. Best thing about it is the appearance. You should have seen this dumpy girl failing out of nursing school for the second time drinking this in between finals. Super desperate and depressing.

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3.74/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of reitzbrewing
3.97/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Penrodeo
3.06/5  rDev -10%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of zbooks
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MJSJr
3.58/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AlaskaAg
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jaydoc
3.63/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of papat444
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Flashback #15 - Nice little hint of spices makes this one pleasant. Had it in Orlando, FL.

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of mobrockman
2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

Photo of Satsuma
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of Jame515
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of 2beerdogs
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.47/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at BJ's in Valencia, CA.

Pours a clear orange with a foamy beige head that settles to an oily film on top of the beer. No lacing on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, and slight caramel aromas. Taste is much the same with a slight sweetness. There is a very mild bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is pretty tasty but basic.

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Oktoberfest from BJ's Chicago Pizza & Brewery Inc.
3.4 out of 5 based on 31 ratings.
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