Oktüberfest | Tired Hands Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Tired Hands Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
tiredhands.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Fall

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Added by Rifugium on 10-09-2012

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Ranking:
#30,647
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
64
pDev:
8.38%
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0
 
 
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3.88/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.21/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Tired Hands Fermentaria in Ardmore, PA.

This one pours a nice amber, mostly clear, with a small white/brown head, and a good amount of lacing.

Smells like caramel, toffee, lightly grassy hops, yams, and brown sugar toast. Definitely doesn't smell traditional- of course not.

This doesn't really feel much like an Oktoberfest-style beer, as expected. It does succeed as a nice sweet-potato accented brown ale, or something like that. There's a nice bready and caramelly malt backbone, with some brown sugar. The sweet potato flavor isn't dominant, but a nice earthy and slightly sweet way to accent the good base beer.

This is medium bodied, slightly creamy, with a good level of carbonation.

Though this is barely a representation of the style, it's still a fun beer.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
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3.86/5  rDev +4.3%
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3.99/5  rDev +7.8%
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3.58/5  rDev -3.2%
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3.9/5  rDev +5.4%
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On tap at Fermenteria.

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4/5  rDev +8.1%
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4.01/5  rDev +8.4%
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4/5  rDev +8.1%
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Oktüberfest from Tired Hands Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 64 ratings