Beck's Oktoberfest | Brauerei Beck & Co.

BA SCORE
78
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809 Ratings
Beck's OktoberfestBeck's Oktoberfest
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brauerei Beck & Co.
Germany
becksbeer.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-19-2000

BEER STATS
Ratings:
809
Reviews:
420
Avg:
3.4
pDev:
16.18%
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
78
For Trade:
0
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Photo of jpuetz
3/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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

Clear burnt orange, darker than your typical Märzen, I'd say. Fine, medium-retention off-white head. Bread and caramel aromas. All of that to the taste, but a distinct nuttiness to it. A bit boozy or estery in the back. Hoppiness is about even throughout, maybe a tad stronger in the finish due to no balance from other flavors. Medium-bodied, crisp, with fine, fizzy carbonation.

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Photo of Eziel
3.28/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of InfernoBoss
3.41/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rderedin
2.85/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of TopherBreski
3.14/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

Every fall I buy every Oktoberfest I can find - love them! So I compare this to all Oktoberfests. Smells great, feels great, but tastes like Beck's regular (that I don't like) inbetween Beck's Dark (like) with with some caramel and cinnamon. Not bad but not good.

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Photo of mjbrandt18
3.11/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of AaronLow
3.04/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of ALC82
3.98/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of MorganMessersmith
4.5/5  rDev +32.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is the only beer that Beck's makes that doesn't taste aweful.

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Photo of Mooslerfitness
2.5/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Smell like weed not a good example of octoberfest

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

Photo of BoljaBoy52
3.54/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sjlong612
3.42/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ygtbsm94
2.32/5  rDev -31.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Aroma toasted malt, faint caramel & honey, dried leaves, bready. Taste metallic, light grass & floral hops, earthy, slight bitter finish!

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Photo of misternebbie
2.97/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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

Photo of ArchimedesSox
3.03/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a copper copper color with a small 1 inch head that leaves no lacing down a goblet glass.

Smell is almost non existent. I maybe get a faint smell of malts and corn.

The taste really helps this beer with a sweet malty taste then a little bit of skunky taste that is pleasant in beer. I get a small amount of hop bitterness near the end of the taste.

Mouthfeel is medium to light with good carbonation.

Overall, an average beer. I will not seek this out in the future but I dont feel it was a waste of money.

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Photo of JNForsyth
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of Hellpop65
3/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of Mister_Faucher
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of irongator
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

pleasantly surprised by this brew. a bit skunky like their lager with an Octoberfest twist!

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Photo of ColorMeBaddFann
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of buzzy
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Beck's Oktoberfest from Brauerei Beck & Co.
3.4 out of 5 based on 809 ratings.
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