Berkshire Oktoberfest Lager | Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.

BA SCORE
88
very good
380 Ratings
Berkshire Oktoberfest LagerBerkshire Oktoberfest Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
Massachusetts, United States
berkshirebrewingcompany.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Jason on 09-27-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
380
Reviews:
204
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
13.16%
 
 
Wants:
59
Gots:
43
For Trade:
0
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A pint served at Grendel's Den in Cambridge, MA. Ruddy brown in color, maybe a bit of copper thrown in there. Deep malty flavor, mild fruitiness. No head. The Oktoberfest to beat this fall, IMHO.

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

A - Amber/bronze body with a small white head. Leaves little lacing.
S - Malt is upfront a center. Caramel, toffee, sweet malt.
T - More balanced than the nose led me to believe. Sweetness of the malt is still the major player, which should be expected for the style. Hops bitterness and maybe a little spice cut it off. Far back after taste is a little spice like rye bread.
M - Thick body, low carb. Feels like an ale rather than a lager. Would expect it to be a little cleaner.
O - A solid Marzen/Oktoberfest. A good contrast to say Sam Adams Octoberfest. It is a little higher in ABV. This year's bottle read 7.5%, so given that, the alcohol is well hidden. Much different than I remember last year, but I would say an improvement.

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

2014 22 oz bomber into pint glass.

Off white/tan head quickly dissipated with large bubbles.

Aroma is roasted malt, slight sweetness

Initial taste is sweet that transitions into a little bit of a sharpness from the carbonation
Follow up taste is of Carmel and viennA/Munich malt. Slight fruit from the yeast

Good mouthfeel and carbonation, not a bad octoberfest, I would put it in my top 5 picks

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Berkshire Oktoberfest Lager from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
3.95 out of 5 based on 380 ratings.
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