Saint Arnold Oktoberfest | Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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Saint Arnold OktoberfestSaint Arnold Oktoberfest
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Texas, United States
saintarnold.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
A full bodied, malty, slightly sweet beer celebrating the Autumn harvest. This rich beer has a round malt flavor and an above average alcohol content perfect for a cool fall evening.

Malt: Three different blended Munich-style malts
Hops: Czech Saaz and Tettnanger.
Original Gravity: 1.061 (15.5° Plato)
Color: Red-Amber
Bitterness: 24 IBU

Added by kbub6f on 08-29-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
539
Reviews:
162
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
12.64%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
107
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 539 |  Reviews: 162
Photo of Wainzilla
3.24/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bryantan
4.09/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of amvrana
3.68/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tiitomireles
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of obrike
3.68/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bought a sixer at HEB in Round Rock for just under 7 bucks.

Poured a rich caramel color with a light color head that dissipated pretty quickly.

Certainly getting the sweet malty scent you'd expect from the style, but nothing out of the norm. Taste follows. A decent sweet malt blast but not overly sweet. Very drinkable, although the carbonation is a bit higher than I normally see in the style.

I like it. A decent take of an Oktoberfest at a good price. A nice change of pace from those seeking an IPA break during the fall.

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Photo of monk2021
3.61/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cpmitchno1
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sgt_187em
4.02/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A bit mor IBU than I expected, more than Shiner's Oktoberfest but still mild. I recognize the smell to be that of a Saint Arnold brew, maybe because I been to their brewery. Pours a nice amber-copper color with a light, disappearing head. Pretty good, but i think shiner does a better job balancing the flavors

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Photo of Bigtiger77
4.15/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not my favorite but still good! It was a little more bitter than I prefer, tried on both tap and bottle.

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Photo of jamesmk48
3.54/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of drdiesel9483
3.79/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Amber color with slight head. sweet carmel malts. Taste is much better than the smell, its sweet carmel but very tasty. medium body and lots of carbs. Pretty good beer.

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Photo of Myotus
3.84/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a beer mug.
LOOK: Pours with a half finger's worth of off-white foam that halves itself after 45 seconds. Amber in color. Rising bubbles are high in number. Lacing is moderate and thin.
SMELL: Has mild aromas of graham crackers and caramel malts that mix with hints of spicy and bitter hops.
TASTE: Initial taste is of mild pale malts and graham crackers. Subtle caramel malts enter immediately after along with subtle spicy hops and hints of bitter hops as graham cracker flavors persist, but pale malt flavors grow stronger.
FEEL: Full-bodied and highly carbonated. Goes down smooth despite its high carbaonation. Ends with a thirst-quenching finish.
NOTE: This was pretty good! Way better than the Sam Adams one. Pale malts were still a little too much on this one, but manageable.

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Photo of htownbeerhound
3.76/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NeubTube
3.76/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of aknalley
3.51/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dave_Treat
2.85/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of puck1225
3.11/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured dark orange into a large mug. Not a great head. Drank this right after a SN Riegele Octoberfest. The St. Arnold's is not as good. The other had many subtle tastes, but the St. Arnold's was sort of one note. I like this beer but will likely stick to the SN offering for the season.

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Photo of Dface
4.63/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BdM
3.62/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dbnarley
4.53/5  rDev +24.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Smooth creamy. Nice heat. Great deep copper color. Excellent version of my favorite style. Nice malty taste.

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Photo of gilgar
4.24/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pnelting
3.58/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.99/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jmeans5296
4.64/5  rDev +27.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ChrisL24481
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Saint Arnold Oktoberfest from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
3.64 out of 5 based on 539 ratings.
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