Samuel Adams Octoberfest | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams OctoberfestSamuel Adams Octoberfest
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Massachusetts, United States
samueladams.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-10-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
7,467
Reviews:
2,147
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
13.93%
 
 
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135
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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Photo of PvtSnowball
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A nice amber with decent head and retention. Malty and slightly sweet in taste and smell.

Medium body. Good stuff.

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

This is my favorite seasonal offering from Sam Adams.
It always pours a nice creamy head with some carbonation.
The taste is a malt lovers dream ... 5 malts right ? Toffee and caramel aromas.
A medium mouthfeel and and a medium finish . A fall delight for sure .
Let's say we look forward to these fall brews after a long hot summer ..

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Photo of Apellonious
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz from a mix 12 pack poured into a Guinness pint glass.

A - Pours a clear amber with orange highlights. Half finger head that dissapates quickly.

S - Bready malts.

T - The ol standby O'fest. Bready, malty, a touch of vanilla sweetness.

M - Mouthfeel is light, a touch watery, Carbonation is medium.

O - A good straight forward octoberfest.

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a pilsner glass. Best before February 2012.

A: Minimal white head has mediocre retention. Lots of bubbles in a very clear amber beer.

S: Sweet, lagery malt. Clean, but boring.

T/M: Crisp, clean, and lightly sweet. Very little hop presence, but carbonation provides a slight bite. Taste is subdued, but everything present is quite nice. Not much to say; nice example of the style.

O: Good Octoberfest, and the sort of beer I might drink absent-mindedly as refreshment. Not precisely recommended, but you could make a lot poorer choice. Would drink again.

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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Photo of Tripel_Threat
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from bottle to tulip glass. Ruddy garnet in color and crystal clear, presents a few inches of thick, foamy, creamy, off-white head. Aroma of sweet, roasted caramel malts and mealy flesh fruits (apple, pear)and tastes just the same. Pretty spot on, and pretty thick mouthfeel. Refreshing.

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.66 out of 5 based on 7,467 ratings.
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