Samuel Adams Octoberfest | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

BA SCORE
83
good
7,465 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good
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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:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-10-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
7,465
Reviews:
2,147
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
13.93%
 
 
Wants:
135
Gots:
1,955
For Trade:
0
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Photo of lordbrad1
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

I can't say anything that hasn't been said before; so I won't. It's a good jumping off point for O'fest style beers, but there are better offerings. Also, as one of the Alstrom bros. stated, I feel this beer has been subtly changing from year to year. It's 2014, and this is not the same beer I first tried back in 2006(ish). I can't put my finger on it, but it has definitely been changing over time.

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Photo of dvmin98
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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4.56/5  rDev +24.6%

Photo of ssdarius
4.36/5  rDev +19.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of Kodums
4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of Wdb617
4/5  rDev +9.3%

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 JackMcAwesome
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of sendsilk
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of beerandvape
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Its alright, not bad would drink again.

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.72/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.6/5  rDev -1.6%

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2.8/5  rDev -23.5%

Photo of amanforallsaisons
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.8/5  rDev +3.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of holysin
2/5  rDev -45.4%

Pours and smells lovely but is shockingly sweet. If you, like I, don't like sweet beers stay away despite the high ba rating and respectful abv.

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Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.66 out of 5 based on 7,465 ratings.
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