Samuel Adams Octoberfest | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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83
good
7,477 Ratings
THE BROS
80
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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:
7,477
Reviews:
2,148
Avg:
3.65
pDev:
13.97%
 
 
Wants:
136
Gots:
1,967
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Dakin
3.73/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Look: Amber with a thin head that doesn't leave much lacing. Small steady stream of bubbles.

Smell: Malts, slight tinge of darker fruits. Not much else here.

Taste: Mild taste, not much complexity in the flavor at all. Not a bad thing with this beer though, Light bitterness at first, mellowing out to a smooth drinkable finish at the end. Love a beer with a smooth finish. In my opinion this is a very good tasting commercial beer.

Feel: Decent medium mouthfeel.

Overall: Good cheap drinkable choice for autumn. This is a beer you can bring to enjoy with friends and still be able to please everyone. 6.5/10.

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Photo of gruves33
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jou
5/5  rDev +37%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of mtarples
3.78/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jstarr2517
3.71/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Samputnam14
3.58/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bluegrass49
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 pk for $11.99...Buck-a-beer! Nice, clear dark brown color with a modest 1-2 finger tan head with decent retention. Very nutty and malty flavor. Small amount of hops which is okay by me. Decent carbonation. For the price an exceptional beer.

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Photo of tykechandler
3/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mistahmojoryan
3.85/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JThor80
3/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of pat_mcd19
4.03/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GregSemenza
3.78/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jsalz21
2.84/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of hotsudge
3/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of zrroot
3.85/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.53/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GreyGhost4
3.63/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mikr
3/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of LukeB
3.69/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of emprox
3.36/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.67/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ADicerni
3.53/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A. Ruby brown and very clear. A nice off white head lasting a few minutes with very little lacing.
S. Sweet malt aroma.
T. Malt flavour of toffee perhaps and light carbonation. Very little hops that I can tell, maybe only a slight bitterness in the finish.
M. Light and crisp considering the high malt taste.
O. An enjoyable brew overall if you like a more malty less hoppy bear. My personal preference is an IPA but I don't mind this beer at all. Nice for a change.

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Photo of rbarrett86
3.98/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jhartley
3.54/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SamuelD3
3.42/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.65 out of 5 based on 7,477 ratings.
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