Samuel Adams Octoberfest | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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83
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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%
 
 
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Back when I was relatively inexperienced in craft beer, I thought Sam Adams Octoberfest (their spelling) was a darn good brew.

Expanding my palate has, unfortunately, stolen some of the romance. It's still an OK beer, but I find it far too sweet and cloying when compared to the better German Märzens. It's still a decent option for seasonals, and is certainly a better option on tap in a "regular" bar or restaurant than AAL fare or the occasional pumpkin brew.

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