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Samuel Adams Octoberfest | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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3.67/5
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7,609 Ratings
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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

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-10-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#31,975
Reviews:
2,184
Ratings:
7,609
pDev:
13.9%
Bros Score:
3.54
 
 
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138
Gots:
2,053
Trade:
0
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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)
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 7,609 ratings
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