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:
7,478
Reviews:
2,148
Avg:
3.65
pDev:
13.97%
 
 
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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Appearance - poured from a bottle into a Duvel tulip glass. 2 finger off white head died off very quickly. Color is an enticing red/orange, just how you would picture a fall leaf.

Smell - no particular smell really pops out at me. Smell alcohol, some earthy smells. Grass, dirt...haha.

Taste - really not that impressed. I enjoyed Great Lakes and Yuenglings offerings far better.

Mouthfeel - a bit watery.

Overall - a pretty average Sam Adams offering as well as a pretty average Octoberfest offering.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a Sam Adams Glass.

Appearance: Clear darker amber in color with an off white head, head was about one finger and faded quickly leaving a thin residue on the top.

Smell: Fruity, nutty, with malts and hops.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Medium bodied and smooth. Bitter taste up front, but no offensive. Nutty notes, with some mild sweetness too. definately some wheat too.

Overall: Not a bad Oktoberfest brew. Not the best I have had, but still it is good.

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Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.65 out of 5 based on 7,478 ratings.
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