Samuel Adams Octoberfest | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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3.67/5
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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:
#33,660
Reviews:
2,194
Ratings:
7,684
pDev:
13.9%
Bros Score:
3.54
 
 
Wants:
140
Gots:
2,099
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 7,684 |  Reviews: 2,194
Photo of Anayalator
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Velivolus
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bigal_96
4.02/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SoccerSeuss
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into pint glass. Poured a nice, clear, dark caramel color with nice cream colored head. Sweet malts and caramel on the nose. Expected sweet, malty flavor in the taste. One of my favorite Marzen style brews that I finally got a wild hair to review and always a refreshing treat to start the fall. Was thrilled to find one left over in the rear of the beer fridge.

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Photo of 22Blue
3.65/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SiepJones
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Drewk35
4.83/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of AyatollahGold
2.67/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of TheCrowsEye
2.29/5  rDev -37.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Kurtncall
4.31/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Red_Zeke
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JoeyJellico
4.12/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of feuematt
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dark copper beer with a rapidly fading head. Taste is bready, caramel malts and some sweetness. Overall a good beer but there are better beers of this style out there.

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Photo of vainosuomi
3.05/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Look: Clear mahogany, creamy light brown head
Smell: weak caramel, lightly toasted malt
Taste: Follows nose. Light and unimposing. Sweet with no discernible hop presence.
Feel: Light body and carbonation. A bit watery

It's okay—not bad but nothing too impressive. It's got the basic flavors of the style but everything just seems underdeveloped.

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Photo of OntheLambic
3.73/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of USMC_ATLTrader
4.04/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SelkoParamour
5/5  rDev +36.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Frank_Castle
3.9/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rindir
3.7/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ewpass
3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Clear copper with a smallish head. Basic malt nose. Sweeter caramel malt taste on a medium-light body. Crisp enough to really quaff. Solid!

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Photo of DoctorRobert1969
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I dig this one. Caramel smell and taste. A slight metallic taste perhaps but I will usually pick this one in the Fall if I am at a restaurant.

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Photo of omahawk
3.58/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a nice deep copper. Light head. Bready smell. Taste is great and malty - definitely on the carmel side of Oktoberfests. This one has an odd somewhat off-putting spicey note on the backend ... potentially from the hops? This is a well made beer, just wish it was smoother.

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Photo of gardner254
3.91/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jwarsenal9
3.88/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of M4CDO
3.62/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 7,684 ratings