Samuel Adams Octoberfest | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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83
good
7,476 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:
7,476
Reviews:
2,148
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
13.93%
 
 
Wants:
136
Gots:
1,967
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 7,476 |  Reviews: 2,148
Photo of seanstoneburner
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of BoilerMo
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

If you can't find any other Octoberfest beers this one isnt bad. Aroma and Appearance are nice are right but the it lacked a little in subtle taste of it's German counterparts. It is a true to from Octoberfest brew in mouth feel.

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of Findmefishing
3/5  rDev -18%

Photo of karlt
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.76/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of M477
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of Emwrightt
3.84/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of koakley
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of Chizzzy
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of lordbrad1
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

I can't say anything that hasn't been said before; so I won't. It's a good jumping off point for O'fest style beers, but there are better offerings. Also, as one of the Alstrom bros. stated, I feel this beer has been subtly changing from year to year. It's 2014, and this is not the same beer I first tried back in 2006(ish). I can't put my finger on it, but it has definitely been changing over time.

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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4.56/5  rDev +24.6%

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4.36/5  rDev +19.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of PvtSnowball
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A nice amber with decent head and retention. Malty and slightly sweet in taste and smell.

Medium body. Good stuff.

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of sendsilk
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of beerandvape
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Its alright, not bad would drink again.

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Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.66 out of 5 based on 7,476 ratings.
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