Samuel Adams Octoberfest | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

BA SCORE
83
good
7,467 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good
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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:
7,467
Reviews:
2,147
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
13.93%
 
 
Wants:
135
Gots:
1,957
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 7,467 |  Reviews: 2,147
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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2/5  rDev -45.4%

Pours and smells lovely but is shockingly sweet. If you, like I, don't like sweet beers stay away despite the high ba rating and respectful abv.

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4.84/5  rDev +32.2%

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3.48/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.24/5  rDev +15.8%

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3.64/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.8/5  rDev +3.8%

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3.44/5  rDev -6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +23%

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3.52/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Always good. Very consistent. Very available. The beer is good the mass production with availability EVERYWHERE to me loses it's luster!!!

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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +23%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.8/5  rDev +3.8%

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3.76/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.76/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.08/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of jsausley
4/5  rDev +9.3%

One of Sam Adams best beers - in my opinion. It's certainly better than the Boston Lager (which isn't bad) so I look forward to this beer being placed on tap in early Autumn every year.

This beer pours a gorgeous golden brown and amber red. It has a nice head, good lacing and a good body. It smells like an amber but with a tinge of spice on top and it tastes like that too: crisp, clean, balanced with a nice malty spine. The spices on top give it its character.

Is this the best beer from the Boston Beer Company? No, definitely not. But I promise you it's the best one you can buy in a bottle at your local gas station.

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Samuel Adams Octoberfest from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.66 out of 5 based on 7,467 ratings.
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