Warsteiner Premium Oktoberfest | Warsteiner Brauerei

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Warsteiner Brauerei
Germany
warsteiner.de

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by marburg on 09-03-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
645
Reviews:
244
Avg:
3.37
pDev:
15.43%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
102
For Trade:
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Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.03/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of JLaw55
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mikeg67
3.42/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle. Pours deep golden with tall, long-lasting, fluffy white head and soda like carbonation. Aroma is of grassy hops and bready malt. Body is medium and crisp. Grassy hops, biscuit malt fill the mouth. Finish is medium and semi-dry. OK brew.

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Photo of DrKarl
3.3/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of FriedSlug
3.54/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Crystal clear, deep gold beer with a fluffy white head that only leaves a few ribbons of lacing behind. The aroma is skunky and grainy with a sweet malt scent as well. The taste is not is malty, sweet but has an odd skunky bitter aftertaste. I am just not a huge fan of this beer and there are better marzens to be had.

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Photo of BrownAleBollocks
3.53/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a light gold color with a one finger white head. Aroma is grainy malt, some caramel and grass with a slight skunked quality. Taste follows with bready malt, grass, and some caramel. Mouthfeel is clean and light. Overall, this is a decent oktoberfest, but a bit muted all around.

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Photo of johnlatona
4.03/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TonyTwins
3.89/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Bammer21
3.56/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DevWand
3.94/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great light beer. Exemplifies the Oktoberfest category. Not sure how it's rated so low... I'm drinking this freshly tapped; so maybe that's the key? I find it amazing, the difference between the same beer bottled/canned vs fresh off the tap.

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Photo of boogerisu
3.67/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beerwithoutallthehops
3.65/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I was not sure about this one, as others offerings from Warsteiner have been a little over the top, with maltiness, even for my tastes.

But, I looked forward to trying their Octoberfest and found satisfaction in their offering. Although, it does have a LOT of maltiness like other Warsteiner brews are known for having. I can see how people call this "sweet", due to the lack (thankfully) of the HOPS overload. This is a good beer to use as an example of how a little hops would enhance the flavor CONSIDERABLY.

Warsteiner does not shy away from offering malts in their beers. Good for them. This Octoberfest, however, was not as over the top as their Dunkel (IMHO) brew. This Octoberfest did not taste like the regular Warsteiner beer, either.

What did the lacing of the foam look like? Like foam. What color was it? Beer golden. Anything else you need to know about it that will not effect the taste in any manner whatsoever? Great. Go buy one and enjoy it. If you want hops, go get some USA craftie that belches its HOPS all over your bar.

If you want a beer that is real and tastes like a beer should, go buy a German beer. This Warsteiner is a good one to start with. Good beer taste, good Octoberfest brew, although it is fairly stout in the malt dept. If you want a USA craftie HOPSFEST, move along, this aint your brew.

I would buy many more if the dumb Georgia laws, which favor their distributors favoring GA crafties, did not get in the way of import beers. GA favors all their local crafties that pour 150 lbs of hops in every 10 oz bottle. Good grief what happened to American beer?? Bud is made with rice and all the rest are made with 150% hops. Pleez, someone wake me from this nightmare.

Thanks Warsteiner!! Good Octoberfest brew!!!

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Photo of whatname
3.69/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of madelf66
3.56/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Myboymi
3.17/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rypkr
4.35/5  rDev +29.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nice and bready. I can't believe how low this one is rated on here...

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Photo of moodenba
3.56/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Warsteiner Oktoberfest "special edition" case of 0.33 liter btls. purchased at discount retailer 8/15/16. Beer at refrigerator temperature poured into a Newcastle half pint glass. Very fresh based on the drink by date May 17, 2017. 5.9% alcohol.

Nice white head over a lighter amber liquid. No noticeable aroma. Lacing decorates the glass as the beer is consumed. This beer is a good representative of modern German beers. It is "buttoned down" and slightly disappointing, without a big, mouth filling body that I would look for in an Oktoberfest. On the other hand Warsteiner Oktoberfest is pretty good as a summer quencher. It has a likeable taste with a modest hop background. Almost the balance of a Dortmunder (but not nearly as good as Great Lakes Eliot Ness).

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Photo of edthehead
3.33/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Squire123
3.59/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JordanlikesAles
3.33/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MKrauss
3.16/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Walleybeer
4.05/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of James954
3.69/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle - Best by May 2016 - drank in late February

L: light amber with minimal lacing and low/medium carbonation
S: skipped to be honest...nothing offensive upfront
T: Toasted buscuit with honey that turns to a brisk dark fruit finish with a slight sour after note in back of tongue.
F: smoothest Marzen oktoberfest I think I've come across.

Overall: a step up in quality for Warsteiner compared to their yearly offerings. You can really tell they took their time and made a sincere effort with the Oktoberfest brew.

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Photo of Jack74
2.87/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MichMike
2.7/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Warsteiner Premium Oktoberfest from Warsteiner Brauerei
3.37 out of 5 based on 645 ratings.
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