Dominion Octoberfest! | Old Dominion Brewing Company

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Dominion Octoberfest!Dominion Octoberfest!

Brewed by:
Old Dominion Brewing Company
Delaware, United States

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Autumn Seasonal beer is a traditional Maerzen style lager. We use eight types of imported German malts and four hop varieties to create this amber-colored fest beer.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-18-2002

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Photo of cyclonece09
3.68/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a pint glass. Pours orange-red with little head. Smells of dark grain. Tastes of caramel, raisins, and a little bit of tartness. Beer is medium bodied and lightly carbonated. Overall, an above average beer.

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

Photo of blinky1717
3.12/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of The_Pancake
4.76/5  rDev +33.3%

Photo of wrogers19971
4.24/5  rDev +18.8%

Photo of JRoPA
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of Ngntjp
3.96/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of pat_the_doh
3.1/5  rDev -13.2%

Photo of zp6167a
3.8/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of Robert_McMullen
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of WOSean
3.6/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of NJBeer265
3/5  rDev -16%

Photo of deansellers
3.75/5  rDev +5%

Photo of creepinjeeper
4.25/5  rDev +19%

12 oz. bottle poured in to a stoneware krug/stein

Appearance - Rich copper color. Light head.
Smell - Hints of biscuit, malty grain, a sweet smell.
Taste - Easy drinker, starts out bready with a very slight sweetnes at the end.
Mouthfeel - Creamy, pleasantly carbonated. Really nice mouthfeel to it.
Overall - Really liked this one due to the lightly sweet finish. A nice change from some of sweeter in this American version of the style.

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Photo of jjd315
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of Samp01
3.3/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a copper amber with a medium off white head. Aroma and taste has a sweet toasted barley malt character, grass and grains with some bitter notes on the end. Palate is medium body with good carbonation and crisp mouth feel. Gets slightly sweeter and flavorful as it warms up, needs a bit more malt. Overall a good drinking brew but could be better.

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Photo of Beerasaurus
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of DisneyGirl
4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

Nice malt flavor

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Photo of everythingiszen
3.75/5  rDev +5%

Solid marzen. Wish they were still Virginia owned... but I can't hold that against this beer. Tastes like it should, according to style guides, though didn't blow me out of the water. Would buy again.

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Photo of MKrauss
3.75/5  rDev +5%

Photo of HannahSea
3/5  rDev -16%

Photo of CreekyJarls
3.75/5  rDev +5%

Photo of wollefdoogylloj
3.6/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of bacher468
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of tone77
3.13/5  rDev -12.3%

Feels kind of strange drinking an octoberfest beer on this warm, muggy night. Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a bronze color with amber hues and a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild a bit of malts. Taste is also very light, some toasted malts, not a lot of flavor here. Feels light in the mouth and overall, not a bad beer, but seems to be lacking and real flavor or punch.

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Dominion Octoberfest! from Old Dominion Brewing Company
3.57 out of 5 based on 244 ratings.
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